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20

Jan

Why smoking is linked to so many diseasesTobacco carcinogens have been found in organs other than lungs, and in places like breast tissue and breast milk, increasing the risk for diseases.

Why smoking is linked to so many diseases
Tobacco carcinogens have been found in organs other than lungs, and in places like breast tissue and breast milk, increasing the risk for diseases.

25

Oct

Sweetening the bottom line: Tobacco farmers switching to steviaUntil a few years ago, most stevia farming was done overseas.

Sweetening the bottom line: Tobacco farmers switching to stevia
Until a few years ago, most stevia farming was done overseas.

18

Mar

Bloomberg announces legislation to ban display of cigarettes
If passed, the law would require stores to keep tobacco products in cabinets, drawers, under the counter, behind a curtain or in other concealed cubbies. Tobacco could only be visible when an adult is making a purchase or while employess are restocking. Similar restrictions were imposed in Iceland in 2001 and Canada in 2005, and these countries have seen substantial declines in youth smoking.

Bloomberg announces legislation to ban display of cigarettes

If passed, the law would require stores to keep tobacco products in cabinets, drawers, under the counter, behind a curtain or in other concealed cubbies. Tobacco could only be visible when an adult is making a purchase or while employess are restocking. Similar restrictions were imposed in Iceland in 2001 and Canada in 2005, and these countries have seen substantial declines in youth smoking.

28

Nov

Judge orders public confessions from tobacco companiesCigarette makers will be required to publish tell-all statements saying they lied about smoking.

Judge orders public confessions from tobacco companies
Cigarette makers will be required to publish tell-all statements saying they lied about smoking.

17

Aug

Tobacco use entrenched in developing countriesA survey of 16 countries found that 48.6 percent of all men and 11.3 percent of women are tobacco users, especially in poorer economies.

Tobacco use entrenched in developing countries
A survey of 16 countries found that 48.6 percent of all men and 11.3 percent of women are tobacco users, especially in poorer economies.

31

May

Dubai bans selling tobacco for 24 hoursAbout 300 stores will ban the sale of cigarettes on Thursday to mark World No Tobacco Day.

Dubai bans selling tobacco for 24 hours
About 300 stores will ban the sale of cigarettes on Thursday to mark World No Tobacco Day.