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[UK] 'Business fears' cast cloud over future of artificial cigarettes ($$)

Government plans on licensing electronic cigarettes have been delayed even further amid fears for the future of the embryonic industry in Britain. The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency began a consultation in February 2010, but it said
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 8, 2013 09:24
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[UK] Philip Morris Nears Decision on Lower-Risk Cigarette Plant

“We are very close to making a decision on where to place our manufacturing facility,” he told analysts at a conference in London today, without elaborating further. “We should be ready with the commercialization in 2016-2017.” The company is developing
Bloomberg News
added Mar 18, 2013 12:27
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[Netherlands] Lung specialists launch 'name and shame' tobacco lobby website

Two lung specialists have launched a website listing the names and jobs of people it says work for the tobacco industry lobby in the Netherlands. The list on tabaknee.nl also includes health minister Edith Schippers, whom it describes as the ‘minister of
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Mar 11, 2013 10:01
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VIDEO: Rachel Maddow Show: Big Tobacco models disinformation, distraction strategy

Morton Downey Jr. … always carried a lit cigarette … and became spokesman for something called the 'National Smokers' Alliance' . . . but then he got sick … the NSA ... was dreamed up by the PR firm Burson Marsteller.
NBC
added Mar 7, 2013 23:31
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FDA Publicly Challenged to Support Unsubstantiated Claims Regarding Electronic Cigarettes

E Cigarette Reviewed Calls the FDA's Anti-Harm Reduction Strategy into Question
PR Newswire
added Feb 28, 2013 04:22
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A “Transformed” Tobacco Company? Reynolds’ Actions Show Otherwise

Rather than changing, Reynolds continues to market its products to kids, mislead the public about the health risks of its products and fight proven strategies that prevent kids from smoking and reduce the death and disease caused by its products. Far fr
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 25, 2013 20:48
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The silent salesman: an observational study of personal tobacco pack display at outdoor café strips in Australia

Tobacco packs are frequently seen on table-tops in café strips, providing many opportunities for other patrons and passers-by to be incidentally exposed to cigarette brand names and imagery. Use of cigarette cases is rare, suggesting that smokers eventual
Tobacco Control
added Feb 21, 2013 01:46
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Youth Tobacco Prevention

RDRN patch for the Boy Scouts R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and the Boy Scouts of America are partners in the campaign to reduce youth tobacco use. Learn more
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Feb 13, 2013 16:48
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Tobacco Harm Reduction

A significant and growing body of science shows that the health risks associated with smokeless tobacco products are significantly lower than the risks associated with cigarette smoking.
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Feb 13, 2013 16:47
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[South Africa] Big Tobacco has firm hold on Africa

The number of smokers in sub-Saharan Africa will double over the next 12 to 13 years unless anti-smoking policies are adopted. This is according to a recent article published in Polity that reviewed various studies ... South Africa, along with Mauritius
Health-E (za)
added Feb 12, 2013 17:21
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