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MURTHY: Working Toward a Tobacco-Free Generation: 51 Years of Progress

With the release of the 50th anniversary report, we directly called on all sectors of society to help make the next generation tobacco-free. Our partners answered that call with remarkable action. These are just a few examples of the incredible work done
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Feb 7, 2015 23:16
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[Africa, Tanzania] MUSHI: Cigarette Smoking Is Deadly, Can't We Stop It?

The Director General of the Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission (TAEC), Prof Iddi Mkilaha, says that by their own admission, cigarette companies create doubt about the health charge without actually denying it.
All-Africa.com
added Nov 17, 2014 13:02
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[Trinidad And Tobago] ALI: Call to restrict use of e-cigarettes

The WHO report was published ahead of a meeting involving all countries that have signed up to an international convention on tobacco control. TT is more than likely to attend that meeting in October, when new global guidelines could be agreed. In the
Newsday/Daily News (tt)
added Sep 4, 2014 13:09
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[North Carolina] RAILLEY: The cheap cigars were good, the company even better

One of my earliest memories of smell is that of my father’s cigar ... My father's heart got weak. He had to quit his cigars. I kept smoking the cigars and the cigarettes. My father, ever the cleaner at the beach cottage, would empty my ashtrays, never
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 20, 2013 20:05
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[California] WHITAKER: My turn: No Ifs, Ands or Butts

So, why do they think nothing about dropping a cigarette butt and grinding it out with their shoe and leaving it on the ground? Studies have been done on this by environmental groups as well as tobacco companies. Some of the findings: •Because cigarette
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Sep 11, 2013 10:34
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[Pennsylvania] BONAVITA: Toomey's cigars stance puts jobs and votes ahead of public health

Toomey is on the wrong side of this issue. So is Scarnati. If tobacco is so lethal that its manufacturers had to pay billions to states, then the feds should regulate all forms of tobacco, not exempt the forms that provide votes for incumbents or campai
Dubois (PA) Courier-Express
added Aug 12, 2012 18:24
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[Malta] WHITE: Beware electronic cigarettes

Obviously, the Maltese health authorities are right to point out their unproven safety.
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 13, 2012 20:34
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ARNOLD: Japan needs more than apologies on insider trades

Handing responsibility for the sale of a $6 billion stake in Japan Tobacco to Nomura Holdings’ (8604.T) rivals after the bank apologized for leaking earlier share sales . . . Tokyo needs to make such leaks illegal and attempts to profit on them much more
Reuters
added Jun 22, 2012 15:32
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[Malaysia] NOORDIN: Risk From Second-hand Cigarette Smoke

In countries like India, members of the public are encouraged to lodge complaints over this issue, and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has even provided a toll-free telephone line for them to do so. Other countries such as the United Kingdom a
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jun 15, 2012 13:54
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[Florida] COLUMN-How a federal judge pressed Big Tobacco into $100 mln deal: Frankel

In July 2013, a federal appeals court ...threw up its hands in defeat. .. The historic $100 million settlement ... can be traced directly to the 11th Circuit's appointment of U.S. District Judge William Young of Boston to take over the federal docket of
Reuters
added Feb 25, 2015 18:40
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