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Egypt names first five state companies to float shares under privatisation scheme

announced the names of the first five state companies that will offer shares this year as part of a plan to boost public finances through minority offerings on the Cairo exchange. The companies are Alexandria Mineral Oils Company, Eastern Tobacco, Alexan
Reuters
added Jul 19, 2018 01:17
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China clips Air China's wings after descent scare

The cuts to the carrier’s 737 flights amount to 5,400 hours a month, it said. The CAAC also suspended the licenses of other staff involved in the emergency incident that was linked to a co-pilot smoking in the cockpit, CCTV added.
Reuters
added Jul 19, 2018 01:15
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FDA readying guidelines on smoking cessation, biosimilars

Gottlieb also said his agency would release two guidance documents on the toxicology of e-cigarettes and on possible standards to evaluate smoking cessation products. Both should lay out a framework to study new drugs in these areas, he said, adding tha
Politico
added Jul 19, 2018 00:52
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AHA: Vaping Tied to Blood Clots -- in Mice

mice were exposed to two daily sessions of vapor from a top-selling brand of e-cigarette liquid over five days. A second group of mice used as a control was exposed only to clean air. The study found that the platelets in mice exposed to e-cigarette vapo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 19, 2018 00:48
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[Asia-pacific] 88% of Indonesians support increasing the price of cigarettes: survey

The National Commission on Tobacco Control and the Center for Social Security Studies at the University of Indonesia (PKIS-UI) recently conducted a survey of Indonesians, including representatives percentages of active smokers, former smokers and non-smo
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Jul 19, 2018 00:44
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[Connecticut] VIDEO/TRANSCRIPT: Educators worry students don’t know vaping health risks

Across the country, the use of these e-cigarettes are spiking among youth, but parents often aren't even sure what they are and many teens mistakenly believe there are no serious health risks.
PBS
added Jul 18, 2018 23:06
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Little filtered cigars: US sales, flavours, package sizes and prices

Classifying all LFCs as cigarettes would require that they be offered in a minimum package of 20, eliminate flavoured varieties other than menthol and increase prices through applicable state and local cigarette taxes.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 18, 2018 23:00
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[Florida] Prevalence and characteristics of secondhand smoke and secondhand vapour exposure among youth

Almost one-third of Florida youth reported SHV exposure. Factors associated with SHS and SHV exposure are somewhat similar, and exposure to SHS and SHV is associated with tobacco susceptibility in youth. Promoting tobacco-free homes is needed to protect y
Tobacco Control
added Jul 18, 2018 22:58
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Little and filtered cigars meet the legal definition of cigarettes and should be included in nicotine reduction regulation

The tobacco control community is cautiously optimistic that a nicotine reduction policy may be the big step needed to make substantial progress in reducing tobacco-caused death and disease in the USA.12–14 Other countries are considering similar measures.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 18, 2018 22:56
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Tobacco lawsuit defence set back by Supreme Court of Canada

both the B.C. Supreme Court and appeal court had argued the documents sought by Philip Morris are “highly relevant” to the lawsuit and that restrictions on what data can be disclosed to the defence are “inherently unfair.” But those courts “erred by allo
Canadian Underwriter (ca)
added Jul 18, 2018 22:47
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