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FDA Decision on Menthol Expected Soon

After attending a panel which included Zeller at the 2013 NATO Show in Las Vegas today, Wells Fargo Securities' managing director of tobacco, beverage and consumer research Bonnie Herzog said Zeller "indicated he was interested in establishing an open, h
Convenience Store News
added Apr 24, 2013 10:22
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Graphic tobacco warning labels to remain, but look, timetable unknown

The legality of placing graphic warnings on cigarette packages appears to have been settled when the U.S. Supreme Court declined today to hear an appeal on the labels from a group of tobacco manufacturers. However, it remains unclear what the warning la
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 22, 2013 13:45
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Big tobacco and anti-cancer activists agree: Health provision goes too far

Big tobacco companies and anti-cancer activists are standing in opposition to a part of the Affordable Care Act that allows insurance companies to charge smokers 50 percent more than patients who do not use tobacco.
Washington Post
added Feb 18, 2013 22:08
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Radioactive particles in cigarette smoke cause lung cancer

a new study most recently published in Nicotine & Tobacco Research reveals that a major cause of the deadly disease is a type of radioactive particles. Hrayr S. Karagueuzian, Ph.D. of David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angel
foodconsumer.org
added Sep 8, 2012 22:46
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[North Carolina] Ex-US Rep. Charlie Rose helped tobacco farmers

Former U.S. Rep. Charlie Rose, who used his seat on the House Agriculture Committee to help farmers and protect the tobacco crops that brought wealth to farmers in his North Carolina district, has died, his wife said Tuesday. Rose, 73, died of Parkinson’
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Sep 5, 2012 16:02
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[New Zealand, UK] Smoking Olympic athletes get village pass

Designated smoking areas have been set up in the Olympic village and while it might not embody the Games' creed of faster, higher, stronger, organisers cannot be accused of discrimination.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 25, 2012 09:21
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[Malaysia] Puff breaks cutting short 'working' life

Smokers may think they are only taking a few minutes from their work station for a "puff break" but other related routines, coupled with the actual act of smoking, can slice off more than three weeks of the company's time per employee in a year.
The Star (my)
added Jul 8, 2012 12:42
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[Pakistan] Cut in tobacco cultivation area to affect KP growers

The World Health Organisation has asked the government to reduce area under cultivation of tobacco through fresh measures under Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, but tobacco companies consider this measure as an attack on farmers in Khyber Pakhtunk
The Nation (pk)
added Jul 1, 2012 14:26
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[New York] Seneca tobacco dealers accused of flouting law

New York City filed a lawsuit against a cigarette dealer on the Seneca Indian Reservation, claiming that the business has been flouting state and federal law by shipping thousands of packs into the city without paying state or local taxes or verifying the
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 28, 2012 13:25
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[Korea - South] Korea to host anti-smoking confab

The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Thursday 1,000 delegates from 170 countries will attend the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) on Nov. 12 for six days.
Korea Times (kr)
added Jun 28, 2012 13:01
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