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MUKHERJEE: Singapore's New Chewing Gum Is an iQoS

To be hit by such a regulatory backlash in a major Asian city is bad news for companies investing heavily into alternative nicotine products -- Philip Morris alone has bet $3 billion. But never mind Big Tobacco. The Singapore ban is illogical for at leas
Bloomberg News
added Feb 21, 2018 23:35
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[Ohio] Cortland to prohibit smoking in parks

City Council on Tuesday gave second reading to an ordinance that would prohibit smoking at any location in the city parks. Mayor Jim Woofter said the goal is to protect the health of the public and noted secondhand smoke can be harmful to people’s health
Warren (OH) Tribune Chronicle
added Feb 21, 2018 23:30
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Pledging to make KL smoke-free

KUALA Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) aims to reduce the prevalence of smoking in the city as part of its latest initiative to create a Smoke-Free Kuala Lumpur. The initiative was launched today as part of the Partnership For Healthy Cities, a global network of
The Star (my)
added Feb 21, 2018 23:30
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[Florida] EDITORIAL: County to do 'Through With Chew Week'

Support the tobacco-resistance efforts currently ongoing in Citrus County schools, including this week’s Through With Chew poster contest. Help spread the word about the dangers to body and wallet of continued tobacco use. Urge both youth and adults you k
Citrus County (FL) Chronicle
added Feb 21, 2018 23:29
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Tobacco tax hike will see prices of cigarettes go up by about $1 but experts say smokers may still be undeterred

Cigarettes have become more expensive here following a 10 per cent increase in excise duty on all tobacco products, but experts are divided on whether this will reduce the number of smokers. The increase in tobacco taxes was announced by Finance Minister
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 21, 2018 23:29
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Tobacco costs to go up soon but smokers undeterred

The 10 per cent increase to the tobacco excise tax is likely to push up the price of a pack of cigarettes by around a dollar. But this is unlikely to encourage smokers to give up the habit, a straw poll by The New Paper shows. Of the 30 people aged fro
The New Paper Online (sg)
added Feb 21, 2018 23:29
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how state public health agencies can reduce menthol cigarette use

Truth Initiative Schroeder Institute® researchers Shyanika Rose and Jessica Rath joined Delmonte Jefferson, executive director of the National African American Tobacco Prevention Network, to discuss these points in a blog post for the Association of Stat
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 21, 2018 23:29
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[UK] DOCKRELL: Clearing up some myths around e-cigarettes

e-cigarettes and tobacco cigarettes are not the same and shouldn’t be treated as such. It’s important that England’s seven million smokers are aware of the differences and have accurate information to inform their health decisions. E-cigarettes aren’t com
Gov.uk Blogs (uk)
added Feb 21, 2018 23:29
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Don't make a case for vaping

Do we need to study the habit for a few decades just to simply produce concrete evidence that chronic vaping causes irreparable harm, when there are so many precedents that show addiction and chronic abuse are almost always detrimental to health?
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 21, 2018 23:28
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[North Carolina] What makes Winston-Salem worth watching? C-SPAN aims to show off the city

A film crew from C-SPAN is in town, checking out the old shell-shaped Shell service station...Authors the programming will feature include Michele Gillespie, who wrote a book about Katharine and R.J. Reynolds, and Frank Elliott, whose books include one ab
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 21, 2018 23:28
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