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Alliance One and France Tabac Enter Into an Agreement To Expand European Flue-Cured Virginia Tobacco Footprint

Together, the two organizations will provide customers with the high-quality flue-cured Virginia shisha style tobacco that the European region is recognized for producing.
PR Newswire
added Aug 8, 2018 16:07
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truth® and Girl Scouts are Teaming Up to Provide Youth with the Facts to Take on Environmental Tobacco Pollution

The 'Earth Defender' curriculum teaches Girl Scouts how to become the generation to end smoking, by taking a stand against the most polluted item in the world: cigarettes butts. Through this partnership with Truth Initiative, Girl Scouts is incorporating
PR Newswire
added Aug 8, 2018 16:06
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LGBQ teens more likely to use illegal street drugs

With cigarettes, 47 percent of LGBQ youth said they had smoked at least once, as did 31 percent of heterosexual teens.
Reuters
added Aug 8, 2018 16:03
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Uruguay’s President Continues Leadership in Global Fight against Tobacco with Plain Packaging Announcement

congratulates President Tabaré Vázquez of Uruguay on his presidential decree of August 6 mandating that tobacco products be sold in plain packaging. The decree, which overcomes parliamentary inaction, maintains health warnings covering 80 percent of tobac
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 8, 2018 15:54
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BENTLEY: The FDA must resist the irrational fear of vaping

The FDA must recognize that while industry regulation is vital, control is deadly, and regulating too much can be just as lethal as regulating too little.
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Aug 8, 2018 15:52
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[UK] Vaping industry writes to chancellor about rumoured ‘vape tax’

The UK Vaping Industry Association, in partnership with leading think tanks and pressure groups, has sent a letter to the chancellor and secretary of state for health regarding rumours that government is considering imposing a ‘sin tax’ on vaping. The l
Talking Retail (uk)
added Aug 8, 2018 15:51
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[Asia, China] Xi'an to ban smoking indoors

Xi'an, capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi province, has unveiled a regulation which bans smoking in all indoor public venues. The regulation, released on Tuesday by the city government, also prohibits smoking in some outdoor public places, such as sch
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 8, 2018 15:41
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[Hawaii] New No Smoking Law

A new county law went into effect July 1st, making it illegal to smoke in a vehicle with a passenger under the age of 18 on board. Police will be stationed at school zones during pick-up and drop-off times over the next two weeks, making sure people
KITV Ch. 4 (Honolulu, HI)
added Aug 8, 2018 15:32
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[Asia-pacific] Smoking-linked losses in Japan estimated at over 2 trillion yen

Financial losses linked to smoking are estimated to have amounted to 2.05 trillion yen ($18.4 billion) in Japan in fiscal 2015, the health ministry said Wednesday, with the majority of spending going toward medical expenses.
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Aug 8, 2018 13:23
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[Ohio] University of Findlay becomes tobacco-free campus

University of Findlay went from being tobacco free in buildings to being a completely tobacco free campus on Aug. 1. The policy not only outlaws the use of cigarettes but all products that contain nicotine, including vaping devices. The policy was change
limaohio.com
added Aug 8, 2018 13:21
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