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BIRR: ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGY IS WRECKING THE GLOBAL CIGARETTE MARKET

Cigarette sales are continuing to plummet at a historic rate in global tobacco markets thanks to the popularity of heat-not-burn products, which research shows drastically cut the health risks from smoking. Japan Tobacco Inc. released a preliminary repo
Daily Vaper (Daily Caller)
added Nov 20, 2017 18:41
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Popular e-cigarette liquid flavorings may change, damage heart muscle cells

Chemicals used to make some popular e-cigarette liquid flavorings—including cinnamon, clove, citrus and floral—may cause changes or damage to heart muscle cells, new research indicates. The findings, however, still leave many questions about exactly how
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 20, 2017 18:40
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WADE: Bay Area flavored tobacco bans undermine harm reduction

lawmakers in all of these jurisdictions have been giving short shrift to arguments about tobacco “harm reduction.”... R Street Institute recommends that these localities eliminate e-cigarettes and other vapor products from the umbrella of tobacco products
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Nov 20, 2017 18:39
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[Europe, UK] Sarah Jakes keynote speech at the E-Cig Summit 2017

Just a month before that first summit vapers had succeeded in overturning the impending regulation and they did it simply with their stories. Thousands of people wrote to their representatives in the EU parliament and told them about their switch from sm
New Nicotine Alliance UK (uk)
added Nov 20, 2017 18:37
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[Asia, India] Health ministry planning to issue advisory to states on risks of e-smoking

The Union health ministry is planning to issue an advisory to all states on the health risks of electronic smoking, even as it is in a quandary over which legal provisions it should be banned under. The advisory is likely to mention that products such as
Indian Express
added Nov 20, 2017 18:36
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Tobacco giant ITG Brands names new CEO

America's third-largest tobacco company has named Dan Carr as its new president and chief executive officer. He will succeed David Taylor, who has announced he will retire from ITG Brands on Jan. 31, 2018. Greensboro-based ITG Brands products include Wi
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Nov 20, 2017 17:25
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] KT&G launches sales of new tobacco-heating device

The new product, dubbed lil, heats up tobacco leaves without generating smoke using battery power, according to the company. KT&G said the 10,000 units it put on the market via pre-order were sold out in just two days last week. The consumers who purcha
Korea Herald (kr)
added Nov 20, 2017 17:23
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] PRESS STATEMENT: RBZ Revises Tobacco Export Incentive

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (the Bank) recognises the growing significance of tobacco as a key foreign currency earner for the country. Given this significance and the need to ensure sustained growth of the sector to enhance its contribution to foreign
TechZim (zw)
added Nov 20, 2017 17:21
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[UK] Smokers fear a second tax rise on tobacco in a year could be announced this week

Tobacco industry giants are concerned this week's Budget could see smokers hit with a rise in prices. This would be the second rise in 2017 if it is announced in Conservative Chancellor Philip Hammond's Budget on Wednesday.
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Nov 20, 2017 17:17
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[Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Abu Dhabi's tobacco trade drops 20% ahead of excise tax

The total value of the tobacco trade slipped $18m during the first nine months of this year Abu Dhabi’s trade in raw tobacco saw a steep decline in the run-up to the introduction of excise tax on tobacco products. Trade dipped 20 percent in the first n
Arabian Business
added Nov 20, 2017 17:16
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