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[Kentucky] Agriculture commissioner candidate accuses opponent's father of texting answers during debates

The Democratic candidate, a farm show radio host from Union, called Quarles' allegations "smear tactics I do not appreciate." She said her father has never been sued by farmers, an apparent reference to Quarles' father, Roger Quarles, being sued as a bo
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Aug 27, 2015 21:39
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Funny Or Die Presents The Oddball Comedy And Curiosity Festival Announces Brand Partnerships With DIALS, REDD's Apple Ale, Southern Comfort, 3 Musketeers, HP, FX, Lyft, truth And Fandango

truth joins Oddball for the first time as well. "Leveraging creativity is one of the key ways that this generation can end tobacco for good and the Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival is one way for us to share that message with a broad audience," said
PR Newswire
added Aug 27, 2015 13:10

Tobacco Event Toolkit | NIDA for Teens

If you are interested in an event that focuses primarily on tobacco, here are links to the newest government campaign on teens and tobacco and other resources. Did you know? 3 out of 4 teen smokers who think they will stop smoking in 5 years don't. Visit
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
added Aug 27, 2015 13:07

[UK] The great e-cigarette war

There are other sources of scepticism. Some are concerned that the huge variety of the market means different e-cigarette brands deliver varying amounts of nicotine, toxins, and carcinogens. The BMA says there are "significant concerns from medical profe
BBC Online
added Aug 27, 2015 08:21

[Lebanon] Lebanese tobacco farmers urge government to increase prices for export losses

Tobacco farmers in Akkar called upon the government to support the sector by allowing them to expand their harvested areas while increasing the number of kgs per permit from 330 kg to 500 kg.
Al (jo)
added Aug 26, 2015 23:01

[South Carolina] The man behind Ben Carson

He grew up wealthy on a tobacco farm in South Carolina and first met Thurmond when he was 16. Thurmond told him to look him up if he wanted to work for him and did just that, becoming an adviser, helping the long-time senator get reelected at a time when
The Hill
added Aug 21, 2015 14:07

[UK] PICKLES: Smokers and heavy drinkers should pay for treatment of 'self-inflicted' illnesses rather than expect NHS to foot the bill

More than half said the NHS should not fund treatment if the illness was a consequence of smoking and patients should be forced to pay for it themselves. The report questioned 4,000 UK adults about the cost of common procedures in the UK and whether it s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 21, 2015 12:56

[UK] Give e-cigarettes out for FREE on the NHS help smokers quit, say health chiefs: Devices are 95% safer than cigarettes and could save 76,000 lives every year

The first official review of the health impact of 'vaping' says it is 95 per cent safer than smoking tobacco. At least 76,000 lives could be saved every year if all smokers switched to electronic cigarettes, according to Public Health England (PHE).
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 19, 2015 10:32

[UK] Let docs prescribe e-cigs to smokers

SMOKERS should be given e-cigarettes on the NHS to help prevent 75,000 deaths a year, health experts have claimed. Doctors should be able to prescribe the “game-changing” devices – which cost up to £90 for basic starter sets - to all of England’s eight m
The Sun (uk)
added Aug 19, 2015 10:24

[UK] Give out e-cigarettes free on the NHS, doctors told ($$)

Health officials have endorsed e-cigarettes for the first time, claiming that they are a game-changer in the battle with smoking, the country’s biggest killer. Doctors should be able to prescribe e-cigarettes, Public Health England said yesterday, as it
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 19, 2015 10:23
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