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[Africa, Tanzania] JEW: Tobacco hurts more than just your lungs – it damages the communities that grow it

My colleagues and I have recently published research demonstrating just how damaging it can be to the environment and communities in rural Tanzania. Most villages in Kipembawe don’t have electricity or mobile phone coverage. There are minimal healthcare
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 23, 2017 00:18
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Hit With $1.3M Verdict at Trial Over Vet's Lung Cancer Death

Florida jurors awarded nearly $1.3 million to the widow of a Marine Corps veteran for the role they found R.J. Reynolds and its cigarettes played in his death. Quackenbush v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007 12188 CIDL. The award includes $930,000 in punitive damages
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 22, 2017 17:32
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Big Tobacco Faces Tax Reckoning in Japan on Hot New Devices

Japanese lawmakers are just weeks away from proposing changes that could erode tax advantages for Big Tobacco’s new hope: heat-not-burn products that deliver a nicotine hit without all the smoke and tar of traditional cigarettes. Changes in Japan may al
Bloomberg News
added Nov 22, 2017 12:48
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VIDEOS: SEE THE ANTI-SMOKING TV ADS BIG TOBACCO IS FORCED TO RUN

Get ready for the most bland anti-smoking campaign you will ever see...are as basic as it gets. The spots simply show black text against a white background, along with a voiceover, warning against the adverse health effects of smoking and the addictive p
Advertising Age
added Nov 22, 2017 12:44
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Trends in Daily Cannabis Use Among Cigarette Smokers: United States, 2002–2014

Daily cannabis use occurs predominantly among cigarette smokers in the United States. Daily cannabis use increased among current, former, and never smokers over the past decade, with particularly rapid increases among youth and female cigarette smokers. F
American Journal of Public Health
added Dec 1, 2017 15:30
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UCSF public comment on PMI MRTP application: Evidence that IQOS hurts vascular fuction as much as a cigarette

The evidence PMI presents in its MRTP application for IQOS is misleading and does not support the conclusion that IQOS will not harm endothelial function; independent research done in a more relevant physiological model shows that IQOS harms endothelial
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 23, 2017 00:23
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Health groups call on FDA to extend comment period for IQOS since FDA still has not posted important parts of the application

The way that the FDA is rushing this application is really short-circuting effecting public participation in reviewing the IQOS application... Here is the health groups' letter to FDA (PDF). November 21, 2017 Mr. Mitchell Zeller
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 23, 2017 00:23
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Japan Tobacco's new CEO lights up Imperial with M&A talk

sparked takeover speculation on Tuesday by naming a new chief executive who wants the world’s third-largest international tobacco maker to do more overseas acquisitions to offset falling cigarette sales at home. Shares in British tobacco company Imperial
Reuters
added Nov 23, 2017 00:21
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Study calculates contribution of risk factors to cancer in the United States / Four in ten cancer cases & deaths linked to modifiable risk factors

A new American Cancer Society study calculates the contribution of several modifiable risk factors to cancer occurrence, expanding and clarifying the role of known risk factors...included in the analysis were: cigarette smoking; secondhand smoke; excess
EurekAlert
added Nov 22, 2017 02:25
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UN Agency Defers Action Cutting Ties to Tobacco Industry

International Labour Organization (ILO)...has postponed once again its decision on whether or not to cut ILO’s ties with the tobacco industry. The executive body’s deliberations remained deadlocked at a meeting in early November resulting in a second pos
IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Nov 21, 2017 14:28
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