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[Australia] Cigarettes: roll your own vs factory-made

Unfortunately for the (usually poorer) people who tend to smoke rollies, they are both less natural and more harmful. In factory-made cigarettes, the additives make up about half-a-per cent of the dry weight of the tobacco. But in the rollies, the additi
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 22, 2014 12:45
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Cigars in Greece

Cigars are a luxury purchase, hence their consumption is strongly linked to disposable incomes. Unless the economy shows signs of recovery over the forecast period, the category is highly likely to continue to contract. Euromonitor International thus est
Euromonitor International
added Jul 20, 2014 10:02
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FDA cost-benefit analysis ignores that tobacco companies pass costs through to smokers, raising prices & reducing smoking

My colleagues at UCSF just submitted this comment to the FDA on the deeming rule: The Regulatory Impact Analysis Must Consider the Benefits of the Likelihood that the Regulated Companies will Pass the Costs of Compliance on to Smokers, which Will Raise
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 19, 2014 13:51
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] SMITH: Why Uruguay's David & Goliath fight with big tobacco really matters

But before you nod off, here's a triple shot of espresso: Uruguay's fight with Philip Morris, the world's largest cigarette manufacturer, just might mark a turning point in the global smoking pandemic that the World Health Organization (WHO) expects to
TucsonSentinel.com
added Jul 18, 2014 18:17
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[North Carolina] CLARK: Global markets, not NC economy, drove tobacco deal

As for employment, here in Greensboro we are hoping that Imperial maintains all 2,900 Lorillard jobs for the long run. But it has cigarette and cigar manufacturing facilities and tobacco processing operations all over the world. In a global marketplace,
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Jul 18, 2014 18:02
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Golden times for tobacco farmers

It is the same story that is replicated as more than 100 000 tobacco farmers across Zimbabwe have made the most of the crop’s huge profits and today are proud owners of trucks, cars, livestock and some houses even in urban areas. Tobacco farmers, especi
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 18, 2014 17:50
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[Africa, Uganda] Farmers back Tobacco Control Bill

Presenting their petition to Speaker Rebecca Kadaga at Parliament on Thursday, Tobacco farmers representing people from Kanungu, Hoima and West Nile districts said the law will 'protect both farmers and non-farmers from the negative side effects of tobac
The New Vision (ug)
added Jul 18, 2014 17:38
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Luxury Electronic Cigarettes from Italy are now real

Luxury Electronic Cigarettes are the new trend. Smokitaly is proud to introduce 100% Made in Italy e-cigarettes standing out for effectiveness and style.
Online PR News
added Jul 18, 2014 17:05
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Uruguay: Anti-Tobacco Measures Have Led to 22% Drop in Heart Attacks

Since strong anti-tobacco measures were instituted in the small South American nation in 2006, there has been a historic fall in heart attacks and other conditions linked to tobacco use. Winston Abascal, the director of the Public Health Ministry's Progr
InSerbia (rs)
added Jul 18, 2014 17:02
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[Asia] Taiwan foundation calls for tougher line on tobacco

The John Tung Foundation said several cigarette brands have adopted illegal promotional practices that include offering bigger packets at what they claim to be a reduced rate. The new packets, many of them bearing more colorful images, in fact are sold
Want China Times (tw)
added Jul 18, 2014 16:24
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