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Why Can't Philip Morris International Catch a Break?

Added: 19.10.2017 14:21 | 0 views | 0 comments

Find out what the tobacco giant's third-quarter results signaled for its future.

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Lawyer who took on tobacco industry turns to opioids fight

Added: 19.10.2017 0:36 | 4 views | 0 comments

Mike Moore calls himself a "country lawyer from Mississippi." Don't believe it


Vice President's Brother Launches Bid For U.S. House Seat

Added: 18.10.2017 23:55 | 24 views | 0 comments

Greg Pence, one of Mike Pence's older brothers, launched a campaign Wednesday for the eastern Indiana congressional seat that the vice president and former governor represented for 12 years, The Associated Press reports. A campaign announcement video touts Greg Pence as a Republican who believes in "fiscal responsibility, the sanctity of life" and "our Second Amendment rights.""I'm going to fight to help (President) Donald Trump help our district. That's why I'm running for the United States Congress." – Greg Pence in video Pence, who once ran the family's now-bankrupt chain of Tobacco Road convenience stores, previously said he had been courted to run for the overwhelmingly Republican...

After Taking On Big Tobacco 20 Years Ago, Former Mississippi AG Is Trying Again With Opioids

Added: 17.10.2017 21:59 | 11 views | 0 comments

When Mike Moore was Mississippi's attorney general, he spearheaded the 50-state lawsuit against Big Tobacco. Now, he's trying to do the same thing against opioid manufacturers and distributors.


E-cigarette use may encourage experimentation with tobacco, study finds

Added: 16.10.2017 2:18 | 4 views | 0 comments

Young people who have tried an e-cigarette may be more likely to go on to smoke cigarettes compared with those who have not, a study led by University of Stirling researchers has suggested.


Youth tobacco product use, including e-cigarettes, drops during 2015-2016

Added: 16.10.2017 2:18 | 4 views | 0 comments

But 3.9 million youth were still using tobacco products in 2016. The number of middle and high school students who say they are...


Adding tobacco to cannabis doesn't affect the high, but impacts memory and heart

Added: 16.10.2017 2:18 | 2 views | 0 comments

Adding tobacco to a cannabis joint doesn't improve the experience of being stoned, but it does reduce the memory impairment inherent to cannabis use, finds a new UCL study published in Psychological...

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Lung cancer screening could save money as well as lives, research shows

Added: 16.10.2017 2:12 | 3 views | 0 comments

Lung cancer screening programs should target high-risk people and identify other tobacco-related conditions, suggests a new report.

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'Quackery' Chronicles How Our Love Of Miracle Cures Leads Us Astray

Added: 15.10.2017 13:02 | 22 views | 0 comments

Tobacco enemas? Mercury pills? Ice pick lobotomies? A new book explains how throughout history, miracle "cures" often didn't just fail to improve people's health, they maimed and killed.

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Convicted sex offender suing Big Tobacco for $50M, report says

Added: 14.10.2017 4:09 | 12 views | 0 comments

A 64-year-old registered sex offender in Philadelphia has reportedly filed a $50 million lawsuit against tobacco conglomerate R.J. Reynolds, as well as other cigarette makers and executives, claiming they are responsible for his health problems.



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