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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] The winning blow

This seems to be Sen. Manny Pacquiao’s way of putting a stop to smoking in the country once and for all. Specifically, he wants to double the excise tax on tobacco products from P30 to P60 per pack of cigarettes starting in 2018 and a nine percent incre
Philippine Star (ph)
added Nov 25, 2017 22:18
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VIDEO: Wall Street Journal, New York Times and 48 other dailies to carry anti-smoking ads to warn Americans [VIDEO]

Have you watched the movie "The Insider"...also includes American basketball player Michael Jordan, English footballer Wayne Rooney, Italian ace Mario Balotelli, American football player Randy Moss, Nicaraguan professional boxer Ricardo Mayorga, Canadian
IBT - International Business Times
added Nov 25, 2017 04:05
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Billie Jean King: ‘Be ahead of your time – that’s what you have to do’

‘I decided to fight for equality and freedom and equal rights and opportunities for everyone. Not just girls. Everyone.’ [NB: no mention in this extensive article of Virginia Slims/Philip Morris--except in the comments--gb]
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 13, 2017 16:07
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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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The surfboard made using 10,000 cigarette butts

Cigarette butts leach toxic chemicals into the environment including lead, arsenic, and nicotine - the same toxic chemicals found in secondhand smoke. These small and poisonous items represent 34 percent of the total litter collected in California. The
SurferToday (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:05
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Behind this Battle of the Sexes, a Philip Morris brand

displays or mentions the Virginia Slims brand thirteen times, among its eighty tobacco incidents....delivered more than 100 million tobacco impressions...Philip Morris (now Altria) and Fox (formerly News Corp.) have many corporate connections: • Fox's C
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 31, 2017 18:14
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[Canada] CHEERS & JEERS: Cameron scores two aces at 84

JEERS: To die-hard smokers who ignored the new tobacco-free policy at the Bell Aliant Centre facility – which makes the entire property smoke-free...That didn’t stop some smokers from flaunting the rule on the weekend near a main entrance to the Bell Alia
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Oct 31, 2017 00:56
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[Ohio] Dad sues North Canton Schools over son’s football suspension

A Stark County Common Pleas judge could decide this week whether a Hoover High School football player is eligible to play for the rest of the season after he violated North Canton City Schools’ rules against tobacco use.
Canton (OH) Repository
added Oct 26, 2017 17:26
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[Cuba] Hamilton is close and has smoked the cigar

“Tastes disgusting,” he grimaced. ”A guy came and gave me the cigars earlier. Every now and then some of the Cubans come along and give me some cigars. I took the box in there and handed them around to everyone. “This is the first time for victory a
Reuters
added Oct 23, 2017 18:48
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[Russia] Australian boxing icon Kostya Tszyu enjoys a quiet new life in Moscow

puffs on a water-pipe under a no-smoking sign, admitting shisha tobacco is his one vice. “I didn’t smoke all my life, I barely drank, and now, allow me one vice, I can have a little vice,’’ he said.
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Oct 21, 2017 23:17
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