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[Latin America] Illicit Cigarette Trade in Five South American Countries: A Gap Analysis for Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Peru

Evolution of cigarette illicit trade in five Latin American countries show different trajectories, not in line with tobacco industry estimates, which highlight the importance of producing solid, independent estimates. There are inexpensive methodologies
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 16, 2018 03:30
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Millions Try E-Cigarettes, But Many Stop

"The decline in current use, but increase in those who have tried e-cigarettes, may suggest that some individuals are trying but not continuing use of e-cigarettes," said lead researcher Dr. Wei Bao. He's an assistant professor of epidemiology at the Uni
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 15, 2018 22:02
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More Americans are trying e-cigarettes - but fewer are taking it up as a long-term habit, new figures show

Adults who said they have tried vaping at least once reached just over 15 percent in 2016, versus 12.6 percent in 2014. That means an estimated 33 million...Bao warns it could mean more non-smokers may be exposing themselves to nicotine, while fewer smoke
AP - Associated Press
added May 15, 2018 22:01
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The Child Labor in Zimbabwe’s Tobacco Fields

HRW researcher Margaret Wurth tells The Nation that “if authorities want tobacco to be central to the economy, to be a pillar of the country’s economic recovery, they need to make sure that the workers and the small-scale farmers sustaining the industry
The Nation
added May 15, 2018 19:56
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Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Altria (MO) to Sell

“Stern government regulations combined with increased health consciousness has been taking a toll on cigarette sales. This has long been hurting Altria’s smokeable segment performance. Notably domestic cigarette shipment volumes fell 4.2% year over year d
American Banking News
added May 15, 2018 15:01
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Dr. Marc Siegel: E-cigarettes pose special danger to teens

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are seen by some – including me – as a safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes. But e-cigarettes pose a special danger to teenagers, both as a gateway to traditional cigarettes and because they contain chemicals that
Fox News
added May 14, 2018 22:04
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FDA warns more companies to stop misleading kids with e-liquids that resemble kid-friendly foods as part of Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan

today issued four new warning letters to manufacturers and retailers for selling e-liquids used in e-cigarettes with labeling and/or advertising that cause them to resemble kid-friendly food products, such as cereal, soda and pancakes. One of the companie
PR Newswire
added May 11, 2018 02:08
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[Canada, USA] What is juuling? The vaping trend that has some U.S. teens hooked

For the most part, the vape’s “coolness” factor comes from its look: they are sleek, colourful and even have a trendy Instagram page. They also don’t look like traditional e-cigarettes, and Time says that some mistake them for USB flash drives. But the
Global News (ca)
added May 9, 2018 18:11
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EDITORIAL: The FDA should let e-cigarettes help adults — but not hook kids

The FDA should view e-cigarettes as a viable substitute, which will require federal authorities to allow innovation in vaping products for adults. But that cannot come at the cost of hooking more teenagers for life, even on relatively less-dangerous e-cig
Washington Post
added May 9, 2018 15:33
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22nd Century Files 2018 First Quarter Report

a plant biotechnology company that is focused on tobacco harm reduction, Very Low Nicotine tobacco, and hemp/cannabis research, announced today the Company’s first quarter 2018 financial results. 22nd Century will provide a business update for investors o
Business Wire
added May 9, 2018 14:14
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