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[Australia] How big tobacco hopes to get you hooked on e-cigarettes

In an exclusive interview with The New Daily, the managing director of Philip Morris International, Tammy Chan, insisted the tobacco giant has consumers’ best interests at heart. But our investigation leaves little doubt that big tobacco, in the face of
The New Daily (au)
added Oct 12, 2018 19:20
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FDA advances investigation into whether more than 40 e-cigarette products are being illegally marketed and outside agency's compliance policy

sent letters to 21 e-cigarette companies, including the manufacturers and importers of Vuse Alto, myblu, Myle, Rubi and STIG, seeking information about whether more than 40 products – including some flavored e-cigarette products – are being illegally mark
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 12, 2018 18:19
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[Canada] Analysts Weigh in on Big Tobacco's Interest in Marijuana

Growe wrote that tobacco companies have been wise to avoid investing in Canadian pot producers. According to Barron’s, the analyst said that leading marijuana companies are too expensive, trading on an aggregate enterprise value of around $60 billion Can
Investopedia.com
added Oct 12, 2018 18:18
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Japanese Domestic Cigarette Sales Results for September 2018 (Preliminary Report) (PDF)

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 12, 2018 18:18
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Turning Point Brands Hires Dr. Sarah E. Evans as Director of FDA Science

Dr. Sarah E. Evans, who will oversee key aspects of the company’s FDA filings as the Director of FDA Science. Dr. Evans’ hiring is a significant addition as the company rounds out its regulatory team.
Business Wire
added Oct 12, 2018 18:18
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[Norway] Smoking genes do not trigger heavier drinking, shows research

Some smokers have genes that predispose them to heavier smoking. Researchers looked at whether those same genes might trigger heavier drinking — and it turns out, they don't.
News-Medical.net
added Oct 12, 2018 18:18
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[Russia] Armenia: Top foreign policy adviser is a cigar entrepreneur with debts abroad

As Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan's chief foreign policy adviser, Arsen Gasparyan manages one of Yerevan's most sensitive relationships: that with Russia. Since being appointed in July, he has repeatedly met with senior Russian officials, and was part of
EurasiaNet
added Oct 12, 2018 18:17
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[Asia-pacific, China] LETTER: Total ban on e-cigarettes and new tobacco products is the healthy way forward for Hong Kong

I see a lot of youngsters who couldn’t be older than secondary students smoking in the street. Strict action should therefore be taken against smoking, no matter whether it is traditional tobacco or e-cigarettes, as there are a lot of detrimental effects
South China Morning Post
added Oct 12, 2018 18:14
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[Greece] The effects of vaping could be as harmful as conventional smoking, research reveals

Researchers from the University of Athens found that flavourings in e-cigarettes harm the lungs by causing inflammation. Smokers looking to quit often turn to vaping in the belief that it is better for their health, but analysis, conducted on mice, show
Yahoo! Sports
added Oct 12, 2018 18:14
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[Mexico] Cokes, smokes and clicks: How Oxxo corner stores are cashing in on Mexican e-commerce

But Oxxo must ensure that its e-commerce experiments do not clog registers and undermine its core business of selling Cokes and smokes, says Mexico fintech consultant Gabriela Zapata. “For the person behind you who just wants a quick pack of cigarettes,
Reuters
added Oct 12, 2018 18:13
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