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Tobacco Companies Are Addicted To Underage Smoking

Participants are required to submit assignments throughout the Florida Statewide Tobacco Prevention online course, and this year we have been fortunate to have some outstanding submissions.   605 more words


Two New Studies Highlight Impact of Minnesota Tobacco Tax increase


Two recently published studies provide findings about the impact of the substantial 2013 Minnesota tobacco tax increase.

The first study measured the tobacco industry response to the tax increase.  338 more words

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5 Things You Didn't Know About Tobacco

Despite killing 6 million people each year, tobacco use is still rampant worldwide, according to the new edition of the Tobacco Atlas, a report from the American Cancer Society and the World Lung Foundation. 482 more words

Bloomberg Joins Bill Gates To Help Poorer Countries Fight Tobacco Industry

RICHMOND, Va. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is joining Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates to launch a fund to help low- and middle-income countries fight often long and expensive legal battles with the tobacco industry. 534 more words


Merchants Of Doubt

Merchants of Doubt is the new documentary from filmmaker Robert Kenner. It explores the people, corporations, and think tanks pushing certain agendas, including requiring flame retardant in furniture and clothing, the freedom to smoke cigarettes, and the denial of any human-caused climate change. 106 more words


Last debate on tobacco plain packaging legislation before President signs it into law

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05-03-03 Plain Packaging

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The Minister deserves great credit for taking this cause on board. 1,264 more words


Plain packs - the facts versus the myths

Plain, standardised tobacco packaging removes a major positive influence on smoking – the ability of tobacco companies to promote the glitzy brand image they want to use hook new smokers and hold on to current smokers. 1,153 more words

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