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Geographic expansion of glo™ continues with launch in Russia

Kent Neostiks™ are manufactured at BAT’s factory in Saint Petersburg. glo deviceBritish American Tobacco is to begin selling its innovative Tobacco Heating Product glo™ in Russia. glo™ heats tobacco at 240°C and the vapour formed during the heating proce
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Oct 19, 2017 21:04
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[Florida] Tobacco Giants Must Pay Full $35M Jury Award: Fla. Court ($$)

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. remain on the hook for a $35 million verdict awarded in an Engle progeny suit to the widower of a longtime smoker, a Florida appeals court said Wednesday after finding the amount was not obviously exce
Law360
added Oct 19, 2017 21:02
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[Florida] Fla. Firms To Pay $9.1M For Engle Ethics Disaster ($$)

federal judges “reluctantly but with the conviction that it is the right thing to do” imposed $9.1 million in sanctions on The Wilner Firm and Farah & Farah following an investigation that found they filed and maintained at least 1,250 baseless Engle prog
Law360
added Oct 19, 2017 21:00
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8 Million Tobacco Deaths Could Be Avoided by Slashing Nicotine

Gottlieb revealed the initial estimates on Thursday during a tobacco discussion at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. “Just imagine the impact this policy could have on treatment costs,” Gottlieb said. “Currently, we spend about $300 bi
Bloomberg News
added Oct 19, 2017 20:52
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Smoking ban on popular Thai beaches

“These beaches are among the most beautiful in Southeast Asia, and the aim is to keep them that way.“People who do smoke need not worry, as they will still be accommodated. The new smoking ban on Thai beaches is aimed at maintaining a clean and safe envir
The Nation (th)
added Oct 19, 2017 20:49
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[Uruguay] Governments endorse UN-backed plan to tackle cancer, diabetes and other deadly diseases

endorsed the Montevideo Roadmap 2018-2030 on NCDs as a Sustainable Development Priority at the opening of the three-day global conference..." trailblazers, like Uruguay, that have ratified the protocol to eliminate the illicit trade in tobacco products,”
UN News Service
added Oct 19, 2017 20:46
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CROWLEY: Canada's 'abstinence only' approach to smoking tobacco isn't helping

Unrealistic “abstinence only” policies have been signal failures in reducing drug use or teenage sex. Why would we think it is a good idea where tobacco is concerned? We have the opportunity essentially to eliminate the cigarette through technological c
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Oct 19, 2017 20:43
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[Canada] Ontario should raise age to buy cigarettes to 21, tax them higher: report

Ontario should raise taxes on cigarettes, ban anyone under 21 from buying them and impose a levy on tobacco companies, a government-commissioned report is recommending. The report suggests ways to reduce the percentage of Ontarians who smoke from 17 per
Canadian Press
added Oct 19, 2017 20:40
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[Korea - South] Assembly to decide on raising e-cigarette taxes

The National Assembly’s finance committee is expected to decide on Oct. 20 about hiking consumption taxes on heat-not-burn tobacco products, also known as e-cigarettes, to 90 percent on par with regular cigarettes. If taxes are raised, prices of e-cigare
The Investor (kr)
added Oct 19, 2017 20:36
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[Japan] Will U.S. Consumers Warm Up to ‘Heat-Not-Burn’ Tobacco

New research from San Diego State University predicts that “heat-not-burn” tobacco products could soon be flooding American markets. The authors warn that policymakers, anti-tobacco advocates, and the healthcare community need to be prepared for action
Healthline Networks
added Oct 19, 2017 20:35
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