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22nd Century Produces Non-GMO Very Low Nicotine Tobacco

research collaboration with North Carolina State University has yielded several new Very Low Nicotine (VLN) tobacco varieties... “Because our new non-GMO varieties contain no foreign DNA, these proprietary varieties will open up huge new markets around th
Business Wire
added Jun 6, 2017 19:27
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[UK] Global Burden of Disease Home

The Global Burden of Disease Study (GBD) is the most comprehensive worldwide observational epidemiological study to date. It describes mortality and morbidity from major diseases, injuries and risk factors to health at global, national and regional levels
The Lancet (uk)
added Jun 19, 2017 22:49
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What's The Rate Of Smoking In The 13- To 15-Year-Old Crowd?

Worldwide, about 10 percent of the youngest teens smoke, according to the report, which analyzed data on more than 170,000 young teens in 61 countries. But in some countries, numbers are significantly higher, especially among boys. In Timor-Leste, the s
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jun 6, 2017 16:16
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Sunday Interview: Dr Mackay, tobacco industry's worst nightmare

“I HAVE been described as a ‘psychotic human garbage, a gibbering Satan, an insane psychotic, power-lusting piece of meat, Hitler and a nanny’ and they (the tobacco industry allies) threatened to destroy me. But such threats and offensive words never onc
New Straits Times (my)
added Jun 5, 2017 14:56
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Big tobacco's big profits

Without nicotine addiction, there would be no tobacco industry. The tobacco industry knows this and has diversified to develop other nicotine products like E-cigarettes. The electronic cigarette market has grown from just $50m in 2005 to an estimated $7.
Al-Jazeera (qt)
added Jun 3, 2017 16:39
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[Africa, Nigeria] Time To Flee From Coffin Nails

Prof Isaac Adewole said, tobacco was the only approved drug that kills its users even when used as intended by its manufacturers. Adewole also noted that the continuous use of tobacco without regulation has affected the country’s economy through increased
Leadership (ng)
added Jun 3, 2017 16:20
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[Asia, India] RAMAKANT: Tobacco endgame is critical 'cog in the wheel' for sustainable development

by adopting UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but tobacco triggered pandemics threaten to stall or even reverse the progress made. Tobacco is a major risk factor of killer non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cardio-vascular diseases, cancers,
E-Pao.net (in)
added Jun 3, 2017 16:17
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[Asia, India] RAMAKANT: Tobacco endgame is critical 'cog in the wheel' for sustainable development

by adopting UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but tobacco triggered pandemics threaten to stall or even reverse the progress made. Tobacco is a major risk factor of killer non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cardio-vascular diseases, cancers,
E-Pao.net (in)
added Jun 3, 2017 16:17
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[UK] FT Health: Funding the fight against disease: WHO resources, Mark Dybul, controlling tobacco

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Financial Times (uk)
added Jun 5, 2017 15:10
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[Asia, Mid-east] Lebanon ranked third globally in smoking

Lebanon has been ranked poorly despite Law 174, which was approved by Najib Mikati’s Cabinet in 2012, and that intended to limit cigarette consumption, at least in public places like restaurants. Although the antismoking law remains in effect, it is ver
Gulf News (ae)
added Jun 2, 2017 03:30
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