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[Indiana] Editorial: Youth and e-cigarettes

Among the group’s proposals are to prohibit “flavors” in new tobacco products and to restrict marketing of e-cigarettes in the same manner as for cigarettes. It also advocates strong health warnings. We applaud Zoeller and his colleagues across the count
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Aug 28, 2014 19:46
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[Minnesota] St. Paul bans sale of cheap cigar singles

City Council on Wednesday approved a new ordinance that bans the sale of low-cost, single-serve cigars such as Swisher Sweets or Black and Milds. In 30 days, stores within the city limits will be required to charge at least $2.10 for each cigar, or sell
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Aug 28, 2014 19:41
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Feds seek comment on lower-risk tobacco bid

Federal regulators are seeking public comment on smokeless tobacco maker Swedish Match's request to certify its General-branded tobacco products as less harmful than cigarettes. It is the first time the Food and Drug Administration
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 28, 2014 19:40
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[UK] If the afterlife had a smoking lounge this is what it'd look like

Nearly 1,000 artefacts related to the famous Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel have been donated by collector Clive Richards to the SS Great Britain Trust. The collection will go on display to the public in 2016. By far the strangest object will
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Aug 28, 2014 19:38
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[Canada] MORAN: Latest Toronto ruling on E-Cigarettes suggests governments are all about revenue

Next time you see a politician talking about restricting e-cigs, blow some vapor in his face.
Examiner.com (National)
added Aug 28, 2014 19:36
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[Minnesota] St. Paul Council Votes To Ban Sale Of Cheap, Single Cigars

approved a new ordinance Wednesday night that aims to cease the sale of cheap single cigars, or cigarillos. Stores have 30 days to change the price of the cigars to at least $2.10, or to start selling them in packs of 5.
WCCO-Channel 4000
added Aug 28, 2014 19:35
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Lobbyists Put Congressmen to Work at Convenience Stores

7-Eleven Inc. and Maverick Inc. put members of Congress to work behind their counters this month as part of a lobbying campaign by the former National Association of Convenience Stores to convince lawmakers to address retailers' concerns about menu label
National Law Journal
added Aug 28, 2014 17:27
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[Italy, USA] Second-hand e-cig smoke compared to regular cigarette smoke

Despite a 10-fold decrease in overall exposure to carcinogenic particulate matter, researchers find increased levels of certain toxic metals in second-hand smoke from e-cigs
EurekAlert
added Aug 28, 2014 15:47
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[Kentucky] Despite Supreme Court ruling, Woodford, Clark, Madison counties remain smoke-free

Clark, Madison and Woodford counties have smoking bans that can’t be enforced because they are regulations of county health boards, which the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled in June do not have the power to ban smoking in public places. But officials in eac
KyForward
added Aug 28, 2014 15:44
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The Only African Wild Tobacco, Nicotiana africana: Alkaloid Content and the Effect of Herbivory

Herbivory in some Nicotiana species is known to induce alkaloid production. This study examined herbivore-induced defenses in the nornicotine-rich African tobacco N. africana, the only Nicotiana species indigenous to Africa.
Public Library of Science (PLoS)
added Aug 28, 2014 12:58
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