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[Connecticut] Vaping: 100 words or less E-cigarette sellers offering essay-based scholarships

A growing number of e-cigarette and vaporizer sellers have started offering college scholarships as a way to get their brands listed on university websites and to get students to write essays about the potential benefits of vaping. The tactic is taken f
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 10, 2018 22:26
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[UK] Yorkshire councils issued just one fine in first two years of ban on smoking in cars carrying children

An investigation by The Yorkshire Post also uncovered confusion among local authorities about just who is responsible for enforcing the legislation. Read more: Barnsley Council accused of hypocrisy over smoking retail policy Barnsley Council became the o
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Jun 10, 2018 22:02
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[New York] Ulster County raises minimum age for buying tobacco to 21

Ulster County joins counties across the state including Orange, Westchester, Albany and New York City that have already raised the minimum age of purchase. “It will help prevent many people from ever experiencing the severe health impacts of smoking in
Poughkeepsie (NY) Journal
added Jun 10, 2018 22:00
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[Africa, Nigeria] OKAFOR: Why tobacco isn’t going away

The bottomline: considering people’s choices, preferences and spending power, tobacco and alcohol aren’t going anywhere soon, and the anti-tobacco fight still has a long way to go in Nigeria. The excise upward review announced by the finance minister Kem
Daily Trust (ng)
added Jun 10, 2018 21:34
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Offset Smoking Around Cardi B Draws Mixed Reactions

Earlier this week, a video of Offset smoking around a pregnant Cardi B surfaced and subsequently became a topic of concern for some. Yesterday, an account called @HollywoodUnlocked posted a clip of the couple in a club. Offset at one point blows smoke i
Nylon
added Jun 8, 2018 19:16
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[California] San Francisco has passed a sweeping ban that should scare the $23 billion vaping industry

But the ban could also pose a threat to the nascent but booming vape industry— currently dominated by devices like the Juul— where flavors like creme brulee and cool mint are a key part of the allure. Traditional tobacco companies are also displeased wit
Business Insider
added Jun 8, 2018 19:15
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[Asia, China] Healthy by design

A new report on designing healthy urban areas in China says cities "should integrate health into urban planning and design"...easures." The Tsinghua-Lancet Commission report also points out that more than 50 percent of men in China smoke, and that reduc
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 8, 2018 19:15
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[Asia, China] Blacklists ban air, rail travel

China issued its first blacklists for violators of airline and railway safety rules ... three smoked during flight... According to the list, 21 of the violators were punished for smoking on trains
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 8, 2018 19:15
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How Much Worse Can It Get For Philip Morris?

Philip Morris has continued falling after its poorly received earnings report in April. A lot of people are calling the stock a bargain here. I offer a few key points you should consider before getting on the Philip Morris bandwagon at current prices.
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Jun 8, 2018 19:15
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[New Jersey] Bill that Bans Smoking on Public Beaches Reaches Gov. Murphy's Desk

Fines for those who violate the smoking ban would start at $250 for a first offense and go up to $1,000 for a third offense. The bill will move to Governor Phil Murphy's desk for final approval.
SNJ Today
added Jun 8, 2018 19:15
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