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[Asia, Kentucky] McConnell: Tobacco should not be excluded from trade pact

While touting trade, he defended two historic Kentucky commodities that are in decline. Export markets have become increasingly important for the tobacco industry as U.S. consumption has dropped sharply amid health concerns. Kentucky is the nation's top
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 20, 2015 14:52
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E-cigarettes becoming more widely available in developing countries

the devices are becoming more widely available in some low- and middle-income countries, where there is even greater potential for impact on public health, say two Stanford University School of Medicine researchers. "People don't think e-cigarettes will
News-Medical.net
added Aug 20, 2015 14:33
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Determinants and prevalence of e-cigarette use throughout the European Union: a secondary analysis of 26 566 youth and adults from 27 Countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

These findings underscore the need to evaluate the potential long term impact of e-cigarette use on consumer health, cessation and nicotine addiction and formulate a European framework for e-cigarette regulation within the revised EU Tobacco Product Direc
Tobacco Control
added Aug 20, 2015 13:30
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Use and abuse of statistics in tobacco industry-funded research on standardised packaging [FREE FULL TEXT]

There is a continuing need to guard against such misrepresentations of the evidence as other countries look to Australia to inform their own policies of standardised packaging. Nevertheless, despite such opposition from the tobacco industry the most recen
Tobacco Control
added Aug 20, 2015 13:29
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Worldwide news and comment [FREE FULL TEXT]

MOLDOVA: TURNING THE TIDE AGAINST TOBACCO / AUSTRIA: EUROPE'S DIRTY ASHTRAY / SINGAPORE: BAN ON EMERGING TOBACCO PRODUCTS / JAMAICA: HEART FOUNDATION SUSPENDS CHARITY MEMBERSHIP OVER TOBACCO DONATIONS
Tobacco Control
added Aug 20, 2015 13:27
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] Thousands Demand Key Debate TPPA Expert on National TV - ActionStation

More than 12,000 Kiwis are demanding that PM John Key and Tim Groser debate a democratically-elected TPPA expert...“Corporations suing entire countries isn't rhetoric: it's happening right now.Philip Morris, the tobacco giant, is suing Australia at this
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 20, 2015 10:38
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[Asia-pacific, Kentucky] McConnell says White House will need GOP to pass Trans-Pacific Partnership, wary of potential carve-outs

McConnell told reporters that he “made it clear to the ambassador they’re going to need a lot of Republicans, even with a simple majority, to pass this TPP... “What I would point out — not many Democrats are going to vote for it, so they really need the R
KSTV cn|2 (Louisville, KY)
added Aug 20, 2015 10:34
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Imperial Tobacco Group's (ITYBY) CEO Alison Cooper on Q3 2015 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

This has been another good quarter, and I am pleased with the progress we continue to make against our strategic agenda. We further strengthened the portfolio by building the contribution of our Growth and Specialist Brands. Growth Brand results were pa
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Aug 19, 2015 18:40
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[UK, California] BAULD: Young people and e-cigarettes: what we know so far

When my team at the University of Stirling first reviewed the studies on e-cigarette use in young people, early in 2014, we could only find nine published peer-reviewed studies reporting prevalence of use in any country. Since then more than 30 new studi
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 19, 2015 13:19
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] Critics of Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal warn about arbitration clause

illustrates what opponents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership say they fear most about the nearly completed trade pact: that it will benefit big corporations at the expense of consumers and workers. Few things have galvanized critics of the 12-nation Paci
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 19, 2015 12:47
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