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AUDIO: Amid Smoking Decline, Look Who's Still Lighting Up

So Legacy trains educators and targets its anti-smoking message to these populations. But Koval says companies like Reynolds and Lorillard know their market well. "I think this merger, for instance, is very much about menthol," she says. "While mentho
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jul 31, 2014 17:09
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[UK, North Carolina, Ohio] FLOC, British reps vow to fight for workers

A Toledo-based union vowed to fight for tobacco field workers who live and labor largely hidden from view — an underground world of deep poverty and grim conditions ...pledged to take the fight for farm worker reforms to their home country. They plan to
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Jul 28, 2014 22:17
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[New York] When Struggling Families Spark Internet Rage

Teicher featured nine of the photographs from “Upstate Girls” in a post initially titled “Life Below the Poverty Line, Troy, N.Y.”...The comments were harsh. Many expressed outrage that Kayla would smoke while holding her baby. (This photograph, singled
New York Times Blogs
added Jul 23, 2014 15:40
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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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