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[Canada, North Carolina] NASCAR's Derek White Charged In Tobacco Smuggling Bust ($$)

seized illegal drugs and cash and arrested and charged some 60 people Wednesday — including professional race car driver Derek White — in a crackdown on an alleged tobacco smuggling ring that moved crops from North Carolina to First Nations reservations a
Law360
added Apr 1, 2016 16:22
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Smoke-free Sochi showcases Russia's tobacco control effort ($$)

n one important respect the event seems to be shaping into a resounding success: the XXII Olympic Winter ...
The Lancet (uk)
added Feb 16, 2014 18:14
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[Canada] Flavoured tobacco is hooking our kids into the habit, study shows

While chewing tobacco is hardly new, a recently released study found students in Grades 6 to 12 are getting hooked by flavouring in tobacco. According to a study released by the University of Waterloo, 46% of 117,000 students surveyed in 2010-2011 used
Sun News Network (ca)
added Oct 20, 2013 16:29
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Japan taking steps to discourage smoking nationwide

“We have freshly launched this fiscal year the second Health Japan 21 project. It’s to stop those underage from smoking and to host the committee of experts on tobacco and health upgrading to undertake various measures to deal with cigarette smoking,” sa
Japan Daily Press (jp)
added Jun 3, 2013 13:12
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[Massachusetts] KOH/WOODWARD: Baseball and tobacco are a deadly mix

For too long, the tobacco industry has normalized and glamorized products that cause drug dependence, disability, and death. Leveraging the prestige and appeal of baseball has been an essential part of that strategy. It’s time for baseball to start a new
Boston (MA) Globe
added Aug 7, 2015 13:22
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[Pennsylvania] Spitting Image: Smokeless tobacco providing fallback for baseball players of all ages

“Little kids watch everything MLB players do,” said Pottstown PAL Spartans manager Jim Goodhart. “It’s tough because a lot of people look up to those guys and want to mimic them. They see a guy using (smokeless tobacco) and think ‘I should do that too.’”
Pottstown (PA) Mercury
added Aug 7, 2015 10:15
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'Rush' only hints at race-car driver James Hunt's exploits

he passed away from a heart attack in 1993 at age 45 ... At a 1979 Grand Prix, a sauced Hunt threw up on the shoes of sponsor Phillip Morris’ president.
New York Post
added Nov 1, 2013 15:05
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GRAPHICS: Baseball and Chewing Tobacco: A Strange History

How did this come to pass? Why is it that, for more than a century now, so many heroes of America's Pastime spit toxic waste and look like they have a small mammal stuffed in their cheek?
Discovery Channel
added Apr 9, 2013 19:33
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[Ukraine] Ukrainian president approves smoking, tobacco ban during Euro 2012

President Viktor Yanukovych has signed into law bill No. 4819-VI, "On changes to the Ukrainian law, 'On organizing and conducting the final part of the 2012 European football championship in Ukraine'," concerning the health of fans and athletes and creat
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Jun 1, 2012 12:41
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[Canada] Examining the association between physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sport participation with e-cigarette use and smoking status in a large sample of Canadian Youth

Results suggest that e-cigarette users are more likely to engage in physical activity compared to non e-cigarette users. Youth e-cigarette users are more likely to be physically active while the opposite is true for smokers. Although e-cigarettes may be
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 3, 2017 17:12
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