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[Canada, USA] PICARD: A sea change in the war on smoking

Smoking low-nicotine cigarettes is better than smoking high-nicotine ones, and vaping is better than smoking. Those are the kind of plain language messages that regulators and public-health officials need to deliver in Canada, not just the U.S.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jul 31, 2017 13:34
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[Europe, Finland, France, USA] Black Market Cigarettes a 'Significant Threat' Funding Terrorism and Other Criminal Enterprises

Louise Shelley, a transnational crime scholar at George Mason University, told the Helsinki Commission on Wednesday that one of the Kouachi brothers, who carried out the 2015 Charlie Hebdo mass shooting in Paris, was collecting income from illicit tobacc
PJ Media
added Jul 24, 2017 18:51
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[Netherlands, USA] VIDEO: TOBACCO INDUSTRY ACCUSED OF MURDER: CRIMINAL CASE AGAINST TOBACCO INDUSTRY, ASH REPORTS

ASH) released a new video to draw attention to a Dutch criminal complaint against the tobacco industry for murder, attempted murder, manslaughter, attempted manslaughter, inflicting and attempting severe physical harm and deliberately harming health.
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jul 19, 2017 16:12
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[Australia, Canada, Mexico, USA] Warnings on US cigarette packs not as effective as those in other countries

Cigarette smoke contains more than 9,000 chemicals, including more than 60 carcinogens...But, when asked, adults in the U.S. can name only a few, such as tar and nicotine. How can we ensure that more smokers are aware of the risks? My team’s research sugg
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:26
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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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[USA] VIDEO: From Pence to Price: How Big Tobacco Gained Massive Influence Under Trump, Plans to Expand in Africa

AMY GOODMAN: Talk about the tobacco industry and its connections to the Trump administration and members of the Cabinet. JESSICA GLENZA: Sure. So, I think—I always like to start off with something that really surprised me, which was the amount of lobbyi
Democracy Now!
added Jul 17, 2017 20:42
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[Canada, USA] GRE suing federal government

In an ironic twist, the biggest manufacturer of Native cigarettes in Canada is suing the federal government for $3 billion for failing to stop the proliferation of contraband tobacco producers. The lawsuit, filed in the Ontario Court of Appeal at the e
Brantford (Ont) Expositor (ca)
added Jul 17, 2017 13:08
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[USA] Smoking is finally dying out among young people in the UK and US

“Young people are growing up in a different world to the older generation,” says Hazel Cheeseman of UK charity Action on Smoking and Health. “The notion that smoking is the norm is much less true than before.”
New Scientist
added Jun 22, 2017 13:47
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[Dominican Republic, USA] Cuban Cigar Wars: A Legendary Exile Braces For U.S. Re-Opening

Ever since John F. Kennedy slapped the embargo on Cuba, the communists and the exiles have never competed against each other in the U.S. market. What will happen when they do is a favorite topic in cigar circles. America represents about a third of the $
Financial Adviser
added Jun 14, 2017 21:41
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[USA, North Carolina, Virginia] After nearly 3 weeks on the run, both escaped prisoners in custody in Mexico

Qazah was sentenced in the Western District of North Carolina in 2012 to 18 years in prison for his role in a cigarette smuggling ring operating in North and South Carolina from August 2009 to November 2011. Mohamed was sentenced in the Eastern District
US Embassy and Consulates in Mexico (mx)
added May 30, 2017 23:40
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