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Side stream emissions from 'heated tobacco' products similar to secondhand cigarette smoke

found that, despite claims made by some manufacturers, next generation 'heated' tobacco devices produce side-stream emissions similar to secondhand cigarette smoke. The study, conducted by Imperial Tobacco, owner of market leading e-cigarette brand blu,
EurekAlert
added Oct 19, 2015 12:10
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Physicians testified for tobacco companies against dying cancer patients

Reynolds, Philip Morris and Lorillard paid the six board-certified otolaryngologists - physicians specializing in diseases of the ear, nose, throat and related structures - to testify on behalf of the tobacco industry in over 50 cases. The testimony prov
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jul 20, 2015 09:48
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MOODY: E-Cigarettes Poised to Save Medicaid Billions

the rational policy decision is to adopt a non-interventionist stance toward the evolution and adoption of the e-cig until hard evidence proves otherwise. While cigarette tax collections will fall as a result, Medicaid spending will fall even faster.
State Budget Solutions
added Apr 2, 2015 19:09
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[Trinidad And Tobago] $900000 grant for smoking study

A SUBVENTION of more than $900,000 has been approved for a study on smoking patterns and respiratory conditions in Trinidad and Tobago, reported Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan.
Newsday/Daily News (tt)
added Jun 15, 2014 16:56
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[Asia] World No Tobacco Day 2013: India takes a close look at tobacco companies

World Health Organization and activists are criticizing tobacco companies' efforts at corporate social responsibility as thinly veiled marketing schemes ... This is "a classic example of how tobacco companies are using corporate social responsibility (C
Christian Science Monitor
added Jun 1, 2013 10:46
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[Switzerland] Red Cross museum tries to return tobacco money

Admitting “a lack of vigilance,” the Geneva-based International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum has refused a controversial donation offered to it by Japan Tobacco International (JTI). However, JTI says it won’t take the money back. Last November, a h
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Feb 25, 2013 23:31
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China poised to overhaul tobacco industry

China is formulating a new law that further intensifies efforts in enforcing a national ban on smoking in public places, says a joint announcement released by the State Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (SIQSAQ) and a numbe
SINA (cn)
added Dec 26, 2012 23:42
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LETTER: BANZHAF: Make smokers pay

Those for whom smoking is just a habit obviously should bear personal responsibility for its costs, and those who are addicted can avoid the higher taxes by getting their fix from nicotine gum, patches, inhalers, etc.
Washington Post
added Dec 22, 2012 12:42
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President’s Budget Devastates Nation’s Efforts to Reduce Tobacco Use and Save Lives

This budget would eliminate the CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health, which helps lead the nation’s efforts to reduce tobacco use, and dedicates no funds specifically for tobacco control. While the budget provides funding for a block grant to states for chr
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 24, 2017 03:12
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10 Years Later: Bloomberg's Big Bet on Tobacco Reduction

Since 2006, Bloomberg Philanthropies’ investment of more than $600 million to reduce tobacco use has helped protect nearly 1.7 billion people from smoking’s health hazards, primarily in low- and middle-income countries. The bet—while risky—offered a stro
Forbes
added Nov 30, 2016 06:04
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