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[Latin America] Brazil Stops Using Military Drones in Fight Against Illicit Trade

The service would run for 24 hours and every day of the week, with real-time data and image transmissions. The planned use was never operational, like seizing a truckload of smuggled cigarettes. The objective would be, for example, to identify the route
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:48
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[Asia, China] Nandan county tobacco harvest heats up

In the past, Nandan county was encumbered with backward production methods and facilities, resulting in relatively low yields and poor quality tobacco leaves. This year has witnessed the city step up its efforts to develop modern tobacco agriculture thr
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:45
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[New York] UPS Untaxed Cigarette Trafficking Liability: Increased Scrutiny onTobacco Companies

THE CASE’S DOWNSTREAM SIGNIFICANCE TO TOBACCO Although UPS’s compliance efforts came too late to avoid liability, the court’s discussion provides a glimpse into the increased scrutiny UPS has focused on tobacco companies. • Where UPS audits or
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jul 26, 2017 23:22
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Automated dripping devices for vapers: RDTAs, bottomfeeders, squonk mods and dripboxes

Dripping is not without drawbacks. Notably, the higher temperatures involved may increase toxicant yield, although an update examining more contemporary designs may be needed.1 4 Additionally, dripping is time consuming. It requires transferring liquid f
Tobacco Control
added Jul 26, 2017 22:53
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PRESENTATION: Harness the power of the crowd to address computational and biological challenges

Presented at ISMB/ECCB 2017
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Jul 26, 2017 22:46
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PRESENTATION: Crowdsourced enhancement of causal network models – new Network Verification Challenge enabling liver xenobiotic metabolism models verification and refinement

Presented at ISMB/ECCB 2017
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Jul 26, 2017 22:46
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Japanese app to help smokers kick the habit

A Tokyo start-up has invented a revolutionary aid to kicking the smoking habit and has attracted investments the company will use for expansion. CureApp expects its product, an app that works by allowing users to interact on their smartphones or tablets
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jul 26, 2017 22:45
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Holy smoke! Naked Kendall Jenner poses under a chandelier while holding a cigarette (but insists doesn't have a nicotine addiction)

She was holding onto a cigarette, but insisted it was just a prop. She captioned the image: 'I don't smoke.' Still, she could be accused of glamorizing nicotine addiction to her young, impressionable fan base.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 26, 2017 22:41
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Save the date; UCSF "It's About a Billion Lives" symposium will be Friday Feb 2, 2018

Keynote: Smokefree or Up in Smoke? Reinvigorated tobacco control policy in an era of legalized marijuana... This is a public symposium open to all members of the University community, public health and health professionals, the media, and the public
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 26, 2017 19:39
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WRIGHT: The FDA Should Pave the Way to Tobacco Harm

Hopefully, the FDA will not take more than two years to review PMI’s MRTPA. Unless the FDA allows PMI to market its product, including as a safer alternative to smoking, there will be fewer tobacco harm-reduction products available to Americans and more
Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW)
added Jul 26, 2017 19:38
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