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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco production ensures food security

The increase in tobacco production is expected to bring positive effects to the national food security, agricultural experts have said. There have been growing concerns over the increase in the tobacco hectarage each year with some people fearing this c
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 12, 2013 21:31
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Can Star Scientific Leave its Big Tobacco Past Behind?

While Star Scientific (NASDAQ:STSI) is remoulding itself, focusing on dietary supplements rather than smokeless cigarettes, the company is still haunted by Big Tobacco.
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
added Nov 13, 2012 11:40
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[Canada] Ontario Takes Action to Reduce Smoking and Obesity Rates

Ontario is introducing legislation today to protect youth from the dangers of tobacco and the potential harms of electronic cigarettes, known as e-cigarettes... Ban the sale and supply of e-cigarettes to anyone under the age of 19. Prohibit the use of e-
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Nov 24, 2014 14:53
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[New York] Smoking: Weight watchers | Bad news for advocates of higher cigarette taxes

Bloomberg may well be right to push for more bans. A new paper by Abel Brodeur of the Paris School of Economics, based on extensive surveys in America, suggests that bans on smoking are not just effective but actually make smokers happier. By not allowing
The Economist
added Apr 15, 2013 08:31
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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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Soda and Tobacco Industry Corporate Social Responsibility Campaigns: How Do They Compare?

In an article that forms part of the PLoS Medicine series on Big Food, Andrew Cheyne and colleagues compare soda companies' corporate social responsibility (CSR) campaigns - which are designed to bolster the image and popularity of their products and to p
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jun 26, 2012 16:45
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[Canada] A $4.9 Billion Decrease in Health Care Expenditure: The Ten-Year Impact of Improving Smoking, Alcohol, Diet and Physical Activity in Ontario (PDF)

current heavy smokers (one or more packs of cigarettes per day) had the highest level of health care costs followed by former heavy smokers, light smokers, former light smokers and non-smokers. The three other risk factors—alcohol, diet and physical
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Services (ICES)
added Apr 7, 2016 21:20
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[Australia, France] GEMMELL: Smoking has become a public declaration of stupidity

I was struck by how many people still smoke, huddling outside buildings in the freezing cold as if they’ve got huge invisible signs on their foreheads shouting “company loser”....Several girlfriends have recently taken up smoking again after decades of a
The Australian (au)
added Mar 8, 2015 23:56
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[Australia, UK] Plain packaging: the lessons learned so far

Given the importance of plain packaging to brands in general many will want the UK government to heed calls for a specific public consultation on the IP implications of the policy before taking its final decision.
Lexology (uk)
added May 13, 2014 16:32
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