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Jeffrey Wigand: The big tobacco whistleblower

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The 1996 Mike Wallace interview that inspired Hollywood's "The Insider" and changed big tobacco forever.


The lawsuits that could bankrupt the opioid industry

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The attorney behind a multibillion-dollar tobacco settlement in 1998 has turned his attention to the opioid epidemic. And he wants drug companies to pay

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"60 Minutes" tonight: The case against the opioid industry

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Attorney behind settlement against the tobacco industry is back for the drug manufacturers and distributors he says are responsible for the opioid epidemic

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The man who took on big tobacco takes aim at opioids

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The attorney who orchestrated a multimillion-dollar settlement against the tobacco industry is back for the drug manufacturers and distributors he says are responsible for the opioid epidemic. Sunday at 7:30 p.m. ET and 7 p.m. PT on CBS

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Authorities search for sender of global email bomb threats

Added: 14.12.2018 6:37 | 16 views | 0 comments

(CNN)Authorities across four countries are trying to learn who sent dozens of email bomb threats Thursday afternoon, causing anxiety and business disruptions but no reported violence. Guy Dickinson tweeted this photo of police at 17th Street and K Street Northwest in Washington, DC on Thursday afternoon. Threats were reported across the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Universities, courthouses and newspapers received them. It was unknown if the threats were identical. Local police in dozens of cities and counties got involved. So did the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The recipient would receive an email saying that there was a hidden bomb...

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

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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.


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

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

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

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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: 31.05.2017 8:00 | 0 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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