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[Africa] Zimbabwe tobacco under threat

under threat after main international buyers resolved not to accept tobacco cured using coal citing environmental concerns. Recently, the Global Tobacco Cigarette Companies produced guidelines on the sustainable manner tobacco should be produced, which p
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 24, 2018 16:42
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Vaping under threat in tobacco-loving Indonesia

Chain-smoking Indonesia is moving to stub out its booming e-cigarette sector, sparking criticism that the government is siding with giant tobacco firms at the expense of public health. The Southeast Asian nation has one of the world's highest smoking ra
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jan 24, 2018 16:13
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Public Health Consequences of E-Cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT] (PDF) (613pp)

Given how rapidly the e-cigarette product marketplace and user population are changing, there will undoubtedly be many new issues that are currently unknown and will require careful surveillance and scientific scrutiny. The approaches taken by the committ
National Academies Press
added Jan 24, 2018 00:45
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Public Health Consequences of E-Cigarettes (2018)

Public Health Consequences of E-Cigarettes reviews and critically assesses the state of the emerging evidence about e-cigarettes and health. This report makes recommendations for the improvement of this research and highlights gaps that are a priority fo
National Academies Press
added Jan 24, 2018 00:45
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Price elasticity of demand of non-cigarette tobacco products: a systematic review and meta-analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

There is sufficient evidence in support of the effectiveness of price increases to reduce consumption of non-cigarette tobacco products as it is for cigarettes. Positive substitutability between cigarette and non-cigarette tobacco products suggest that ta
Tobacco Control
added Apr 6, 2018 16:00
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Script of Philip Morris International’s Presentation before the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee (TPSAC)

Mr. Chairman, we have an integrated 90-minute presentation with four different speakers. We’d appreciate the opportunity to deliver the full presentation. After that we’d be happy to answer any questions the committee may have.
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Jan 26, 2018 00:23
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how big tobacco made cigarettes more addictive

One way the tobacco industry has manipulated cigarettes to increase addictiveness is by loading cigarettes with chemical compounds. Bronchodilators were added so that tobacco smoke can more easily enter the lungs. Sugars, flavors and menthol were increas
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:17
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PTAB Lets Honeywell Pursue CBM Patent Challenge ($$)

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board agreed Monday to review a patent that covers a system used to authenticate driver's licenses and has been challenged by Honeywell International...can be used to verify an individual's age when they are buying alcohol, tob
Law360
added Jan 25, 2018 22:17
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[Florida] Fla. Supreme Court Rejects RJR's Appeal Of $13.5M Verdict ($$)

and ordered the tobacco company to pay the family's attorneys' fees for the appeal. Florida's highest court declined to accept jurisdiction in the case, leaving in place a Third District Court of Appeal decision that affirmed $13.5 million in damages aga
Law360
added Jan 24, 2018 04:47
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Tobacco's Harms May Come Sooner Than Smokers Think

Researchers found that compared with nonsmokers, those who smoke generally believe that any health problems -- from yellow teeth to lung cancer -- would strike later in life. It's a perception, researchers said, that might delay some people's efforts to
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 24, 2018 04:46
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