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Tobacco Deal Gives Menthol Critics a New Soapbox

sets up a fresh showdown between the tobacco industry and foes who say mint-flavored cigarettes pose a threat to black smokers and youths. For Reynolds, Newport was the biggest selling point in yesterday’s $25 billion agreement to acquire its tobacco riv
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 17, 2014 09:55

[USA] FERDMAN: The young and poor are keeping big American tobacco alive

If the big tobacco deal is approved, Reynolds will suddenly find itself with more than 30 percent of the American market, and Imperial will find itself with more than 10 percent... Don't be surprised if both turn to those Americans who have been slowest
The Washington Post
added Jul 16, 2014 21:48

KAUFMAN: Big Tobacco Merger Is A Desperate Bid To Corner Black Smokers

the real gem is something else: Lorillard's menthol cigarette brand, Newport, which is marketed heavily to African-Americans.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 16, 2014 19:20

Acquisition talks show Reynolds' taste for menthol

While potential cost savings from economies of scale in a declining industry may be the main driver for the multi-billion-dollar deal, Lorillard's leading U.S. menthol cigarette Newport is another key draw.
added Jul 12, 2014 20:48

Ask a Mexican: Why Do So Few Mexicans Smoke Cigarettes?

The reasons? Catholicism, mostly: The Church forbade smoking back when it ruled Mexico, and the stigma resonates to the present day. Besides, Mexicans need their lungs for the Reconquista. Our livers, on the otra hand? Meh …
CV Independent (Cathedral City, CA)
added Jul 9, 2014 18:02

[Australia] Budget cuts will lead to early Indigenous smoking deaths, ex-race discrimination commissioner says

Cuts to the Tackling Indigenous Smoking program in this year's budget will contribute to the early deaths of Aboriginal smokers, a former race discrimination commissioner has warned. The program's budget is $65 million a year when fully funded, but Tom
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 8, 2014 16:28

[Zimbabwe] Mugabe Seizures Seen by Made Vindicated by Tobacco Surge

Zimbabwe’s biggest tobacco sales in 13 years vindicate the land-transfer campaign pursued by President Robert Mugabe’s government, according to Agriculture Minister Joseph Made. The more than 205.5 million kilograms (453 million pounds) of leaves delive
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 7, 2014 16:57

[Africa] Robert Mugabe says no whites may own land in Zimbabwe

has ordered the nation’s remaining white farmers to be booted off their farms in order that the land be given to black Zimbabweans. In the harshest official policy on race and land reform in a country that has been close to bankruptcy, the 90-year old au
Christian Science Monitor
added Jul 6, 2014 22:13

Rate of Nicotine Metabolism Effects on Cigarette Smoking Withdrawal

Dr. Neal Benowitz is looking for healthy African American and Caucasian smokers to study how rates of nicotine metabolism affect smoking behavior. We are looking for men and women ages 18-70, with no drug use. This study requires 2 clinic visits and 1 ov
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 5, 2014 19:41

[California] Black media left out of tobacco ad buys

will receive zero “apology” advertisements. No black-owned radio broadcasts will feature the advertisement. None of the 13-blacked owned newspapers tobacco companies are purchasing atonement ads for are in California. Dr. William H. Lee, owner and publish
Los Angeles Wave
added Jun 27, 2014 10:43
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