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[Asia-pacific] In Indonesia, Big Tobacco hasn't got a worry

health experts warn of a humanitarian disaster looming in poorer countries, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region. ''They [cigarette companies] are just wilfully imposing a pandemic on developing countries,'' says Professor Mike Daube
The Age (au)
added Aug 25, 2012 23:29
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Azerbaijan subsidizes tobacco manufacturers

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has issued an order on providing state support to development of tobacco-growing. APA reports that AZN 0.05 will be paid in subsidy to the tobacco manufacturers for each 1 kg of dry tobacco and 10 kg of wet tobacco s
Azeri-Press Agency (APA) (az)
added Oct 5, 2016 22:00
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Improving livelihoods in Laos

We’re helping to improve the livelihoods of disabled women in Laos by supporting a vocational training project near our factory in Vientiane. The Lao Disabled Women Development Centre is set to receive funding from our charitable organisation the Altadis
Imperial Brands (nee Imperial Tobacco) (uk)
added May 1, 2015 12:14
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GLANTZ: Surprise! Lorillard Tobacco publishes two papers finding e-cigs pose no hazard

Both papers say that the authors, who are employees of Lorillard, have "no conflict of interest." This seems odd, given that their employer has a strong interest in the outcome of these studies. It is also concerning that the IJREPH used Konstantinos F
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 11, 2014 15:46
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Medicare to Cover Lung Cancer Screening for Long-Time Smokers

Annual lung cancer screenings for long-term smokers may soon be covered by Medicare, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Monday. The reimbursement proposal would cover annual CT scans for people aged 55 to 74 with a smokin
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 10, 2014 22:02
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[Germany] Frankfurt Airport unveils new-look smoking lounge in partnership with JTI

Frankfurt Airport has opened its first fully enclosed and ventilated smoking lounge in partnership with Japan Tobacco International. The 65sq m is Camel-branded and located in the airport's Terminal B-East.
The Moodie Report (uk)
added Aug 2, 2012 07:45
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Tobacco: a deadly business – about this series

This series is focused on the damage caused by the tobacco industry... This content is funded by support provided, in part, by Vital Strategies with funding by Bloomberg Philanthropies. Content is editorially independent and its purpose is to shine a lig
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 12, 2017 13:40
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[Florida] New FDA tobacco rules appears to ban cigar donations to troops

It's not just the troops getting free cigars. Newman and other companies donate thousands more to charities each year for silent auctions, golf tournaments and other fundraisers. "We're good citizens, and now the FDA says, 'No, no, no. No more charity,'
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Aug 29, 2016 14:51
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BENTLEY: Eve Of Prohibition: This Committee Could Stop The FDA Attack On E-Cigarettes Photo of Guy Bentley

The House Committee on Appropriations could be the last line of defense against Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulation that will wreck the e-cigarette industry. The FDA regulation, expected to be announced imminently, will require all e-cigarette
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Apr 18, 2016 04:07
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[Connecticut] Galas, Celtic Music, Scotch & Cigars, Fairs Are All Part of This CT Weekend

For some, there is no better way to start the weekend that with a glass of good Scotch and an even greater cigar. Enjoy both at Hartford’s Carbone’s Ristorante on Thursday, Sept. 24. The outdoor dinner and more benefits First Tee of Connecticut, an organ
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Sep 25, 2015 11:02
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