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[Canada] 7 Strategies That The Tobacco Industry Uses To Outsmart You / Have they gotten to you?

Colourful packaging / Social media /Celebrities and film / LGBTQ marketing / Leveraging science / Using e-cigarettes as a gateway to smoking / Omitting the facts
MTL BLog (ca)
added Dec 12, 2018 14:30
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ITC Greenlights Investigation of Juul Labs' E-Cigarette Rivals ($$)

The International Trade Commission has launched an investigation in the first of two Juul Labs, Inc.’s suits seeking to exclude dozens of global competitors from marketing e-cigarettes in the United States.
added Dec 12, 2018 13:40

[UK] Hotpoint owners claim cigarette could have caused Grenfell Tower fire in 'desperate' bid to avoid blame, inquiry hears

The makers of the fridge-freezer suspected of causing the Grenfell Tower fire have been accused of a “desperate” attempt to save face by suggesting a cigarette may have started the inferno. A closing statement to the public inquiry from Whirlpool Corporat
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 12, 2018 13:38
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ITC Agrees To Probe Juul's E-Cig Rivals For Infringement ($$)

The U.S. International Trade Commission has agreed to investigate whether the importation into the U.S. and the sales of certain electronic cigarette delivery systems by 21 companies violate federal tariff regulations...
added Dec 12, 2018 13:37

[New York] Erie County bans smoking with kids in car, smoking near NFTA bus shelters

Erie County legislators voted late Thursday to prohibit adults from smoking with anyone under the age of 18 in the car.It is a three part law that includes a ban on smoking near NFTA bus shelters and the sale of tobacco products at pharmacies.Those caugh
WKBW-TV Channel 7 (Buffalo, NY)
added Dec 12, 2018 13:25

[UK] BAT Launches High-Tech Vape in the U.K. to Fend Off Juul, IQOS

is introducing a vaping device in the U.K. that delivers nicotine more efficiently, the latest salvo ... BAT is debuting the new product, dubbed Vype iSwitch, in the face of competition from Philip Morris International Inc.’s IQOS as well as Juul, the in
Bloomberg News
added Dec 12, 2018 13:21
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[Washington] Whitworth president announces school-wide ban on tobacco products

Whitworth University announced Monday smoking and tobacco will be banned on campus starting Jan. 1. President Beck Taylor made the announcement on Twitter Monday and wrote that the school will provide free products to help students quit smoking and chew
The Spokesman-Review
added Dec 12, 2018 13:08

[Georgia] Rome defers action on smoking ban

The Rome City Commission took no action on a controversial ordinance that would have banned smoking downtown, opting instead for further review.Commissioner Craig McDaniel, who chairs the public safety committee, said its recommendation came after input f
Rome (GA) News-Tribune
added Dec 12, 2018 12:58

[California] Beverly Hills New Smoking Regulations In Effect

Retailers in the city of Beverly Hills have until Friday, December 21, to remove flavored tobacco products from their store shelves, the city announced in a press release on Monday, December 10. The city of Beverly Hills has been promoting a healthy lifes
Canyon News (Beverly Hills, CA)
added Dec 12, 2018 12:50

[Nebraska] Oral arguments presented in Winnebago Tribe lawsuit

Two divisions of the Winnebago Tribe allege the state’s regulation of the reservation’s tobacco production is unconstitutional, and an attack on the tribe’s sovereignty. Monday in a federal courtroom in Omaha, the tribe argued the state’s regulation of
KTIV TV Channel 4 (Sioux City, IA)
added Dec 12, 2018 03:40
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