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BATEMAN: PUFF, PUFF, RECHARGE. E-CIGARETTES ARE BOOMING, AND CHINA IS GROUND ZERO

I walk into the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center and I’m blasted by wafts of vapor. So are 36,000 other people. A woman waves emissions away from her face as one does secondhand smoke. Disc-jockeys play tunes. Models in jean shorts, cropped shir
Digital Trends
added Oct 3, 2017 23:48
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[Europe, Sweden] Swedish snus wants place in EU tobacco directive

which is currently banned across Europe, is trying to find its way into the EU tobacco directive, with supporters pointing to evidence suggesting it is appropriate for the protection of public health. But the European Commission has made it clear it has
EurActiv
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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[Eastern Europe] Cigarette contraband in Latvia highest among Baltic States

Cigarette contraband remains rampant in Latvia with contraband cigarettes accounting for 25.2 percent of the total market, which is the highest share compared to other Baltic states, writes LETA, according to a survey by AC Nielsen market research compan
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:49
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[California] Cali. Court Affirms $765,000 Fine For Tax-Free Cigarettes ($$)

held up a $765,000 fine given to a member of the Alturas Indian Rancheria tribe for selling tax-free cigarettes at two of his shops in Indian Country, ruling that federal law and tribal sovereignty do not trump state regulations in this case.
Law360
added Sep 30, 2017 21:38
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[New York] Ex-trader who worked for ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ funded lavish life off retirees: SEC

Belfort’s boiler room operation got sued by federal regulators on Friday for allegedly bilking nearly $6 million from retirees in a real estate scheme that funded an e-cigarette company and his visits to a tanning salon. Leonard Vincent Lombardo raised $
New York Post
added Sep 30, 2017 19:38
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[Cambodia, Laos, Mongolia] Researchers Awarded Important Grant to Study Tobacco Control in Asia

Researchers at Loma Linda University School of Public Health were recently awarded a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop new research methods for enhancing the effectiveness of tobacco-control programs in Cambodia,
Adventist Review
added Sep 30, 2017 01:43
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Philip Morris International Calls for Proposals in Second Funding Round of PMI IMPACT, a Global Initiative to Fight Illegal Trade and Related Crimes

Proposals can come from private, public, or non-governmental organizations, and interested organizations must submit their applications by November 15, 2017. For this second funding round, PMI IMPACT will focus on initiatives that address converging form
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 29, 2017 17:14
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[Europe, Sweden] Swedish snus wants place in EU tobacco directive

Swedish Match said that "a pragmatic tobacco legislation should contain a mix between strong smoking control and tobacco harm reduction measures".
EurActiv
added Sep 28, 2017 18:26
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Michigan Appeals Panel Affirms Summary Disposition In Cigarette Taxes Suit ($$)

affirmed a decision by the Michigan Tax Tribunal to grant summary disposition to the Michigan Department of Treasury after finding that a man who purchased a large quantity of cigarettes and later shipped them to a friend to be resold was personally liabl
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 28, 2017 18:22
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[Louisiana] Pipe Maker Sues Tobacco Shop For Copyright Infringement ($$)

A glass pipe maker on Sept. 21 filed suit in Louisiana federal court, claiming that a tobacco shop sold counterfeit versions of its pipe and used its trademarked brand without its permission (SREAM Inc. v. Tine Forte Carville, No. 3:17-cv-00667, M.D. La.
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 28, 2017 18:21
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