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Doctors discuss ongoing effort to cut tobacco use – Charlotte Observer

Oct 30, 14 Doctors discuss ongoing effort to cut tobacco use – Charlotte Observer

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Doctors discuss ongoing effort to cut tobacco useCharlotte ObserverCHARLESTON, S.C. Doctors from across the nation are gathering in the nation’s No. 5 tobacco-growing state to discuss the latest scientific research on tobacco and ways to accelerate the campaign against its use. A scientific retreat is being held...

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Tobacco whistleblower talks cigarette policies – The Michigan Daily

Oct 30, 14 Tobacco whistleblower talks cigarette policies – The Michigan Daily

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Tobacco whistleblower talks cigarette policiesThe Michigan DailyJerry Wigand, the former vice president for research and development of Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation, caused significant public outrage when he exposed the company’s intentional attempt to increase the carcinogenic and addictive...

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Marlboro maker Altria’s 3Q profit up slightly

Oct 30, 14 Marlboro maker Altria’s 3Q profit up slightly

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc.’s profit rose slightly the third quarter as higher prices helped to offset decline in the number of cigarettes it sold. See the full story at starherald.com – news

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Who’s Still Smoking?: The State of US Tobacco Use Today – Vocativ

Oct 29, 14 Who’s Still Smoking?: The State of US Tobacco Use Today – Vocativ

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BBC News Who’s Still Smoking?: The State of US Tobacco Use TodayVocativSmoking in the U.S. has been on the decline since 2005, but there are still more than 46 million adults who smoke cigarettes, and tens of millions more who buy cigars, pipes and smokeless tobacco, according to the Centers for Disease Control...

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NEBRASKA HIGH SCHOOL LETS SENIORS POSE WITH GUNS (BUT BANS CIGARETTES AND BOOZE)

Oct 29, 14 NEBRASKA HIGH SCHOOL LETS SENIORS POSE WITH GUNS (BUT BANS CIGARETTES AND BOOZE)

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Students can in fact pose with any prop that reflects their interest, whether it be a hunting knife or a baseball bat — any props except tobacco, drugs and alcohol, that is. Guns, though? Guns are fine. See the full story at Tobacco News

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Arizona Considering E-Cig Tax To Help Cover 2017′s Billion Dollar Budget Deficit

Oct 29, 14 Arizona Considering E-Cig Tax To Help Cover 2017′s Billion Dollar Budget Deficit

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Arizona is far from the first state to consider it, but legislators there have begun discussing the possibility of an electronic cigarette tax to help the state cover its budget. Though there are no details on how large the tax might be, it certainly won’t be enough to make much of a dent on the [...] See the full story at...

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