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Alliance One International, Inc. Announces Details of New Organizational Structure

The Company's tobacco division, which will retain the Alliance One name to honor the history and legacy of the brand...continues to optimize its global footprint and capitalizes on opportunities to meet the evolving needs of tobacco product manufacturers.
PR Newswire
added Sep 12, 2018 01:22
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UPDATE 1-Egypt to offer 4.5 pct stake in cigarette maker Eastern Company

Egypt will launch its programme for offering shares in state companies by offering a 4.5 percent stake in its top cigarette maker Eastern Company, the finance ministry said in a statement on Thursday.
Reuters
added Sep 12, 2018 01:22
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Vascular endothelial function is impaired by aerosol from a single IQOS HeatStick to the same extent as by cigarette smoke [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Acute exposures to IQOS aerosol impairs FMD in rats. IQOS use does not necessarily avoid the adverse cardiovascular effects of smoking cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Group hails smoking ban at open-air eateries

A smoking ban at open-air eateries in the country will help reduce the adverse impact of secondhand smoke and will help improve the wellbeing of Malay­sians, says a group of local medical-related organisations. “There is no greater modifiable risk factor
The Star (my)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Pennsylvania] Allegheny County representatives call for statewide indoor smoking ban for workplaces

On Tuesday, Pennsylvania VFW commander Thomas Hanzes spoke at the Morningside VFW and called on state lawmakers to end the exemptions and ban smoking inside all workplaces. He says VFW members have already voted to support this step and many other posts
Pittsburgh (PA) City Paper
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Singapore] Yahoo Poll: Should more restrictions be imposed on people smoking in their homes?

Citing complaints from residents about secondhand smoke from other units entering their homes, they also noted the accompanying health risks... Do you think more restrictions should be imposed on people smoking in their own homes?
Yahoo!
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Consider rule to ban smoking in one's apartment

I am a Housing Board flat resident who suffers from the effects of second-hand smoke from inconsiderate neighbours living below. Numerous attempts to resolve the problem have failed.
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Singapore] Netizens have mixed reactions to MPs’ proposals for restricting smoking at home

On Monday, September 10, Parliament passed amendments to the Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) Act, which gives officers of the National Environment Agency (NEA) more powers of enforcement as well as provides for more no-smoking zones.
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] NEA officers get more powers to investigate smoking violations

Officers from the National Environment Agency (NEA) will be able to enter smoking-prohibited places without warrants to investigate smoking violations, and it will be illegal to obstruct or prevent them from collecting evidence. NEA was also given the p
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] MPs raise option of banning smoking in homes; Senior Minister of State cautions against intruding privacy

politicians expressed their belief that banning smoking inside residential flats are a totally viable idea. Thankfully for smokers in Singapore, Senior Minister of State for Health Amy Khor shot down the idea yesterday, cautioning against the intrusion
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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