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[Canada] 3 Reasons Big Tobacco and Marijuana Partnerships Are Imminent

Beginning in less than six weeks, recreational marijuana will be completely legal in Canada. Aside from Canada becoming the first developed country in the world, and second overall, to wave the proverbial green flag on adult-use weed, this move could also
Motley Fool
added Sep 11, 2018 22:16
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[Canada] TOBACCO KING: Indigenous billionaire businessman's lavish lifestyle

Ken Hill ... billionaire Six Nations resident launched the world’s largest private Indigenous-owned corporation, Grand River Enterprises Ltd., in 1992 — selling enormous volumes of cigarettes in Germany, the Bahamas, the U.S. and elsewhere. The company
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Sep 11, 2018 14:31
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[Asia] ‘Tobacco companies targeting countries like Pakistan by glamorising cigarettes’

Owing to ineffective or lack of laws, multinational tobacco companies are now targeting people in developing countries, including Pakistan, by glamourising cigarettes and coming up with new but deadly products like ‘heating tobacco devices and E-cigarett
The News (pk)
added Sep 10, 2018 17:24
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[UK] Hampshire County Council tobacco pension investment under fire

A council is facing criticism after continuing to invest its pension funds in cigarette manufacturing, despite running anti-smoking campaigns. Hampshire County Council has more than £80m invested in tobacco firms which opposition councillors say conflic
BBC Online
added Sep 10, 2018 16:29
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Accord conclu: la Belgique instaure le paquet neutre pour les cigarettes et le tabac à rouler [Agreement reached: Belgium introduces neutral package for cigarettes and rolling tobacco]

The government has decided to impose a neutral package for cigarettes, rolling tobacco and water pipe tobacco (chicha), Health Minister Maggie De Block said Friday. The measure is part of the minister's tobacco control policy, which has set itself the
La Libre Belgique (be)
added Sep 10, 2018 03:52
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[UK-Scotland] The response of retailers in Scotland to the Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Products Regulations and Tobacco Products Directive

We found high retailer compliance with the legislation. With price-marked packs and packs containing less than 20 cigarettes and 30 grams of rolling tobacco banned, retailers stated that this helped simplify ordering and stock management. The removal of p
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 8, 2018 20:03
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Biomarkers of exposure among “dual users” of tobacco cigarettes and electronic cigarettes in Canada

Implications Public health authorities should clearly communicate the relative risk of e-cigarettes and tobacco cigarettes to the general public, focusing on two salient points: 1) e-cigarettes are not harmless, but they are less harmful than smoking tob
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 8, 2018 20:01
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[UK] LAMB: It’s time to stop tarring e-cigarettes and tobacco with the same brush

Yesterday, I made a statement to the House of Commons about our recent report on e-cigarettes to clarify what we actually said. The evidence is clear: e-cigarettes are significantly less harmful to a smoker’s health than conventional cigarettes.
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 7, 2018 10:49
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UPDATE 1-Egypt to offer 4.5 pct stake in cigarette maker Eastern Company

Egypt will launch its programme for offering shares in state companies by offering a 4.5 percent stake in its top cigarette maker Eastern Company, the finance ministry said in a statement on Thursday.
Reuters
added Sep 12, 2018 01:22
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[China, USA] BOEHM: Next Round of Tariffs Could Making Vaping More Expensive

By making it harder for smokers to switch to vaping, the Trump administration's tariffs would strike a blow against public health.
Reason Magazine
added Sep 10, 2018 18:04
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