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[Asia, India] Delhi government won't take action against chewable tobacco sellers

Delhi High Court today restrained city government from taking any coercive action against the sellers and distributors of chewable tobacco on pleas by its manufacturers against ban on sale of the product in the national capital from March 30.
DNA India (in)
added Apr 24, 2015 14:34
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[Asia, Korea - South] Government mulls stricter e-cigarette regulations

Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan...told lawmakers in the National Assembly that he would “shortly come up with a comprehensive proposal” on electronic cigarettes, which would ban the products’ explicit advertisement and random blend of nicotine.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Apr 24, 2015 14:29
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[Massachusetts] Anti-tobacco crowd backs e-cig regs while retailers seek changes

Proposed restrictions on free samples of e-cigarettes for adults would harm retailers ability help smokers quit... Numerous e-cigarette specialty shop owners, supporters and anti-tobacco activists filled a hearing room to sound off on Attorney General Mau
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Apr 24, 2015 14:19
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[North Carolina] Bill calling for child-resistant packaging advances

The Senate passed a bipartisan bill Wednesday that would mandate child-resistant packaging and warning labels on liquids used with electronic-cigarette vaporizers. Senate Bill 286 will now go to the House for consideration. Its primary sponsors are Sens.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 24, 2015 13:25
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[China] Keller and Heckman Establishes Chinese Regulatory Working Group on Electronic Cigarettes

is forming a new coalition of stakeholders dedicated to the development of appropriate regulations and standards for electronic cigarettes (“e-cigs”) and e-liquids in China: the Chinese Regulatory Working Group on Electronic Cigarettes (the “Working Group
Keller and Heckman LLP
added Apr 24, 2015 13:13
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[Asia, Hong Kong] E-SMOKE AND MIRRORS: THE DEBATE ON E-CIGARETTES’ HK FUTURE

Hong Kong may move to ban e-cigarettes. Advocates claim it is the best alternative to reduce harm from smoking. Opponents claim the unknown makes it worth banning outright.
Harbour Times (hk)
added Apr 24, 2015 12:19
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[UK] Slaying the dragon: how the tobacco industry refuses to die

The tobacco industry is using an increasing range of techniques to regain its influence over public policy making—with some alarming success, reports Jonathan Gornall
British Medical Journal
added Apr 24, 2015 11:31
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[North Carolina] Rules on child-resistant packaging for e-cigarette liquids advance

Poison control workers say that as the e-cigarette industry has boomed, the number of children exposed to the liquid nicotine that gives hand-held vaporizing gadgets their kick also is spiking.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 23, 2015 11:28
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Biden takes shot at Senate at surgeon general swearing-in

Biden jabbed the Senate for the delay in confirming a new surgeon general at the swearing-in ceremony Wednesday. Dr. Vivek Murthy waited more than a year... “I want 100 percent smoke-free campuses at every college and university in America,” Murthy said,
The Hill
added Apr 23, 2015 11:09
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[Washington] County to consider passing e-cigarette ordinance

The board of health asked Clark County Public Health staff to bring forward the ordinance after hearing from business owners who want direction on the use of the devices — businesses can legally prohibit the devices — and growing concerns that people are
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Apr 23, 2015 10:35
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