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[Azerbaijan] Association of Tobacco Producers & Exporters established

Tobacco growing began to develop in Northern Azerbaijan in the middle of 19th century... Currently, the Azerbaijani government is taking measures to develop the tobacco industry in the country. To this end, a five-year program was approved for the devel
AzerNews (az)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:53

Effects of Neanderthal DNA on Modern Humans

determining how the effects seen in present-day people might once have affected Neanderthals themselves “is one of our crucial challenges.” For example, he says, “of course, Neanderthals were not smoking.”
The Scientist
added Oct 5, 2017 21:05

[Belgium] Détente, Over a Cigarette

This was not a man who needed to be lectured on the health hazards of smoking. “A wounded German getting a light for his cigarette from a British soldier,” the caption in The New York Times Mid-Week Pictorial. “The German was left behind when his comrade
New York Times
added Oct 5, 2017 13:26

philip morris announcement to spend nearly $1 billion to end smoking sounds like fake news

The new Foundation for a Smoke-Free World raises the specter of the era when Philip Morris and other tobacco companies sought to establish industry-favorable research via the creation and funding of alleged independent research organizations, such as the
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 5, 2017 12:16

Congress and Americans should reject corporate insider Michael Dourson

Dourson has a history of serving the interests of big business and industry, including working for a tobacco front group, the Center for Indoor Air Research, to downplay the effects of secondhand smoke; working for DuPont to recommend safety levels for a
Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families
added Oct 4, 2017 20:01

CASTRO: “A Billion Dollar Lie: We must not take our eyes off Big Tobacco”

Consumers and governments shouldn’t fall for PMI’s ‘investment in a healthier world,’ nor should organizations working towards a truly smoke-free world lose sight of the billion dollar investments that are still being made in selling dangerous products t
added Oct 3, 2017 14:50

[Minnesota] MN restaurant workers reflect on 10 years of being smoke-free

But has the smoking ban really had an effect on public health? When you ask restaurant workers, most would say it has. At the Blackbird Cafe in Minneapolis, workers are just minutes away from their Saturday night dinner rush. Cooks are busy prepping me
KARE NBC 11 (Minneapolis, MN)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:59

American Lung Association’s View: Once considered radical, smoke-free means healthier Minnesota

Ten years after the Freedom to Breathe Act became law in Minnesota, it's hard to believe the idea of smoke-free workplaces was ever considered controversial. Today, Minnesota is full of children who have never known and who never will know what it is lik
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Oct 2, 2017 13:52

[New York] Lookback: Week of Sept. 25 to Oct. 2

50 YEARS AGO — 1967...smoking in the school building in recent years has constituted a fire hazard. The new policy permits students in grades seven through 12 to smoke outside the building on the school grounds during the half-hour period immediately fol
Plattsburgh (NY) Press-Republican
added Sep 28, 2017 22:31


Nuno Fazenda, Manager Scientific Engagement, in an interview with DK.RU, described how the tobacco company came to the decision to build a smoke-free future, how their conventional cigarette products would be replaced, and how the company is saving smoker
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Sep 28, 2017 16:13
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