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E-Cigarettes Drive Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Sales

Even seemingly simple household batteries play an important role in the lives of many Americans, according to market research firm Packaged Facts in the report Batteries: Consumer Market Trends in the U.S. "The devices powered by household batteries rang
PR Newswire
added Jan 5, 2017 20:36
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Coca-Cola, ABA Accused of Tobacco-Like Deception in Lawsuit

Praxis Project seeks to stop Coke and the Washington-based American Beverage Association from deceptive advertising of sugary drinks, particularly to children, and for the disclosure of documents related to their impact on health. Studies have linked suga
Bloomberg News
added Jan 4, 2017 23:49
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[China] VIDEO: Professor Robert Proctor on future of tobacco and marijuana industries

For more on the future of tobacco and marijuana industries as more laws are opening marijuana legalization in America, CCTV America’s Rachelle Akuffo spoke to Robert Proctor, a leading tobacco expert and a professor at Stanford University.
You Tube
added Jan 3, 2017 17:27
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Comfort® Becomes Largest Smoke-Free Hotel Brand in U.S. and Canada

Parent company Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), a leader in the hospitality industry, announced today that Comfort Inn has joined Comfort Suites in offering guests 100-percent smoke-free rooms at its more than 1,800 franchised hotels across
PR Newswire
added Jan 3, 2017 16:54
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Construction Site Fencing Promotes Anti-Smoking Efforts

Hoengseong County, Gangwon Province, has been using hundreds of meters of temporary fencing built around construction sites to promote anti-smoking campaigns. The posters attached to the fencing range from slogans like “quitting smoking, the beginning o
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Jan 3, 2017 16:41
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TOBACCO TO BE HIDDEN FROM PLAIN SIGHT IN NETHERLANDS SHOPS

The Dutch government is working on a legislative proposal to ban the visible display of tobacco products...Van Rijn gave the involved industry associations until December 15th to come up with an alternative, but their plans were inadequate. According to V
NL Times (nl)
added Jan 3, 2017 16:05
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Electronic cigarette retailers use Pokémon Go to market products

This approach combines the strengths of recent and traditional strategies thought to be effective in promoting tobacco use to adolescents and young adults: (1) cartoons;1 tobacco product placement in video games2 ,3 and (2) interactive promotional contest
Tobacco Control
added Jan 3, 2017 07:43
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[Missouri] Independence city ordinance requires tobacco and convenience stores to have more surveillance cameras

A new city ordinance requires tobacco and convenience stores to do more to protect their business. Now certain businesses such as tobacco and convenience stores, are required to have a total of 4 working cameras inside and outside the store operating aro
WDAF-TV Fox 4 (Kansas City, MO)
added Jan 2, 2017 18:05
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What Not to Eat: ‘The Case Against Sugar’

Comparing the dangers of inhaling cigarettes with chowing down on candy bars may sound like false equivalence, but Gary Taubes’s “The Case Against Sugar” will persuade you... documents showing that Big Sugar paid three Harvard scientists in the 1960s to p
New York Times
added Jan 2, 2017 16:17
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Ireland tried to ban smoking in public in 1986 - and Big Tobacco was not impressed

were worth £400 million (about €1.4 billion today) to the Irish economy at the time, and attacking the tobacco companies was seen as a case of biting the hand... But the big stumbling block was the country’s three tobacco companies – Carrolls, Gallahers,
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:41
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