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VIDEO: Debate sparked in Washington over marijuana regulation

Opponents say it'll create a massive commercial industry, like big tobacco, and exacerbate health problems. "Car crashes to problems with second hand smoke to school dropouts to workplace accidents," said Kevin Sabet, president of Smart Approaches to Ma
WHSV-TV3 Channel 3 (Harrisonburg, VA)
added Feb 9, 2018 01:59

[Europe] If Diamonds are Embracing Track and Trace, where is Big Tobacco?

Big Tobacco is embarking on its most audacious gambit yet: legalizing the cigarette smuggling trade. And is using European regulations mandating the implementation of track and trace to achieve it.
Blasting News (ch)
added Feb 8, 2018 21:16

[UK] Lambert & Butler owner assures on full-year results despite Palmer & Harvey hit

Around 2,500 staff lost their jobs at P&H – the UK’s biggest supplier of cigarettes – after it collapsed into administration despite attempts to secure a lifeline for the troubled wholesaler. Imperial Brands said full-year earnings remain on track despi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 8, 2018 18:25

Cigars And Tequila Are 'Complementary' Products, TTAB Says ($$)

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has ruled that a Ternura brand of cigars is confusingly similar to a same-named line of tequila, saying the two types of product are "complementary" and linked in the minds of consumers. In an opinion issued Feb. 1, t
added Feb 8, 2018 05:57

Smokers Are Welcome at This Upper East Side Bar

Like other throwbacks from the 1990s, smoking in bars is making a comeback — or trying to. Sugar East, which opened on the Upper East Side last April, has a tobacco license thanks to the previous tenant, Merchants NY Cigar Bar, making it one of the rare
New York Times
added Feb 8, 2018 04:54

[Africa, Nigeria] Enforce Ban On Tobacco Advertising, Senate Urges Health Ministry

The Senate has urged the Ministry of Health and other relevant enforcement agencies to ensure the comprehensive prohibition of Tobacco Advertising Promotion and Sponsorship such as cigarette advertisement. It also urged the Ministries of Health, Educati
PM News (ng)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:59

[UK] E-cigarettes should be on sale in hospital shops, health body says

Vaping should be widely encouraged as a way to help people quit smoking, and e-cigarettes should even be offered for sale in hospital shops, the government’s public health body has said. At least 20,000 people a year could be giving up cigarettes thanks
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:23

Ed Goldman: Bad guys always smoke cigars in movies

And now that I think of it, both Alan King and George Peppard died of smoking-related illnesses. Perhaps this rant merits some re-thinking. I'll think about it tonight, when I'm huffing and puffing.
The Business Journals
added Feb 6, 2018 18:17
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[UK-Scotland] Researchers say hospitals should sell electronic cigarettes to patients

Neil McCallum, MD of e-cigarette firm JAC Vapour and the only Scottish board member of the Independent British Vape Trade Association said: “This announcement from Public Health England is a major step forward in the fight against smoking. It is surprisi
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:56
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[UK] Let hospitals sell e-cigarettes and let the sick have 'vaping lounges' on wards say public health leaders

In a huge sea-change UK authorities are throwing their full weight behind the products which they say could save many more lives by helping smokers quit
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:51
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