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Farm sunshine, not cancer: Replacing tobacco fields with solar arrays

Added: 16.02.2018 21:36 | 0 views | 0 comments

Researchers contend that tobacco farmers could increase profits by converting their land to solar farms, which in turn provides renewable energy generation.


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

Added: 16.02.2018 21:32 | 0 views | 0 comments

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


For the Kids: Yamaha Unveils New YZ65 MXer

Added: 12.02.2018 10:29 | 0 views | 0 comments

For the Kids: Yamaha Unveils New YZ65 MXer Yamaha rounds out its 2018 motocross lineup with new model for the little ones   Start ‘em young. Whether you’re a motorcycle or a tobacco company, it’s not a bad business strategy and Yamaha has just doubled on in


Zechner & Zechner Create a Mixed-Use Complex Beside Peter Behrens' Modernist Icon

Added: 11.02.2018 11:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Viennese firm  has been announced as the winners of the competition for the new landmark complex NeuBau3—a mixed-use district at Peter-Behrens-Platz in , Austria—after a unanimous decision by the jury. The proposed structure will complete the existing site of German architect and designer ' modernist Tabakfabrik Linz, a tobacco factory built between 1929 and 1935.


French tobacco firms cheated nicotine test

Added: 09.02.2018 14:59 | 0 views | 0 comments

Four tobacco companies operating in France manipulated tests to conceal the real level of nicotine and tar contained in cigarettes, endangering the lives of smokers, a French anti-smoking organisation alleged in a legal complaint.


Philip Morris International Expects a Better 2018

Added: 09.02.2018 9:32 | 0 views | 0 comments

Find out what went right for the tobacco giant in its most recent financial report.

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[Opinion] Illegal cigarette trade still dogs Europe's fringes

Added: 09.02.2018 3:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

The European Commission is putting in place a tracking mechanism but the devil will be in the detail in terms of involvement by big tobacco companies.


Oklahoma lawmakers pass sweeping package of tax hikes

Added: 08.02.2018 18:03 | 1 views | 0 comments

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A sweeping package of tax hikes on tobacco, motor fuel and oil, natural gas and wind production that would generate nearly $600 million to fund a teacher pay raise has cleared two key Oklahoma legislative committees. Special budget committees in the House and Senate each passed House Bill 1033 on Thursday, [...]


Thirdhand smoke lingers in casino months after smoking ban

Added: 08.02.2018 10:42 | 0 views | 0 comments

Decades of smoking in casinos causes the massive buildup of toxic residue on walls, furniture, and in carpets, according to a new study. The researchers found that the residue, known as thirdhand smoke, declined significantly after smoking was banned in a Northern California casino. But even six months later, toxic tobacco smoke residue remained above levels found in hotels or private homes with smoking bans.


Senate advances ban on those under 21 buying tobacco

Added: 06.02.2018 22:24 | 1 views | 0 comments

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois Senate panel on Tuesday endorsed raising the age to buy tobacco in an effort the sponsor said is aimed at snuffing out teenage smoking. The Senate Public Health Committee voted 6-2 to prohibit the sale of tobacco or related products to anyone under 21 . The current age is [...]


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