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Egypt names first five state companies to float shares under privatisation scheme

announced the names of the first five state companies that will offer shares this year as part of a plan to boost public finances through minority offerings on the Cairo exchange. The companies are Alexandria Mineral Oils Company, Eastern Tobacco, Alexan
Reuters
added Jul 19, 2018 01:17
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China clips Air China's wings after descent scare

The cuts to the carrier’s 737 flights amount to 5,400 hours a month, it said. The CAAC also suspended the licenses of other staff involved in the emergency incident that was linked to a co-pilot smoking in the cockpit, CCTV added.
Reuters
added Jul 19, 2018 01:15
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FDA readying guidelines on smoking cessation, biosimilars

Gottlieb also said his agency would release two guidance documents on the toxicology of e-cigarettes and on possible standards to evaluate smoking cessation products. Both should lay out a framework to study new drugs in these areas, he said, adding tha
Politico
added Jul 19, 2018 00:52
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[Connecticut] VIDEO/TRANSCRIPT: Educators worry students don’t know vaping health risks

Across the country, the use of these e-cigarettes are spiking among youth, but parents often aren't even sure what they are and many teens mistakenly believe there are no serious health risks.
PBS
added Jul 18, 2018 23:06
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Walker signs Alaska workplace smoking ban

Walker put his pen to Senate Bill 63 Tuesday morning, calling it "a wonderful bill, just a tremendous bill" at the Lucky Wishbone restaurant in downtown Anchorage. The bill, sponsored by state Sen. Peter Micciche (R-Soldotna), protects Alaskans by ensur
KTVA Channel 11 (Anchorage, AK)
added Jul 18, 2018 15:14
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[Africa, South Africa] Tobacco bill decrees no smoking in homes

Smokers who puff away in the presence of their domestic workers or gardeners could be fined - or jailed even - if they light up in their own homes. This is one of the provisions in the latest Tobacco Bill which also stipulates that you may not smoke in yo
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:53
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[UK] Find out about illegal tobacco sales in Tower Hamlets

Residents can head over to Chrisp Street Market to meet the four-legged friends responsible for sniffing out illegal tobacco and receive advice on how to stop smoking.
Tower Hamlets Council (uk)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:46
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[UK] Rachael Maskell MP slams lack of help for smokers to quit in York

YORK MP Rachael Maskell has branded the treatment of smokers in York as “incredibly judgemental” after a national charity said GPs have been asked not to prescribe stop smoking medications. A report by the British Lung Foundation said support to help sm
York Press (uk)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:42
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[Ohio] 6th Circuit delivers a lovely gift to class action plaintiffs. Will it stand?

In a footnote in 1996’s Castano v. American Tobacco, the 5th Circuit said the limited issue clause doesn’t allow class plaintiffs to sidestep the predominance requirement. “A district court cannot manufacture predominance through the nimble use of subdiv
Reuters
added Jul 18, 2018 14:22
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22nd Century Announces the Immediate Feasibility of the FDA’s Nicotine Reduction Plan / Reynolds American and Phillip Morris unable to comply with the FDA’s plan “for 20-years”

In preparation for the prompt implementation of the new FDA rule, 22nd Century is already growing increased amounts of the Company’s VLN™ tobacco in order to be able to supply a sufficient quantity of the Company’s proprietary VLN™ tobacco seeds to grow
Business Wire
added Jul 18, 2018 02:33
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