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Feeling Let Down and Left Behind, With Little Hope for Better

the regulars at the Tapering Vapor — overwhelmingly white, mostly working class and ranging from their 20s to middle age — provide a haze-shrouded snapshot of an anxious nation navigating an election year fueled by disquiet and malaise. Mr. Foster drove
New York Times
added May 25, 2016 15:07
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AUDIO: Ohio Smoking Rate Remains Higher Than National Average

Shelly Kiser from the Ohio office of the American Lung Association says some other populations are more likely to light up. “There’s a correlation between low education. There’s also specific groups that we know that smoke at really high rates. For insta
WOSU (Columbus, OH)
added May 24, 2016 22:46
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Reynolds American's Update on Developing Broad Brand Strategies PART 1 OF 13

On May 16, 2016, Reynolds American (RAI) held an investors meeting in London....The team highlighted the company’s broad strategies for developing brands, its 1Q16 results, and its growth outlook.
Market Realist
added May 21, 2016 01:10
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Giving Like Michael Bloomberg: ‘Find One Small Thing’

“We’ve been supporting smoking cessation and have spent about $600 million doing it for a half-dozen years. Is there another way to go about it?” He said he believed there might be another way. While better-educated people living in cities have quit smok
New York Times
added May 21, 2016 00:26
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Critics Say Big Tobacco Tax Increase Would Burn Retailers, Oklahoma's Poorest Citizens

Convenience stores, such as Tulsa-based QuikTrip, and cigarette wholesalers are also lobbying the Legislature to reject the proposal. Rick Bahlinger, a sales manager for Standard Distributing Co., a Sapulpa-based convenience store supplier, said he and o
Lawton (OK) Constitution
added May 18, 2016 18:23
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[Korea - South] Cigarette price hike affects smokers to quit or smoke less

According to a recent survey, one out of four smokers answered their smoking habits have been affected after the 2015 price hike on tobacco. About 13% have quit smoking, less than 10% are smoking less, and little over 2% have switched over to e-cigarette
Arirang TV & Radio (kr)
added May 12, 2016 15:42
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[Asia] Kyrgyzstan: Army Crisis May Hasten Chewing Tobacco's Demise

As recently as last month, a Kyrgyz MP proposed legislation to ban the manufacture and consumption of nasvai... The tobacco-related violence in the military, allied with persistent complaints that teenagers are using nasvai in schools, may hasten its tran
EurasiaNet
added May 11, 2016 20:34
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[Africa] Factors influencing cigarette smoking among soldiers and costs of soldier smoking in the work place at Kakiri Barracks, Uganda

Smoking rates are substantially higher in the UPDF compared to the general public and results in significant productivity costs. Interventions designed to reduce smoking among UPDF personnel should be included in the country's national tobacco control pla
Tobacco Control
added May 11, 2016 19:49
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JEFFERSON: F.D.A. Should Ban the Sale of Mentholated Tobacco Products

Research shows that a menthol ban could save millions of lives -- particularly black lives ...But the F.D.A. already has the authority to regulate mentholated tobacco products too and they have failed. Miserably.
New York Times
added May 11, 2016 13:29
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[UK] Study Links Excess Pre-Pregnancy Weight, Smoking to Heavy Kids

British researchers say two key reasons explain why kids from disadvantaged families are more often overweight and obese than other children: mom smoking in pregnancy and being overweight before pregnancy.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 10, 2016 13:38
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