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[UK] Stubbed out: Brits more hostile to e-cigarettes, new poll reveals

The data, collected by pollster YouGov and the Sunday Times, shows around 60 percent of Britons would like to see e-cigarette devices – that imitate real tobacco, but produce a generally harmless vapor – banned in public buildings.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Oct 21, 2014 22:52
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[Russia] Increased taxes, regulation key to fighting tobacco ‘epidemic,’ says UN health agency

The implementation of higher taxes on tobacco products and greater regulation for electronic cigarettes are among the decisions passed ...underscored the passing of Article 6 – a “landmark” decision taken by delegates in an effort to reduce the global con
UN News Service
added Oct 21, 2014 14:52
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[Canada] Anti-smoking tour arrives in Regina

Resener's story is a common one in Regina, and a new initiative hopes to put a more definite stop to smoking. The Biggest Break-Up tour is a collaboration between Health Canada, the Canadian Cancer Society and advertising agency Newad that seeks to raise
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:50
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Roswell Park-Led Study Documents Significant Rise in E-Cigarette Use Among Youth in Poland

This study adds to a growing body of evidence that e-cigarette use is increasing not only among adult smokers, but also among adolescents around the world.
PR Web
added Oct 21, 2014 14:48
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[Canada] Alberta menthol ban may go up in smoke: advocates

Health advocates fear part of Alberta's flavoured tobacco legislation that would ban menthol may go up in smoke. Cathy Gladwin asked Health Minister Stephen Mandel and Premier Jim Prentice about the law last week when they knocked on her door while they
Canadian Press
added Oct 21, 2014 14:46
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[Africa, Nigeria] BATN urges fair, balanced regulation of the tobacco industry

This can only be achieved if the bill on regulating the tobacco industry that is currently being debated by the National Assembly takes into consideration the views of all stakeholders with the ultimate aim of drafting a bill that is effective and workab
BusinessDAY (ng)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:45
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[UK] Toddler 'could have been killed' after charging e-cigarette exploded like a Catherine wheel just inches from where he played

Alfie Worthington lucky not to be hit when charging e-cig 'burst into flames' His parent's wall, table and carpets have all been scorched by the fire His mother Frankie said: 'The e-cigarette just exploded for no apparent reason. It was like a firework g
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:44
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[Canada] Alberta government undecided about ban on menthol tobacco

Health advocates fear part of Alberta's flavoured tobacco legislation that would ban menthol may go up in smoke. Cathy Gladwin asked Health Minister Stephen Mandel and Premier Jim Prentice about the law last week when they knocked on her door while they
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:43
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[Ireland] Tot cheats death after e-cigarette exploded 'like a firework' inches from where he was playing

Stunned mum Frankie Worthington said the explosion could have killed her son Alfie if a table hadn't acted as a shield and protected him from the blast
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:41
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[UK] Banning e-cigarettes in the workplace

consider a range of factors first, including the prospect of some of these products eventually being regulated as medicines. E-cigarettes are used by many smokers as a substitute for tobacco products. They usually heat nicotine, propylene glycol and flav
People Management (uk)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:02
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