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US Child Workers Sickened from Picking Nicotine-Filled Tobacco Leaves

Despite strict laws to protect young people from using tobacco products, children as young as 7 harvest the crop and often get nicotine poisoning in the process.
Healthline Networks
added Jul 27, 2014 19:00
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[Australia, USA] KUTEN: Manipulators of public opinion and science are at work again - Opinion - Wanganui Chronicle News

Tony Abbott reversed course and eliminated the carbon tax. I was reminded of similar actions in the US....The trouble with Selye's work and that of the cardiologists is that they were funded in large part by the tobacco industry. Tobacco industry people
New Zealand Herald
added Jul 27, 2014 08:24
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[New Zealand, USA, Florida] Widow's $27b win rattles tobacco bosses

"Tobacco use alone costs the world 1 to 2 per cent of its GDP each year," former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark told the UN this month. Global GDP in 2013 was US$75 trillion, with 1 per cent worth US$575 billion -- more than the GDP of all low-in
New Zealand Herald
added Jul 27, 2014 08:21
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[Australia] Circle on Cavill, Surfers Paradise price plunge for Russian billionaire

The tobacco king Sergey Katsiev sold his 48th floor Circle on Cavill penthouse for $3.2 million to a wealthy Australian investor. But he's $2.25 million out of pocket.... He has a $1.6 billion tobacco fortune, according to Forbes magazine which says Kat
Property Observer (au)
added Jul 25, 2014 11:27
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[UK] Plain packaging slammed by Mars lawyers

Should the government proceed with plans to introduce plain packaging, it could lead to brand names being put into plain type, as well as certain colours and shapes being removed from product packaging. Mars argued that these types of branding helped co
City A.M. (uk)
added Jul 25, 2014 10:16
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[Pennsylvania] Benjamin Ahmad: E-cigarette candy flavors can tempt teens to try smoking

E-cigarette manufactures are part of a multibillion dollar industry that is growing sales by more than 40 percent annually. This should not be at the expense of our youth as they grow into the next generation of adults.
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added Jul 24, 2014 20:29
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[Canada] 5 Important Lessons from the Biggest E-Cigarette Study

Those colorfully lit e-cigarettes are giving off way more than just "harmless water vapor," according to a comprehensive new study review by UC San Francisco's Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education. Users could also be inhaling and exhaling l
SBWire
added Jul 24, 2014 20:28
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[Massachusetts] Researching how tobacco and food companies shift blame to consumer

A $2.7 mil­lion grant from the National Cancer Insti­tute will fund research on how the tobacco, fast-​​food and sweetened-​​beverage indus­tries use and exploit the con­cept of per­sonal respon­si­bility and choice, and the resulting effect on public he
Northeastern News
added Jul 24, 2014 20:24
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[Florida] 3Qs: Big tobacco firm faces big payout

Here, we dis­cuss the ver­dict and its impli­ca­tions with Uni­ver­sity Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of Law Richard Day­nard. . . conceivable that the jury was influenced by the $27 billion buy-out deal in coming up with $23+ billion in punishment: They mig
Northeastern News
added Jul 24, 2014 20:21
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“Super High” Nicotine Youth Appealing Electronic Cigarette Flavors

Maya Ben-Efraim and Robert Jackler from Stanford just submitted this comment to the FDA ...These e-liquids are marketed online with bright and colorful images (see accompanying Powerpoint) and dispensed in similarly colorful bottles. It is quite evident
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 24, 2014 15:25
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