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Star Scientific leaving smokeless business

Star Scientific Inc. said Monday it is getting out of the smokeless tobacco business, discouraged by the regulatory environment for its Ariva and Stonewall Hard products. The company, based in Glen Allen, Va., said it will concentrate on its pharmaceuti
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 18, 2012 04:25
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[Canada, UK, USA] Smoke and mirrors: The tobacco industry pursuit of the cancer-free cigarette

“We’ve got consumers getting sick because they use our products.” It’s a statement that previous BAT executives wouldn’t have dreamed of making. Incredibly, tobacco companies in North America were still denying the link between smoking, addiction and di
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Oct 8, 2012 14:29
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6 Retail Tobacco Insights From Wells Fargo’s ‘Tobacco Talk’ Survey

Reynolds is the biggest winner in shelf-space allocations; ITG loses ground. / Retailers anticipate negative impact from stricter minimum-age laws / Overarching sentiment on the e-cig category remains largely negative, with the exception of major playe
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 27, 2016 21:44
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[Canada] FROM: Continuing Ontario's Campaign Against Vaping Will Cost Lives

The Making Healthier Choices Act -- true Orwellian doublespeak -- treats vaping as if it was as harmful as smoking...Vaping is an effective harm reduction tool. It is undeniably less dangerous to life and health than smoking. And because the province's n
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 18, 2016 22:44
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FDA Denies R.J. Reynolds Request to Weaken Smokeless Tobacco Warning

The AAFP and other anti-tobacco stakeholders scored a big win last week when the FDA denied an industry request to weaken the language in one of the agency's four smokeless tobacco warning statements. More than 2 1/2 years ago, the AAFP joined about 30 o
American Family Physician
added May 24, 2015 21:13
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EDITORIAL: Duelling letters: which one would you sign?

we are dismayed at the eagerness with which some on both sides have fanned the flames of division—and baffled at how the e-cigarette issue has consumed attention that should be directed to the real killer products: conventional cigarettes, the manufacture
Tobacco Control
added Aug 14, 2014 10:29
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[Canada, USA] O'ROURKE: New cancer study says e-cigarettes are still bad for you

The moral of the story here is, while smoking e-cigarettes is harmful, it still hurts you less than smoking actual cigarettes. Also, many people claim e-cigs a great cigarette cessation tool, although some studies refute this.
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Apr 10, 2014 18:39
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22nd Century Announces Launch of Very Low Nicotine MAGIC Cigarettes and Extreme Nicotine RED SUN Cigarettes in Australia

announced today the receipt of an initial purchase order from Australian tobacco distributor, Quay Tobacco Trading PTY, LTD. Including both Very Low Nicotine MAGIC brand cigarettes and “Extreme Nicotine” RED SUN cigarettes, the purchase order represents 2
Business Wire
added Apr 6, 2016 16:50
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[New York] The Leonard Lopate Show: Understanding E-Cigarettes

Dr. Richard Hurt, director of the Nicotine Dependence Center at the Mayo Clinic, and Dr. Deepak Saxena, assistant professor of basic science and craniofacial biology at the NYU College of Dentistry, talk about how e-cigarettes work and their growing popul
WNYC Radio
added Nov 21, 2013 13:38
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[Europe, UK] LYONS: The new EU directive: quit smoking or die

In December 2012, the EU's executive, the European Commission, announced its proposals to revise the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), originally passed in 2001, to take account of 'significant scientific, market and international developments' that have
spiked (uk)
added May 9, 2013 17:22
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