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[North Carolina] 22nd Century ending superpremium, high-nicotine cigarette production

The 22nd Century Group Inc. is stopping production of its extremely high nicotine-level cigarette Red Sun as part of going all-in on its very-low-nicotine cigarette strategy. The Clarence, N.Y.-based company bought the cigarette-manufacturing equipment
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 27, 2017 15:52
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[North Carolina] Tobacco ads return to broadcast TV to warn consumers of cigarette risks

ads will run in major U.S. metropolitan areas, including Charlotte... cost several millions of dollars for each manufacturer. [RJR] has said that compliance could cost $20 million... manufacturers continue to spend more than $8 billion annually on the mar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 27, 2017 15:50
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[Minnesota] Hurt: Don't be fooled by Big Tobacco smokescreen

I have seen the same cycle repeated too many times. Spread the message they don't want you to hear, the true story of their history: what they knew, when they knew it and what they did about it. Help make the 21st century the time in history when Big Toba
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Nov 27, 2017 15:39
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[France] BNP Paribas Says It Will Stop Funding for Tobacco Industry

BNP Paribas SA will cease funding and advising tobacco companies, the latest financial firm to distance itself from the industry over health concerns. The French bank will halt transactions and investments related to the sector and “progressively diseng
Bloomberg News
added Nov 27, 2017 15:32
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Big tobacco wins in smoke-friendly Southeast Asia, says report

A global treaty to fight the health impact of tobacco has suffered substantial setbacks in Southeast Asia, home to some of the world's highest concentrations of smokers, a watchdog group said Monday. The powerful tobacco lobby last year stopped proposed c
Rappler (ph)
added Nov 27, 2017 15:17
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[Europe] Overview: State of Health in the EU

The State of Health in the EU is a two-year initiative undertaken by the European Commission that provides policy makers, interest groups, and health practitioners with factual, comparative data and insights into health and health systems in EU countries
European Commission - Trade (be)
added Nov 25, 2017 21:07
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E-cigarette brand mocks tobacco control warning labels

Blu’s 2017 ‘Something Better’ print ad campaign prominently featured ad claims in the visual style of tobacco warning labels (‘Important: Contains flavor’; ‘Important: Vaping blu smells good’; ‘Important: No ashtrays needed’) (see figure 1). The fake and
Tobacco Control
added Nov 25, 2017 04:57
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[Maryland] Neighbourhood characteristics and health outcomes: evaluating the association between socioeconomic status, tobacco store density and health outcomes in Baltimore City

median household income is inversely associated with tobacco store density, indicating poorer neighbourhoods in Baltimore City have greater accessibility to tobacco. Additionally, tobacco store density was linked to lower life expectancy, which underscore
Tobacco Control
added Nov 25, 2017 04:56
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Tobacco industry forced by feds to advertise against own products

Critic: Should upset ‘any civil libertarian who doesn’t believe that government should coerce speech’
Washington Times
added Nov 25, 2017 04:50
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[Africa, Kenya, Rwanda] How Technology Can Reduce Tobacco Harm

key stakeholders in the tobacco industry held a workshop in Naivasha – Kenya... The conference, themed “Tobacco harm reduction: Towards a smoke free world” identified the urgent need to quickly adopt and promote reduced-risk alternatives aimed at accelera
News of Rwanda (rw)
added Nov 25, 2017 04:05
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