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[USA] EDITORIAL: Europe Cracks Down on Tobacco

More than 700,000 Europeans and more than 440,000 Americans die from smoking-related illnesses every year. Lawmakers in Europe have taken some important steps; United States regulators should do the same.
New York Times
added Oct 17, 2013 02:14
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[Canada, USA] MORIAL / WIMMER: Tackling smoking in the black community — a step toward eliminating health disparities

[FDA] has found that African-Americans who use menthol cigarettes have less success quitting... Our two organization, the American Lung Association and the National Urban League are working to change that. We have formed a unique partnership to combat s
The Hill
added Apr 5, 2018 19:10
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[Germany, USA] Has Barack Obama taken up smoking again?

Now a photo taken on a balcony on the margins of the G7 meeting in Bavaria shows Obama apparently taking a cigarette from a packet. The picture was posted on Instagram by Renzi’s spokesman Filippo Sensi.
EuroNews
added Jun 9, 2015 10:03
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[Puerto Rico, USA] Form 8-K CURRENT REPORT

On May 26, 2015, RAI entered into Amendment No. 1 to Asset Purchase Agreement with Imperial Sub and, for certain limited purposes, Imperial, for purposes of, among other things: clarifying certain defined terms and closing conditions of the Merger; and a
Reynolds American (RAI)
added May 28, 2015 18:49
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[USA] PROCTOR: The cigarette catastrophe continues

The fundamental defect of cigarettes is sugar: cigarettes today are made from tobaccos containing high levels of sugar...which makes the resulting smoke inhalable....the immense financial—and therefore political—power of this industry.
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:29
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[Canada, USA] E-cigarettes sales will suffer if regulated like tobacco: analyst

The growth in the e-cigarette category has been driven by novelty, Gorham said, adding that if the devices are kept out of view and under lock and key it will difficult to capture new sales. "E-cigarettes depend on marketing for growth and cigarette comp
Canadian Press
added Aug 31, 2014 21:34
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[UK, USA] China’s biggest homegrown gadget is a hit—but not at home

Hon has blamed China’s giant state-owned tobacco companies for discouraging the adoption of e-cigarettes ... now the e-cig industry has one of the classic hallmarks of a developing technology sector: An acrimonious fight over intellectual property.
Quartz
added Mar 11, 2014 08:58
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[USA] Eyes on Trade: Will U.S. Face Trade Sanctions for Anti-Smoking Law?

As Deadline Passes for U.S. to Alter Law Curbing Teen Smoking, Ruled Against by WTO, Final Decision on Administration’s Anti-Smoking Policy Could Shift Back to WTO
Eyes on Trade (blog) (Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch (GTW))
added Jul 27, 2013 23:23
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[USA] EDITORIAL: US should embrace efforts to combat smoking overseas

Washington has done embarrassingly little to address the problem overseas. The US government spends about $8 billion on global health annually, but only about $7 million on tobacco-control efforts overseas,
Boston (MA) Globe
added Dec 27, 2012 05:32
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[USA] Does Adding Information on Toxic Constituents to Cigarette Pack Warnings Increase Smokers’ Perceptions About the Health Risks of Smoking? A Longitudinal Study in Australia, Canada, Mexico, and the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

results suggest that information about toxic constituents on prominent HWLs not only increases smoker’s knowledge of toxic constituents, but that it may also reinforce the effects of HWL messages about specific, smoking-related health outcomes.
Health Education & Behavior
added Jul 19, 2017 14:24
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