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[Australia, Europe] CHAPMAN: E-cigarettes: too important to be regulated?

Sensible regulation, as exists across different categories of pharmaceuticals, would allow Australia to keep a short leash on e-cigarettes at first. If our own and the international experience shows their promise being fulfilled, regulatory control could
The Conversation (au)
added May 16, 2016 00:02

£930000 to develop new smoking cessation aids

Chemists at the University of Bristol have been awarded £930,000 from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to develop potential new aids to help smokers stop smoking.
University of Bristol (uk)
added May 13, 2016 19:52

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Bank partners tobacco farmers in $2m irrigation deal

TOBACCO farmers will get over $2 million for irrigation and working capital from Agribank in a major boost for production of the golden leaf.
Newsday (zw)
added May 12, 2016 16:02

Feds Seek $3.7M In Unpaid Fees From Fla. Tobacco Importer ($$)

claims the company has failed to pay more than $3.7 million in fees, penalties and interest it owes to a federal subsidy program for domestic tobacco growers... The government brought the civil suit against Pat Marketing Inc., an importer of cigarettes an
added May 11, 2016 02:28

Smokers' ranks look conspicuously sparse in Obamacare

Insurers – who can charge higher rates in most states to admitted smokers – are steamed. They say the cheating that smokers do to escape tobacco surcharges on their monthly premiums means higher rates for everyone else.
Northwest Cable News (Seattle, WA)
added Apr 30, 2016 21:26

[Italy] Persisting Long Term Benefits of Smoking Abstinence and Reduction in Asthmatic Smokers Who Have Switched to Electronic Cigarettes

This prospective study confirms that EC use ameliorates objective and subjective asthma outcomes and shows that these beneficial effects may persist... R.P. ...has also served as a consultant for Pfizer and Arbi Group Srl, an Italian e-cigarettes distribu
Discovery Medicine
added Mar 29, 2016 17:07

CVS Health Foundation Announces Second Round of Grants in Partnership with Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

New grants part of five-year $50 million Be The First initiative, and awarded to coincide with national Kick Butts Day, encouraging youth to fight tobacco use 2015 grantees make progress on education and action on tobacco issues
PR Newswire
added Mar 16, 2016 19:28

[Missouri] Yael T. Abouhalkah: Gov. Sam Brownback’s top aides blatantly misled public on children’s fund

The meetings by Brownback officials of last year and, certainly, of earlier this month regarding the tobacco-related funds should have been made public.
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Mar 15, 2016 19:54

CVS Health Makes $50 Million Five-Year Commitment to Deliver the Nation's First Tobacco-Free Generation As Next Step Toward Smoke-Free Living

Be The First comprises comprehensive education, advocacy, tobacco control and healthy behavior programming in partnership with organizations uniquely positioned to tackle this public health challenge. "We are at a critical moment in our nation's effort
CVS Health (CVS Caremark)
added Mar 10, 2016 16:58

Serving Those Who Serve -- February's Donation to Operation: Cigars for Warriors Has Shipped

Famous Smoke a huge supporter of the U.S military and the Cigar for Warriors Foundation. Famous Smoke has once again offered their monthly donation to Operation: Cigars for Warriors. February's total cigar shipment came to a total of 2,840 cigar
added Feb 28, 2016 19:18
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