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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Less harmful? E-cigarettes have own toxins: Experts

While alternatives to conventional cigarettes, such as vapourisers, are often touted as being less harmful to health, experts said they come with their own cocktail of toxins. The importation, distribution and sale of vapourisers, including e-cigarettes
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 1, 2017 01:02
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Candy Company Files Suit Against E-Cigarette Shop Over Trademark Infringement ($$)

filed suit in Illinois federal court against a tobacco shop, its holding company and its owner, claiming that the store has been using the candy company’s trademarks and putting them on e-cigarette flavors it sells without the candy company’s permission (
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 18, 2017 04:26
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[Illinois] Big tobacco's new cigarette is sleek, smokeless — but is it actually healthier?

Included in Philip Morris' FDA application are more than 2 million pages of scientific data. Health organizations - such as the American Lung Association and the American Cancer Society - are just beginning to sift through... Even if anti-tobacco groups
Chicago Tribune
added Aug 17, 2017 17:40
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[Japan] Big Tobacco’s new cigarette is sleek, smokeless — but is it any better for you?

This isn’t the first time tobacco companies have trumpeted the arrival of a healthier cigarette. In the 1950s, they marketed filtered cigarettes as much safer, but that proved an exaggeration. In the 1970s, they came out with “light” and “low-tar” cigar
Washington Post
added Oct 22, 2017 22:02
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[Europe, Sweden] Swedish government’s stance may facilitate the snus ban repeal

“The Swedish government has resisted special interest groups’ negative influence on harm reduction in a bold and positive move in the global effort to eliminate tobacco related disease. The government has chosen to not provide written observations to the
Vaping Post (ch)
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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[Russia] Medvedev’s healthy lifestyle 2.0: It’s time to say goodbye to vaping and hookah lounges?

The Ministry of Health of Russia is going to ban vapes, hookahs, to dissuade women from abortion, to force everyone to give up smoking and start doing sports – these are the tasks listed in the priority project to develop a healthy lifestyle approved by
Realnoe Vremya (ru)
added Aug 11, 2017 15:56
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[North Carolina] 22nd Century posts mixed second-quarter results; revenue and earnings loss up

22nd Century Group Inc. disclosed Wednesday an increased second-quarter loss from ratcheting up production expenses related to its very-low-nicotine cigarettes and other tobacco styles. The loss was $3.35 million compared with a loss of $2.9 million a y
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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Turning Point Brands, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2017 Results

“Execution of programs supporting our three focus brands continues to produce strong results and improved cash flow. In Smokeless products, Stoker’s once again increased its retail market share, while the Zig-Zag brand in Smoking products delivered strong
Business Wire
added Aug 11, 2017 02:29
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Tobacco marketing at the point-of-sale

There is an urgent need to understand how diverse tobacco products are marketed in retailers that youth visit and how promotion differs by store type and neighbourhood demographics. We examined 1-year changes in the availability and advertising of non-cig
Tobacco Control
added Aug 11, 2017 02:23
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] BAT challenges PMI in heated tobacco market with Glo

On Thursday, BAT announced through a press conference at The Four Seasons Seoul that it will be opening its first Glo flagship store in the Garosugil shopping district of Seoul on Sunday, kicking off its sales in Korea... Both Glo and IQOS are heated tob
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 10, 2017 17:00
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