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Will Developing Asia Save the Cigarette Company?

Big cities such as Shanghai, Beijing, Guangdong and Shenzhen are already promising markets for e-cigs. With the highest incomes in China, residents have their MacBooks, Mercedes and maybe a Tesla (or two!). Early adopters keen to impress their connection
thestreet.com
added Aug 18, 2017 21:37
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[Asia, China] Passenger sues Harbin rail bureau over smoking

A female railway passenger who had to endure cigarette smoke during a journey is suing the Harbin Railway Bureau for allowing passengers to smoke. The Beijing Railway Transport Court has accepted the case and will hold a hearing on Aug 24, according to
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:26
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[Asia, China] Air pollution as a catalyst for supporting tobacco control policies? Evidence from a nationwide study on Chinese medical students [FREE FULL TEXT]

Environmental pollution has a significant correlation with people’s attitudes towards health policies, even when such policies are not directly concerned with the natural environment. Policy makers may use this opportunity to implement tobacco control mea
Tobacco Control
added Aug 17, 2017 20:33
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[Asia] Compliance with smoke-free legislation and smoking behaviour: observational field study from Punjab, India [FREE FULL TEXT]

More than 80% of the public places in a jurisdiction in north India were compliant with the smoke-free legislation of India. ‘No smoking’ signages displayed as per legislation have an effect on curbing smoking behaviours at public places. It is recommende
Tobacco Control
added Aug 17, 2017 20:32
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[UK] The Cannabis Act and Residential Tenancies

The Residential Tenancies Act (the “RTA”... Under section 64 of the RTA, a tenancy may be terminated where the tenant is substantially interfering with the reasonable enjoyment of other tenants or the landlord. This ground is more difficult to establish
Lexology (uk)
added Aug 17, 2017 20:30
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[Australia] HICKMAN: Why we should pave roads with cigarette butts

And this isn’t the first time that Mohajerani has garnered headlines for discovering new and inventive ways to deal with Australia’s Philip Morris-manufactured leftovers. In 2016, he published research suggesting that cigarette butts should be entombed i
Mother Nature Network (blog)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:40
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[Europe, UK] Vaping ads flout EU rules, even if to promote healthier lifestyles

(ASA) today upheld an anonymous complaint made about an advert for a e-cigarette shop Vape Station, in the magazine The Journal. After intense lobbying from the pharmaceutical industry, the EU's Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016 (TRPR) monito
The Register (uk)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:12
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[UK] Doncaster man sentenced over illegal tobacco

A retired Doncaster man has been sentenced after being caught with smuggled tobacco worth more than £230,000 in evaded tax. The tobacco was packaged in cardboard boxes with false documents attached stating the contents were kitchenware. The tobacco was
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Aug 17, 2017 15:57
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[Canada] LETTER: Non-smokers deserve to breathe fresh air at home

I would like to discuss second-hand smoke in strata condominiums and non-market apartment balconies in communities across B.C., an issue that is often overlooked. Many non-smoking individuals, including families with children, the elderly and people of a
Delta Optiist (ca)
added Aug 17, 2017 15:49
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[UK] Ban on smoking in all 91 of Hull's playgrounds comes into force tomorrow

All 91 Hull City Council-run parks and play areas are covered under the ban, in a move agreed by senior councillors four months ago. Hull currently has the highest numbers of adult smokers in England. Around 63,000 people in the city smoke and 40 peop
Hull Daily Mail / This is Hull and East Riding (uk)
added Aug 17, 2017 05:14
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