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[UK-Scotland] Ban smoking at home, say Scots campaigners

Last week, Dr Sean Semple, an academic from Aberdeen University, said restrictions on smoking at home may have to be imposed to protect children. Meanwhile, Ash Scotland, the charity that helped to bring about a ban on smoking in public places in 2006,
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 16, 2017 05:46
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Smuggling of e-cigarettes drastically increasing in Singapore; strict legal action awaits smugglers

Last three years in Singapore have witnessed a rising number of smuggling and sale cases of e-cigarettes, which are banned lawfully in the country. The demand of e-cigarettes is very high in black markets, and as the demand increases, smugglers have adop
IBT - International Business Times
added Oct 15, 2017 15:39
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Sharp rise in smuggling and sale of e-cigarettes

From April 2014 to March this year, the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) probed about 15,000 vaporiser cases...It is already illegal to import, distribute or sell e-cigarettes...But it will soon be against the law to use them
Straits Times (sg)
added Oct 15, 2017 15:38
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[Australia, USA] Tobacco companies should advertise lethality of smoking, say health experts

“We hope that you will share our view that Australians are entitled to the same level of information as the American public about these companies’ deceitful practices and the ways in which these companies and the tobacco industry more broadly have lied t
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 15, 2017 11:19
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China Tobacco (Unmanufactured) Market Report 2017 - Analysis And Forecast To 2025 - Research and Markets

The report provides an in-depth analysis of the Tobacco (unmanufactured) market in China. It presents the latest data of the Market value, consumption, domestic production, exports and imports, price dynamics and food balance. The report shows the sales
Business Wire
added Oct 14, 2017 16:11
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[UK] The latest on smoking cessation in community pharmacy

Two of the country’s main cancer charities back the use of e-cigarettes as a smoking cessation aid – albeit with a note of caution. Dr Penny Woods, chief executive of the British Lung Foundation, says: “Pharmacists can be very clear with people that the
Chemist & Druggist (uk)
added Oct 14, 2017 16:11
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[Canada] Canadian health groups respond to Philip Morris International’s $1 billion research fund

“We risk repeating the tragedy of past decades unless the government moves quickly to ensure that the new challenges of e-cigarettes and so-called reduced risk products are addressed by reliable and uncontaminated research.”
Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada
added Oct 14, 2017 16:10
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[Canada] Ontario urged to impose sky-high taxes on smokes

A new anti-tobacco strategy calls for sky-high increases in taxes, a forced reduction in tobacco retailers, a minimum purchase age of 21 and a ban on all smoking displays, including vaping paraphernalia. The Smoke-Free Ontario Modernization report relea
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Oct 14, 2017 16:10
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[UK] Every extra two pounds an overweight person carries cuts their life expectancy by two months, while a packet of cigarettes a day knocks off SEVEN YEARS, reveals new study

Smoking has the greatest impact on shortening people's lives... Study author Dr Peter Joshi from the University of Edinburgh, said: 'Our study has estimated the causal effect of lifestyle choices. We found that, on average, smoking a pack a day reduces l
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 14, 2017 16:09
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The most boring place in the world to live? Russian apartment complex only allows teetotal, non-smoking vegetarians to live there

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 14, 2017 16:09
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