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Smoking costs global economy $1 trillion a year, will kill 8 million a year by 2030: study

Smoking costs the global economy more than $1 trillion a year, and will kill one third more people by 2030 than it does now, according to a study by the… 391 more words


Inexto: Big Tobacco's Codentify in Disguise

Several months ago I broke the story that the Big Tobacco’s DCTA sold Codentify to ┬áImpala and a new entity was formed called Inexto to continue to market the tobacco industry’s created solution for serializing tobacco products as a tracking and tracing tax system. 502 more words


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