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Japan Tobacco’s Vending Machines Seen as Prize: Real M&A

The ultimate prize up for grabs as Japan Tobacco Inc. quits the drinks business could be its humble vending machines. Asia’s largest listed cigarette maker last week said it will stop making canned coffee and flavored water and it’s weighing options for t
Bloomberg News
added Feb 10, 2015 22:13
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Healthier diets linked with lower risk of COPD in both smokers and nonsmokers

. Individuals with the healthiest overall diets according to the Alternate Health Eating Index 2010 (AHEI-2010) had the lowest risk of newly diagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). 1. Specifically, greater consumption of whole grains, pol
2 Minute Medicine
added Feb 7, 2015 19:45
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[Spain] How to cook using tobacco, for sweet and savoury dishes

I wasn't aware that tobacco could be used as a spice...tobacco does contain high amounts of nicotine, which can be poisonous in large doses. With desserts and savoury dishes, though, the amount you're consuming is very small. Still, it's best avoided if y
South China Morning Post
added Feb 7, 2015 19:38
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[UK] Mums who smoke and breastfeed harm child's health: Chances of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular raised even after a small exposure to nicotine in first months

Tests on rats fitted with nicotine implants provide stark warning for mums Nicotine exposure in first months affected cell and hormonal development Sensitivity of hormone which controls appetite lower in these infants
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 6, 2015 16:52
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Americans Confused About Cancer Risks

people worry about cancer-causing claims that aren't back by scientific evidence -- such as stress or hormones in foods..."About half of cancer deaths in the U.S. could be prevented through lifestyle choices -- like not smoking, eating a healthy diet, get
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 6, 2015 15:55
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco to Exit Drinks Business as Market Matures

will exit the drinks business that it has built in the past 26 years, as an “increasingly challenging” operating environment in Japan makes it difficult for the unit to turn a profit.
Bloomberg News
added Feb 4, 2015 14:29
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[Asia] Japan Tobacco says to end beverage production and sales by end-Sept

JT's beverage operation is known for its "Roots" canned coffee and "Momono Tennen-sui" flavoured bottled water. The operation had about 50 billion yen ($425.68 million) in revenue for the financial year that ended in March last year.
Reuters
added Feb 4, 2015 14:28
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[Ireland] Mums warned of smoking risks while breastfeeding

New research published today shows that children of mothers who smoke while breastfeeding are more likely to develop serious health problems such as obesity, hypothyroidism, diabetes and cardiovascular disease later in life.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:26
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Obesity, smoking cause half of cancer cases in Turkey

health officials, who released figures on World Cancer Day yesterday. Overall, 159,000 cases were diagnosed last year in the country. Officials from the Ministry of Health and non-governmental organizations held a press briefing on the occasion. Figures
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:16
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Healthy Diet May Be Linked to Lower Risk of Lung Disease

Researchers tracked more than 120,000 men and women..."But up to one-third of COPD patients have never smoked, suggesting that other factors are involved," Varraso said. "This novel finding supports the importance of diet in COPD [development]."
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 4, 2015 11:49
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