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[Canada] CALLARD: Smokers are paying more for their cigarettes. Coincidence? I think not.

money was set aside after Justice Schrager ordered two of the defendant companies to lock it up while the appeals... All told, Imperial Tobacco now charges $5.00 cents more...Has this allowed them to fully offload the costs of the security order onto smok
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jan 7, 2017 18:50
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[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] ASSUNTA: Myanmar needs to stub out growing tobacco usage

It is the only country in the ASEAN region that has not committed national funds for tobacco control efforts. Strengthening tobacco control measures and allocating more resources to enforcement will send a strong message to the public and private sector
East Asia Forum (au)
added Jan 7, 2017 03:15
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[Italy, Sweden, USA] RODU: Confirmed: Snus Use Protective for Parkinson’s Disease

Investigators in Sweden, Italy and the United States report that “non-smoking men who used snus had a substantially reduced risk of Parkinson’s disease…” The research, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology (abstract here), combined dat
Tobacco Truth (Brad Rodu blog)
added Jan 7, 2017 03:12
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Suicide and Chantix: Was There A Connection?

In the last several weeks the FDA has agreed to remove the black box. The agency notes that mental health side effects are still a risk. Health professionals should have taken note that your brother was on Chantix.
The People’s Pharmacy
added Jan 7, 2017 02:39
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DAY: UK government must help to stub out illicit tobacco trade

it should be a call to action for the chancellor to do all in his power to stop smugglers bypassing tobacco control measures designed to increase prices and prevent tobacco sales to children. Yet the UK government already has the power to thwart this bla
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 6, 2017 16:18
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[Mid-east, Syria] WILLIAMS: Time to Defund the Taxpayer-Subsidized United Nations

In the midst of a raging civil war, the World Health Organization has recently pushed the Syrian government to reduce smoking rates in its country. This is a clear indication that the United Nations is out of touch with what’s important.
InsideSources
added Jan 6, 2017 01:16
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[UK] LYONS: SMOKERS ENJOY CIGARETTES – DEAL WITH IT

Forest, surveyed 650 committed smokers...what do smokers dislike about smoking?...the ever-increasing price of cigarettes, followed by the social stigma attached...A whopping 91 per cent of smokers thought they were treated very unfairly (77 per cent) or
spiked (uk)
added Jan 5, 2017 20:47
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California Officials Making Life Tough For Vape Vendors

In order to sell an e-cigarette or vaping device in the state, vendors must now pay an annual licensing fee of $265. The fee must be paid on each individual location established by a business. The legislation took effect Jan. 1 and stems from a bill pass
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jan 5, 2017 20:37
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[Virginia] GLANTZ: Starting with e-cigs triples odds of starting cigarettes among college students; the evidence just keeps piling up

followed 3757 students at Virginia Commonwealth University for a year to examine the relationship between e-cigarette use among never cigarette smokers at the beginning and whether they were smoking conventional cigarettes a year later. They found, contr
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 5, 2017 16:42
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Mary E Black: New Year’s resolution—a smoke-free NHS

The NHS is not yet smoke free. But it’s time that it was. If this had happened years ago then perhaps I would not be able to darn so well. Perhaps my father would still be alive.
BMJ Group blogs
added Jan 5, 2017 05:20
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