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Protected: Video GTNF – Firestone

Protected: Video GTNF – Firestone

| October 8, 2017

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Protected: Video GTNF – Common ground

Protected: Video GTNF – Common ground

| October 8, 2017

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Protected: Video GTNF – Kinderlerer

Protected: Video GTNF – Kinderlerer

| October 8, 2017

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Protected: Video GTNF – Littlewood

Protected: Video GTNF – Littlewood

| October 6, 2017

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Protected: Video GTNF – Nicotine policy

Protected: Video GTNF – Nicotine policy

| October 6, 2017

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Protected: Video GTNF – Fairchild

Protected: Video GTNF – Fairchild

| October 6, 2017

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Protected: Video GTNF – Yach, Cummings, Hatsukami

Protected: Video GTNF – Yach, Cummings, Hatsukami

| October 6, 2017

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Protected: Video GTNF – Zeller

Protected: Video GTNF – Zeller

| October 6, 2017

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Protected: Video GTNF – Crew

Protected: Video GTNF – Crew

| October 6, 2017

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“The sooner the better”

“The sooner the better”

| October 6, 2017

Reducing the nicotine content of cigarettes immediately is a better approach toward tobacco harm reduction than reducing nicotine gradually, according to a new study by Dorothy Hatsukami.

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Gottlieb front runner for HHS

Gottlieb front runner for HHS

| October 6, 2017

FDA chief Scott Gottlieb is reportedly a front runner to be nominated for Secretary of Health & Human Services.

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Call to ban cigarettes

Call to ban cigarettes

| October 5, 2017

An Australian health researcher says the rapid evolution of alternative nicotine products is providing an opportunity for a viable, outright ban on combustible tobacco products.

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Tobacco losing its allure

Tobacco losing its allure

| October 5, 2017

The future for tobacco in Malawi ‘does not look good’, which is why stakeholders are starting to hedge their bets through diversifications.

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UK workers ‘furious’

UK workers ‘furious’

| October 5, 2017

Japan Tobacco International, which is said to have handed £1.6 billion to shareholders last year, has upset its UK Gallaher workers by proposing to change their pension arrangements.

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Japan’s leaf gets all clear

Japan’s leaf gets all clear

| October 5, 2017

Japan’s domestic Burley crop has been given the all-clear following tests for radioactive materials – tests that have been carried out since an accident at a nuclear power plant in 2011.

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Latvia sucks in illicits

Latvia sucks in illicits

| October 4, 2017

According to one report, a quarter of Latvia’s cigarette market is accounted for by contraband cigarettes, most of which arrive from Belarus and Russia.

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Singapore issues tickets

Singapore issues tickets

| October 4, 2017

It sounds a lot when Singapore says that it issued 19,000 tickets to people caught smoking in prohibited areas last year, but it is only 0.002 of a ticket per prohibited-area day.

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Zambia attracts production

Zambia attracts production

| October 4, 2017

Zambia’s excise tax regime is said to favor domestic manufacturers over importers to an extent that is making British American Tobacco Zambia think about building a factory there.

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Taiwan to stop growing

Taiwan to stop growing

| October 4, 2017

Yesterday on this site a story told how people might be paid to stop smoking. Today, below, there is a story about how tobacco growers are being paid not to produce the crop.

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Summit announced

Summit announced

| October 3, 2017

The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) will convene Jan. 30-Feb. 1, 2018, in Washington, DC, USA, for its executive summit.

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