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Tobacco company’s massive gamble backfires: e-cigarette sales slump

The company is convinced iQOS and its other smoke-free products will make a comeback. Heated tobacco sales went up in Japan and South Korea, while the sales of traditional cigarettes fell in Japan, Russia, and Saudi Arabia. The company says it remains on
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Apr 23, 2018 00:03
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[Asia, India] OVER 30,000 FINED FOR SMOKING IN PUBLIC

The Maximum number of people were booked in the south-east districts of Delhi for violating the provisions of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA), that prohibits smoking in public places”, Delhi Police said in a conference on Anti Tob
Daily Pioneer (in)
added Apr 21, 2018 21:02
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[Asia-pacific] VIDEO: Customs boat crash kills cigarette smuggler in southern Vietnam

Caught red handed by the customs in Kien Tuong Town on Tuesday night, a group of smugglers managed to escape by transferring all the cigarettes from their motorbikes to a motorboat and ran away. Two officers subsequently jumped into another boat to chas
VnExpress.net
added Apr 21, 2018 21:01
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[Canada] VIDEO: Quebec community considers ban on public smoking

Hampstead, Quebec is expected to vote in tough smoking laws, meaning there could be fewer places to light up outside...anti-smoking advocates say it will only expose children to more secondhand smoke.
Global News (ca)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:59
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[Canada] VIDEO: First season with smoking ban gets underway on Winnipeg patios

Effective April 1, smoking on outdoor restaurant and bar patios is not permitted. Council approved the ban in January, prohibiting all smoking: cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars, vapes, tobacco products, cannabis or any substances that generate second-
Global News (ca)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:57
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[Africa, Rwanda] Cigarette prices to return to normal next week

Prices of cigarettes in Rwanda have doubled following a shortage...due to tax stamps. In an email to The New Times, BAT Kenya’s Simukai Munjanganja...explained the shortage.
The New Times (rw)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:52
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[Colorado] CSFD: Careless smoking caused massive townhome fire

The Colorado Springs Fire Department ruled the cause of the fire that damaged at least 20 townhomes and left nearly 70 people without a home was careless smoking. CSFD tweeted the cause of the fire Monday night, hours after gaining control of the massiv
KOAA NBC 5/30 (Colo. Springs/Pueblo, CO)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:50
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[Colorado] VIDEO: Tossed cigarette butts increasing fire danger

Wildland fires caused by cigarette butts likely tossed from cars, also the fire that burned a line of townhomes in Colorado Springs. A resident tried to put out a cigarette in a flower pot. Instead of dirt, it was mulch material that ignited.
KOAA NBC 5/30 (Colo. Springs/Pueblo, CO)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:49
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[Canada] 'You've moved it onto the street': Winnipeg bartender pans new patio smoking ban

"Instead of the 16 people we would have on our patio, we get 16 to 20 people congregating outside the door here," said Brad Cartman, a manager and bartender at the Army, Navy and Air Force Club 60 in Osborne Village. In January, Winnipeg city council pa
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:47
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Parents, school officials concerned about growth in vaping by South Dakota

School districts from Sioux Falls to Spearfish are grappling with an increase in students who are "vaping" on campus. Students - some as young as middle schoolers - inhale from hand-held devices that heat liquid gels into an aerosol containing nicotine
Hawarden (IA) Independent / Ireton Examiner
added Apr 21, 2018 20:44
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