Tag Archives: tobacco


WHO study likens palm oil lobbying to tobacco and alcohol industries

01 January, 2019 9:32 am 9:32 am

GENEVA (Reuters) – The palm oil industry is deploying tactics similar to those of the alcohol and tobacco industries to influence research into the health effects of its product, a study published by the World Health Organization said on Tuesday. Evidence of the health impact of palm oil is mixed, with some studies linking consumption … Read More


US to restrict e-cigarette flavours to fight teenage vaping ‘epidemic...

11 November, 2018 2:27 pm 2:27 pm

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The US Food and Drug Administration next week will issue a ban on the sale of fruit and candy flavoured electronic cigarettes in convenience stores and gas stations, an agency official said, in a move to counter a surge in teenage use of e-cigarettes. The ban means only tobacco, mint and … Read More