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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] HSA raid nets S$50k worth of vaporiser products, largest haul to date

About S$50,000 worth of vaporisers — products such as e-cigarettes and e-pipes — were seized by the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) last Friday (Nov 25). The raid, conducted at two locations within the vicinity of Serangoon North, is the HSA’s largest ra
TODAYonline (sg)
added Nov 30, 2016 19:27
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[UK] AUDIO: Philip Morris could stop making conventional cigarettes

has launched a new, less harmful cigarette in the UK which it says could mean halting sales of its conventional tobacco products. The so called Iqos product heats tobacco...this means smokers get the same nicotine hit, but 90% less of the nasty toxins...
BBC Online
added Nov 30, 2016 12:29
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How e-cigarettes ruin plastic surgery: Vaping chemicals 'prevent skin from healing after nip-and-tuck'

Now, in an industry first, researchers backed by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) have issued an identical warning against vaporized nicotine. Nicotine is known to restrict blood flow and raise risk of post-surgery complications for cigar
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 30, 2016 06:04
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[North Carolina] Senator warns FDA that GOP will target e-cig regulations

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., who won re-election Nov. 8, sent a letter Tuesday to FDA Commissioner Robert Califf that warns him that a Republican-controlled Congress and White House will target some, if not all, of the regulations that went into effect
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 30, 2016 06:04
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[Australia] E-cigarettes: Reducing the Harm of Smoking (PDF)

With ENDS demonstrating significantly higher effectiveness rates, public policy dictates this life saving technology being legalised with appropriate regulation.
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 28, 2016 15:37
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[New Zealand] Trans-Tasman Report Calls For Life-Saving Reforms To Help Smokers Quit

The report, E-cigarettes: Reducing the Harm of Smoking, builds on the report we released in January examining the extent to which New Zealand politicians are using smokers as cash cows. At the time we questioned why politicians claim higher tobacco taxe
Taxpayers’ Union (nz)
added Nov 28, 2016 15:33
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[New Zealand] Report calls for life-saving reforms to help smokers quit

The New Zealand Taxpayers' Union, Australian Taxpayers’ Alliance and MyChoice Australia have jointly launched a report calling for the governments on both sides of the Tasman to legalise, and lightly regulate new technologies to help smokers quit.
Scoop (nz)
added Nov 28, 2016 15:30
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Tobacco giant wants to register nicotine inhaler in New Zealand

Its subsidiary Nicovations New Zealand has asked Medsafe to register its metered dose nicotine inhaler as a lower risk medicine. Professor Julian Crane of Otago University believes the product has potential. "We know 80 per cent of people that smoke are
TVNZ (nz)
added Nov 28, 2016 15:27
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[Pennsylvania] 'Well-connected' cigar industry spared tax in Pa.

While Pennsylvania's newly opened vape shops sweat their survival, the state's storied cigar industry can breathe easy for at least another year. It's a conundrum that's unsettling to vape shop owners who wonder why their jobs seem to matter less. The L
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Nov 28, 2016 02:02
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FDA REMOVES THRESHOLD RESTRICTIONS FOR TOBACCO PRODUCT APPLICATIONS

has announced that it has withdrawn restrictions regarding the minimum amount of information needed for the agency to consider a tobacco product application. While the rule will, likely positively, impact cigar companies as they begin to comply with FDA’
HalfWheel
added Nov 28, 2016 01:42
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