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Study finds failure to sustain reductions in carcinogens in cigarettes

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170608133404.htm

Tobacco-specific nitrosamines (TSNAs) are potent carcinogens formed predominantly during the cigarette manufacturing process. Despite initial success lowering TSNA levels in cigarettes sold in Canada, following subsidies by the Ontario government to manufacturers in 2000, a study has found that the decrease in TSNAs have not been sustained.

Tobacco To Fossil Fuels: Tracing the Roots of Trump’s Claims on Paris Climate Deal

https://www.desmogblog.com/2017/06/01/tobacco-fossil-fuels-tracing-roots-trump-s-claims-paris-climate-deal

To understand why President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the global Paris climate agreement, we might start by looking at the sources he relied on to justify his decision. But we’re not going to start there, but we will end there. Instead, let’s go back to the early 1990s. The tobacco industry was facing multiple bans on advertising its products in countries around the world. Click here for reuse options! Tags: NERANational Economic Research AssociatesMike Catanzarous chamber of commerce