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[UK] U.K. to Launch Inquiry Into E-Cigarettes Amid Boom in Vaping

The U.K. parliament opened a panel to establish the health and economic impact of electronic cigarettes and heat-not-burn devices as the number of people using such products approaches 3 million. The inquiry will seek to address gaps in the understandin
Bloomberg News
added Oct 25, 2017 13:45
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The Technology That's Replacing Your Nicotine Hit

Smoking, is bidding for respectability again. As the traditional practice declines worldwide, a new version is booming: vaping. Using an e-cigarette or an alternative device, vapers get a hit of stimulating nicotine without resorting to a burning stick o
Bloomberg News
added Oct 25, 2017 13:44
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[USA] E-cigarette bans highlight public health divide between US and UK researchers

New York is joining 10 other states banning indoor vaping, reflecting a US focus on the harm of e-cigs, rather than their ability to help people quit cigarettes America’s lax smoking regulations may contribute to researchers’ estimation of potential harm
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:32
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[UK] MPs launch inquiry into e-cigarettes over fears they could 're-normalise' smoking for teens

MPs today launched an inquiry into e-cigarettes to determine whether they are re-normalising smoking, and if people are becoming addicted to vaping. The Science and Technology Committee has called for evidence about the health benefits or harms of e-cig
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:30
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U.N. labour agency urged to cut ties with tobacco firms

“Tobacco companies victimise farmers and other workers through manipulative practices, including unfair pricing strategies, abusive contracts and child labour. They have no place in a UN agency concerned with fair labour practices and human rights,” says
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:30
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[Indonesia] Cigarette Companies Target Children With Low Prices: Activistsi

The cigarette industry in Indonesia appears to be increasingly targeting children by highlighting cheap cigarette prices in its advertising, child rights and anti-tobacco activists said in a survey released on Wednesday (25/10). More than 80 percent of c
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:27
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3 things to know about the foundation for a smoke-free world

The biggest global manufacturer and marketer of cigarettes, Philip Morris International, is behind the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World. Beginning in 2018, the company plans to contribute $80 million annually over the next 12 years to the foundation. It
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:25
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BAT Says Business Performing Well, Confident Of Good Earnings Growth

said Wednesday that its business continues to perform well and it remains confident of another good year of earnings growth at constant currency. BAT expects to generate Next Generation Products or NGP revenue of over 500 million pounds this year, and fo
NASDAQ
added Oct 25, 2017 12:47
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Large declines seen in teen substance abuse, delinquency

Adolescents who smoke cigarettes or use alcohol or marijuana may be at greater risk for subsequent abuse of prescription opioids as young adults, according to a new study by Yale School of Medicine. Recommended for you Large declines seen in teen substan
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 25, 2017 12:44
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[UK] New 'smokeless' tobacco device, predicted to overtake vaping, has 90% less toxic substances than cigarettes, tests reveal

The Glo device was tested by its manufacturer British American Tobacco It heats tobacco instead of burning it, so doesn't produce smoke toxicants Found e-cigarette and other new generation products had similar lowered levels Earlier report predicts heat-
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 25, 2017 12:42
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