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[Asia, Singapore] Paying the price for failing to check ID: How tobacco retailers are caught selling to underage buyers

The Health Sciences Authority recently suspended the tobacco licences of several shops and revoked the licence of one for selling cigarettes to those under the age of 18. When Channel NewsAsia went to six of these shops to find out the circumstances sur
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Oct 18, 2017 14:37
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Australia Classifies E-Cigarettes as Dangerous

tobacco companies are trying to re-position themselves as health advocates against smoking through the introduction of yet another device that maintains nicotine addiction. Australia, at least, is allowing none of this. It has chosen to maintain its ban
National Law Review
added Oct 18, 2017 13:57
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[UK] Firm fined £4k for ‘unsafe’ cigarettes

discovered by a sniffer dog. Ausrine Kremenskiene and APK Baltic Trade Ltd admitted a number of offences of supplying counterfeit, incorrectly marked and unsafe cigarettes and tobacco from their shop at 380 London Road, Westcliff. The business was raide
Halstead Gazette (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 13:41
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[Illinois] LETTER: Bogus studies show lawsuit abuse

. A well-funded front group for tobacco, big oil, insurance, and pharmaceutical companies is behind an annual campaign aimed at sowing confusion and demonizing our civil justice system. “Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week” should be seen for what it really is:
Mount Vernon (IL) Register-News
added Oct 18, 2017 02:59
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[Japan, USA] Decreasing popularity of e-cigarettes could 'open the floodgates' for smoking alternative heat-not-burn tobacco

A smoking trend that’s taken over Japan could soon be making its debut in the American market, possibly eclipsing e-cigarettes as a “more authentic” alternative to traditional tobacco products. Heat-not-burn cigarettes are battery-powered devices that t
CardioVascular Business.com
added Oct 18, 2017 02:52
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[New York] De Blasio, Gentile sign hookah regulation bill

adding non-tobacco hookah to the Smoke Free Air Act. This makes New York City the first city to have a law governing the cleanliness of hookah paraphernalia. Like cigarette smoking being prohibited indoors under the current law, hookah smoke will now be
Brooklyn (NY) Daily Eagle.
added Oct 18, 2017 02:41
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'Keep her where she belongs...': The outrageously sexist Sixties adverts Advertising agencies have used appallingly sexist depictions of women

Firms even tried to sell tobacco on the basis of it being a weight loss product...This advert from 1969 claimed women enjoy having smoke blown into their faces and doing so will increase a man's attractiveness
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 02:34
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[UK] DAUBE/MOODIE/McKEE: Towards a smoke-free world? Philip Morris International's new Foundation is not credible [Free Full Text]

This latest initiative changes nothing. Tobacco companies will continue to lie and deceive. They will continue to seek and find researchers and others—“lobbyists, door-openers, strategists, spin doctors”25—who are willing to accept money and work with an
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 19:36
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[Australia] Is Philip Morris' plan for a smoke-free future just a smoke screen?

In new ABC podcast How Do You Sleep At Night?, the head of corporate affairs for Philip Morris in Australia and New Zealand, Patrick Muttart, says he welcomes the scepticism this claim brings. "I welcome the questioning because it gives us an opportunit
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 17, 2017 18:41
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Skepticism at Launch of the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

One of the foundation's strategies for ending smoking as quickly as possible will include investigation into the health risks of e-cigarettes and "heat not burn" (HNB) products, Dr Yach confirmed. "Harm reduction strategies, such as transitioning smoker
Medical Tribune
added Oct 17, 2017 18:38
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