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GAO: Shift to Pipe Tobacco, Large Cigars Saves Tobacco Firms Billions in Taxes – NBCNews.com

Jul 29, 14 GAO: Shift to Pipe Tobacco, Large Cigars Saves Tobacco Firms Billions in Taxes – NBCNews.com

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NBCNews.com GAO: Shift to Pipe Tobacco, Large Cigars Saves Tobacco Firms Billions in TaxesNBCNews.comA 2009 law that raised federal taxes on tobacco products to discourage smoking triggered a market shift to pipe tobacco and large cigars, costing the U.S. Treasury billions in lost revenue, according to a GAO report obtained by NBC...

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Tobacco firms save billions via loophole – CNBC.com

Jul 29, 14 Tobacco firms save billions via loophole – CNBC.com

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CNBC.com Tobacco firms save billions via loopholeCNBC.comA 2009 law that raised federal taxes on tobacco products to discourage smoking triggered a market shift to pipe tobacco and large cigars, costing the U.S. Treasury billions in lost revenue, according to a GAO report obtained by NBC News. In some … See the full story at...

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Court Finds Conflicts of Interest on TPSAC Panel, Bars Use of Menthol Report

Jul 29, 14 Court Finds Conflicts of Interest on TPSAC Panel, Bars Use of Menthol Report

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On July 21, 2014, Judge Richard Leon of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) was barred from considering a 2011 report that recommended the removal of menthol cigarettes from the marketplace (the “Menthol Report”), because the advisory committee that...

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Nicotine, cotinine can potentially inhibit DNA damage caused by NNK in tobacco … – News-Medical.net

Jul 29, 14 Nicotine, cotinine can potentially inhibit DNA damage caused by NNK in tobacco … – News-Medical.net

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Nicotine, cotinine can potentially inhibit DNA damage caused by NNK in tobacco …News-Medical.netA new in vitro study has revealed that nicotine and cotinine, a metabolite of nicotine, can potentially inhibit DNA damage caused by a certain carcinogen in smoke. The carcinogen 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone or...

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Women take more to smokeless tobacco – Deccan Chronicle

Jul 29, 14 Women take more to smokeless tobacco – Deccan Chronicle

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Women take more to smokeless tobaccoDeccan ChronicleChennai: The use of smokeless forms of tobacco is more prevalent among women than the smoking forms of the substance. As per the findings of the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GAT S), conducted by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, 20.3% of females in … See the full...

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Combination nicotine replacement therapy boosts success rate for smokers looking to quit

Jul 29, 14 Combination nicotine replacement therapy boosts success rate for smokers looking to quit

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Uninsured smokers who used nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) patches in combination with NRT lozenges nearly doubled their quit rates when using the support of a quitline, according to a study… See the full story at Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today

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