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[Virginia] Altria planning 490 job cuts, with 200 to 250 in its Richmond-area operations

Altria Group Inc. is planning to eliminate about 490 jobs from its U.S. workforce in the next two months as the company seeks to save about $300 million a year by the end of 2017. About 200 to 250 of those job cuts will come from the company’s salaried w
Richmond.com
added Jan 29, 2016 03:01
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[Canada] GLOBE EDITORIAL Are e-cigarettes about harm reduction, or greater harm?

National governments have been slow to react. Thankfully, the WHO and Toronto have taken steps that, at the very least, will get people to take a second look at what they are putting into their lungs.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:04
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[Canada] CALANTZOPOULOS: This product can help millions quit smoking ...if we’re allowed to talk about it

Rather than keeping people in the dark for their own good, the law should enable informed choice based on thorough scientific evaluation. We urge Parliament to consider revising S-5 to propel innovations that will lead to drastically lower smoking rates
Financial Post (ca)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:47
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[Canada] SWEANOR: E-cigarettes a public health breakthrough

As someone who has spent over three decades in the forefront of national and global efforts to reduce smoking I feel a need to provide some perspective. As someone who grew up in Port Hope and observed friends starting to smoke and then, unable to break
Cobourg (Ont) Daily Star (ca)
added Aug 12, 2016 18:00
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[Colorado] Insights Abound at Smoker Friendly Conference

Last week, I had the honor of moderating a panel of leaders from innovative cigar, RYO/MYO and cigarette manufacturers at the 2015 Smoker Friendly Conference and Tobacco Festival. Dan Carr, president of General Cigar, Richmond, Va., J. Kelly Michols, CEO
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Aug 26, 2015 22:19
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Tobacco Companies Sue FDA Over Cigarette Packaging Guidelines

“We disagree that FDA’s new requirements that manufacturers must obtain agency authorization before changing certain product labels when the actual physical tobacco product remains exactly the same,” an Altria rep tells the Wall Street Journal. “We’re as
The Consumerist (blog)
added Apr 14, 2015 17:25
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[Trinidad And Tobago] ALI: Call to restrict use of e-cigarettes

The WHO report was published ahead of a meeting involving all countries that have signed up to an international convention on tobacco control. TT is more than likely to attend that meeting in October, when new global guidelines could be agreed. In the
Newsday/Daily News (tt)
added Sep 4, 2014 13:09
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[Africa, South Africa] SWEANOR/YACH: Looking for the next breakthrough in tobacco control and health

Are there risks as we embrace measures that fundamentally challenge the near-monopoly on nicotine maintenance currently held by the cigarette oligopoly? Certainly there are. … But these risks must be seen in relation to the risks of inaction (or counterpr
South African Medical Journal (za)
added Oct 23, 2013 15:18
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Reynolds, Imperial Get FDA Warnings for ‘Natural’ Labels

warned three tobacco companies that they need to prove cigarettes they’ve labeled as “natural” or “additive-free” are less harmful in order to keep marketing them that way. Imperial Tobacco Group’s Winston, Reynolds American Inc.’s Natural American Spirit
Bloomberg News
added Aug 27, 2015 21:47
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[Canada] Marni Soupcoff: Smokers already understand the risks of cigarettes. Regulators should be cautious about trying to make them ‘safer’

one of the author’s knocks against the ventilated filter cigarettes is that their apparent “lightness” makes smokers think they’re smoking something safer. But the fact is: the message that cigarettes kill has already been delivered loud and clear. (Can a
National Post (ca)
added May 27, 2017 15:37
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