Tobacco

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Name: Tobacco
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

LETTER: E-cigarettes are just as bad as real ones

— image credit:Nelson city council is to be congratulated for treating electronic cigarettes the same as tobacco cigarettes. People who use e-cigarettes are inhaling unknown, unregulated and potentially harmful substances into their lungs so until we ... [Published BCLocalNews.com - 5 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Vic health groups call for shisha ban

Victoria is the only state in Australia where you can still puff on a shisha or hookah in restaurants and cafes.But that could be about to change.Key health groups are calling on both sides of politics to put a stop to the waterpipe ahead of the November ... [Published Prime 7 - 2 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

U.S. floats cutting tobacco from part of Pacific trade pact -sources

The United States has floated excluding tobacco products from a key section of a 12-nation Pacific trade deal and signaled it may present a formal proposal to trading partners at talks in Australia, sources briefed on the negotiations said. Dropping tobacco ... [Published Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Curbing tobacco use

The move to have a pictorial warning and a text message on tobacco products (Editorial, Oct. 21) is welcome and will educate the user on the long term and grave risks of using them. One hopes that this will lead to a ‘Tobacco-free India’ one day.Joy Stefina ... [Published The Hindu - 4 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 11 reports

CVS tacks tobacco payment to prescription network

The nation's second-largest drugstore chain is developing a new tobacco-free pharmacy network that it will offer as a choice to employers and other clients of its Caremark pharmacy benefits management business. Employers, insurers and unions hire pharmacy ... [Published Investor's Business Daily - 7 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Japan Tobacco & Imperial Tobacco: Reading The Smoke Signals (Part 3)

Summary Japan Tobacco is the third largest international tobacco company. Imperial Tobacco is the fourth largest international tobacco company. Both companies are competing with Philip Morris in the international markets. We believe one of these companies ... [Published Seeking Alpha - 8 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

GNC Franchises Announce Tobacco Road Half-Marathon Title Sponsorship

CARY, N.C. , Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GNC franchises in the Triangle Area of North Carolina announced today a title sponsorship of the Tobacco Road Half-Marathon, the sister event to the Allscripts Tobacco Road Marathon (TRM) presented ... [Published Town Hall - 10 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Miami tobacco company Drew Estate acquired

A Jacksonville-based tobacco manufacturer will acquire Miami's Drew Estate tobacco company.Swisher International announced Monday that it would acquire Drew Estate in full, but did not disclose the terms of the deal.RELATED CONTENT: AG Bondi says feds ... [Published South Florida Business Journal - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 8 reports

Daily business briefing: CVS developing tobacco-free network

CVS Health is developing a new tobacco-free pharmacy network that will add an extra co-payment on patients who fill their prescriptions at stores that still sell tobacco. The nation's second-largest…Click to Continue » ... [Published Belleville News Democrat - 13 hours ago]
Entities: Tobacco, pharmacy
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 17 reports

NE cancer experts hail new tobacco signage rules

Guwahati: Cancer experts and associations in the northeast have hailed the Union health minsitry's move to display more graphic and extensive images of the the disease on packs of all smoking and non-smoking products.Under the new arrangement, signage ... [Published Times of India - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

Wairoa tobacco retailer fined (Fuseworks)

A Wairoa tobacco retailer has been fined $500 for selling cigarettes to a 13-year-old. ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Oct 20 2014]
Entities: Tobacco, Retailer
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 3 reports

Health groups warn against tobacco ban exemption for menthol

A coalition of health groups is waving warning flags that menthol might be excluded from Alberta’s ban on flavoured tobacco.Health Minister Stephen Mandel says menthol is one of the things that’s still up in the air that could lead to court action.     ... [Published QR77.com - Oct 20 2014]

Quotes

NYT report: "Mark Warner is the culinary Cousteau for senators hoping to find new hip places" in DC. Not mentioned: embroiled in scandal
"We know trans fats increase the chance for heart attack, stroke and death, and they don't have to be there" Frieden said in USA Today at the time. The rules were supposed, "to make New Yorkers live longer and healthier lives."
"As energy drink sales are rarely regulated by age, unlike alcohol and tobacco, and there is a proven potential negative effect on children, there is the potential for a significant public healthhealth problem in the future" wrote the authors
...I just don't think it's our job as elected officials to tell property owners what they can and cannot do with their property," he said. "I do not believe that as an elected official it's my job to protect an adult from themselves."

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Charlotte passes new tobacco ordinance [Published WSOC-TV - 49 mins ago]
Meeting agrees advances to fight tobacco epidem... [Published Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance - 51 mins ago]
OU's smoke-free campus is smoke-filled on game ... [Published Oklahoma Daily - 1 hour ago]
NACCIMA, others laud N’ Assembly over Tobacco C... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - 1 hour ago]
ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Prank On Autistic Boy ... [Published Inquisitr - 1 hour ago]
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Top 9@Nine for October 21st, 2014 [Published Fox54 - 1 hour ago]
Your View: Vote Motsinger for Davidson School B... [Published High Point Enterprise - 1 hour ago]
Obama's CDC Chief Has History of Promoting Poli... [Published Breitbart Feed - 1 hour ago]
Take a look at the Poison Garden, the most dang... [Published She Knows - 1 hour ago]
WHO researchers say energy drinks may pose dang... [Published Food Magazine Australia - 1 hour ago]
Update on new cancer resource center provided [Published Brunswick Times-Gazette - 1 hour ago]
Delta Guber: Orubebe Picks PDP Form [Published Leadership - 1 hour ago]
Pipe-bomb maker pleads guilty [Published Rogersville Review - 2 hours ago]
Australia Inflation Adds 2.3% On Year In Q3 [Published RTTNews.com - 2 hours ago]
Radical Ideas at Wired 2014 [Published Stylus - 2 hours ago]
Reserve Bank avoids inflation horror story [Published Herald Sun - 2 hours ago]
Midland College updates e-cigarette policy [Published My West Texas - 2 hours ago]
Flashcard: GMOs [Published TakePart - 2 hours ago]
Council to vote on smoke-free ordinance Thursday [Published KCBD - 2 hours ago]
A universal standard is needed [Published Daily and Sunday Review - 2 hours ago]
Smoking and High Blood Pressure: Heart Disease ... [Published NewsMax.com - 2 hours ago]
Vic health groups call for shisha ban [Published Prime 7 - 2 hours ago]
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Obama's CDC Chief Has History of Promoting Poli... [Published Breitbart Feed - 1 hour ago]
The chief of the Centers For Disease Control has come in for much criticism for his response to the Ebola crisis, but his current ideas might not be so surprising in light of the many political crusades in the form of "health policies" in which Thomas ...
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When is it acceptable for a terrorist to go berserk in a shopping mall and machine gun innocent victims to death? When it's all being done for the noble cause of environmentalism, of course! Such is the take-home message of an award-winning graphic ...
It's not just jobs ... David Perdue also outsou... [Published Daily Kos - 10 hours ago]
Add another notch to David Perdue's plutocrat belt. The Georgia Republican Senate candidate who spent most of his career outsourcing jobs to Asia is also keeping some of his tens of millions of dollars in an interesting place. Perdue has between ...
GNC Franchises Announce Tobacco Road Half-Marat... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - 10 hours ago]
CARY, N.C., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GNC franchises in the Triangle Area of North Carolina announced today a title sponsorship of the Tobacco Road Half-Marathon, the sister event to the Allscripts Tobacco Road Marathon (TRM) presented ...
Twitter can be useful tool for public health or... [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - 11 hours ago]
Social media marketing strategies present both challenges and opportunities for public health professionals. It's an effective way of reaching large audiences, but social media can also be used to spread misinformation. That's the findings of a situational ...
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H-P's Split Means More Pink Slips [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Oct 06 2014]
Who could be burnt by WHO's e-cigs move? [Published Reuters Video: Business - Aug 28 2014]
Widow awarded $23 billion in lawsuit against ci... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 22 2014]
Big Tobacco to Fight Jury Verdict [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Jul 21 2014]
We'll Buy the Clothes But Not The Cars [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Jul 15 2014]
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Davidoff London Removes Tobacco Brands in Favou... [Published Financial Services - Oct 16 2014]
Fitch Publishes Food, Beverage, Tobacco and Con... [Published Fitch Ratings Headlines Corporate - Oct 06 2014]
Fitch Affirms 23 U.S. Food, Beverage, Tobacco, ... [Published Fitch Ratings Headlines Corporate - Oct 06 2014]
Fitch Publishes Food, Beverage, Tobacco and Con... [Published Fitch Ratings Headlines Corporate - Aug 28 2014]
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