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FDA tobacco chief says health community grappling with idea that some products are less risky

Changes in the marketplace have forced the public health community to wrestle with the idea that some tobacco products may pose less of a health risk than others, the new head of the Food and Drug Administration’s tobacco control efforts told an industry
AP - Associated Press
added May 16, 2013 14:23
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[Canada] Northlands expands no smoking policy to include e-cigarettes

Northlands recently revamped its smoking policies, and is now banning e-cigarette use from all its facilities. “We were looking at the overall guest experience,” said Jennifer Sheehan, a spokesperson for Northlands. “From a guest perspective, smoke is s
GlobalTV (ca)
added Oct 3, 2014 01:32
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[Asia, China, Korea - North] North Korean cigarettes, milk powder and marijuana? Look no further than Taobao

the totalitarian country’s capital also gives its name to a brand of cigarettes manufactured by the Pyongyang Paeksan Tobacco, a joint venture formed by Chinese and North Korean interests. Paeksan brand cigarettes will cost you about 45 yuan per carton o
South China Morning Post
added Apr 15, 2013 07:24
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[Virginia] FDA’s tobacco head plans to move quickly on industry issues

“You all make a lawful product,” Mitch Zeller, director of the FDA’s Center For Tobacco Products, told those attending the Tobacco Merchants Association annual meeting in Williamsburg. “Our job is to regulate the manufacture, sale and marketing of the t
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added May 17, 2013 10:20
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[Chile] Smoking in Latin America: Stubbed out

This month Chile became the 14th Latin American country to ban smoking in enclosed public spaces. Chile’s conversion is significant, since it is something of a smokers’ corner. The World Health Organisation says over 40% of Chileans smoke, compared with 2
The Economist
added Mar 28, 2013 10:02
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[Canada] First Nations defend cigarette sales

The Union of Ontario Indians is taking umbrage with what it says an attempt by government and private agencies to “demonize” the legitimate manufacture of cigarettes in First Nations communities.
Thunder Bay (Ont) Chronicle-Journal (ca)
added Aug 16, 2012 22:09
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[Canada] Condo complex bans smoking in all units, on grounds

Local residents are breathing easier thanks to major steps taken by two housing organizations to create smoke-free environments. Auburn Village Gardens, a 52-unit condominium complex in Peterborough, voted to make its building and grounds 100 per cent sm
Peterborough This Week (ca)
added Feb 5, 2014 09:56
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[UK] Bar Refaeli naked in the bath and smoking a cigar - this is the stuff of male dreams

The supermodel promotes lingerie with some pictures you won't forget in a hurry
The Mirror (uk)
added May 5, 2012 15:07
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[Russia] Smokers Can Now Get Cigarettes With Their Mail

agreement reached between Russia's national mail service Russian Post and four tobacco companies—British American Tobacco, Philip Morris, Japan Tobacco International and Imperial Tobacco—cigarettes will be sold in 30,000 post offices across the country.
Moscow Times (ru)
added Aug 3, 2015 15:50
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[Canada] More than 40% of Cigarettes Purchased in Ontario are Contraband / Government Looks the Other Way, says NCACT

Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Sep 23, 2014 19:11
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