Monthly Archives: September 2013

UNC receives grants from the NIH and FDA to establish tobacco control centres

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received two separate grants from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) today in the ongoing inter-agency partnerships. UNC will accommodate two 14 Tobacco control centers of science (TCORS), which is obtained by a total of up to $ 53 million tobacco-related research in fiscal year 2013.

Why do young women start smoking?

Last week, when I was in Paris, I was surprised by the number of young women smoking vkafe outdoor pavement.
Parisian woman smoke with glamour, confidence and style, combining smoking with their morning coffee. It seems to me that many of the French, at least occasional smokers and maybe this are one of the secrets of why the French stay so slim.

Ukraine, Honduras revive tobacco dispute with Australia at WTO

Ukraine and Honduras are reviving a dispute at the World Trade Organization (WTO) challenging Australian laws, which provide for a uniform gray green packaging and large graphic health warnings on cigarettes, diplomats said on Friday.

Five former Fine Gael assistants working for tobacco industry

At least five former Fine Gael aides are working as public relations consultant for the tobacco industry in Ireland, the UK and Brussels.
The industry has increased its lobbying not only on the issue of cigarette smuggling, but also in response to the plans by the EU and national governments to tighten controls on tobacco products.