Reuters - Business Video Online (Aug. 28, 2014) The World Health Organisation has called for the regulation of electronic cigarettes as both tobacco and medical products. Ciara Lee looks at the impact of the move on the tobacco industry.
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Reuters (Nov. 10, 2013) Researchers in eastern China have developed a 3D bio-printer that they say could create functional human body parts within the next twenty years. The printer represents a milestone for China in the ... watch video
AFP (Nov. 12, 2013) Switching to e-cigarettes could save millions of smokers' lives, a conference on the rapidly expanding use of the devices heard Tuesday, though some delegates warned more research on the health ... watch video
AP (Sep. 23, 2013) Individual scientists, doctors and community health workers are going back to basics with simple, but ingenious inventions which can save millions of lives each year. ... watch video
Newsy (June 10, 2015) Colorado will reduce its state marijuana sales tax to 8 percent by 2017 as Oregon considers a tax that might better compete with neighboring states.
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