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The environmental harm of the tobacco lifecycle

The life cycle of tobacco causes deep and often irreparable damage through deforestation, water consumption and the use of pesticides. Greenhouse gases are emitted at every stage, contributing in no small part to climate change [1]. The soil where it is
ASH UK--Medium (uk)
added Feb 8, 2018 18:29
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[Netherlands] Amsterdam backs anti-smoking court case, aims for smoke-free city

Amsterdam city council has thrown its weight behind the anti-smoking law suit which aims to prove the big tobacco companies deliberately conspired to make people addicts. ‘We have been trying to achieve a smoke free Amsterdam for years and supporting this
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Feb 8, 2018 18:20
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E-cigarette vapour enhances pneumococcal adherence to airway epithelial cells

icotine-containing E-cigarette vapour increased mouse nasal PAFR expression, and nasopharyngeal pneumococcal colonisation. Vapour contained redox-active metals, had considerable oxidative activity, and adhesion was attenuated by the antioxidant N-acetyl c
European Respiratory Journal
added Feb 8, 2018 18:09
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[UK] Vaping makes users more likely to catch pneumonia – just like smoking tobacco or breathing in traffic fumes, experts warn

The vapour from e-cigarettes helps bacteria that cause the condition to stick to the cells that line the airways, they said. The effect occurs with traditional cigarette smoke and those who are exposed to air pollution high in particulates from vehicle
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 8, 2018 06:13
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‘Addressed to you not as a smoker… but as a doctor’: doctor-targeted cigarette advertisements in JAMA

doctor-targeted tobacco advertisements in American medical journals from 1936 to 1953 suggest that tobacco companies targeted physicians as a potential sales force to assuage the public's fear of health risks and to recruit them as allies against negative
Addiction
added Feb 19, 2018 18:23
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[Wisconsin] Update 2/8/2018: E-Cigs That Look Like USB's Concern Health Officials, Company Response

In response to this article, a company spokesperson for JUUL issued this statement: "JUUL Labs’ mission is to eliminate cigarette smoking by offering existing adult smokers a true alternative to combustible cigarettes. JUUL is not intended for anyone el
WXPR (Rhinelander, WI)
added Feb 16, 2018 00:12
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TOC: Volume 20, Issue 3 March 2018

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:32
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Singapore MOH holds public consultation on standardised tobacco packaging

government will accept public views and opinions for six weeks, beginning from 5 February to 16 March this year. According to the government release, the use of tobacco products continues to be a significant public health concern, and efforts to reduce i
Packaging Gateway
added Feb 8, 2018 18:20
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Cigars And Tequila Are 'Complementary' Products, TTAB Says ($$)

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has ruled that a Ternura brand of cigars is confusingly similar to a same-named line of tequila, saying the two types of product are "complementary" and linked in the minds of consumers. In an opinion issued Feb. 1, t
Law360
added Feb 8, 2018 05:57
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Senators Urge FDA To Reject Philip Morris Tobacco Device ($$)

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and eight others in a letter urged the FDA not to sign off on Philip Morris International’s IQOS smoking device, pointing to an FDA advisory committee that found last month that the compan
Law360
added Feb 8, 2018 05:51
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