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[Dominican Republic, South America/Caribbean, USA] Irony: Dominicans shun tobacco despite being major growers

Ironically Dominicans are the U.S. Latinos which smoke the least, despite the fact their country figures among the world’s leading tobacco producers, says a study by the Yeshiva University’s School of Medicine, in Manhattan. Citing data from the Centers
Dominican Today (do)
added Apr 9, 2014 14:59
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[Canada, USA] $3.4M worth of tobacco seized at border

Border service officers seized more than $3 million worth of loose tobacco in two separate seizures in Niagara this month.
Niagara This Week (ca)
added Jan 26, 2013 06:44
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Cross-country comparison of smokers' reasons for thinking about quitting over time: findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country Survey (ITC-4C), 2002–2015

Differences in reasons for thinking about quitting exist among smokers in countries with different histories of tobacco control policies. Health concern is consistently the most common reason for quitting and the strongest predictor of future attempts.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 27, 2016 01:17
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[Australia] No logo / Big Tobacco’s controversial, ailing crusade against plain packaging

Only America, where the right to free speech makes standard packs highly unlikely, may remain an anomaly (though it is a signatory to the TPP). In the past investors often viewed a new wave of rules on tobacco as a chance to buy tobacco stocks inexpensiv
The Economist
added Aug 4, 2016 16:57
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[Africa, Kenya, Uganda, UK, USA] British American Tobacco faces call for bribery allegations inquiry

The politicians, led by congressman Lloyd Doggett and senator Richard Blumenthal, suggest that BAT’s actions may have violated both the Anti-Bribery and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Acts (FCPA). If proven, the allegations – denied by BAT – could result
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 17:41
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[Europe, UK, USA] As Smoking Declines, Tobacco Makers Seek to Slim Down Brands

Consolidating brands—and holding on to customers in the process—is often a lengthy, elaborate exercise Subtle packaging changes allow Imperial Tobacco to migrate its brand Brooklyn to West. ... Merging brands, or “brand migration,” as it is often called i
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Aug 25, 2015 19:42
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[USA] Altria Reports 2015 First-Quarter Results; Delivers Adjusted Diluted EPS Growth of 10.5% and Reaffirms 2015 Full-Year Adjusted EPS Guidance

“In the smokeable segment, PM USA’s steady investments in Marlboro continued to strengthen the brand’s leadership position. In the smokeless segment, USSTC grew its volume, supported by retail share gains from Copenhagen and Skoal combined. And Nu Mark b
Altria Group, Inc.
added Apr 23, 2015 11:23
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[Canada, USA] TSNA Exposure: Levels of NNAL Among Canadian Tobacco Users

findings provide the first nationally representative characterization of TSNA exposure among Canadian tobacco users. Although the findings indicate marked differences in TSNA exposure between Canadian and American populations of tobacco users, it is not k
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 22, 2014 12:53
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[USA] E-cigarette market lights up in the US

Anti-smoking organisations in the US are watching the spread of e-cigarettes warily, cautioning smokers against placing too much faith in them as a safe alternative to regular cigarettes.
Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH (dpa) (de)
added Sep 3, 2013 00:25
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[Brunei, Canada, USA] EDITORIAL: Tobacco retreat damages trade

By allowing the tobacco industry to undercut these measures and throw the health of millions to the wind, the U.S. is risking putting a chill on all international trade agreements.
Saskatoon (Sas) Star Phoenix (ca)
added Aug 27, 2013 11:02
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