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Big Tobacco Opening Stores To Teach People How To Vape

While millions of people remain hooked on traditional cigarettes, the tobacco industry knows that its future is increasingly becoming smokeless. Just yesterday, the CEO of Philip Morris admitted that his company could someday… 153 more words

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The CEO of Philip Morris wants to "phase out" cigarettes

Phillip Morris International isn’t quitting cigarettes cold turkey. But the CEO of the world’s largest tobacco company said today (Nov. 30) that it’s phasing out the classic… 262 more words

Beyond Vape Fear

Richard Roope, of the RCGP, has recently released a report on e-cigarettes.

Essentially, the Royal College of General Practitioners, the official channel for General Practice of Medicine in the UK, has given their informed recommendations to health professionals regarding smoking cessation and the use of e-cigarette. 509 more words


Vote No on Amendment 3 and Prop A Tobacco Taxes

Missouri has the lowest state tobacco tax in the United States: $0.17 per pack of cigarettes. The average state tobacco tax is $1.65.

Before us Tuesday in Missouri are two competing tobacco tax increase proposals. 424 more words


Reynolds American Just Named Debra Crew Its New CEO

Tobacco company Reynolds American, the company behind Camel, Kent and Newport cigarettes, confirmed Wednesday what had long been rumored when it announced Debra Crew as its next chief executive officer. 448 more words


Transparency, Yes. Interference, No.

Documents show how tobacco the industry worked behind the scenes successfully lobbying policy makers to discontinue or water down tobacco control measures. The documents mapped efforts to delay and confound policy initiatives and to create vast new markets in the developing world. 88 more words