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[Canada] 5 Important Lessons from the Biggest E-Cigarette Study

Those colorfully lit e-cigarettes are giving off way more than just "harmless water vapor," according to a comprehensive new study review by UC San Francisco's Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education. Users could also be inhaling and exhaling l
SBWire
added Jul 24, 2014 20:28
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[Asia, India, Florida] ROY: The unfair $23 billion tobacco verdict: Time for smokers to stop playing dumb

In India I am used to being in a group where I am the only person not smoking. Without ash trays in the house a social life seemed impossible. I have hung out with friends in a bar where everyone is lighting up under a No Smoking sign. No one gives me a
Firstpost.com (in)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:35
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Cigars in Greece

Cigars are a luxury purchase, hence their consumption is strongly linked to disposable incomes. Unless the economy shows signs of recovery over the forecast period, the category is highly likely to continue to contract. Euromonitor International thus est
Euromonitor International
added Jul 20, 2014 10:02
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[China] Anti-tobacco lobby protests cigar-smoking robot in Transformers

. The campaigners asked the administration to "examine and limit" the number of smoking shots, and require all cinemas to run anti-smoking advertisements before the movie.
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 8, 2014 06:28
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New Zambian law to allow police to prosecute smokers

A new law in Zambia will allow local police officers to arrest and prosecute anyone found violating a recent ban on smoking in public places. "One of the reasons why we have outlawed smoking in public places is that we desire to halt non-contagious diseas
World Bulletin (tr)
added Apr 22, 2014 14:31
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Plight of Zimbabwe's small-scale tobacco growers

BBC Online
added Mar 8, 2014 14:05
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[Korea - North] Vodka binges, secret smoking and Big Macs - the life of Kim Jong-un as a boy

A former chef, now living in exile, has revealed how the tyrant ... was a secret smoker in his early teens. ... At 14 he began smoking ... "we’d go up a little hill and smoke at the car park there. One, maybe two cigarettes. Yves Saint Laurent was his f
The [London, UK] Express
added Feb 23, 2014 15:08
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[Canada] E-smokes breathe life into a dying industry

But with all the controversy about them in the news and on the Internet, he isn’t sure. Dan is sceptical, he has noticed e-cigarettes are not just sold in pharmacies like other quit smoking aids. They can be found at convenience stores and gas stations o
Kelowna (BC) Capital News (ca)
added Jan 8, 2014 23:08
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Hungary turns to black market for a smoke

July, the Hungarian government shut almost 90 percent of the country's licensed cigarette vendors, squeezing the number to 5,300 from a previous 42,000. ... critics say it is a ploy to favour close allies of Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government … How
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 25, 2013 00:28
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[Philippines] Tobacco giant admits losing market share in PH

Higher "sin taxes" appear to have dampened demand for Marlboro and Fortune cigarettes this year, as Philip Morris International Incorporated (PMI) said its sales volume in the Philippines fell 21% in the first nine months.
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation (ph)
added Dec 3, 2013 14:00
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