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[South America/Caribbean, USA] US Amends Cuba Policy, Further Easing Travel, Trade and Remittance

a new set of policy changes went into effect. The new rules don't drastically alter the restrictions on who can travel to Cuba, or suddenly legalize Cuban cigar sales to the U.S., but they do remove a slew of legal barriers for U.S. businesses and Cuban
Cigar Aficionado
added Sep 22, 2015 16:59
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[USA] Youth Exposure to Tobacco in Movies in Ontario, Canada: 2004-2014 (PDF)

o At least 185,000 children and teens aged 0-17 living in Ontario today will be recruited to cigarette smoking by their exposure to onscreen smoking. o These future Ontario smokers will incur at least $1.1 billion in healthcare costs attributable to t
Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (ca)
added Sep 11, 2015 13:42
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[Canada, USA] Ontario estimates tobacco deaths, costs from on-screen smoking

On 8 September, opening day of the Toronto International Film Festival, the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (OTRU) released a new report detailing the cost in lives and money when US movies with smoking are dumped into Canada’s youth market.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 11, 2015 13:39
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[UK, USA] Lung Cancer on the Rise in Nonsmokers – But Why? Rates in U.S. and U.K. doubled since 2008 without obvious clues

Both the percentage and absolute number of NSCLC cases involving nonsmokers increased during the study period, supporting the view that the increase is real and not an artifact created by reductions in smoking prevalence, Eric Lim, MD, of the Royal Bromp
MedPage Today
added Sep 10, 2015 11:14
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[UK, USA] LETTERS: Calls for Stronger Regulation of E-Cigarettes

Flavors should be banned. Children and other nonsmokers should be protected from e-cigarettes’ toxic vapors. And childproof packaging should be required / In this unrestricted advertising environment, the Food and Drug Administration would be wise to tak
New York Times
added Sep 9, 2015 23:32
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[Asia-pacific, Europe, Japan, USA] WOLVERTON: Big Tobacco Eyes Easing Restrictions Via TTIP

a 14-page letter from British American Tobacco revealed fewer than five percent of the text. What was visible was little more than the written version of small talk...meeting with lobbyists working for Philip Morris...even the date was redacted!
The New American
added Sep 5, 2015 16:34
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[UK, USA] Modeling the Health Effects of Expanding e-Cigarette Sales in the United States and United Kingdom

widespread promotion of e-cigarettes may have a wide range of population-level health effects...the current uncertainty about the health risks of e-cigarettes, increasing e-cigarette use among youth, and the varying health effects at different e-cigarette
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Sep 1, 2015 13:57
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[UK, USA] SULLUM: Wacky British Idea: Why Not Tell The Truth About E-Cigarettes?

Such misinformation can be lethal....Although they claim to be interested in reducing smoking-related disease and death, e-cigarette alarmists like Frieden are actively undermining that goal.
Forbes
added Aug 27, 2015 23:15
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[UK, USA] E-Cigs 95% Less Harmful Than Smoking and Helpful for Cessation

a study published at the same time as the PHE report arrived at a different conclusion about the gateway issue (JAMA. 2015;314:700-707). In an editorial accompanying the JAMA study (2015;314:673-674), Nancy A. Rigotti, MD, from the Massachusetts General
Medical Tribune
added Aug 27, 2015 14:23
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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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