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FDA halts monkey research denounced by Jane Goodall as ‘shameful’

has suspended experiments on the effects of nicotine in squirrel monkeys, research aimed at better understanding one of the most pernicious of addictions. Two weeks ago, British primatologist Jane Goodall wrote to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, urging
Washington Post
added Sep 28, 2017 17:48
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Cannabis Companies Demonstrate the Diverse Nature of the Global Marijuana Market

Another company with a diverse product line is CV Sciences (OTCQB: CVSI). Its pipeline consists of CVSI-007, a smokeless tobacco cessation product. The drug candidate comes in the form of a chewing gum, which contains nicotine and synthetic CBD. Consumer
PR Newswire
added Sep 28, 2017 17:43
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[Asia] Sri Lanka government spends SLR 72 billion yearly for those suffering from diseases caused by tobacco smoking

Dr. Samantha Kumara Kithalawaarachchi, the Director to His Excellency, the President of Sri Lanka, Presidential Secretariat, spoke about the current situation in regard to tobacco taxation in Sri Lanka.
Asian Tribune
added Sep 28, 2017 17:43
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[North Carolina] Adult smoking in N.C. reaches another historic low in 2016

The state’s adult smoking rate dropped to another historic low in 2016, this time to 17.9 percent, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday. That still means about 1.41 million out of 7.9 million adult North Carolinians are smoker
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 28, 2017 17:43
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Imperial Brands says on track, working on Palmer & Harvey rescue

British tobacco group Imperial Brands said on Thursday it would meet profit expectations for the year ended on Sept. 30 after its volumes outperformed the industry in the second half. The company, which makes West and Davidoff cigarettes, also said it wa
Reuters
added Sep 28, 2017 17:43
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WHO urges governments to reject Philip Morris smoking foundation

advised governments on Thursday to reject a plan by tobacco firm Philip Morris International to set up a Foundation for a Smoke-Free World. “The tobacco industry and its front groups have misled the public about the risks associated with other tobacco pr
Reuters
added Sep 28, 2017 16:21
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WHO Statement on Philip Morris funded Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

PMI engages in large scale lobbying and prolonged and expensive litigation against evidence-based tobacco control policies... The tobacco industry and its front groups have misled the public about the risks associated with other tobacco products. This inc
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 28, 2017 16:20
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HOW TOBACCO COMPANY CONVERTS SMOKERS TO SMOKE-FREE PRODUCTS

Nuno Fazenda, Manager Scientific Engagement, in an interview with DK.RU, described how the tobacco company came to the decision to build a smoke-free future, how their conventional cigarette products would be replaced, and how the company is saving smoker
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Sep 28, 2017 16:13
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Nearly Three Quarters of UK Smokers Avoid Paying Tobacco Duties

The trade association for the UK tobacco industry is today publishing ....shows the problem being made worse by new draconian regulations introduced this year including plain packaging.
PR Newswire
added Sep 28, 2017 16:09
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[Latin America] STRATEGY AND PLAN OF ACTION TO STRENGTHEN TOBACCO CONTROL IN THE REGION OF THE AMERICAS 2018-2022 (PDF)

There are around 127 million smokers in the Region today. The current age-standardized prevalence of smoking among people aged 15 and over is 17.1%, with a higher prevalence in men (21.9%) than women (12.7%). However, the difference between the sexes i
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Sep 28, 2017 16:04
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