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[UK] Surgery ban for fat and smokers: NHS group demanding patients quit or slim down before an operation

Smokers and patients with a BMI of 30 and over will be offered a referral to either a weight management programme or stop smoking service for a six-month period of health optimisation before being considered for surgery.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 7, 2016 11:57
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[Malaysia, USA] Army General Used Government Credit Card at Strip Clubs, Pentagon Says

alleges that Maj. Gen. Ronald F. Lewis visited a strip club in Seoul...trip to Malaysia in which General Lewis shared a cigar with a female colleague at a gathering attended by a number of staff members and journalists. According to the report, others the
New York Times
added Oct 7, 2016 01:11
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[Australia] Avoiding Coal and Cigarettes Doubled This Fund's Market Returns

The main fund at Australian Ethical Investment Ltd. has returned an average of 10.9 percent a year since 1994... The fund’s growth adds to signs that more investors, particularly younger retirement savers, are prepared to direct their cash away from so-ca
Bloomberg News
added Oct 5, 2016 20:03
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[Europe] ‘Cheap whites’: The new trend dominating tobacco black markets

Tobacco smugglers have found new ways of expanding their illegal activities and now focus on a trend called “cheap whites"... The European Commission is addressing the issue as part of the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), and has ratified the World Heal
EurActiv
added Oct 3, 2016 15:27
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A Natural OTP Opportunity / Consumer demand grows for high-margin premium OTP options

“It would seem that tobacco and healthy are polar opposites,” he said. “(But) tobacco is absolutely one of those categories where customers see ‘premium,’ see ‘all-natural,’ and that grabs their attention.” Though the trend is admittedly being driven by
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 28, 2016 23:06
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health group: Tobacco industry ‘CSR’ poses new challenge to implementation of tobacco control laws

“Now that laws prohibit unnecessary interaction between government and the tobacco industry, the latter has become more innovative. Tobacco manufacturers are using or hiding behind their front groups or CSR arms in their attempts to enter into transactio
Our Daily News
added Sep 28, 2016 16:26
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[Australia] Johnson v Cancer Council of Victoria (Review and Regulation) [2016] VCAT 1596

For the reasons given, I find that the disclosure of Document 1 would divulge information communicated in confidence by or on behalf of a person to the Council, and the disclosure of the information would be contrary to the public interest by reason that
Australasian Legal Information Institute
added Sep 28, 2016 10:16
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[Virginia] ARCHIVE: The McDonnell Scandal: What's The Dope Behind Star Scientific Supplement Products?

Star Scientific had been struggling as of late due in part to action by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration questioning the company’s marketing of their two major products: Anatabloc, “anti-inflammatory support of the immune system,” and CigRx, for smo
Forbes
added Sep 28, 2016 09:48
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[Virginia] Pharma Co. Linked To Ex-Gov. McDonnell Scandal Hits Ch. 7 ($$)

The company once alleged to be at the center of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s federal corruption charges, now called Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals Inc., filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Delaware on Tuesday, saying “legacy issues” stymied its attempt
Law360
added Sep 28, 2016 09:41
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The world of predatory publishing: what is it, and what might it mean for tobacco control?

For those of us conducting research in the field of tobacco control, should we be concerned about the proliferation of open access publishing? ...scholarly indexes are including predatory journals among those they cover, meaning much junk science, activi
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 23, 2016 16:56
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