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Rwanda auctions assets belonging to jailed critic of President Kagame

The sale is a fresh blow to Diane Rwigara, who has accused Kagame of stifling dissent... The revenue authority sold the stock of Premier Tobacco Company owned by Rwigara’s family to another tobacco company for around 500 million Rwandan francs ($577,842.2
Reuters
added Mar 29, 2018 17:46
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[Czech Republic] BRIEF-Czech Philip Morris Proposes Dividend CZK 1,080

Reuters
added Mar 29, 2018 17:44
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Association of E-Cigarette Use With Smoking Cessation Among Smokers Who Plan to Quit After a Hospitalization: A Prospective Study

During 3 months after hospital discharge, more than a quarter of smokers attempting to quit used e-cigarettes, mostly to aid cessation, but few used them regularly. This pattern of use was associated with less tobacco abstinence at 6 months than among sm
Annals of Internal Medicine
added Mar 29, 2018 17:40
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GLANTZ: 18th study shows that smokers who use e-cigs are significantly less likely to quit smoking

Nancy Rigotti and colleagues just published a well-done study of the effects of e-cigarette use on smoking cessation among a cohort of smokers who planned to stop smoking after being hospitalized.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:38
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[Canada, California] GLANTZ: The tobacco industry is right to be worried about San Francisco’s ban on flavored tobacco products

There is lots of survey research showing that many menthol smokers say that, without menthol cigarettes, they would just quit altogether. Now, a new study, “Association of Ontario’s Ban on Menthol Cigarettes With Smoking Behavior 1 Month After Implement
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:36
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GLANTZ: The best population model to date shows negative overall health impacts of e-cigarettes

Their model accounts for the effects of e-cigarette use on youth and young adult initiation as well as cessation in adult smokers...Most impressively, they use their baseline data to predict future behavior that was subsequently observed and show that t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:34
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae: Dubai] Dubai launches citywide raids on stores selling e-cigarettes

A total of seven retailers were hit with fines and had illegal goods confiscated and destroyed as part of a widespread campaign in Al Hudaiba, Bur Dubai and Al Murar. Municipality inspectors seized 30 electronic cigarettes from 11 outlets, as well as 10
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:30
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The Mounting Evidence Against Electronic Cigarette Use

the adverse short-term effects on the cardiovascular system are a warning sign that they are not safe. By June 2018, the FDA is requiring e-cigarette manufacturers to have health warning labels on these products, just like other traditional tobacco produc
PulmonaryAdvisor
added Mar 29, 2018 17:29
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[Canada] Ban on public cannabis smoking, vaping looms in Greater Victoria

A Capital Regional District committee gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a proposal to add cannabis and e-cigarettes to the clean air bylaw that already bans tobacco smoking in parks, within seven metres of buildings and in other public spaces.
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:27
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[Australia] 'Get your sh*t together!' Two 13-year-old girls go to extreme measures after becoming fed up with people throwing their cigarette butts on the ground

A make-shift ashtray popped up in Chippendale on Thursday, drawing attention to the enormous amount of cigarette butts discarded on the streets of the inner-city Sydney suburb. 'This many cigarettes found within one block of Chippendale, get your sh*t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:26
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