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Copenhagen vs. Grizzly Showdown?

A showdown may be brewing in the smokeless-tobacco arena as major brands take turns striking blows with new flavors...Herzog attributed the Copenhagen increase to the success of its Copenhagen Mint product, which she said had a successful national expansi
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 25, 2016 20:13
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[Switzerland] Cash may convince some smokers to quit

Paying smokers to quit and giving them more money the longer they avoid cigarettes might help get more people to kick the habit than cessation advice on its own, a recent study suggests. To test the power of money to combat addiction, researchers in Swi
Reuters
added Aug 25, 2016 20:10
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[California] U.S. pharmacies sell cigarettes for less than other stores

Cigarettes are often cheaper at the very place that people shop for health supplies and fill medicine prescriptions, according to a new study in California. “Compared to other types of stores, pharmacies charged customers less for cigarettes, more for bo
Reuters
added Aug 25, 2016 20:08
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[Asia, India] Farmers seek to participate in Tobacco control summit

"We have written to the government that FAIFA as representatives of Tobacco farmers be included in the official Indian delegation to COP7," Murali Babu, FAIFA General Secretary, said. "Allowing tobacco farmers to take part in the deliberations will unde
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 25, 2016 19:48
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[Utah] EDITORIAL: In our opinion: New FDA age and advertising limits for e-cigarettes a positive move

Evidence shows e-cigarettes are indeed safer than traditional cigarettes. They are not safe, however. The FDA’s acknowledgment of this, and its decision to regulate these products, are positive steps.
Deseret News
added Aug 25, 2016 14:32
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[Canada] HOUSTON/SWEANOR: How unsubstantiated fears over aspartame and e-cigarettes are having a detrimental effect on public health

rumours and alarmist quasi-science of the kind that have long plagued aspartame now fuel regulations not grounded in evidence or good public-health practices, and threaten both consumer acceptance of, and access to, products that are demonstrably less har
National Post (ca)
added Aug 25, 2016 14:31
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[Asia] ‘23.9 million Pakistani adults use tobacco’

out of which 6% are women. According to a report, 15.6 million Pakistanis smoke tobacco and males between the ages of 15-49 were more likely to use tobacco as compared to women. “Tobacco kills 6 million people around the world out of which 80% deaths oc
Daily Times (pk)
added Aug 25, 2016 14:29
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Smokers with newly discovered genetic markers have higher lung cancer risk

University of Hawai'i Cancer Center researchers have discovered new genetic markers associated with a fast rate of nicotine metabolism, which potentially leads smokers to smoke more, thereby increasing their risk for lung cancer.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 25, 2016 14:28
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[Asia] Electronic cigarettes proving a sellout hit in Japanese market

it has not been scientifically proven that these smokeless cigarettes do not cause passive smoking. The e-cigarette boom was triggered by iQOS, a product released by Philip Morris Japan K.K. Rather than burning tobacco leaves, the iQOS heats cigarettes i
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Aug 25, 2016 14:27
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MENDELSOHN: Banning E-Cigarettes Will Be A Drag On Public Health

E-cigarettes represent a massive opportunity for Victorian smokers and have the potential for substantial improvements in public health. We cannot afford not to embrace them.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 25, 2016 14:22
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