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[UK, North Carolina] Reynolds, BAT shareholder votes on $49.4 billion sale are set for July 19

BAT shareholders are scheduled to vote at 2 p.m. July 19, which would be simultaneous with the Reynolds vote given the time difference. BAT shareholders would be asked to approve additional ordinary, or common, shares of BAT to be provided to Reynolds sh
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 15, 2017 15:48
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Social Media Use and Access to Digital Technology in US Young Adults in 2016 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Mobile devices are a primary channel for social media, and our study highlights disparities in access to digital technologies with Internet access among US young adults by race/ethnicity, education, and subjective financial status. Findings from this stud
Journal of Medical Internet Research (ca)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:38
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which social media sites do young adults use?

Tumblr, Vine, Snapchat, Instagram and LinkedIn were the five most popular...The rapidly changing social media landscape highlights the need for public health messages to be “nimble enough to adapt to new sites, new patterns of use and new ways of deliveri
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:36
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Technical Report on Flavored Cigarettes at the Point-of-Sale in Latin America

examined cigarette retailers within a radius of 100 -250 meters around schools in Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, and Peru, and their sale and promotion of flavored cigarettes. The results show that cigarette packs carrying flavor descriptors were freq
Institute for Global Tobacco Control (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:27
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Study: Tobacco Companies Are Marketing Flavored Cigarettes to Appeal to Children in Latin America; Countries Must Act to Protect Kids

Multinational tobacco companies are marketing a new generation of highly flavored tobacco products, like menthol, mint and fruit, that appeal to kids throughout Latin America. In many cases they are selling them near schools,
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:22
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[UK] Pregnant women smoking rates 'concern' in England

The reduction in smoking rates among pregnant women in England has slowed down in the past year, prompting concern from health charities. NHS figures show 10.5% of women currently smoke at the time of delivery - a drop of only 0.1% on last year. Over th
BBC Online
added Jun 15, 2017 15:11
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[UK] Sharp drop in people getting help to give up smoking

THE number of people quitting smoking with the help of public health workers in York has plummeted in the last year. In spring last year the amount of free help available for people who want to stop smoking was cut drastically for all but a few people,
York Press (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:11
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Drop in violence associated with smoke-free policy at psychiatric hospital

reveals a 39 per cent drop in physical assaults -- both between patients and towards staff -- following the introduction of a smoke-free policy at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM). Published today in The Lancet Psychiatry, the st
EurekAlert
added Jun 15, 2017 00:05
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[Colorado] Denver Hearing to be held on allowing marijuana smoking in public

Smoking marijuana in local businesses such as coffee shops or bookstores could be the new norm in Denver very soon. Residents can weigh in on the idea on Tuesday night during a public hearing downtown. The four-year pilot program would allow businesses
KDVR FOX 31 (Denver, CO)
added Jun 14, 2017 22:25
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Price of a Pack of Cigarettes the Year You Were Born

Avg. price per pack: $0.23 > State and federal cigarette taxes: $0.11 > Inflation adjusted price: $1.44 > Annual consumption per capita: 2,380 cigarettes > Lung & bronchus cancer deaths: 18.6 per 100,000
24/7 Wall Street
added Jun 14, 2017 21:50
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