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Researchers call for retraction of NEJM paper showing dangers of e-cigarettes with 9 comments

Researchers and advocates are calling for the retraction of a 2015 letter in the New England Journal of Medicine that suggested that e-cigarettes are as harmful – if not more than – traditional cigarettes....that e-cigarettes expose smokers to significant
Retraction Watch (Adam Marcus blog)
added Sep 14, 2015 22:27
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco companies embark on massive reforestation programme

TOBACCO Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) and tobacco merchants have established a Sustainable Afforestation Association (SAA) to spearhead reforestation across the country.
Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Apr 14, 2014 00:34
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[Massachusetts] Mass. tobacco taxes grow as anti-smoking funds dwindle

collected more than $882 million in tobacco taxes in the budget year that ended June 30. That includes payments tied to a 1998 settlement....But Massachusetts spent less that 1 percent of that money — about $3.9 million — on smoking cessation.
Gloucester (MA) Daily Times
added Nov 25, 2015 16:27
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CVS: One Year After Tobacco Ban, How It’s Helping America Get Healthier

It was a bold, some said foolhardy, move when CVS stopped selling tobacco products a year ago. Now America’s second largest pharmacy chain (after Walgreens) has released research that the retailer claims shows that its decision spurred Americans to buy
Brandchannel.com
added Sep 5, 2015 18:07
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[Florida] Testimony by otolaryngologists in defense of tobacco companies 2009–2014 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Noble organizations in otolaryngology should take stands to resist tobacco industry manipulation of the legal process by enforcing ethical standards in expert testimony to insure that it is unbiased and based on fair and balanced interpretation of the sc
The Laryngoscope
added Jul 17, 2015 18:00
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[North Carolina] Welcome to (Your Name Here) Medical School

Bowman Gray School of Medicine …became increasingly awkward to have an emblem of the leading cause of preventable death headlining an esteemed medical institution … quietly went back to being just the Wake Forest University School of Medicine.
New York Times Blogs
added Jan 15, 2015 12:40
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[Florida] West Palm candidate Weiss says cigar taxing, licensing errors overblown by rival Materio

City commission candidate Gregg Weiss sold cigars online in 2007 and 2008 without being licensed by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, according to FDBR spokeswoman Sandi Poreda.
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Mar 19, 2013 01:58
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[Florida] Jury rules against cigarette company in $18 million verdict

argued that any current marketing by R.J. Reynolds is subject to FDA approval. "They are now closely watched and heavily regulated," Geise said. "Reynolds is now making a product that helps people stop smoking."...current management at Reynolds had nothi
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added May 18, 2016 07:17
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ARCHIVE: FOLEY: TOBACCO AND THE SOUL

Tobacco holds sway over the soul as much as it does the body. The qualities it takes in its various forms make it a near irresistible complement to the particular desire dominant in an individual’s soul. How we react to these forms says as much about our
First Things (The Institute on Religion and Public Life)
added Sep 19, 2015 17:38
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[Asia, India] 'Never endorsed tobacco, alcohol'

Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, on Saturday, said he has gone by his father’s advice to date not to endorse tobacco products or alcohol. “On occasions when I was approached to do this kind of ads, and I could have been carried away at that early stage i
The Hindu Online (in)
added Sep 5, 2015 18:05
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