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New wiki site to unmask dealings of tobacco industry in Sri Lanka

A major new online project, TobaccoUnmasked, designed to reveal the activities and influences of the tobacco industry on public health policy, has been launched in Sri Lanka on the back of the success of TobaccoTactics – an initiative first established by
Phys.org (physorg.com)
added Jul 20, 2017 22:21
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[Canada] Ontario Signs Agreement-In-Principle With Chippewas Of The Thames First Nation On Tobacco

Ontario has signed an agreement-in-principle with Chippewas of the Thames First Nation regarding tobacco regulation and revenue sharing, in order to help support community growth and prosperity and advance self-regulation. Charles Sousa, Minister of Fina
Public.
added Jul 20, 2017 22:21
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GFN Dialogues

Interest in the debates surrounding the rapidly changing nicotine landscape continues to grow and the organisers of GFN are seeking to use this established brand to reach out and engage with a wider audience, ensuring the topics remain live and fresh, ra
Global Forum on Nicotine
added Jul 20, 2017 22:17
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ARCHIVE: China’s E-Cigarette Boom Lacks Oversight for Safety

Ninety percent of the world’s e-cigarettes are made in China. Experts warn, however, that poorly manufactured devices can vaporize heavy metals and carcinogens alongside the nicotine. By Jonah M. Kessel on Publish Date December 13, 2014. Photo by Sim Chi
New York Times
added Jul 20, 2017 22:15
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[Australia] BUGAUP BILLBOARD GALLERY

BUGA-UP (Billboard Utilising Graffitists Against Unhealthy Promotions) (au)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:55
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[UK] LETTER: Estimating the population impact of e-cigarettes on smoking cessation in England [FREE FULL TEXT]

Evidence from RCTs and from surveys in England indicate that using an e-cigarette in a quit attempt increases the probability of success on average by approximately 50% compared with using no aid or LNP bought from a shop—similar to use of a licensed medi
Addiction
added Jul 20, 2017 19:53
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EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes pose health policy conundrum as Australia faces vaping push

Philip Morris has launched a new lobbying onslaught... Meanwhile, it would appear prudent to use one of the certified nicotine-replacement means. One day, people will look back in wonder at tobacco smoking, but before then many are facing a terrible strug
The Age (au)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:44
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[Eastern Europe, Europe] A HAZY CRISIS: ILLICIT CIGARETTE SMUGGLING IN THE OSCE REGION

One of the most problematic regions for cigarette smuggling globally is the OSCE region. For example, studies estimate that €10.2 billion ($11.64 billion) is lost every year to this criminal activity in the European Union alone, where counterfeit cigare
Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (U.S. Helsinki Commission)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:41
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[Missouri] Charges Mount in Corruption Probe at Kansas City Jail

A federal crackdown on alleged bribery-related smuggling of such contraband as cigarettes, cell phones and prescription drugs into the county jail in Kansas City, Missouri, has expanded with indictments accusing a fifth person and adding more charges agai
U.S. News & World Report
added Jul 20, 2017 19:35
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VIRGINIA CIGARETTE TRAFFICKING

an experienced attorney, who has a history of successfully representing clients who have been charged with trafficking, will be able to mount a defense worthy of defeating the state’s best prosecutors. Do Not Hesitate to Contact a Leesburg Criminal Defen
Simms Showers LLP
added Jul 20, 2017 19:34
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