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[Asia, Malaysia] KHOR: Tobacco, health and trade rules - Global Trends

Many governments are fighting back against the Big Tobacco onslaught, with Malaysia taking a lead role on two important fronts: the Tobacco Control Convention and the TPPA. Malaysian non-governmental org­anisations such as the Ma­laysian Council for Toba
The Star (my)
added Oct 27, 2014 10:06
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[Washington] Tobacco, taxes and treaty rights: In pursuit of a cigarette empire

Wheeler, owner of King Mountain Tobacco, argues that cigarettes manufactured on tribal land are shielded from state and federal tobacco taxes by the Yakama Nation’s treaty. The company stopped making federal excise tax payments in 2011 but has since resu
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Oct 26, 2014 20:13
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Child labor on tobacco farms fought

Two years after the Obama administration backed off a rule that would have banned children from dangerous agriculture jobs, public health advocates and lawmakers are trying anew to get kids off tobacco farms.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 26, 2014 19:30
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[Oman] 'Smokeless tobacco' has heavy metals: SQU

'Afzal', an illegally sold smokeless tobacco product (STP) commonly used by Omani youths, including teenagers, contains heavy metals that may cause health problems, a study conducted by researchers from the Department of Biology at Sultan Qaboos Universit
Times of Oman (om)
added Oct 26, 2014 19:21
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[Asia, China] Chinese researchers discover why so many writers are heavy smokers

A Chinese study on how tobacco use damages the brain has also stumbled upon evidence heavy smoking can boost concentration and imagination - something scientists say could shed light on why many writers are attracted to lighting up.
South China Morning Post
added Oct 25, 2014 22:07
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[Poland] Editorial: DUTRA/GLANTZ: High International Electronic Cigarette Use Among Never Smoker Adolescents

The same types of policies used to protect youth from cigarettes included in the [FCTC] n eed to be implemented for e-cigarettes. E-cigarette advertising should be prohibited, as should sponsorship of events attended by youth (such as sport- ing and music
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Oct 25, 2014 21:42
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[Florida] MAZIAK: Regular smokes may be worse; e-cigs no panacea: Front Burner

The manufacture and marketing of a highly addictive product such as e-cigarettes has one primary goal: to hook as many people as possible on it. This is now what we see with the use of colors, flavors and celebrities to market e-cigarettes to youth. It i
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Oct 25, 2014 21:35
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of October 20

Russo v. Philip Morris After more than six days of voir dire, Judge Abby Cynamon declared a mistrial Wednesday ... Taylor v. R.J. Reynolds Helen Taylor’s addiction to smoking led to the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to an expert on t
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 25, 2014 21:31
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Another large jury verdict has been rendered against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in Florida, with a long-time smoker awarded $14.5 million in compensatory and punitive damages.

Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 25, 2014 21:29
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[Florida] Jurors Hold Philip Morris And R.J. Reynolds Accountable for Engaging in 50-Year Conspiracy

jury in federal court in Florida today returned a verdict of $41.1 million against Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company for conspiring for decades to conceal the hazards of smoking and the addictive nature of cigarettes...Kerrivan, a r
Business Wire
added Oct 25, 2014 21:27
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