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[Russia] E-cigarettes regulation to be debated by WHO in Moscow

In a long-awaited report that will be debated by member states at a meeting in October in Moscow, the United Nations health agency also voiced concern at the concentration of the $3 billion market in the hands of transnational tobacco companies.
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Aug 27, 2014 02:30
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[New Zealand] Five cigar bars at sea

if you like a cigar and a cheeky cognac of an evening to feel like James Spader, then you will be pleased to know these five cruise ships have lounge bars just for you. Cunard You won't find any puffing about this room on the ship's website, they're way
New Zealand Herald
added Aug 27, 2014 02:15
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Youth and tobacco

According to the Alcohol and Drug Information Center (ADIC), the government follows the guidelines of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) with intention to reduce tobacco use and exposure. The guidelines/measures of the WHO are art
The Nation (lk)
added Aug 27, 2014 02:12
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[UK] VIDEO: Watch: Gross video reveals what smoking REALLY does to the lungs - and why cigarettes make you so out of breath

But this gruesome video reveals just how much damage smoking does to the lungs in particular. Uploaded to Vine by Devon Arbelo, it shows the extent to which tobacco affects lung capacity and turns the vital organs black. Experiment shows lung capaciti
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 27, 2014 02:09
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[Australia] Drive with Tim Cox: Time to say goodbye to smoking in films?

But would it work? Simon Chapman, a Professor of Public Health with the University of Sydney, joined the program.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Aug 27, 2014 02:06
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[UK] Ban on smoking e-cigarettes indoors 'would cost countless lives' ($$)

The guidance divided public health experts, with some accusing the organisation of “unnecessary scaremongering and misleading language” over the potential risks of e-cigarettes, which are gaining popularity in homes, offices and restaurants around the wo
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 27, 2014 02:05
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[UK] SUTHERLAND: Why the World Health Organisation’s fears about e-cigarettes are based on prejudice, not science

people with a distaste for vaping eagerly seize on arguments like the gateway effect. This is the idea that non-smokers will take up e-cigarettes, and so migrate to real cigarettes. The gateway effect makes sense, too. Or it would, were it not that the ev
The Spectator (uk)
added Aug 26, 2014 22:09
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[UK, UK-Wales] E-cigarettes: no indoor smoking ban planned in England despite WHO call

The Department of Health (DH) made clear that it does not plan to outlaw the use of the increasingly popular gadgets in enclosed public spaces in England, although Wales's Labour government is considering doing so. The DH ruled out making e-cigarettes s
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 26, 2014 22:03
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[UK] VIDEO: E-Lites: WHO e-cigarette advice 'troubling'

director of corporate affairs at manufacturer E-Lites, said he felt a ban on indoor use was "troubling". He said such a move might have a negative impact in the campaign to get smokers to quit.
BBC Online
added Aug 26, 2014 21:49
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[UK] VIDEOS: 'Ban E-cigarette use indoors,' says WHO

A spokesman for the British American Tobacco company said: "We have always said that given nicotine is addictive, minimum age laws of 18 for the sale of e-cigarettes should be introduced. "However, if overly restrictive regulations are introduced hampe
BBC Online
added Aug 26, 2014 21:48
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