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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Japan, South Korea face 'tipping point': Philip Morris CEO

is looking to begin talks with governments within five years on phasing out cigarettes. The time frame is based on projections of when users of new smoke-free devices could overtake traditional smokers in number in those two countries. "If you extrapolat
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jul 17, 2017 14:02
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Should e-cigarettes be exempt from FDA rules? A House panel says yes

The legislation approved Wednesday by the Republican-controlled Appropriations Committee would prevent the FDA from requiring retroactive safety reviews of e-cigarettes already on the market. It would exempt some premium and large cigars from those same r
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 13, 2017 00:57
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WITHROW: Kentucky ranked No. 1 for wrong reasons

Per capita, Kentucky ranks first in cigarette consumption of all 50 states and leads the nation in lung cancer deaths... Our tobacco farmers will not significantly suffer because nearly 70 percent of burley tobacco is shipped overseas where 20 percent of
Frankfort (KY) State Journal
added Jul 12, 2017 09:19
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Scoring Vaping by Counting Tweets

In a new study, Miami Lakes, Fla.-based VaporFi, a company that sells vaping products, reviewed 55,000 tweets spanning 2015 to 2017. The study revealed a circular pattern of consumer product acceptance, one that started in New York City, then gained mome
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 11, 2017 21:47
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[Switzerland] MARCUS: Seeking Redemption, Big Tobacco Says New Products Eliminate 90 Percent Of Smoking Toxins

Is the IQOS device really significantly less harmful than cigarettes, or is Big Tobacco once more pulling the wool over the eyes of a vulnerable and addicted customer base?...At the Cube...I had a chance to try IQOS. It is a small, hand-held electronic m
The Federalist
added Jul 11, 2017 21:34
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[Australia] DON’T MARKET E-CIGARETTES AS CESSATION AIDS: AMA

Commenting on its submission to an inquiry into the devices, the AMA says it believes that there is currently no compelling evidence that e-cigarettes are successful in helping people to stop smoking. In the submission, to the Standing Committee on Heal
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Jul 11, 2017 08:43
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Tools for Tobacco Retailing on TPE 2018 Agenda

MOORPARK, Calif. — The agenda for Tobacco Plus Expo (TPE) 2018 is taking shape, with two days of educational sessions falling into place. The educational sessions on the first day of the TPE 2018 show will focus on "Building Your Business," providing in
Convenience Store News
added Jul 10, 2017 17:00
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Health ministry to inspect new e-cigarettes for possible risks

Government authorities said Monday they will be examining the e-cigarette IQOS for any health risks starting next month. IQOS, a product that heats tobacco, went on sale locally in June. Its manufacturer, Philip Morris International, claims that it has
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jul 10, 2017 16:52
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[Canada] Inverite Verification Inc. Report: CANADIAN ONLINE E-CIGARETTE RETAILERS SELLING PRODUCTS WITH NICOTINE TO TEENAGERS

In a research exercise conducted by Inverite Verification Inc. in June and July of 2017 with teens aged 14 to 17 years old in Toronto, Winnipeg and Edmonton, 11 online e-cigarette product retailers sold nicotine-containing products to these minors. And m
GlobeNewswire
added Jul 12, 2017 03:12
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[UK, Texas] Outrage as vaping’s role in harm reduction ignored

Vaping advocates, particularly in the UK, were left outraged last week after repeated claims about Britain’s falling smoking rate made no mention of vapour products – or, indeed, any mention of harm reduction at all. Groups like ASH and Cancer Research g
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jul 11, 2017 08:39
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