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Key genes in nitrogen utilization in tobacco identified

The identification of these genes could eventually lead to the development of plants that require less nitrogen and to the reduction of certain toxicants in smoke A new genetic road map of tobacco has been used to successfully identify and clone two mut
BAT Science.com
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Traders and restaurateurs: Bring back kiddie ciggie packs

A coalition of four national associations have declared their support for the proposal to reintroduce the 10-stick cigarette pack, claiming that the move will curb the illegal trade and help smokers kick the habit. In a statement Tuesday, the groups said
The Star (my)
added Sep 5, 2017 17:48
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[California] SF’s battle over flavored tobacco heats up

supervisors on Tuesday will reconsider the flavored-tobacco ban they passed unanimously in June. It is now facing a referendum petition to suspend it that has nearly 34,000 certified signatures — well over the 19,040 required to put the matter to voters.
San Francisco Chronicle
added Sep 5, 2017 17:44
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Next-generation products drove BAT merger

British American Tobacco said Vuse and other Reynolds American Inc. innovations helped motivate the company to spend $54.5 billion to acquire the 57.8 percent of Reynolds it did not already own.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 5, 2017 17:42
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[California] Grassroots Coalition Blocks San Francisco Menthol Ban

when the Board of Supervisors returns from recess in September, it can make one of three decisions: Rescind the ordinance, Call for a special election, or Put the question on the ballot on the next scheduled election in June...."I think the number of sig
Convenience Store News
added Sep 4, 2017 20:12
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[Switzerland, USA] McMORRIS: Big Tobacco Goes Soft / Phillip Morris International wants you to quit smoking

Inside The Cube, 430 research and development staffers scurry about trying to save the world's 1 billion smokers... Sweanor posits that smoking is no longer a death sentence...The FDA does not see it that way. The descent of the dread cancer stick has coi
Washington Free Beacon
added Sep 4, 2017 12:09
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[Florida] Cue Vapor System hosts Tyler Farr Meet-and-Greet at Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam

Adult country fans attending the event will have the opportunity to meet Tyler Farr on September 1...at The Cue Vapor Mobile Unit inside of Frank Brown Park. The Cue Vapor Mobile Unit is a luxury mobile vaping lounge, a 40-foot truck dedicated to the amaz
PR Newswire
added Sep 4, 2017 11:51
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[Asia-pacific] Chain-smoking children: Indonesia's ongoing tobacco epidemic

"The problem is big," Pulungan said, adding that smoking has been an issue in Indonesia for more than 40 years. "But it's getting worse." He believes that in addition to peer influence, the root causes of the epidemic include advertising, lack of laws --
CNN
added Sep 4, 2017 03:46
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[Europe] Commission: Plain tobacco packaging does not damage the economy

A European Commission spokesperson has told EURACTIV.com that any loss in the tobacco industry’s turnover arising from health warnings or plain packaging should be offset against the cost of treating people with smoking-related diseases. The revised EU
EurActiv
added Sep 1, 2017 14:31
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BAT restructures to help e-cigarettes go mainstream

has reorganized its regional management structure to integrate its vaping products with its core business, in a push by the world’s biggest listed tobacco company to help cigarette alternatives go mainstream.
Reuters
added Sep 1, 2017 13:58
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