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[Canada] Nova Scotia stokes industry frustration with e-cigarette legislation

Concerns over potential health risks posed by electronic cigarettes and their growing popularity among young people is driving legislation in Nova Scotia that would restrict sales and ban their use in indoor public places, the provincial health minister s
Canadian Press
added Oct 30, 2014 23:14
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SIEGEL: Study Suggests that Telling Smokers the Truth About Electronic Cigarettes Could Enhance Smoking Cessation

It is time to not only allow, but to encourage the truthful marketing of electronic cigarettes. Based on the current research, such an approach would actually aid the public's health by encouraging more serious vapers who would have a higher likelihood o
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Oct 30, 2014 23:12
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INGRAHAM: Want people to drink less? Make their cigarettes more expensive

the study does provide evidence for a rather nifty side benefit of a tobacco tax hike. Legislators grappling with these issues in the future should take heed.
The Washington Post
added Oct 30, 2014 23:09
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[Barbados] New rules for E-Cigarettes

Come next year, this island should have legislation to regulate the sale and use of e-cigarettes. This was revealed by Minister of Health, John Boyce, yesterday at the opening of the subregional workshop on Tobacco Taxation for English-speaking Caribbe
Barbados Advocate (bb)
added Oct 30, 2014 22:51
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[Canada] Poll: Saskatoon’s largest concert venues ban e-cigarettes

Two of Saskatoon’s largest concert venues are asking electronic cigarette users to step outside. Despite the fact Saskatoon’s smoking bylaw has zero mention of electronic cigarettes, both TCU Place in Saskatoon’s downtown and SaskTel Centre have banned
Metro (ca)
added Oct 30, 2014 22:48
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[California] San Marcos tightens rules for e-cigarettes

The City Council on Tuesday night unanimously voted to amend two city ordinances to include e-cigarettes. The changes mean store owners must also keep the devices out of the reach of customers the same as conventional cigarettes. “Absolutely I want to t
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Oct 30, 2014 22:47
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[Australia] International eyes on Tas smoking bill

Launceston-based independent MP Ivan Dean plans to introduce a private member's bill to Tasmania's upper house in November which restricts the sale of tobacco products to people born in or after the year 2000. "It will not make it illegal for them to sm
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Oct 30, 2014 22:46
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[Asia] Nepal gearing to protect public health from tobacco industry interference

implement life-saving tobacco control measures. Nepal is no exception. With more than 11 law suits filed by the industry and its allies against the Nepalese government’s move to strictly enforce tobacco control laws, the Supreme Court decision favouring t
Asian Tribune
added Oct 30, 2014 22:45
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[Asia] Nepal gearing to protect public health from tobacco industry interference

implement life-saving tobacco control measures. Nepal is no exception. With more than 11 law suits filed by the industry and its allies against the Nepalese government’s move to strictly enforce tobacco control laws, the Supreme Court decision favouring t
Asian Tribune
added Oct 30, 2014 22:45
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[Asia] Nepal gearing to protect public health from tobacco industry interference

implement life-saving tobacco control measures. Nepal is no exception. With more than 11 law suits filed by the industry and its allies against the Nepalese government’s move to strictly enforce tobacco control laws, the Supreme Court decision favouring t
Asian Tribune
added Oct 30, 2014 22:45
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