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Behind this Battle of the Sexes, a Philip Morris brand

displays or mentions the Virginia Slims brand thirteen times, among its eighty tobacco incidents....delivered more than 100 million tobacco impressions...Philip Morris (now Altria) and Fox (formerly News Corp.) have many corporate connections: • Fox's C
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 31, 2017 18:14
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Battelle Receives DEA Approval for Marijuana Research

building on more than 50 years of experience studying the effects of tobacco product use....will examine whether there is a link between marijuana and tobacco use, and how people consume different tobacco products for smoking marijuana, including “blunts.
Business Wire
added Oct 31, 2017 18:09
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Non-smokers are given an extra six days holiday by Japanese firm to make up for other workers' cigarette breaks

A Japanese company is to offer its non-smoking employees an extra six days of paid holiday a year to compensate for the regular breaks its smokers take. Piala Inc, a marketing firm based in Tokyo, introduced the perk in September and it has proved popul
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:44
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Achieve Announces Company Presentation at Virtual Investor Conference on November 2, 2017

committed to the global development and commercialization of cytisine for smoking cessation, today announced that Rick Stewart, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting live at VirtualInvestorConferences.com on November 2, 2017.
PR Newswire
added Oct 31, 2017 02:08
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Alcohol Industry Targets Pot With Constellation-Canopy Deal

“We suspect more alcohol companies may look to accelerate plans to enter the industry -- as well as pharmaceutical and tobacco companies,” he said.
Bloomberg News
added Oct 31, 2017 02:07
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Constellation hedges bets on pot boom with Canopy stake

Eight Capital analyst Daniel Pearlstein said that the move validated the cannabis industry as both a threat and opportunity for larger established companies in industries including alcohol and tobacco. “This move is a complete game changer, not only for
Reuters
added Oct 31, 2017 02:04
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COX: Breakingviews - Constellation Brands takes the party up a notch

conventional wisdom has been that the U.S. weed business would in a matter of years move from a cottage industry into the arms of Big Tobacco. But Constellation Brands, maker of Svedka vodka and Corona beer, just dropped something into that punchbowl. It’
Reuters
added Oct 31, 2017 02:02
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KAVA: Working Adults Are Smoking Less - Except In These Occupations

this recent MMWR report shows that we still have some way to go to eliminate this unnecessary risk. And the report points to at least some of the groups that should be especially targeted for information about and assistance in finding and using ways to q
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Oct 31, 2017 01:27
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On Heels of Anti-Tobacco Overhaul, New York City Targets Non-Tobacco Shisha Blog Tobacco Law Blog

de Blasio signed into law three measures targeting non-tobacco shisha. According to one of the co-sponsors, these laws were passed in “an effort to bust the misperception that non-tobacco shisha is healthier than cigarettes when, in fact, they are not.”
Lexology (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 00:54
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Non-smokers get six days extra paid leave to make up for smokers' cigarette breaks at Japanese firm

A Japanese company is granting non-smoking employees an extra six days of paid holidays a year after they complained that they were working more than staff who took time off for cigarette breaks. Tokyo-based marketing firm Piala Inc. only introduced the
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 30, 2017 14:52
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