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Comparative tumor promotion assessment of e-cigarette and cigarettes using the in vitro Bhas 42 cell transformation assay [FREE FULL TEXT]

These data add to growing evidence suggesting that e-cigarettes may provide a safer alternative to traditional cigarettes.
Wiley Online Library
added Apr 28, 2017 21:10
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam] BAT’s harmful business, damaging poorest countries in the ASEAN.

“Successful tobacco business means more diseases and death. Tobacco is not only damaging to health, but also causes social, economic and environmental harms to the world. All of this are preventable,” said Bungon Ritthiphakdee, Executive Director of SEAT
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Apr 28, 2017 21:14
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Virginia's 2019 Commemoration, AMERICAN EVOLUTION™, Receives $500,000 Sponsorship From Altria Group

announced Altria Group as a Virginia Colony Partner. Altria's $500,000 sponsorship will support commemoration projects marking the 400th anniversary of pivotal 1619 Virginia events that set Virginia and America on a course towards the ideals of democracy,
PR Newswire
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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[Asia, India] Government investment in the tobacco industry promotes use, says Sumitra Pednekar

Sumitra Pednekar lost her husband Satish Pednekar, who was Maharashtra’s former home and labour minister to oral cancer in 2011, and has questioned the government’s contrarian policy on tobacco. She has filed a public interest litigation in the Bombay H
DNA India (in)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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UK: Tobacco Giant Should Respect Human Rights

BAT) should strengthen its processes for identifying and addressing human rights risks in its global supply chain, Human Rights Watch and Swedwatch said today in an open letter to shareholders. At
Public.
added Apr 25, 2017 16:24
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Tobacco Rebounds as Prices Rise Despite Fewer Smokers

According to the Euromonitor, an independent market-research firm, Americans spent more on cigarettes than soda and beer combined from retail stores in 2016, the Wall Street Journal reported. Tobacco companies have been able to raise prices and implement
NewsMax
added Apr 24, 2017 23:08
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[North Dakota] McDONOUGH: Keep tobacco firms away from kids

The fight to protect our kids from tobacco is facing new threats both here in North Dakota and in Congress. Our state lawmakers voted to eliminate BreatheND — also known as the North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy — which has he
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Apr 24, 2017 23:07
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[Tennessee] Health Organizations 'Outraged' by Big Tobacco Sponsor at Academies of Nashville Event

“It is appalling that Altria, the nation’s largest tobacco company and parent company of Philip Morris, is sponsoring a high school-focused event. To make matters worse, the event is being held at Rocketown which is the city’s largest entertainment venue
Nashville (TN) Scene
added Apr 24, 2017 19:38
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LETTER: E-Vapor Regulation

We support the bipartisan Cole-Bishop legislation mentioned in your editorial because it maintains the F.D.A.’s authority to regulate e-vapor products while also preserving the ability for us and thousands of other companies to create innovative products
New York Times
added Apr 24, 2017 14:25
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Against All Odds, the U.S. Tobacco Industry Is Rolling in Money ($$)

Revenues for U.S. tobacco companies hit $117 billion in 2016, up from $78 billion in 2001. How the industry succeeded despite lawsuits, rising taxes and declining smoking rates.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 24, 2017 14:19
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