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[China] Tariffs on Chinese goods could batter the U.S. vaping industry

Proposed tariffs on U.S. imports from China of electronic cigarettes, known as vaping products, could not come at a worse time for the industry....U.S. vape manufacturers, who depended on China for 91 percent of imported vaping products in 2016, find them
Reuters
added Aug 8, 2018 19:11
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[Australia] E-cigarettes, smoking and health / A Literature Review Update (PDF) (394pp)

regular use of e-cigarettes is likely to have adverse health consequences. There is a lack of clarity about the magnitude of adverse health effects...the effectiveness of this method compared with other smoking cessation methods is not known.
CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) (au)
added Aug 8, 2018 19:07
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Alliance One and France Tabac Enter Into an Agreement To Expand European Flue-Cured Virginia Tobacco Footprint

Together, the two organizations will provide customers with the high-quality flue-cured Virginia shisha style tobacco that the European region is recognized for producing.
PR Newswire
added Aug 8, 2018 16:07
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Uruguay’s President Continues Leadership in Global Fight against Tobacco with Plain Packaging Announcement

congratulates President Tabaré Vázquez of Uruguay on his presidential decree of August 6 mandating that tobacco products be sold in plain packaging. The decree, which overcomes parliamentary inaction, maintains health warnings covering 80 percent of tobac
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 8, 2018 15:54
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[UK] Vaping industry writes to chancellor about rumoured ‘vape tax’

The UK Vaping Industry Association, in partnership with leading think tanks and pressure groups, has sent a letter to the chancellor and secretary of state for health regarding rumours that government is considering imposing a ‘sin tax’ on vaping. The l
Talking Retail (uk)
added Aug 8, 2018 15:51
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[Asia, China] Xi'an to ban smoking indoors

Xi'an, capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi province, has unveiled a regulation which bans smoking in all indoor public venues. The regulation, released on Tuesday by the city government, also prohibits smoking in some outdoor public places, such as sch
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 8, 2018 15:41
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[Asia-pacific] Smoking-linked losses in Japan estimated at over 2 trillion yen

Financial losses linked to smoking are estimated to have amounted to 2.05 trillion yen ($18.4 billion) in Japan in fiscal 2015, the health ministry said Wednesday, with the majority of spending going toward medical expenses.
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Aug 8, 2018 13:23
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[Guam] Senators: tobacco tax hike would net $9.35M

, some smokers might soon be priced out of the market with a permanent increase in the so-called ‘sin tax’ on tobacco products. Smokers who can still afford the price of cigarettes will just have to pay more for the cause to quit.
Pacific News Center (PNC) (gu)
added Aug 8, 2018 13:16
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[Asia] Some 8,000 Israelis Die Every Year From Smoking-related Illnesses, Report Says ($$)

20.5% of Israelis smoked in 2017, according to Health Ministry's annual report. Sales of tobacco for water pipes rose 28% while cigarette consumption fell
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Aug 8, 2018 12:44
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[China] TRUMP’S TRADE WAR COULD STRANGLE MILLENNIALS’ FAVORITE TECH PRODUCTS

Stock up on your Juul cartridges—a 25-percent tax on Chinese imports is likely to affect vaporizers and electric scooters.
Vanity Fair
added Aug 8, 2018 12:43
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