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Effects of cigarette prices on intention to quit, quit attempts, and successful cessation among African American smokers

Tobacco tax policy alone may not be enough to increase quit attempts or successful cessation among African Americans. Community-based cessation programs tailored towards African American smokers, especially low-income menthol smokers, are needed.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 23, 2018 05:58
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The American Cancer Society Public Health Statement on Eliminating Combustible Tobacco Use in the United States (PDF)

Whereas complete information on all the potential risks and benefits of ENDS is not yet available, there is sufficient information to allow ACS to act now with a clear focus on the primary goal of ending deadly combustible tobacco use, which is respo
Wiley Online Library
added Jul 23, 2018 05:43
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RODU: American Cancer Society Sees Zero Cancer Risk for Smokeless Tobacco

A June 11th American Cancer Society policy paper (here) states that the Society will “focus on the primary goal of ending deadly combustible tobacco use… Given this imperative, ACS will provide smokers and the public with clear and accurate information a
Heartland Institute
added Jul 23, 2018 05:38
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Philip Morris International Announces Non-Executive Board Chairman Louis Camilleri to Assume CEO Role at Ferrari S.p.A.

We congratulate our board chairman, Louis Camilleri, as he assumes the role of CEO of Ferrari S.p.A. The long term relationship between our two companies is deep and meaningful and we look forward to continued business collaboration. Mr. Camilleri will c
Business Wire
added Jul 23, 2018 05:36
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First Dementia Prevalence Data In Lesbian, Gay And Bisexual Older Adults

The Institute of Medicine identified the following pressing health issues for LGBT people: lower rates of accessing care (up to 30%); increased rates of depression; higher rates of obesity in the lesbian population; higher rates of alcohol and tobacco use
PR Newswire
added Jul 23, 2018 05:35
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UPDATE 1-Swedish Match Q2 profit, snus margin beat expectations

Swedish Match on Thursday reported a bigger-than-expected rise in operating profit helped by a strong performance in snus and cigars. “The second quarter was somewhat unusual in that all of our businesses performed at or above our own expectations,” CEO
Reuters
added Jul 23, 2018 05:32
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New York brings internal charges against officer in Garner chokehold death

Police had approached Garner on July 17, 2014 for peddling loose cigarettes, a violation of the city’s administrative code. The encounter escalated into an argument before Pantaleo began trying to restrain Garner.
Reuters
added Jul 23, 2018 05:31
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Cigarette use declines among U.S. young women, but marijuana blunt use rises

Cigarette use decreased among young women - including pregnant women - during the past decade in the U.S., according to a new study. But, researchers found, use of marijuana blunts rose.
Reuters
added Jul 23, 2018 05:30
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AUDIO: Signs Of Slowing Vaping Device Growth Hit Philip Morris: Shea

Bloomberg News
added Jul 23, 2018 05:29
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Ferrari Enlists Philip Morris Veteran Camilleri as Next CEO

Ferrari NV’s board enlisted Philip Morris International Inc. veteran Louis Camilleri to run the luxury sports-car company after Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne was left unable to work... Shareholders will vote on the matter in the coming days, a
Bloomberg News
added Jul 23, 2018 05:27
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