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New York considering e-cigarette ban as FDA looks to restrict sales

With a nationwide ban of flavored vape cartridges looming overhead, a portion of the $3 billion dollar industry could go up in smoke. Flavors like creme brulee -- and even menthol could be on the chopping block. Meanwhile, the Empire State could ban
WENY-TV (Horseheads, NY)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:35
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[Asia, India] Decide within 6 months if cigarette pkts will have nicotine & tar content levels on label: U’khand HC to Centre

Uttarakhand high court (HC) on Monday directed the central government to “consider within a period of six months whether a part of Section 7 of The Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, P
Times of India
added Nov 14, 2018 04:27
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[UK] Tobacco shares hit by US menthol ban fear

British American Tobacco closed 10.6% down to their lowest in almost five years, while Imperial Brands recovered from earlier big falls to end 2.2% off. A report in the Wall Street Journal claimed the US Food and Drugs Administration would impose the ba
BBC Online
added Nov 14, 2018 03:16
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[New York] State proposes ban on flavored e-cigs

The rule would allow only tobacco- and menthol–flavored liquids, banning those "relating to any fruit, chocolate, vanilla, honey, candy, cocoa, dessert, alcoholic beverage, herb or spice." A spokesman for Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the rule was undergoing f
Crain's New York Business
added Nov 14, 2018 03:15
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[UK-Scotland] Study links tobacco availability to smoking in pregnancy

Edinburgh University researchers looked at maternity records in tandem with information on all Scottish tobacco outlets. They said their study is the first to reveal the links between tobacco availability and smoking in pregnancy. Previous research sug
BBC Online
added Nov 14, 2018 03:14
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[Illinois] City attacking on several fronts in fight to keep e-cigarettes away from minors

Emanuel, a major critic of President Donald Trump’s administration, said if the Food and Drug Administration under Trump’s watch does indeed announce strict new regulations on flavored e-cigarettes — which critics say kids and teens are drawn to — then he
Chicago Sun-Times
added Nov 14, 2018 03:09
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[Illinois] Chicago suing online e-cigarette retailers accused of selling to minors

The lawsuit against ELiquid Depot, Kandypens Inc., Major League Vaping, Mig Vapor, Sea100, Sex Vapor, Suorin USA, and Vista Vapors.will be filed on Tuesday. The retailers were allegedly caught red-handed selling to minors, the city said.
WLS-TV ABC7 (Chicago, IL)
added Nov 14, 2018 03:08
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[Illinois] City to Sue 8 Online Retailers for Selling E-Cigarettes to Minors

The city of Chicago will file a lawsuit Tuesday against eight online retailers who were caught illegally selling e-cigarette products to an underage Chicago resident in an undercover sting. The minimum age to purchase tobacco products in Chicago is 21.
WTTW (Chicago, IL)
added Nov 14, 2018 03:07
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[Texas] Smoking still prevalent on UTEP campus

Sightings of cigarette buds and the use of tobacco products across the campus have raised an issue for the students on campus. The tobacco-free policy states the use of any tobacco products is prohibited in university buildings, grounds, sidewalks, walkw
The Prospector (University of Texas at El Paso)
added Nov 14, 2018 03:06
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Smoking Causes 90% of All Lung Cancer Deaths

lung cancer is the leading cancer killer in both men and women in the United States. The main cause of lung cancer is smoking. It contributes to up to 90 percent of all lung cancer deaths. Andrea Villanti, PhD, MPH, talks to us about lung cancer and smo
VTDigger.org
added Nov 14, 2018 03:01
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