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Biden Has a Duty to Nicotine Users

Jan 18, 2021: The coming presidency of Joe Biden is a new chapter in American history, hopefully closing a divisive chapter of hate among fellow citizens and a lack of basic human decency in the Oval Office.

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 Smokers, vegetarians at lesser risk of contracting Covid-19: CSIR survey

Jan 18, 2021:  The survey also found that those with blood group 'O' may be less susceptible to the infection, while people with 'B' and 'AB' blood groups were at a higher risk.

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New Year, New Regulations, and Big Government’s Attempts to Block Tobacco Harm Reduction

 

Jan 14, 2021: A new year and new resolutions. In 2021, many Americans will attempt to lose the weight gained after weeks – and months – of stay-at-home orders. Some may have been inclined to reduce their Zoom time, but for many smokers the beginning of a new year marks a resolution to quit smoking.

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Tobacco farmers seek withdraw of COTPA Amendment Bill

Jan 14, 2021: The Federation of All India Farmer Associations (FAIFA) has appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to go ahead with the COTPA Bill, which will boost the illegal cigarette trade in the country.

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Tips from former smokers: James’ story (CDC)