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Increased obesity is wiping out most health benefits of less smoking

A team of researchers with the National Bureau of Economic Research published data looking at obesity and smoking rates. The trends are, as shown in this graph below, not exactly subtle: Both of those trends have an impact on longevity; these researcher
Washington Post
added Sep 25, 2012 17:35
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SIEGEL: Surgeon General Continues to Lie about Tobacco in E-Cigarettes

Even if the Surgeon General wrongly believes that consuming any product that contains nicotine is a form of tobacco use, then he is still lying to the public. Under that definition, e-cigarettes are not the most commonly used form of tobacco among youth.
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Mar 13, 2017 16:26
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How Sugar Helped Hook America on Cigarettes

“Were it not for sugar...the American blended cigarette and with it the tobacco industry of the United States would not have achieved such tremendous development as it did in the first half of this century.”
Bloomberg News
added Dec 18, 2016 19:21
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Big Tobacco's Marketing Muscle Influences Campaigns in the 21st Century

The application of several of big tobacco’s most successful advertising tactics over the past fifty years such as the use of authority figures and celebrities, in addition to inflated claims of health benefits, is out in full force today. To enhance their
Triple Pundit
added Apr 30, 2013 17:10
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Organic Food Debunker was Tobacco Institute Researcher in 1976

A widely publicized study claiming that there is no demonstrated difference in nutritional value between organically and conventionally grown foods. . . The article co-author with recognized expertise in meta-analysis, Ingram Olkin, applied for a grant f
OpEd News (blog)
added Sep 6, 2012 15:43
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[UK] Obese and smokers less of a burden on the NHS than the healthy who live longer - report

Research by the Institute of Economic Affairs argues that a tax on fatty food could actually increase the burden on the health system and unfairly penalise the poor.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 27, 2012 16:11
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[Virginia] Star Scientific cites positive test results on product

Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added May 9, 2012 17:56
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Universal Corporation Announces New Business to Produce Innovative Food Ingredients

its new subsidiary, Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients, Inc. The new business will utilize advanced technology to produce high quality food grade dehydrated and juiced fruit and vegetable products. Initially the business will focus upon value added ingr
PR Newswire
added Apr 17, 2014 04:28
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Alain Ducasse Is Going Alcohol-Free in Qatar

Ramsay to shut down his restaurant, the Maze, saying he would much rather see a ban on smoking than one on alcohol. Smoking in fine restaurants, and nearly anywhere else, is the norm in the Middle East, but no such luck for Idam, which is on the top leve
New York Times
added Jul 9, 2013 16:26
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Star Scientific Exiting Tobacco Business

Will discontinue manufacturing, distribution, sale of Ariva, Stonewall dissolvable products
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 18, 2012 17:56
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