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Why eating more hummus could help the world stop smoking

reported last year that farmers in Virginia, US, were starting to ditch their tobacco crops in favour of chickpeas - the main ingredient of the Middle Eastern dip. Tobacco is becoming an increasingly difficult crop to make sustainable, particularly in th
The Independent (uk)
added Nov 25, 2014 10:12
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The Maker of the World's Finest Cigars has reached new heights yet again

Exceeding the current $1,250 price tag on Gurkha's His Majesty's Reserve, the new release will retail at $2,000 per stick, and be available in boxes of 10 cigars. Only 100 boxes will be released of this exclusive cigar that will be presented in an exquisi
PR Newswire
added Nov 24, 2014 12:47
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[Canada] Day 251: Not a secret deal so much as a deal about secrets

it was revealed that the plaintiffs and two of the defendant companies had agreed to keep the companies' financial records sealed. There was a time when the earnings of two of the companies - Imperial Tobacco and Rothmans, Benson and Hedges - were a matt
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 24, 2014 12:43
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[Australia] Cigarettes and junk food dominate supermarket sales growth

Australians now spend 10 per cent of the nation's annual grocery bill on tobacco products, and one in every five dollars spent at supermarkets goes on cigarettes or junk food, according to confidential industry data.
The Age (au)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:53
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[North Carolina] Rogers: Whether you smoke it or work in it, tobacco is fraught with danger

I spent four summers in the early 1950s putting in tobacco in Columbus County. I’ve seen grown men cry, fight, pass out...illegal to sell cigarettes to minors but we can hire them to work all day in it. Does that make sense? Tobacco has been a golden cr
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Nov 21, 2014 23:15
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[Kentucky] Ky voices: James Sharp says secondhand smokes taking tragic toll on state, in dollars and lives

It's equally important to mark this day by encouraging our leaders in the General Assembly to do the same; set a date and make a plan to quit exposing hardworking Kentuckians to secondhand smoke in the workplace. Nonsmokers who are exposed to high levels
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Nov 19, 2014 12:33
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[Missouri] Columbia Housing Authority considers banning smoking in public housing

The policy is being considered for three main reasons: to improve residents’ health, fire safety and public housing stock. Radtke said CHA wants to make the units as smoke-free as possible, especially for residents who have asthma, Chronic Obstructive P
The Maneater (University of Missouri - Columbia)
added Nov 19, 2014 12:31
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[UK] Plymouth shopkeepers reveal how illegal tobacco damages their business

There are fears that the sale of illegal tobacco "poses a risk" to Plymouth convenience store owners – and may even lead to a decline of the high street. Many store owners across the city are worried about the damaging consequences the sale of Non-UK du
Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added Nov 16, 2014 18:28
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More Federal Agencies Are Using Undercover Operations

inquiry found that more than $127 million worth of cigarettes purchased by the [ATF] disappeared in a series of undercover investigations ...bureau paid an undercover informant from the tobacco industry nearly $5 million in “business expenses” for his hel
New York Times
added Nov 16, 2014 16:23
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[Philippines] Stubbing out a costly addiction

The 2013 National Nutrition and Health Survey (NNHeS) reveals there were 3.2 million fewer Filipinos smoking after the passage of the Sin Tax Law, averting about 32,000 smoking-related deaths and billions worth of economic burden.
Business World (ph)
added Nov 16, 2014 16:11
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