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[USA] Smokers Paying Less for Some Health Plans Than Expected

The health law allows insurance plans to charge tobacco users as much as 50 percent more for their premiums, but plans on average increased costs for these consumers by significantly less, according to a new study published in Health Affairs.
Medical Tribune
added Aug 6, 2014 00:40
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[UK, USA] Vaping, The E-Cigarette Trend: Is It Harmful And Will It Help People Quit Smoking?

"In the UK, 'vaping' is the general term for using e-cigarettes," says Dr Nitin Shori, Medical Director of the Pharmacy2U Online and HuffPost UK blogger. "Almost all e-cigs produce vapour because the aim is to reproduce the smoking experience as closely
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 30, 2014 19:38
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[USA] Report highlights child labor on US tobacco farms

Human Rights Watch details findings from interviews with more than 140 children working on farms in North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia, where a majority of the country's tobacco is grown. "The U.S. has failed America's families by not mean
AP - Associated Press
added May 14, 2014 17:21
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[USA] Children Who Work on Tobacco Farms Exposed to Harmful Toxins

Children working on tobacco farms in the United States are exposed to nicotine, toxic pesticides, and other dangers. Child tobacco workers often labor 50 or 60 hours a week in extreme heat, use dangerous tools and machinery, lift heavy loads, and climb i
The Wire New Hampshire
added May 14, 2014 17:17
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[Europe, USA] 2nd Circuit revives racketeer suit against tobacco company, says RICO law covers conduct outside US

A trial judge should not have dismissed a racketeering lawsuit in which 26 foreign countries accuse a major U.S. tobacco company of involvement in an international money-laundering scheme linked to organized crime groups, a federal appeals court has ruled
ABA Journal (American Bar Association)
added Apr 24, 2014 14:22
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[UK, USA] ‘Dancing on the Edge,’ a Starz Mini-Series

In early-1930s London, behind endless clouds of cigarette smoke, society was being remade. “Dancing on the Edge,” a new Starz mini-series beginning Saturday, takes place in the swank hotels, garden parties and jazz clubs of that era to capture the moment
New York Times
added Oct 18, 2013 20:42
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[Canada, USA] More Smoke on the Big Screen: Health Organizations Demand Adult Rating for Movies that Show Smoking

The organizations have written to the film rating bodies on both sides of the border - the Ontario Film Review Board (OFRB) and the six U.S. media companies that control American film ratings - calling on them "to protect the health and lives of young pe
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 31, 2013 12:04
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Cigarette packet warning labels can prevent relapse: findings from the International Tobacco Control 4-Country policy evaluation cohort study

Online First * > Article Tob Control doi:10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2011-050254
Tobacco Control
added Apr 26, 2012 15:24
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Cigarette pack health warnings can help ex-smokers stave off urge to resume smoking

Ex-smokers should actively use them to help them stay quit, say authors
added Apr 26, 2012 14:49
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[USA] US trade opposes total FDI ban in India's tobacco sector

The Economic Times (India)
added Apr 25, 2012 10:57
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