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[UK-Scotland] Edinburgh vaping firm will supply prisoners with e-cigarettes

AN Edinburgh company has won a contract to supply prisoners with e-cigarettes and e-liquid PODs – pre-filled tanks – as the Scottish Prison Service (SPS) prepares to ban smoking in jail. JAC Vapour is one of the only independent companies outside of Chi
TheNational.scot (uk)
added Sep 12, 2018 17:10
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[Africa, Nigeria] Beverly Osu Defends “Nun” Pictures: Reverend Fathers And Sisters Smoke

replied to critics of her recent pictures where she poses as a nun. In some of the pictures, she wears a nun outfit and holds a cigarette in her hand. According to her, the church has not established smoking as a sin and advises critics to focus on othe
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Sep 12, 2018 14:06
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[Africa] How Nigeria’s online stores flout country’s tobacco control law

Checks by PREMIUM TIMES showed that these online retailers not only market products like cigarettes and shisha, they do not have mechanisms to ensure prospective buyers are aged 18 and above, a flagrant violation of the National Tobacco Control Act. The
Premium Times (ng)
added Sep 12, 2018 14:00
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[Singapore] Yahoo Poll: Should more restrictions be imposed on people smoking in their homes?

Citing complaints from residents about secondhand smoke from other units entering their homes, they also noted the accompanying health risks... Do you think more restrictions should be imposed on people smoking in their own homes?
Yahoo!
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Singapore] Netizens have mixed reactions to MPs’ proposals for restricting smoking at home

On Monday, September 10, Parliament passed amendments to the Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) Act, which gives officers of the National Environment Agency (NEA) more powers of enforcement as well as provides for more no-smoking zones.
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] NEA officers get more powers to investigate smoking violations

Officers from the National Environment Agency (NEA) will be able to enter smoking-prohibited places without warrants to investigate smoking violations, and it will be illegal to obstruct or prevent them from collecting evidence. NEA was also given the p
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] MPs raise option of banning smoking in homes; Senior Minister of State cautions against intruding privacy

politicians expressed their belief that banning smoking inside residential flats are a totally viable idea. Thankfully for smokers in Singapore, Senior Minister of State for Health Amy Khor shot down the idea yesterday, cautioning against the intrusion
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Asia, Pakistan] Senate panel to take up declining tobacco revenues in meeting today

The Senate Special Committee on the causes of declining tax revenues from the tobacco sector is scheduled to be held today (Wednesday). Sources in the cigarette industry informed Pakistan Today that the Senate panel is likely to finalise its recommendati
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Canada] WILL TOBACCO COMPANIES GET INVOLVED WITH LEGAL MARIJUANA?

we have not heard much from the one sector that was expected to get in on the ganja game before any other – the tobacco companies. But make no mistake about it Big Tobacco is searching for a way into the cannabis space. It is just a matter of time before
The Fresh Toast
added Sep 12, 2018 00:36
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China E-Cigarette Report 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

as the vaping lifestyle trend expires, the industry is struggling to become an option for smokers in a country where smoking is culturally ingrained. Meanwhile, vape stores are closing and the big online marketplaces are dominating.
Business Wire
added Sep 11, 2018 22:05
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