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[Connecticut] OSHA seeks steep fines from SW tobacco firm

The Nuway Tobacco Co. faces $59,869 in proposed fines after the U.S. Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited the company for 22 serious violations of workplace safety and health standards at its 200 Sullivan Ave. manufacturi
Manchester (CT) Journal-Inquirer
added Apr 14, 2013 12:59
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[UK] Tobacco Industry's Tactics Against Anti-Tobacco Policies

In this week's issue of PLoS Medicine, UK public health experts write that it is fair to say that the tobacco industry's comprehensive and huge response to the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control is adopting a 'globalizatio
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jun 28, 2012 06:15
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[North Carolina] E-cigarettes 'lesser of two evils'

Electronic cigarettes are an increasingly popular option for those trying to quit smoking, but they come with their own set of warnings.
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Jun 5, 2012 15:24
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New Study, For the First Time, Details What Types of Cigars Americans Smoke

A new study released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the first time breaks down the types of cigars smoked by adults in the U.S. and highlights why the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must have basic oversight au
EIN (European Internet Network) Professional Edition
added Jul 31, 2014 17:11
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Transnational Tobacco Company Interests in Smokeless Tobacco in Europe: Analysis of Internal Industry Documents and Contemporary Industry Materials

BAT's early interest in introducing SLT in Europe was based on the potential for creating an alternative form of tobacco use in light of declining cigarette sales and social restrictions on smoking, with young people a key target. We conclude that by inve
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Sep 11, 2013 13:11
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Teens and Tobacco Use: Why Declines in Youth Have Stalled

Tobacco use in dropped sharply between 1997 and 2003, but since then the rate of decline has slowed. Between 2009 and 2011, it nearly ground to a halt. Why?
TIME Magazine
added Aug 12, 2012 18:55
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[North Carolina] NC teen smoking rates hit all-time low

According to the 2011 N.C. Youth Tobacco Survey, the state's middle school smoking rate dropped to 4.2 percent in 2011. During that time, the high school rate dropped to 15.5 percent.
Richmond County (NC) Daily Journal
added Aug 2, 2012 12:52
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[Czech Republic] Shining more light on tobacco company tactics

Two papers in PLoS Medicine this week highlight again the tactics used by the tobacco industry when attempts are made to regulate them.
PLOS Blogs
added Jun 27, 2012 13:37
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[Pennsylvania] Graphic Warning Labels Improve Smokers' Recall of Warning and Health Risks Related to Smoking, Penn Medicine Study Shows

New Research Also Provides Valuable Insight into How Warning Labels May Be Effective in Capturing Smoker's Attentions
University of Pennsylvania Health System
added Jun 15, 2012 16:28
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[Canada] Message from the Minister of Health - National Non-Smoking Week - January 18 - 24, 2015

during this year's National Non-Smoking Week, the Government of Canada is renewing its commitment to amend the schedule to the Tobacco Act to further restrict the use of additives, including flavouring additives, which are used to market cigars that appea
Health Canada
added Jan 25, 2015 01:06
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