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[Asia, China] Beijing to include illegal smoking into the citizen's credit record

Health authorities in Beijing will include illegal smoking behavior into citizens' credit record as part of the city's smoke-free Beijing campaign, reports the Beijing Youth Daily. In addition to publicly naming and shaming offenders, the Beijing Munici
China Daily (cn)
added Oct 12, 2018 18:11
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[Switzerland] MOP1 concludes after laying the foundation for global cooperation and tobacco tracking system to crack down on illicit tobacco trade

The Meeting of the Parties (MOP1) to a new global treaty to fight the tobacco illicit market closed its first session on Wednesday after taking the first steps towards the creation of a monitoring system to track and trace the movement of tobacco products
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 12, 2018 18:11
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Vapers to get fair deal

UK vapers are to be given the chance of accessing life insurance at rates close to those paid by non-smokers, according to a press note put out by the UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA) and the insurance adviser Future Proof.
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 12, 2018 18:10
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[Asia, Hong Kong] SURTEES: Policy Address hits right notes on pressing social welfare issues

The plan to totally ban e-cigarettes and other "new" tobacco-like products, such as herbal cigarettes, is a brave move, since the jury is still out on the precise health dangers from consuming such products. Some cigarette smokers have managed to quit by
China Daily (cn)
added Oct 12, 2018 18:08
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[Canada] Canadian smokers support novel policies to reduce tobacco use

Most Canadian smokers are in favor of novel policies to reduce tobacco use...70 per cent support lowering nicotine levels in cigarettes to make them less addictive and raising the legal age for buying cigarettes to 21+ years. More than half (59%) of smoke
News-Medical.net
added Oct 12, 2018 17:38
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JT's Scientific Assessment Results: The Effects of T-Vapor products on Indoor Air Quality

No significant increases were observed on the concentration of suspended particulate matter, nicotine or other constituents monitored in the non-smoking area of the restaurant. The T-Vapor products in the designated smoking room with door and common vent
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 12, 2018 17:21
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Multi-Country Opinion Research Survey TOPLINE RESULTS – GLOBAL AVERAGE (PDF)

Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 12, 2018 17:16
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Strong public support for alternatives to cigarettes: FACTS AND FIGURES FROM NEW GLOBAL SURVEY

Smokers should have access to less harmful alternatives to cigarettes and be able to easily get information about such products, a new poll finds. In general, eight out of ten adults believe that smoking is an important public health issue that governmen
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 12, 2018 17:13
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PMI: People Want Governments to Give Smokers Better Choices, Say Majority of 31,000 People Polled in 31 Countries Worldwide

A new global survey* commissioned by Philip Morris International and conducted by Ipsos reveals that 77 percent of adults agree that governments should do all they can to encourage men and women who would otherwise keep smoking cigarettes to completely sw
Business Wire
added Oct 12, 2018 17:10
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FDA Lead Scientist Discusses 22nd Century’s SPECTRUM® Research Cigarettes in Public Webcast

“As evidenced by Dr. Hull’s October 11, 2018 webcast, the FDA is continuing to build systematically the regulatory framework necessary to implement a sweeping reduction of nicotine in combustible cigarettes”
Business Wire
added Oct 12, 2018 17:06
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