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[Canada] Day 226: The patrimonial situation of JTI-Macdonald

In the morning, Justice Riordan heard arguments against the head of Canada's third largest tobacco company being called again to testify. In the afternoon, the same company introduced its final expert witness, a man with a clearly deep belief in the soci
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 17, 2014 20:20
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[China] Smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours, and their predictive power for quitting

There was a moderately high level of occurrence of recent smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours among the Chinese adult smokers in the six cities studied. Like in the West, microindicators of concern about smoking were positively associated with s
Tobacco Control
added Apr 17, 2014 18:03
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[China] Smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours, and their predictive power for quitting

There was a moderately high level of occurrence of recent smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours among the Chinese adult smokers in the six cities studied. Like in the West, microindicators of concern about smoking were positively associated with s
Tobacco Control
added Apr 17, 2014 18:03
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[Canada] Video: Darth Vapor: e-cigarettes gain speed

Nik Modi, Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets tells BNN e-cigarettes are set to impact the likes of Lorillard & Philip Morris' bottom lines
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 17, 2014 17:48
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[UK] Masculine boys and feminine girls more likely to get cancer

"Girly" girls and macho teenage boys put themselves at greater risk of cancer because they are more likely to use sunbeds or smoke, warns a new study. Researchers found the most feminine teenage girls used tanning beds more often and are more likely not
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 17, 2014 14:07
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[Europe, UK, USA] E-cigarettes: no smoke without fear ($$)

E-cigarettes are big business. How did they start? How do they work? And what is big tobacco doing to protect its market share?
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 17, 2014 10:20
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EDITORIAL: China and the Toll of Smoking

put explicit, disturbing photos of the harmful effects of smoking on cigarette packages — blackened lungs, oral cancer sores and the like. This has been effective in other countries, and it will be more so in China, because most Chinese smokers are unawar
New York Times
added Apr 17, 2014 09:57
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[UK-Scotland] Second-hand smoke revealed in Elgin

SMOKERS will be able to see the invisible chemicals from second-hand smoke lingering in a room where there appears to be none, as a national tour visits Elgin tomorrow (Thursday).
The Northern Scot (uk)
added Apr 16, 2014 12:01
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Tar levels 15 times higher in some cigarette brands

according to laboratory tests quoted by the Consumer Council yesterday. Tests on 84 cigarette brands found them all to be within the legal limit of 17 mg of tar per cigarette, though one brand, Pine Prime, which had the highest amount of tar, contained 1
South China Morning Post
added Apr 16, 2014 11:56
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[Australia] Someone to Watch Over Me: The Use of FOI Requests by the Tobacco Industry

article suggests that further reform is needed to discourage unnecessary and vexatious FOI requests and prevent wasteful use of agency time and resources. In particular, the article recommends the institution of a tiered charging regime, whereby small to
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
added Apr 16, 2014 11:48
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