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[Asia, India] Delhi government won't take action against chewable tobacco sellers

Delhi High Court today restrained city government from taking any coercive action against the sellers and distributors of chewable tobacco on pleas by its manufacturers against ban on sale of the product in the national capital from March 30.
DNA India (in)
added Apr 24, 2015 14:34
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SALES OF E-CIGARETTE DEVICES UP LAST MONTH

up last month in the convenience channel. The latest Balvor Retailer Composite (BRC) shows that dollar sales of Electronic Nicotine Devices (END) were up 7.1% last month in the c-store channel, while retail units sold grew by more than a quarter (26.4%).
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Apr 24, 2015 14:33
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BRIGGS: How Faith Matters in Battling Smoking Epidemic

New studies are adding to a growing body of evidence that religion may help deter smoking... The takeaway, many researchers suggest, is that a nuanced approach to religious engagement can be a powerful ally in global anti-smoking efforts. In general, r
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 24, 2015 14:31
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[Asia, Korea - South] Government mulls stricter e-cigarette regulations

Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan...told lawmakers in the National Assembly that he would “shortly come up with a comprehensive proposal” on electronic cigarettes, which would ban the products’ explicit advertisement and random blend of nicotine.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Apr 24, 2015 14:29
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Why American Prisons Are Pushing E-Cigarettes On Inmates

sheriffs who want them the most. Why? In a nutshell, money: E-cigarettes are a cash cow...private jail e-cigarette vendors have popped up with names like “JailCigs” and “eCigs 4 Inmates” and “CrossBar.” Their pitch to sheriffs is enticing: The companies s
International Business Times
added Apr 24, 2015 14:27
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SULLUM: Why Is The CDC Lying About E-Cigarettes?

opponents of vaping have escalated their prevarications by implying, in defiance of all scientific evidence, that there is no important difference between the two kinds of nicotine delivery devices.
Forbes
added Apr 24, 2015 14:24
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[Germany] The E-cigarette: An alternative to tobacco?

the hype surrounding the e-cigarette has just begun. But is vaping as harmless as many believe? We spoke with pneumologist Dr. Robert Loddenkemper...Propylene glycol irritates the eyes and respiratory passages, and breaks down into ultra fine particles th
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Apr 24, 2015 14:22
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[Massachusetts] Anti-tobacco crowd backs e-cig regs while retailers seek changes

Proposed restrictions on free samples of e-cigarettes for adults would harm retailers ability help smokers quit... Numerous e-cigarette specialty shop owners, supporters and anti-tobacco activists filled a hearing room to sound off on Attorney General Mau
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Apr 24, 2015 14:19
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HOLDING: E-cigarettes Put the Environment at Risk

And there is no easy way to recycle e-cigarettes. The UK site Tobacco Control reported that "none of the (e-cigarette) products provided disposal instructions for spent cartridges containing nicotine." Certainly the Blu I bought had no easily discernible
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 24, 2015 14:17
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[UK] Vaping: it's like smoking, only more manly

From competitive 'cloudchasing' to exploiting men's penchant for gadgetry and tinkering, vaping has a surprisingly masculine appeal, says Andrew Shanahan...It's official, men are going vape - there are now more than 2.1 million users of electronic cigare
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 24, 2015 13:46
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