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[New York] VIDEO: Critics fume over common-area smoking ban

Co-op and condo boards in Riverdale are fighting new regulations that would block smoking in residential buildings' common areas like lobbies, hallways and elevators. Public health advocates point to the dangers of secondhand smoke. But opponents of the
News 12
added Aug 23, 2017 15:23
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[Asia, India] Cipla launches Nicotex Nicotine patches

Nicotex Nicotine patch is a skin/transdermal patch that works on the proven principle of nicotine replacement therapy and helps in quit smoking in 12 weeks. The company already sells a gum with similar name. Over 9 lakh die every year due to tobacco-rel
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Aug 22, 2017 01:46
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[Africa] Who benefits from a report into cigarette smuggling in the Maghreb?

It is disappointing, therefore, to see that RUSI is being paid by big tobacco firms to shore up business interests in the Maghreb... While it may have been KPMG’s logo on the front of the report, a closer reading shows that the firm had actually been hire
Middle East Monitor (MEMO) (uk)
added Aug 21, 2017 13:30
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Anthem, Cigna, Macy’s sued by DOL over wellness plan

The Department of Labor has brought a lawsuit against Macy’s Inc. and subsidiaries of Anthem and Cigna over what it says is mismanagement of the tobacco cessation program in Macy’s employee wellness plan.
BenefitsPRO.com
added Aug 18, 2017 20:44
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Major firms' insurance unions to team up to tackle smoking among members

Corporate health insurance unions of 18 major companies are setting up a consortium with over 580,000 total members to offer remote outpatient treatment to help people quit smoking. The move comes as the unions, faced with financial difficulties, need
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Aug 18, 2017 20:39
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Candy Company Files Suit Against E-Cigarette Shop Over Trademark Infringement ($$)

filed suit in Illinois federal court against a tobacco shop, its holding company and its owner, claiming that the store has been using the candy company’s trademarks and putting them on e-cigarette flavors it sells without the candy company’s permission (
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 18, 2017 04:26
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Wells Fargo Anticipates Cigarette Price Increase

Convenience store retailers should expect the next cigarette price increase to arrive sooner than the normal November cycle, according to a report by Wells Fargo Securities LLC. Wells Fargo conducted a survey of its tobacco retailer and wholesaler contact
Convenience Store Decisions
added Aug 18, 2017 04:26
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Take action: Even for Trump, This is a Terrible Nominee: We can't trust a chemical industry hired gun to put our health first.

Michael Dourson...not only helped Big Tobacco play down the health impacts of second-hand smoke, but...paid for by the very chemical industry he could soon be in charge of regulating, now that President Trump has nominated him to lead the EPA's toxics off
Environmental Defense Action Fund
added Aug 18, 2017 01:08
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 'Don't lose sight of most serious fake news items'

Professor George noted how tobacco firms' funding of research to cloud public awareness of the health risks of secondhand smoke had paid off. In Indonesia and China, only 60 to 70 per cent of people believe it can cause illness.
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 18, 2017 01:00
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Achieve Announces Initiation of Cytisine Clinical Development Program

Achieve Life Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHV), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company committed to the global development and commercialization of cytisine for smoking cessation, today announced initiation of the Cytisine Clinical Development Program.
PR Newswire
added Aug 17, 2017 17:33
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