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E-Cigarette Tax Bill Update

Since the beginning of this year, 22 states and the District of Columbia have introduced bills that would assess an excise tax on electronic cigarettes and nicotine liquid solutions used in e-cigarettes. With some state legislatures already adjourned and
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 6, 2015 20:55

Rich Bastards Love Tobacco Stocks

A new report on vice investing from the financial firm SigFig breaks down who, exactly, is most invested in these devious, deadly, or just slightly harmful industries.
added May 6, 2015 20:41

[Asia, China] CCP reportedly orders Xinjiang shops to sell alcohol and cigarettes

The Chinese government has been accused of implementing a campaign to weaken the Muslim religion in the restive Western province of Xinjiang after it demanded shops and restaurants sell cigarettes and alcohol.
Shanghaiist (blog)
added May 6, 2015 19:38

[Asia] China orders Muslims to break taboo, sell alcohol, cigarettes

China has ordered Muslim stores to sell alcohol and cigarettes in what it calls its "strike hard" campaign against Islam. The mandate targeted China's ethnic Uyghur population in the western region of Xinjiang, a place that has become increasingly restles
Big News (au)
added May 6, 2015 19:38

[Asia] Muslims shopkeepers in China 'forced' to sell alcohol and cigarettes

With a majority Muslim population in Xinjiang, Chinese authorities have reportedly ordered Muslim shopkeepers and restaurant owners in one of the villages to promote alcohol and cigarettes. The “eye-catching displays,” are a method of undermining Islam
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added May 6, 2015 14:18

[UK] Will your no-smoking policy get vaporized?

Wondering what your employee is smoking in the break room, likely in violation of your “no-smoking” policy? Chances are it is an electronic smoking device, such as an e-cigarette or vaporizer. What should you do about it? Anything?
Lexology (uk)
added May 6, 2015 13:19

[Asia-pacific] Oceania & ASEAN Respiratory Market to Boost APAC Region Owing to Rising Chronic Respiratory Diseases - Asthma & COPD

The growth in ASEAN and Oceania respiratory devices and diagnostics market is anticipated to accelerate in coming years due to an increase in prevalence of chronic respiratory diseases like Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases (COPD), asthma and Obstruc
PR Newswire
added May 6, 2015 11:44

Zero Gravity Solutions, Inc.’s Wholly Owned Subsidiary, BAM Agricultural Solutions and Tyton BioEnergy Systems Sign a Collaborative Agreement Focused on Domestic and International Energy Tobacco Production

Developing ground breaking new sources of renewable energy by repurposing tobacco, the world’s largest non-food crop, for green chemicals production
Business Wire
added May 5, 2015 20:30

FLASR Announces National Product Launch of Pocket Spittoon in 400 Stores

the 4-oz. pocketsize, portable spittoon company, today announced its flasks designed for smokeless tobacco users will be available for the first time in 400 stores in the United States beginning June 2015.
Business Wire
added May 5, 2015 20:30

New Smokefree Movies ad names names of who’s accountable for exposing kids to smoking in movies

Go to to run these rankings by Hollywood role, time-period and film rating. The database includes every top-grossing film released 2002-now, and thousands of names of people and the companies involved.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 5, 2015 13:14
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