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[Canada] Selling vaping: E-cigarette industry grapples with cloudy rules

Sellers of e-cigarettes, many of them small businesses, are operating in a grey area by advertising and selling unapproved products that deliver nicotine to users’ systems without approval and, in many cases, that, in many cases, without being reined in b
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jul 11, 2017 08:40
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[UK, Texas] Outrage as vaping’s role in harm reduction ignored

Vaping advocates, particularly in the UK, were left outraged last week after repeated claims about Britain’s falling smoking rate made no mention of vapour products – or, indeed, any mention of harm reduction at all. Groups like ASH and Cancer Research g
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jul 11, 2017 08:39
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[California] Early returns suggest smoking drop in response to state tax

Cigarette pack “distributions”—tax lingo for a pack of cigarettes typically sold from a distributor to a retailer, and a good proxy for consumption—dropped 56 percent year-over-year in the two months following the tax increase, according to data obtained
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Jul 11, 2017 04:57
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[California] Cigarette sales dive after tax hike, but why?

It’s possible that some California consumers are buying lower-taxed cigarettes in neighboring states, or even over the internet. Kerstein, though, said stepped-up enforcement and travel distances hamper illegal purchases. “It seems the success rate for o
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jul 11, 2017 04:55
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Tools for Tobacco Retailing on TPE 2018 Agenda

MOORPARK, Calif. — The agenda for Tobacco Plus Expo (TPE) 2018 is taking shape, with two days of educational sessions falling into place. The educational sessions on the first day of the TPE 2018 show will focus on "Building Your Business," providing in
Convenience Store News
added Jul 10, 2017 17:00
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[Asia, Korea - South] KT&G to release heat-not-burn tobacco amid iQOS growing popularity

- KT&G Corp. said Thursday it will soon release heat-not-burn (HNB) cigarettes amid the growing popularity of the smoke-free tobacco despite concerns of the emissions of toxic substances similar to those of conventional cigarettes. The largest tobacco ma
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Jul 10, 2017 16:53
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Health ministry to inspect new e-cigarettes for possible risks

Government authorities said Monday they will be examining the e-cigarette IQOS for any health risks starting next month. IQOS, a product that heats tobacco, went on sale locally in June. Its manufacturer, Philip Morris International, claims that it has
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jul 10, 2017 16:52
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[Asia-pacific] World’s tobacco firms are on a roll even as China market shrinks

Tobacco industry is bucking the declining consumption trend, although experts expect China to lead a new wave of volume decline as Beijing steps up its anti-smoking campaign amid increasing health concerns
South China Morning Post
added Jul 10, 2017 16:38
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[UK] SMOKE SCREEN Love Island’s smoking stars are encouraging the deadly habit, warn experts who want to ship e-cigarettes to the villa

British Lung Foundation has called on the show to take action...And the charity slammed the show's producers for "irresponsible broadcasting". They work with the vaping company, Totally Wicked, who have written a letter to ITV pleading they take action.
The Sun (uk)
added Jul 10, 2017 15:08
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[UK] How climate scepticism turned into something more dangerous

The people who made the case that smoking causes cancer were not generally thought of as hypocrites. It’s true that some of them still smoked, even after they knew the dangers. But there were far more smokers inside the tobacco industry, where being seen
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 10, 2017 15:07
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