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[UK] Smoking will 'kill up to a billion people worldwide this century'

Governments must do far more to control the global tobacco industry, say cancer experts
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 29, 2012 15:38
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[Korea - South] Cigarettes found to contain addictive substances

The finding by the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs is a head-on clash with the company’s long-running claim that its products do not contain chemical addictives that help boost tobacco’s addictive nature. The report based on various tests
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 18, 2012 09:14
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FEINBERG: Cigarette Price Increases Don't Burden Low-Income New Yorkers, Smoking Does

High cigarettes taxes are not punitive; they save lives. New York State's high cigarette tax ($4.35 per pack, the highest in the country, with another $1.50 per pack in New York City) is only one element of a comprehensive strategy that has effectively r
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 3, 2012 08:00
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[Asia-pacific] Where the Marlboro man is still king

According to the latest Tobacco Atlas, . . . Pacific islanders are the world's heaviest smokers, with rates of 58 percent in Kiribati, 52.9 percent in Nauru, and 44 percent in Palau and Papua New Guinea.
Foreign Policy Magazine
added Aug 23, 2012 14:52
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[California] Children in the Field: North Carolina Tobacco Farms

The fields of California are not the only ones filled with child laborers.
NBC Bay Area
added Aug 5, 2012 03:34
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Through tobacco industry eyes: civil society and the FCTC process from Philip Morris and British American Tobacco's perspectives

PM and BAT articulated a global policy-making environment in which NGOs are key, non-state stakeholders, and as a result, internationalised some of their previous national-level strategies. After both companies failed to prevent the FCTC, their strategies
Tobacco Control
added Jun 25, 2012 13:22
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[Canada] Day 33 - The Science Guy

Today the world of tobacco science and the world of law entered each other's orbits when a former scientist for Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd., Dr. Andrew Porter, testified
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added May 30, 2012 02:15
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Juuling: The New Vaping Trend That’s Twice as Addictive as Cigarettes

However, as cigarette smoking seems to be on the decline, another method of nicotine use has managed to hook today’s youth. The same CDC report that discussed the decline of cigarette use revealed an increase in vaping. In 2017, 3.3 percent of middle s
Healthline Networks
added Aug 21, 2018 17:58
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Tobacco industry misappropriation of American Indian culture and traditional tobacco

misrepresenting American Indian traditions, values and beliefs to market and sell their products for profit. Findings underscore the need for ongoing monitoring of tobacco industry marketing tactics directed at exploiting Native culture and counter-market
Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2018 00:19
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Escape $1M In Atty Fees To Smoker’s Estate ($$)

cleared R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Liggett Group LLC of an obligation to pay almost $1 million in attorneys’ fees to the estate of a deceased smoker who won more than $2 million in a jury award, saying there was a “good reason” for the expenses incurre
Law360
added Jan 30, 2018 03:26
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