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CONFRONTING AMERICA’S SMOKING PANDEMIC A Timeline in Four Parts

Dr. Alan Blum and Cancer Network partnered to assemble a four-part slideshow series addressing the history of America’s smoking epidemic. Part 1: From Early Evidence to Global Battle, 1939–1966 Part 2: An Era of Activism, 1967–1985 Part 3: Regulation,
Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society (University of Alabama)
added Sep 12, 2017 04:33
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[Ohio] Worthington could ban under-21 tobacco sales

Worthington City Council has directed city staff members to draft an ordinance that would ban the sale of tobacco products to people under the age of 21. The topic was discussed at City Council’s regular meeting Sept. 11.
This Week Newspapers (Worthington, OH)
added Sep 12, 2017 04:27
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[Asia, Pakistan] Growers ask companies to pick tobacco stocks

growers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have warned to launch a protest campaign if the companies did not pick the tobacco stocks lying with them at reasonable price within the next three days. Addressing a news conference at the Peshawar Press Club on Monday, Tob
The News (pk)
added Sep 12, 2017 04:26
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[Australia] SSGA fund divests tobacco and weapons

A State Street Global Advisors Australian-based fund with about $900 million under management is divesting from weapons and tobacco companies. The State Street Global Index Plus Trust, which invests in global companies and aims to outperform the MSCI Wor
Financial Standard (au)
added Sep 12, 2017 04:21
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[Asia, India] Stop targeting organisations working for tobacco control, hospital tells MHA

as the home ministry trains its guns on organisations working in tobacco control – the latest on the list is Bloomberg Philanthropies – a senior doctor from the Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital has written to home minister Rajnath Singh against targeting of
Indian Express (in)
added Sep 12, 2017 03:05
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[Connecticut] BIRR: STATE IGNORES ‘BASIC ECONOMICS’ TO PUSH CRUSHING 75 PERCENT VAPING TAX

Officials in Connecticut are on the cusp of passing a massive tax on electronic cigarettes that risks bankrupting the state’s entire vaping industry. Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy is pushing the Connecticut legislature to pass a budget compromise by the
Daily Vaper (Daily Caller)
added Sep 12, 2017 02:49
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[Europe, UK] Anti-smuggling proposal 'may let tobacco industry in by back door'

Tobacco campaigners are concerned that new draft proposals from the European commission for a system to prevent cigarette smuggling may let the industry in by the back door. The illicit trade in cigarettes has become a major problem worldwide. A study i
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 11, 2017 15:53
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Investors Can Be Ethical and Still Beat the Market, Study Says / Authors find no evidence of premium specific to ‘vice’ stocks

The study debunks the popular theory that shares in the alcohol, tobacco, gaming, and weapons industries outperform because investors shun them, enabling those with fewer moral scruples to earn a “reputation risk premium
Bloomberg News
added Sep 11, 2017 15:11
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[UK] Health minister stubs out tobacco lobbyists

Catherine Byrne, a junior minister at the Department of Health, has refused to meet tobacco lobbyists... A recent lobbying return by the Irish Tobacco Manufacturers’ Advisory Committee (Itmac) noted it had been rebuffed by Byrne after seeking a meeting in
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 11, 2017 02:52
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[North Carolina] Farmworker labor group votes to boycott Vuse

Catherine Crowe, a spokeswoman for the Farm Labor Organizing Committee of FLOC, said...“Reynolds has still not signed an agreement with FLOC that would affect real change on the ground by guaranteeing farmworkers freedom of association and implementing a
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 11, 2017 02:52
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