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[UK] New cigarette rules have led to slump in sales, says Londis owner

Cash-and-carry group Booker says tobacco sales fell nearly 10% in second quarter after plain packaging rules came in
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 14:18
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Smoke City! Nevada could become the first state in the US to create marijuana clubs and lounges meaning revelers could legally get high in Sin City

The state Legislative Counsel Bureau said on Monday that state law does not currently bar individuals from using cannabis at a private facility in Nevada, according to The Hill. The Legislative Counsel Bureau said that cities and counties are also free
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 02:07
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Biomarkers of disease can be detected in mice as early as 4 weeks after initiation of exposure to third-hand smoke levels equivalent to those found in homes of smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

In conclusion, time-dependent THS exposure has a significant effect on health as early as 1 month after initiation of exposure and these alterations progressively worsen with time. Our studies are important because virtually nothing is known about the eff
Clinical Science
added Sep 15, 2017 02:04
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UN Global Compact Integrity Policy Update

Participating companies whose business involves manufacturing or producing tobacco products will be delisted effective 15 October 2017. Likewise, companies involved in the sale, production, manufacturing, possession, distribution and/or transport of nucl
UN Global Compact
added Sep 14, 2017 15:36
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ARCHIVE: Chasing Ernst L Wynder: 40 years of Philip Morris’ efforts to influence a leading scientist [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions: Industry documents reveal a deliberate attempt by Philip Morris to pursue and manipulate Dr Wynder to legitimise their company positions.
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
added Sep 14, 2017 15:28
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FDA's Latest Regulations for Computer Systems Used in the Tobacco and Related Industries, Effective on 08/08/2016 (San Diego, CA, United States - December 7-8, 2017) - Research and Markets

This action is a milestone in consumer protection. Going forward, the FDA will be able to: --Review new tobacco products not yet on the market --Help prevent misleading claims by tobacco product manufacturers --Evaluate the ingredients of tobacco produc
Business Wire
added Sep 14, 2017 14:52
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The tobacco industry says it's ready to reduce harm

Technology presents the tobacco industry with an enormous opportunity to continue to give smokers their desired nicotine, but in a less harmful way, said Debra Crew, CEO of Reynolds American. "If we can put a man on the moon, we can deliver tobacco to p
CNBC
added Sep 14, 2017 14:43
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GLOBAL FOUNDATION LAUNCHES TO ACCELERATE AN END TO SMOKING

With the goal of eliminating smoking worldwide, the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World formally launched today in New York City. The Foundation is founded and led by Dr. Derek Yach, a renowned anti-smoking crusader who, while at the World Health Organizati
Foundation for a Smoke-Free World
added Sep 14, 2017 14:39
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If Philip Morris Is Serious About a “Smoke-Free World,” It Should Stop Marketing Cigarettes, Fighting Efforts to Reduce Smoking

Today, we know how to reduce tobacco use... Philip Morris’ claimed commitment to a “smoke-free world” cannot be taken seriously so long as it continues to aggressively market cigarettes and fight proven policies to reduce smoking and save lives around th
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 14, 2017 04:10
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[Asia, China] Sina Weibo removes smoking emoji to help country's anti-tobacco drive

Sina Weibo, one of China's most popular social platforms, announced on Wednesday that it has removed a "smoking" emoji to help promote the country's efforts to reduce smoking in public. Sina Weibo users can no longer use the "smoking" emoji - which had c
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Sep 14, 2017 04:05
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