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CHEST, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. aim to bring COPD awareness to Hispanic population with new campaign "Tome Un Respiro" Campaign Provides Spanish-Language Resources and Support

to raise awareness among Hispanics in the U.S. about the prevalence, treatment options, and disease management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This COPD awareness campaign offers Spanish-language materials, information, and resources that
PR Newswire
added Sep 15, 2014 13:47

[Canada] Stoney Creek startup tobacco business goes up in smoke

CT&G, a cigarette company started in Stoney Creek by a consortium of Korean convenience store owners to try to take on Big Tobacco, has declared bankruptcy. ..established in an attempt to offset losses following a 2010 move by Imperial Tobacco that effec
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Sep 13, 2014 20:42

[Australia] Black market in tobacco booming in the streets of Sydney, with cheap Asian imports flooding the streets

Associate Professor of Law Mark Lauchs has researched the tobacco smuggling trade in depth. The Queensland University of Technology professor said areas such as southwest Sydney, with large migrant populations and lower than average incomes, were prime
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Sep 13, 2014 07:01

Tennessee hasn't inspected tobacco farms since 2006

The lawsuit that an attorney for Alavez and six other teenage tobacco workers ultimately filed against Marty Coley Farms describes the accident. It also details deplorable living conditions in a three-bedroom home infested with vermin and roaches, where
The Tennessean
added Sep 8, 2014 04:45

Kids work on Tennessee's tobacco farms with few protections

Luna represents the new face of Tennessee's centuries-old tobacco industry — a teenage migrant worker from Mexico unaccompanied by his parents, forgoing an education and laboring long hours for little pay to produce tobacco for the nation's big cigarette
The Tennessean
added Sep 8, 2014 04:44

At Mocha Hookah in Brooklyn Heights, Tasting Mint, Orange and Home

They were smoking molasses-soaked mint herbs packed in a scooped-out orange. Like all of the flavors at Mocha Hookah, theirs was a purely herbal concoction — no tobacco, no nicotine.
New York Times
added Sep 6, 2014 14:21

[North Carolina] Just 13, and Working Risky 12-Hour Shifts in the Tobacco Fields

Obama administration withdrew Ms. Solis’s proposed rule after encountering intense opposition …But some proponents still hope to revive the tobacco part of the proposal once this year’s midterm elections are over...hundreds of children under 16 like Saray
New York Times
added Sep 6, 2014 14:12

[UK] Shisha Smokers Cause London Traffic Meltdown

Two shisha smokers brought some Arabian flavour to the streets of London when they caused traffic chaos by smoking shisha in the middle of the road.... The phenomenon is thought to have spiralled in recent months, as many Arabs visit London for their summ
CairoScene (eg)
added Sep 3, 2014 08:54

Letter: Appreciates CVS' anti-tobacco stance

It is time to change FDA policies for ingredient listing ...We The People Party members and myself sincerely appreciate CVS Pharmacies’ policy to discontinue sale of cigarettes and hope to see other pharmacies follow the same practice.
Bristol (CT) Press
added Sep 2, 2014 17:14

How the industry is marketing menthol cigarettes: the audience, the message and the medium

continues to spend millions of dollars promoting menthol cigarettes through channels that preferentially target vulnerable subgroups, such as African-Americans and younger consumers. Public health campaigns to educate and combat the influence of menthol a
Tobacco Control
added Sep 2, 2014 09:10
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