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[UK] Welsh city and town centre smoking ban proposed by Mark Drakeford

The Welsh Labour leadership candidate has included the plan in his manifesto for the contest. Mr Drakeford, considered to be the favourite to win the election, also wants to ban smoking in the outdoor areas of cafes and restaurants. Currently smoking i
BBC Online
added Nov 12, 2018 22:05
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[UK, USA] Menthol cigarettes BAN: Smoking crackdown plan causes tobacco shares to plunge

A PROPOSED ban on the sale of menthol cigarettes in the United States has wiped billions from the share value of two major tobacco firms.
Daily Star (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 22:04
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[South Carolina] Charleston VA hospital promotes early lung cancer screening for long-time smokers

Wilson, along with many veterans, was a beneficiary of a lung cancer screening program specifically catered to veterans who are heavy cigarette smokers. The program, which emerged during a time when 75 percent of lung cancer patients were seeking treatm
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Nov 12, 2018 22:02
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[UK] Staggering number of smokers who want to quit but still spark up within ONE HOUR of waking up revealed

Over 60% light up in that first sixty minutes after opening their eyes, data from The Office for National Statistics reveals. .. A simple Hold My Light pledge with pals can be a smoker's first step to a smoke-free future
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 22:01
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[UK] Tobacco shares go up in smoke amid US crackdown plan

British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands have had £8.6bn wiped off their stock market value as US regulators prepare to crack down on the sale of flavoured e-cigarettes and menthol cigarettes. Shares in BAT, the sixth-biggest company in the FTSE 100
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:57
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[Asia-pacific, China] LETTER: Hong Kong vaping ban would be first step to a smoke-free city

A ban on e-cigarettes and new tobacco products is a very wise move by our government, and shows its determination to tackle smoking addiction in the interest of public health. A smoke-free Hong Kong may well be on the horizon.
South China Morning Post
added Nov 12, 2018 21:53
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[Asia, India] Vapers fume over government advisory banning e-cigarettes

But doctors involved in tobacco control programmes in India feel the nicotine content in e-cigarettes is equally or more harmful. According to S.K. Arora, the tobacco control officer of the Delhi government, the average nicotine content of a cigarette is
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:50
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] WHO downplays e-cigarettes as smoking cessation aid

Representative to the Philippines Dr. Gundo Weiler said that it is still not clear... “There are also claims that e-cigarettes lead to reduction in smoking. It is not so clear at this point whether indeed along the line people will have less consumption o
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:49
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Juul to pull sweet-flavored e-cigarettes from stores

faced with a regulatory crackdown and criticism that its marketing has attracted underage users, plans to stop selling most of its flavored nicotine liquids at bricks-and-mortar stores, according to people familiar with the matter.
MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:48
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[UK] Vape warnings ‘do not go far enough’

E-cigarettes should come with health warnings, according to a Scottish heart expert who is researching the devices. Jacob George, professor of cardiovascular medicine and therapeutics at Dundee university, also criticised public health bodies for what h
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:47
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