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[UK] New breed of tobacco products could revolutionise sales

Heat not burn (HNB) products are unlike electronic cigarettes, which do not contain tobacco but produce vapour by heating nicotine containing e-liquids. HNB devices do contain tobacco, but use vaporisation technology to warm it to the point at which fla
Convenience Store (uk)
added Sep 30, 2014 06:11
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[Colorado] VIDEO: Pot smoke a challenge for renters and landlords

A Lakewood family says marijuana smoke is seeping into their apartment from the person next door. They've filed a complaint ... the process to stop the problem can be a challenge. Faith Glass-Wilson is eight months pregnant. She says her health and the h
KUSA-TV Channel 9 (Denver, CO)
added Sep 30, 2014 06:03
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[Canada] Les Leyne: Tobacco, marijuana are trading places

Tokers will eventually be free to consume government-sanctioned and taxed marijuana with only minor restrictions. And smokers will be driven underground, forced to buy baggies of tobacco on the black market, after the industry is driven out of business b
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Sep 30, 2014 05:58
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Health Canada cracking down on flavoured smokes aimed at young smokers

Ottawa is aiming to crack down on flavoured cigarettes that target young smokers, but anti-smoking advocates say the government's plan is too little, too late. Health Minister Rona Ambrose is proposing regulatory amendments that would further restrict ac
Canadian Press
added Sep 30, 2014 05:43
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McKEE / SALNER: A Cancer Battle We Can Win

We can achieve a solid win against cancer. CT lung screening for high-risk populations, with high quality standards, is ready for prime time. The government should move quickly to cover this lifesaving intervention for Medicare users.
New York Times
added Sep 30, 2014 05:42
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LETTERS: Screening Smokers for Lung Cancer

reducing the number of lung cancer deaths by 20 percent may be significant, but we already know how to reduce the number of lung cancer deaths by 90 percent — regulate cigarettes out of existence. All the steps required have been mapped out by the Centers
New York Times
added Sep 30, 2014 05:40
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Lorillard Bet on Merger Nod Offers Arb Payoff: Real M&A

The takeover of cigarette maker Lorillard Inc. (LO:US) is offering one of the biggest profit opportunities for investors willing to bet the deal won’t go up in smoke.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Sep 30, 2014 05:37
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Should Iowa cities ban e-cigarettes?

“At some point cities will get a better feel for, ‘Do these have the same danger as a cigarette?,’” said Alan Kemp, Iowa League of Cities executive director. “It’s always been my impression that the reason cigarettes have been regulated and smoking in pu
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Sep 30, 2014 05:36
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[Utah] E-cigarette regulation advances in Weber-Morgan

Weber-Morgan health board voted unanimously to set a public hearing and to also take action on a new e-cigarette regulation at its next monthly meeting in late October.
Ogden (UT) Standard-Examiner
added Sep 30, 2014 05:33
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Arizona smokers getting tax bills for online sales

About 30,000 Arizona smokers who bought cigarettes online are being hit with bills for thousands of dollars in unpaid state taxes. The Arizona Department of Revenue says smokers owe the state more than $20 for each carton they purchased after 2006 throug
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Sep 30, 2014 05:32
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