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[Canada] Dartmouth Crossing Costco to stop selling tobacco products

A spokesperson at Costco’s Ottawa headquarters declined to comment, saying the company does not do interviews. In its notice to customers, the Dartmouth Crossing location did say it’s not quitting cold turkey. Cigarette orders will still be available for
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jun 24, 2015 11:28
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MORRIS: Trade and Sovereignty

Bill Clinton issued an executive order forbidding the US government to advocate on tobacco's behalf. But by that time we had given birth to a new planetary organization, the WTO and new trade rules that for the first time allowed corporations to sue coun
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 24, 2015 11:23
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Tobacco substitutes to be banned

Alternative tobacco products, including those not available here, will be banned in Singapore from mid-December. In addition, similar but not commonly used tobacco products that are already on sale here will be banned from August next year. This means
AsiaOne (sg)
added Jun 24, 2015 10:39
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CT Screening for Lung Cancer: Nonsolid Nodules in Baseline and Annual Repeat Rounds [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion Nonsolid nodules of any size can be safely followed with CT at 12-month intervals to assess transition to part-solid. Surgery was 100% curative in all cases, regardless of the time to treatment.
Radiology
added Jun 24, 2015 10:32
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Nonsolid Lung Nodules Followed Safely With CT / Patients had a 100% lung-cancer-specific survival during long-term follow-up.

Surveillance of nonsolid lung nodules with CT imaging detected all nodules in transition to part-solid status, enabling curative treatment and avoiding treatment in most cases, a large retrospective study showed. CT-triggered biopsy identified 73 adenoca
MedPage Today
added Jun 24, 2015 10:30
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[New York] A.G. Schneiderman Cracks Down On E-Cigarette Industry, Announces Settlements With Liquid Nicotine Retailers And Manufacturer To Keep Poisonous Substance Out Of Childrens’ Hands

Amid Rise in Child Poisoning Reports, Settlements Ensure Prominent Retailers and Manufacturer Will Abide by New York Law Requiring Liquid Nicotine To Be Sold in Child-Resistant Bottles
Office of New York State Attorney General
added Jun 24, 2015 09:52
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[New York] Attorney General Faults Liquid Nicotine Retailers for Improper Packaging

The crackdown on retailers that sell liquid nicotine used in e-cigarettes escalated Tuesday as the New York attorney general reached a settlement with four businesses that failed to secure the potentially toxic substance in child-resistant packaging. Th
New York Times
added Jun 24, 2015 09:50
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[Asia, Bahrain] Warning over smoking sheesha inside Ramadan tents

“This is the time of the year that people engage in smoking sheesha inside Ramadan tents as a habit, unfortunately under the pretext of spending the time in the joy of the season,” she said. “The painful truth is that these tents cause a major health pr
TradeArabia (bh)
added Jun 24, 2015 09:48
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[New York] N.Y. fines liquid nicotine makers for not child-proofing packages

New York has fined four makers of liquid nicotine used in electronic cigarettes over packaging that was too easy for children to open, in violation of a law enacted last year after a toddler died...Rocket Sheep, Henley Vaporium and ECig Distributors, Inc
Reuters
added Jun 24, 2015 09:46
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[UK] Number of women in South Derbyshire smoking at birth above national rate

THE number of women in South Derbyshire still smoking up to the time of giving birth is much higher than the national average, new statistics have revealed. Figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre showed that 14.4 per cent of pregnant
Burton Mail (uk)
added Jun 24, 2015 09:43
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