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[Asia, Thailand] EDITORIAL: Time to wake up on e-cigs

The complete ban on e-cigarettes forces enthusiasts to buy them from abroad, or via unlicensed local sources, meaning no taxes are paid and no safety checks on the products are enforced. We need a moderate...
Bangkok Post (th)
added Dec 20, 2017 22:36
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[Asia, Thailand] More smoke than light in e-cigarette row

Users are demanding they be removed from the list of banned items. Public health personnel, however, are adamant they should remain prohibited. The debate comes amid some public confusion as to whether the law is being applied evenly. Some traders openly
Bangkok Post (th)
added Dec 20, 2017 22:33
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[UK] Tobacco safer when “heated not burnt” say manufacturers – health panel unconvinced

The committee in its report on these products to the Public Health England (PHE) writes that there are two such products which are widely sold in UK. These lead to 50 percent and 90 percent less exposure to harmful chemicals compared to traditional cigar
News-Medical.net
added Dec 20, 2017 22:29
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[USA] FOJTIK: U.S., FDA Can Learn from Japan How to Reduce Smoking

The reason that cigarette sales have declined so dramatically this year is because Japanese smokers are making a rapid and notable switch away from a deadly combustible product to “heat-not-burn” products dominated currently by Philip Morris’ innovative I
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 20, 2017 22:28
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[Asia] Thailand’s Public Health Ministry Insists E-Cigarettes are Hazardous to Your Health

The Public Health Ministry’s Disease Control Department has insisted that electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, are hazardous to health and should not be used as a means to quit smoking, said Dr Assadang Ruay-archin, deputy director-general of the depar
Chiang Rai Times
added Dec 20, 2017 22:26
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Florida may raise tobacco-buying age to 21

Sen. David Simmons, R-Altamonte Springs, is sponsoring SB 1288, which would increase the minimum legal age from 18 to 21 to buy cigarettes, tobacco chew and electronic vaping devices and products.
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Dec 20, 2017 22:24
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Florida appeals court orders another new trial for Reynolds in Engle case

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is the beneficiary of another Engle progeny trial verdict reversal by a Florida appeals court. The case involves the largest pending jury damages awards against Reynolds — $13.97 million compensatory and $25 million punitive —
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2017 22:13
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Reynolds enters FDA modified-risk tobacco gauntlet with Camel Snus styles

Monday, six styles of Camel Snus became the first Reynolds American Inc. tobacco products to enter the Food and Drug Administration review process for gaining modified-risk status. Reynolds submitted modified-risk tobacco product applications April 3.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2017 22:12
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[Italy] Major initiative seeks to combat U.S. soldiers’ weight problems and injuries

In one checkout aisle, customers see nothing but cigarettes... Out of a force of 3,150 soldiers stationed in Italy, 11.4 percent are obese, 23.2 percent use tobacco and 8.4 percent suffer from a sleep disorder. What’s even more worrisome? These numbers a
Washington Post
added Dec 20, 2017 22:03
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former navy secretary ray mabus on the culture of smoking in the military

“it’s one of the most embedded things that you ever see,” said former Secretary of the U.S. Navy Ray Mabus in an interview with Truth Initiative®... A pro-tobacco culture infiltrated the military, thanks in part to the heavy targeting of service members
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 20, 2017 21:59
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