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Switzerland E-Cigarettes Regulatory Report 2018 -

This report looks at the newly redrafted tobacco law that is likely to form the basis of future regulation of e-cigarettes and HnB products in a country that is in Europe but outside the EU. Currently, no single federal law regulates e-cigarettes in Swi
Business Wire
added Mar 22, 2018 15:37

[New Zealand] Big tobacco firms clash in NZ

Philip Morris (New Zealand) is suing British American Tobacco (New Zealand), alleging its larger rival is breaching competition law by locking retailers into contracts designed to preserve its dominance in a $2.5 billion market.
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 22, 2018 15:34

[UK] Prison aims to be 'smoke free' - but 87% of new inmates are smokers

La Moye announced plans to become completely "smoke-free" by the end of the year, following a statement on how e-cigarettes should be used by local health professionals.
Bailiwick Express (uk)
added Mar 22, 2018 15:25
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[UK] NHS sites to go smoke-free in 2019

In nine months’ time staff, patients and visitors (including contractors and suppliers) will no longer be able to smoke anywhere on NHS sites, including the grounds and gardens or in vehicles and car parks. Some NHS providers may become smoke free before
Midsomer Norton, Radstock & District Journal (uk)
added Mar 22, 2018 15:25
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[UK] Northumbria NHS signs smokefree pact

Berwick Advertiser (uk)
added Mar 22, 2018 15:23
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[Australia] Measles among smokers linked to COPD risk

Childhood measles has been linked to an increased risk of developing chronic lung disease, but only in adults with asthma and a history of smoking. An Australian study of more than 8000 Tasmanians found childhood measles infection - a highly contagious
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 22, 2018 15:19

[North Carolina] Police: Mom arrested after video of smoking baby goes viral

A video of an infant smoking a small cigar set off outrage on social media that helped North Carolina authorities identify and arrest the mother. A version of the video that's received 1.5 million views was posted by a user who urged the mother's arrest.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 22, 2018 15:19

EDITORIAL: Our view: Cigarettes 2.0 are still dangerous

This is just the beginning of a long, complicated process — testing products and writing new regulations — that is expected to take years. But it’s not too soon to think about its implications.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 22, 2018 15:17

[New Zealand] Uncertainty in the race for Smoke-free 2025…

NZ Smokeless Tobacco Co is appalled by the lack of solutions from the Government to fast track outcomes to achieve this uncertain goal. Miles Illemann, Co-Founder of NZSTC, said, “our organisation has approached both health ministers regarding National
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 22, 2018 14:05
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