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Pickets against Western tobacco companies held in Russian regions

The picketers said multinational companies were controlling over 90% of the Russian tobacco market and the Russian budget was losing about 500 billion roubles annually from low excise duties on tobacco. Roman Plyuta, head of the Orthodox Union public org
TASS (ru)
added Aug 5, 2014 00:31
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BAJAJ: Rules for the Marijuana Market

lessons from the country’s long battle with the tobacco industry is advertising’s outsize role in creating and sustaining an addiction to nicotine, particularly among teenagers and young adults. Though marijuana is far less addictive than tobacco, states
New York Times
added Aug 4, 2014 19:57
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KOH: The Tobacco Fight Is Far From Over

As I conclude more than five years of service as the Assistant Secretary for Health, it is my fervent hope that we can someday relegate the tobacco epidemic to the history books. Let us stop this suffering once and for all and give our kids a fighting cha
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 4, 2014 11:35
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[Washington] WSU team studying hookah addiction

WSU is still seeking participants. Volunteers must have smoked a hookah three or more times a week for the last two years and be willing to visit the lab twice weekly for 20 minutes. It’s worked with cigarette smokers, drug addicts and children who stutt
The Spokesman-Review
added Aug 4, 2014 11:30
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[UK] E-Cig Benefits Outweigh Their Harms, New Research Says

Public health experts are split on what role e-cigarettes will play in the nation’s health, but more evidence and further research from both sides of the debate will hopefully keep policy members informed about where the current science stands.
TIME Magazine
added Jul 31, 2014 08:05
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[Canada] BASIC BLACK:THE TOBACCO DEBACLE

How do you keep selling a product that slaughters its customers? Easy. You give them the e-cigarette... Best of all: you promote the e-cigarette as a way to quit smoking. There is one tiny bug, though. As a smoking cessation aid there is no evidence tha
Sask News Now (ca)
added Jul 29, 2014 16:38
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[Ireland] Big tobacco left gasping: But the power of addiction means it's a noxious weed that's hard to kill

The widow of a man who couldn't kick the habit despite many attempts was awarded a staggering $23.6bn in compensation for his 1996 death.... The power of addiction over even the most sobering common sense is the entire sorry story of tobacco. Like deadly
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jul 28, 2014 20:58
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[Asia, India] E-cigarettes may be as addictive for nicotine content: Doctors

MUMBAI: The rising popularity of electronic cigarettes, popularly called e-cigarettes, is the latest concern among public health experts. .... latest medical research shows they may just be as addictive as normal cigarettes due to the nicotine content. M
Times of India
added Jul 22, 2014 13:55
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[UK] Smoking and its treatment in addiction services: Clients' and staff behaviour and attitudes

A large unmet clinical need is evident with a widespread failure to deliver smoking cessation interventions to an extraordinarily high prevalence population of smokers in addiction services. This is despite the majority of smokers reporting motivation to
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Jul 15, 2014 16:22
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[UK] The shameful side of smoking: the secret addicts who just can't quit

As England player Jack Wilshere is caught drinking smoking at a pool party, we look at the celebrities who just can't put down their cigarette
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 15, 2014 12:42
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