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[Kentucky] Pregnant women shouldn't vape

E-cigs and similar products are fairly new, so we are still learning about their full health effects on the body and brain of developing babies, but we do know that e-cigarettes are not safe during pregnancy. Nicotine harms a fetus. E-cigarettes and othe
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 26, 2016 12:01
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Who's WHO? Six candidates named for next World Health Organisation chief

Dr Miklós Szócska The Hungarian nominee, lauded as the first health minister to manage a full four years in office, has implemented a wide range of public health regulations, from banning smoking in public to adding a tax on food and beverages with added
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 26, 2016 11:59
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EDITORIAL: Burns from e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems

Burns from overheating or explosions of ENDS are an emerging and under-researched concern.... a clinical, public health, and regulatory framework to reduce ENDS related burns is needed.
British Medical Journal
added Sep 26, 2016 11:52
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[UK] Environmental health officers call for smoking ban in playgrounds

Smoking should be banned in all parks and playgrounds to reduce the chances of children growing up thinking that using cigarettes is normal, environmental health officers have told ministers. Zoos, theme parks and anywhere else children play should also
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 26, 2016 11:42
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WYOMING REJECTS PROPOSED CIGARETTE TAX HIKE

a Wyoming House-Senate committee killed another attempt to raise the state’s cigarette tax by $1.25 per pack, the Caspar Star Tribune reports. The Joint Revenue Committee had been asked by the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network to increase th
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Sep 26, 2016 11:20
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What Investors Need to Know From Philip Morris' New Tobacco Study

Rather than being an exciting new growth opportunity for investors to mull over, new reduced risk products are starting to look like a way for Big Tobacco to hold on to what it already has.
Motley Fool
added Sep 25, 2016 23:28
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Nebraska town considers banning smoking in apartments

isn't meant to protect the health of the city's 50,000 residents, but instead to prevent fires. Councilman Don Preister proposed the ban, which wouldn't affect duplexes and single-family homes, in August after cigarette smoking at a single Bellevue apartm
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 25, 2016 23:08
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[Switzerland] Philip Morris ouvrira un e-clope café au Flon [Philip Morris will open an e-cigarette coffee Flon]

wants to open a "Flagship Store" in the Vaud capital. On three levels. The concept: to provide adult smokers an exclusive place where they can have a drink and a bite to eat, but also discover the system "tobacco heated" IQOS US tobacco giant. A cafe or
24 Heures (ch)
added Sep 25, 2016 23:03
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[Asia, Mid-east] Israel Railways Fined NIS 6 Million Over Platform Smoking

Smoking on Israel Railways trains is illegal – and, based on a 2012 law on smoking in public places, so is smoking on train platforms. But Israel Railways failed to enforce that law for years, leading to a class-action lawsuit that cost the railroad NIS 6
Hamodia
added Sep 25, 2016 13:40
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] KT&G emerges as global cigarette maker

KT&G is rising as the world’s fifth-largest tobacco maker as its overseas sales recorded 46.5 billion cigarettes last year, exceeding domestic sales of 40.6 billion cigarettes for the first time. The firm’s super-slim and low-tar product Esse is recogn
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 25, 2016 13:39
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