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Cigarette consumption shows gradual decrease in Turkey

Over the five-year period, the daily average consumption was over 131 million cigarettes across the country. While overall consumption has fallen, smokers are more frequently choosing imported cigarettes over local tobacco, with local production accounti
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jun 7, 2017 15:23
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How to measure the black market for cigarettes

plain packs. Tobacco companies claim that the move will boost the sales of contraband cigarettes by making them trickier to spot. There is one way to tell whether this actually happens: track how black-market sales change. But how can such sales be measur
The Economist
added Jun 7, 2017 14:51
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[Florida] GAY V. R.J. REYNOLDS

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of their product.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 7, 2017 01:54
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[UK] Vaping 101: What are cloud competitions and are they safe?

Vape liquid containing nicotine is rarely used in such competitions, as the amount consumed would be extreme – but a study...concluded that ‘vaping is establishing itself as a new phenomenon, independent of traditional smoking.’ Younger people are vapi
Metro Café (uk)
added Jun 7, 2017 02:06
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what makes substance abuse centers more likely to help patients quit smoking?

Yet many treatment centers for people with substance abuse disorders, a population that smokes at much higher rates, don’t offer quitting services. Truth Initiative® researchers examined six years of data on substance abuse treatment centers to determine
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 7, 2017 01:48
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[Massachusetts] Tobacco wholesalers want in on recreational marijuana

They’ve asked state officials to require marijuana producers to sell all their pot products through them...The tobacco businesses argue they have experience safeguarding a sensitive product throughout the supply chain, using sophisticated tracking techno
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jun 6, 2017 19:28
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22nd Century Produces Non-GMO Very Low Nicotine Tobacco

research collaboration with North Carolina State University has yielded several new Very Low Nicotine (VLN) tobacco varieties... “Because our new non-GMO varieties contain no foreign DNA, these proprietary varieties will open up huge new markets around th
Business Wire
added Jun 6, 2017 19:27
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Indoor smoking ban shelved as LDP and health ministry reach impasse, sources say

the ministry and the LDP still cannot agree on what kinds of eating and drinking establishments should be designated as exceptions to an indoor smoking ban. The current Diet session is set to end on June 18, after which an extraordinary Diet session is e
Japan Times (jp)
added Jun 6, 2017 19:23
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[Florida] Philip Morris, RJR Prevail in $11M Trial Over Smoker's Bladder Cancer

The six-member jury, in Florida’s 15th Judicial Circuit, needed only an hour to reject Steve Kogan’s claim that nicotine addiction drove him to smoke for 40 years and ultimately caused his 1994 bladder cancer. Although Kogan survived the disease, surgeon
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 6, 2017 16:35
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[Florida] FREEMAN V PHILIP MORRIS USA

In this tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiff claims defendants caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 6, 2017 16:34
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