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UPDATE 1-BAT sees lift from U.S. tax change, plans to reinvest it

said new U.S tax rules would boost its earnings per share by 6 percent in 2018, supporting its commitment to high-single-digit earnings growth and greater investment in vaping devices. Jefferies analysts estimated the 6 percent benefit equates to around
Reuters
added Jan 10, 2018 23:43
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Reynolds American owner: $540M benefit this year thanks to cut in corporate tax rate

The U.S. corporate tax cut recently enacted by Congress will boost British American Tobacco PLC’s earnings by an estimated 6 percent this year, the company said Tuesday. The additional revenue, estimated to be about $541 million, is directly tied to BAT
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 10, 2018 23:29
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[District of Columbia] Smoking banned in House chamber, Jan. 10, 1896

:03 AM EST On this day in 1896, lawmakers amended their rules to ban smoking in the House chamber....The Senate waited until March 9, 1914, to unanimously agree to ban smoking in its chamber. While senators rarely smoked while the body was in session, th
Politico
added Jan 10, 2018 06:04
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[UK] How to save the NHS: experts offer their big ideas

Investing in population health and preventing disease is highly cost-effective – by reducing future demand on NHS services, preventive measures have the potential to save the NHS billions of pounds. The ban on smoking in public places is just one example
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 8, 2018 15:22
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4 Tips to Quit Smoking

If you’re thinking about quitting or have tried to quit in the past without success, the FDA’s new smoking cessation education campaign at EveryTryCounts.gov offers support.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 5, 2018 21:22
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[Kentucky] Teens using marijuana, vaping more than cigarettes

More American teenagers are using marijuana and vaping than are smoking cigarettes, but Kentucky teens use the three products about equally, according to national and state surveys of them. The national "Monitoring the Future" survey found that in 2017,
Richmond (KY) Register
added Jan 5, 2018 13:07
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[New York] US starts to nip vaping in the bud

A growing number of US cities and states have begun to enforce bans on e-cigarettes in public areas, often citing the startling popularity of vaping among young people and its possible negative effects on bystanders. There has been a recent uptick in sta
Christian Science Monitor
added Jan 5, 2018 00:04
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GUEBERT: Discrediting science is not a good idea

calls the HONEST Act. A more honest name for it would be the Dishonest Act because it institutionalizes Big Tobacco’s ignorance-inspiring, doubt-producing sound science standard as the law the of the land. More specifically, the central part of the bill
Watertown (SD) Public Opinion
added Jan 4, 2018 23:48
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[Massachusetts] CORNWALL: Finally, the tobacco industry tells the truth

Evidence in U.S. v. Philip Morris showed that the companies withheld relevant research studies... Smoking will cause 9,300 deaths in Massachusetts and cost the state $4.08 billion in 2017. Nevertheless, Big Tobacco continues spending over $117 million mar
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jan 4, 2018 20:36
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2017 State Tobacco Legislation / Looking back at tax and minimum-age activity.

Now that 2017 has come to a close, NATO summarizes the outcome of the most relevant state tobacco legislation across the country in this review of the year's legislative actions.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 4, 2018 12:08
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