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[Canada] Big Tobacco looks for its fix with new technology shift

Andre Calantzopoulos is out to convince you he hates smoking. A former pack-a-day smoker for years, he preaches a harm-reduction approach to ridding the world of cigarettes. And he believes that new electronic alternatives can play a big role in getting
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 23, 2017 20:20
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[Cyprus] House slaps tax on e-cigarettes

The law introduces a new category called ‘liquid for electronic cigarette use’ with a consumption tax of €0.12 per ml of liquid. Additionally, the bill provides for heat-not-burn tobacco products that are expected to soon be imported to Cyprus and be ch
Cyprus Mail (cy)
added Oct 1, 2017 00:34
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Big Tobacco Has a Death Wish

More worrying for the industry is how profitable the new products are when compared to traditional smokes... One reason for industry hope is that the vaping market is still fragmented and far less regulated than cigarettes. Big Tobacco is expecting to se
Bloomberg News
added Sep 20, 2017 17:48
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NZ study compares the effectivity of e-cigs and patches for smoking cessation

The study titled Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation: a randomised controlled trial, was published on The Lancet earlier this month. The research was conducted between Sept 6, 2011, and July 5, 2013 by recruiting 657 adult smokers who wanted to
Vaping Post (ch)
added Sep 20, 2017 17:30
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[Minnesota] City regulators throw out new vape age limit ban

The local council of a Minnesota city have blocked the latest attempt to raise the purchase age for vapour products, as well as tobacco, to 21. Lawmakers in Detroit Lakes dismissed a bill that would have enacted the spreading “Tobacco 21” rules in the ci
Vaping Post (ch)
added Sep 20, 2017 03:39
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A “Frank Statement” for the 21st Century?

The mere fact of having landed Yach is a major public relations coup for PMI that will be used to do more of what the industry always does: create doubt, contribute further to existing disputes within the global tobacco control movement, shore up its own
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 19, 2017 19:42
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[New York] Turning Point Brands Announces Participation in the 2017 B. Riley & Co. Consumer Conference

Turning Point Brands, Inc. (NYSE:TPB) is a leading U.S. provider of Other Tobacco Products. TPB, through its three focus brands, Zig-Zag® in Smoking Products, Stoker’s® in Smokeless Products and the Vapor Beast® distribution engine in NewGen Products, gen
Business Wire
added Sep 19, 2017 19:38
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PAX Introduces New Finishes, Colors and Prices for Iconic Vaporizer

a technology leader creating premium vaporizers for dry herb and concentrates, today announced new finishes, pricing, and color options for its eponymous and iconic vaporizer line in response to customer demand.
PR Newswire
added Sep 19, 2017 19:36
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[UK] Big tobacco sends out smoke-free signal

“If we can put a man on the moon, we can deliver tobacco to people with less risk than smoking,” Ms Crew told her peers at an industry conference last week. Hours earlier, Philip Morris, maker of Marlboros, promised to spend $1bn to wean people off cigar
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 19, 2017 14:44
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Wait, What? Tobacco Giant Backs Foundation to End Smoking

Yach...has a history of making deals with the devil in the name of progress...Some worry that the new foundation bankrolled by Philip Morris will also produce research and disseminate information that misleads the public. The International Union against T
Inside Philanthropy
added Sep 18, 2017 23:49
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