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[New Zealand] Vaping regulation: Risk-proportionate

The Ministry of Health are making moves to regulate vapes, e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products. This is supported by Hāpai Te Hauora who hopes that the Ministry do their best to provide effective and sustainable regulation. "Regulation is an importa
Scoop (nz)
added May 14, 2018 22:03
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Gov't to mandate graphic warnings on heated tobacco product

Manufacturers of heat-not-burn (HNB) cigarettes, or heated tobacco products, will be required to put graphic warnings about health risks associated with smoking including cancer, similar to warnings all other cigarette manufacturers currently use. Such p
Korea Times (kr)
added May 14, 2018 22:02
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Dirty Air in Pregnancy May Raise Kid's Blood Pressure Risk

"The findings from our study are another piece of evidence that air pollution exposure can affect your health and could affect your baby's health as well," said senior study author Noel Mueller. Mueller's team found that children exposed to the highest
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2018 21:55
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Secondhand Marijuana Smoke

"The findings from our study are another piece of evidence that air pollution exposure can affect your health and could affect your baby's health as well," said senior study author Noel Mueller. Mueller's team found that children exposed to the highest
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2018 21:54
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What Causes Cancer? Misconceptions Abound

88 percent of respondents correctly said smoking, 80 percent cited secondhand smoke...those who knew more about proven causes of cancer were less likely to smoke, according to the study.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2018 21:53
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[Asia-pacific] Customs chief says seizure of black market cigarettes worth HK$2.5 million shows illegal activities in Hong Kong are ‘under control’

said enhanced enforcement had led to a surge in the seizure of untaxed cigarettes. In the department’s latest success, two men were arrested on Wednesday evening after officers stopped them as they were pushing a trolley piled high with boxes containing
South China Morning Post
added May 14, 2018 21:50
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[Europe] Organised crime in Montenegro on rise amid claims of gang links to government

Shooting of reporter in leg ‘latest warning for investigators’... Lakić wrote investigative articles for the newspaper Vijesti about cigarette smuggling, claiming senior police officials were involved in an illegal counterfeit trade. She had received num
The Guardian (uk)
added May 14, 2018 21:50
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[Canada] 353 drivers pulled over in 2 days on Highway 6

A two-day traffic blitz on Highway 6 resulted in hundreds of charges and the seizure of hundreds of thousands of contraband cigarettes. The blitz took place May 2-3 on the nearly 100-kilometre stretch of the highway between Highway 401 and the Port Dove
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added May 14, 2018 21:49
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[Australia] The Government Is Coming for Your Chop Chop

Buried even deeper is a plan to crack down on illegal cigarettes. That’s right, the Government is coming for your chop chop, as well as any other slightly dodgy sources of cheap tobacco you’re relying on in the face of steep price hikes in recent years.
Vice.com
added May 14, 2018 21:49
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[Burma/Myanmar] Three more regions to join smoking-free zone campaign

U Than Sein said that the three regions that will join the no-smoking campaign are Ayeyarwady Region, Bago Region and Mon State. The campaign will be implemented in collaboration with the regional and state governments.
Myanmar Times (mm)
added May 14, 2018 21:49
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