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[Philippines] Processing plant seeks to wean Pinoy farmers off tobacco

Struggling tobacco farmers in the northern Philippines have been thrown a lifeline by the government, which will soon open a multi-million dollar food processing plant in Ilocos Sur, along with a trading centre in the province.
FoodProductionDaily.com
added Jan 17, 2013 15:12
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[Virginia] Star Scientific CEO, shareholders investing $20 million

CEO also cuts own pay to $1 a month until company is profitable
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Nov 18, 2012 10:58
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Secondhand smoke is linked to Type 2 diabetes and obesity

Adults who are exposed to secondhand smoke have higher rates of obesity and Type 2 diabetes than do nonsmokers without environmental exposure to tobacco smoke, a new study shows. T
EurekAlert
added Jun 25, 2012 15:04
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[Australia] SOHLBERG: Plain Packaging and Warning Labels—While the WTO is Examining the Legality of Packaging and Labeling Requirements that Prohibit the Use of Lawfully Registered Trademarks on Tobacco Products, Researchers Promote Their Use on Soft Drinks and Alcoh

Honduras, Dominican Republic, Indonesia and Cuba allege that plain packaging is an unjustifiable encumbrance ...Given the drive by...health researchers of promoting tobacco-like regulation in the food and beverage sector, the industry will need to pay clo
JD Supra, LLC
added Feb 11, 2017 00:41
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[Canada] Robbie Williams starts smoking again

The 42-year-old singer ditched his naughty habit four years ago when daughter Teddy was born but recently turned to the cigarettes again after undergoing a strict diet regime. After piling on the pounds when he first stopped smoking, Robbie revealed: "I
Mississauga (ON) News (ca)
added Nov 4, 2016 14:39
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Watercress extract detoxifies carcinogens in smokers, clinical trial demonstrates

Watercress extract taken multiple times a day significantly inhibits the activation of a tobacco-derived carcinogen in cigarette smokers, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI), partner with UPMC CancerCenter, demonstrated in
EurekAlert
added Apr 20, 2016 16:07
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Industry set to reject WHO’s processed meat carcinogens ruling

The global meat industry has reacted with fury to the prospect of its products being declared carcinogenic...In an attempt to undermine the IARC findings in advance, The North American Meat Institute (Nami) accused the body of “dramatic and alarmist over
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 25, 2015 18:34
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Children with asthma exposed to SHS more likely experience comorbidities

are more likely to be obese, according to study results. The researchers reported that children exposed to smoke are also more likely to have severe asthma and use health care less. Regan C. Pyle, DO, division of allergic diseases at Mayo Clinic in Roc
Healio.com
added Jul 27, 2015 14:01
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[New York] SCANLON: The health costs of smoking, obesity are staggering

Most tobacco researchers and health and wellness advocates consider tighter restrictions on smoking the hallmark of public health policy making of the last half century. Why should non-smokers care? The restrictions have saved millions of lives and cut
Buffalo (NY) News
added Apr 10, 2015 21:41
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[Massachusetts] Researching how tobacco and food companies shift blame to consumer

A $2.7 mil­lion grant from the National Cancer Insti­tute will fund research on how the tobacco, fast-​​food and sweetened-​​beverage indus­tries use and exploit the con­cept of per­sonal respon­si­bility and choice, and the resulting effect on public he
Northeastern News
added Jul 24, 2014 20:24
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