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[Korea - South] Health authorities: e-cigarettes contain more tar than ordinary cigarettes

South Korea's health authorities have found that heat-not-burn tobacco products sold in the Korean market have the same level of nicotine as conventional cigarettes but contain more tar. The electronic cigarettes have also been found to contain five "gro
Donga.com (kr)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:53
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[Australia] Fog of war: is vaping good for smokers or only for Big Tobacco?

the movement for change is growing. A group of Liberal MPs are intent on prosecuting the case for legalisation and believe they can get the majority of their party onside. Tobacco lobbyists are also on the cause. Meanwhile, others are taking the issue int
The Age (au)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:52
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[Canada] Town of Sylvan Lake extends smoking ban to include beaches, playgrounds and municipal facilities

The town spokesperson Joanne Gaudet said the changes were spurred by complaints about public smoking and discarded cigarette butts.
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:47
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[New Jersey] NJ beach smoking ban: $250 fine up to Murphy

The bill would extend the state’s Smoke-Free Air Act to ban smoking from beaches and parks along with the already mandated indoor public places and workplaces. Watch the video above for more about the proposed law. Attached to the bill is a $250 fine fo
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Jun 10, 2018 23:44
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[Asia] New Data Show More Than Half of Smokers in India Have Tried to Quit but Have Been Unsuccessful

Despite nearly seven of 10 smokers in India being aware that smoking is dangerous, 53 percent have been unsuccessful in their attempts to quit, new data released by Foundation for a Smoke-Free World showed. This makes it clear that new cessation and harm
New Kerala.com (in)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:43
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[New Zealand] Shop owners say new cigarette rules are an inconvenience

Palmerston North shop owners say the move away from branded cigarettes to packaging that only shows graphic images of smokers' lungs and body parts won't change customer habits. Instead, they say, the only effect is on shop workers who must now fumble a
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:04
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[Canada] City committee recommends allowing smoking of cannabis on sidewalks

A city committee thinks Edmontonians should be allowed to smoke cannabis in outside public places like parks and sidewalks — as part of the new bylaw governing cannabis use. On Wednesday, the city's community and public services committee agreed to thos
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:02
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[California, North Carolina] National Reach of San Francisco Tobacco Flavorings Ban Questioned

Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 10, 2018 22:47
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Cost-effectiveness analysis of smoking cessation interventions using cell phones in a low-income population

Discussion Cell phone interventions for low socioeconomic groups are a cost-effective use of healthcare resources. Intensive Care was the most cost-effective strategy both for men and women.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 10, 2018 22:35
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Pregnant Cardi B Asks Critics to Buy Diapers After They Blast Her for Being Around Secondhand Smoke

“SINCE YA CARE AND ARE SO CONCERN about my baby … Hit me in my DM for my registry and send me some [Pampers] and baby formula,” she quipped, adding alongside four crying-laughing emojis, “Don’t just comment like you care about my baby show it!! SEND THEM
People Magazine
added Jun 10, 2018 22:31
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