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[Georgia] Gulfstream to go tobacco-free in Savannah

More and more companies are going smoke free, and now Gulfstream employees tell WTOC that they've been told smoking will be banned from their workplace effective January 1, 2015, and that includes e-cigarettes.
WTOC - TV (Savannah, GA)
added Jul 31, 2014 12:55

[Asia] Govt of India is the biggest tobacco offender – and the biggest investor in ITC

Consider this for irony. The government taxes cigarettes heavily. But it is government that is most invested in ITC, India's largest cigarette maker. Government is taxing its own biggest investment, but benefits from both. (in)
added Jul 31, 2014 12:53

[UK] Essentra Growth Accelerates on Tobacco Filters and E-Cigarettes

Essentra Plc (ESNT), the U.K. manufacturer of items from toothpaste tubes to packaging tape, reported an acceleration in revenue growth as it sold improved cigarette filters and said it plans more acquisitions.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 31, 2014 12:49

[Korea - South] Patents Granted For 22nd Century Group’s Technology to Virtually Eliminate Nicotine in Tobacco Plants

(USPTO) on July 29, 2014 and the Korean Intellectual Property Office on July 23, 2014, each granted a patent to the Company for its NBB technology that virtually eliminates nicotine in the tobacco plant. The resulting tobacco plants are planted, grown, h
Business Wire
added Jul 31, 2014 12:33

Ex-First Couple’s Defense in Virginia: The State of Their Union

In exchange for Mr. Williams’s largess, prosecutors charge that Mr. McDonnell arranged for him to pitch his product ... and that the first couple tried to help Mr. Williams set up scientific studies of a Star Scientific dietary supplement, Anatabloc, at V
New York Times
added Jul 31, 2014 08:52

Readers Respond to the Editorial Series on Marijuana

“We are now waking up to the serious consequences of tobacco use. ..." Readers were also concerned about the possibility that the end of prohibition would create a Big Cannabis industry in the vein of Big Tobacco.
New York Times Blogs
added Jul 31, 2014 08:48

LETTER: Climate change deniers follow Big Tobacco strategy

Echoing Big Tobacco strategy and his own earlier letter, David Klein's latest denial (July 20 letter) could have been written by McCann-Erickson, Tobacco's flack-house (presently Big Coal's and Big Oil's). The fingerprints match:
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Jul 31, 2014 00:52

DeMERS: Can You Fire Employees Who Smoke?

Even if you live in a state where smokers can be dismissed, creating an environment where you encourage smokers to curtail the habit is far more productive than prohibiting it altogether.
added Jul 31, 2014 00:40

[Asia] E-cigarette Market in India 2014-2018 announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: E-cigarette Market in India 2014-2018
PR Newswire
added Jul 30, 2014 19:28

ASA Responds to Surgeon General's Call to Action Regarding UV Exposure

those who use sunbeds increase their risk of melanoma 15 percent, while smokers increase their risk of lung cancer 2,500 percent. "I believe the report overstates the risk..." . The ASA agrees more research is needed before the government takes additional
PR Newswire
added Jul 30, 2014 16:50
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