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Do side effect warnings lift sales?

Warnings about a product's side effects could actually lift sales of that product by making the consumer think the manufacturer is trustworthy, new research suggests. Crucially, the paradoxical effect was only apparent when there was a delay between see
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Sep 25, 2013 05:26
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[UK] Passive smoking raises risk of type 2 diabetes

Lancet journal’s meta-analysis says chance of diabetes for non-smokers inhaling ‘secondhand’ smoke raised by 22% / Pooled results of 88 studies covering almost six million people suggest heavy smokers have a 57% higher risk of diabetes than non-smokers.
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 17, 2015 16:55
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Study links childhood obesity to tobacco smoke and air pollution

The latest study, this one from Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC), shows increased weight gain during adolescence in children exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke or near-roadway air pollution, compared to children with no expos
Consumer Affairs
added Nov 12, 2014 15:19
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'Nanny Bloomberg' Ad In New York Times Targets N.Y. Mayor's Anti-Soda Crusade (PHOTO)

"It says an awful lot about the state of the soda industry that a tobacco company front group is attacking Mike Bloomberg on their behalf. This is the same organization that was founded to oppose bans of smoking in restaurants and bars."
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 4, 2012 16:52
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Gadgets to Help the Party Host

The Smoking Gun has been on the market just under a year, said Greg Kirrish, culinary marketing manager for PolyScience ... The company has posted its own video of a chef infusing a Manhattan cocktail with cigar smoke.
New York Times
added Oct 16, 2013 17:04
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[North Carolina] Farmer suing tobacco company

W. Frank Lee is suing Universal Corp. and subsidiary Universal Leaf North America U.S. Inc.... claims the Richmond, Va.-based company stole and used his ideas, confidential information and trade secrets for processing sweet potatoes for sale.
Asheboro (NC) Courier-Tribune
added Apr 4, 2016 23:19
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Why Warning Labels May Increase Cigarette Sales: Psychological Scientists Explain How Side Effect Warnings 'Backfire'

Ironically, warning labels on cigarettes and over-the-counter drugs may actually increase the sales of the product. Psychological scientists have found that under certain conditions, a clear warning may be interpreted by consumers as an admirable attempt
Medical Daily
added Sep 25, 2013 05:27
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Tobacco-infused cuisine on display at Cuba Cigar Festival

A team of Croatian chefs whipped up a pungent meal Thursday, infusing the flavor of the tobacco leaf synonymous with Cuba into baked stone bass filets, bread and butter, a rich demi-glace sauce, even ice cream. The result was a tangy heat that one taster
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 6, 2013 12:23
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[Cuba] Croatian chefs prepare tangy, tobacco leaf-infused dishes at Havana's 15th ...

A team of Croatian chefs whipped up a pungent meal Thursday, infusing the flavor of the tobacco leaf synonymous with Cuba into baked stone bass filets, bread and butter, a rich demi-glace sauce, even ice cream.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 28, 2013 18:43
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Analysis: Is it fair to penalize smokers and overeaters? Yes, say experts. Here's why.

Because it’s not just about them, say some health economists, bioethicists and public health researchers. “Your freedom is likely to be someone else’s harm,” said Daniel Callahan, senior research scholar at a bioethics think-tank, the Hastings Center.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 4, 2013 23:50
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