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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Philip Morris defends IQOS safety vs regular cigarettes

Philip Morris Korea Inc., which could face punitive action if found guilty of false or exaggerated advertising, strongly refuted the latest finding by the South Korean government that underscored health risks in the heat-not-burn cigarettes. The maker
Pulse (kr)
added Jun 20, 2018 14:38
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[UK] MORRIS: Up in smoke: Is the vape shop boom about to end?

As well as increased competition, vape shop owners have had to cope with new regulations. The Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) came into force in May 2016. It was designed to protect consumers yet had unforeseen consequences. Wholesalers discounted prod
BBC Online
added Jun 20, 2018 14:38
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Anti-tobacco group warns proliferation of unregistered vaping products

An anti-tobacco use group warned on the proliferation of unregistered vaping products that has threatened the gains of President Duterte’s smoke-free policy citing the gadgets contain toxic chemicals like formaldehyde used to embalm dead bodies based on
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 20, 2018 14:29
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[Minnesota] You now have to be 21 to buy tobacco products in Roseville

Roseville is the latest city in Minnesota to make 21 the legal age to buy tobacco products. The City Council on Monday voted unanimously to raise the minimum age from 18 to 21.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jun 20, 2018 13:46
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Is vaping really harmless? South Australian push for stronger regulations on e-cigarettes

When it comes to the benefits of e-cigarettes, Australian opinion is divided. Each state has its own set of regulations on the use, sale and promotion of e-cigarettes and one health expert believes the confusion reflects the fact that it's a relatively
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:39
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[Canada] VIDEO: Beaconsfield to become latest Montreal suburb to crack down on smoking in public

WATCH: Beaconsfield is set to become the latest Montreal suburb to crack down on smoking in public. As Global's Dan Spector reports, the city wants to eliminate smoking from all parks and parking lots.
Global News (ca)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:38
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[California] GLANTZ: San Francisco tobacco product flavor ban: It’s not over yet

I would not be surprised if RJR (and perhaps other tobacco interests) engages in a campaign to undermine the law by encouraging merchants not to comply, publicizing non-compliance, then working to get the law ignored or repealed. It is, therefore, that t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:56
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[Nevada] LETTER: No casino employees in my backyard

The City of Mesquite will be required to ensure compliance and enforcement of the law. That means, you will pay for a city employee whose responsibility will go far beyond the casino doors and potentially into every garage space, storage space, balcony,
Mesquite (NV) Local News
added Jun 20, 2018 14:15
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[West Virginia] Washington County proposal would raise tobacco age to 21

The Washington County Health Department is looking for input on a proposal to increase the legal purchase age of tobacco from 18 to 21 in local communities. “What we’re looking at behind this is tobacco use rates in Washington County,” said Washington
Parkersburg (WV) News &Sentinel
added Jun 20, 2018 13:46
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[West Virginia] Washington County proposal would raise tobacco age to 21

Health Department is looking for input on a proposal to increase the legal purchase age of tobacco from 18 to 21 in local communities. “What we’re looking at behind this is tobacco use rates in Washington County,” said Washington County Health Commissio
Parkersburg (WV) News &Sentinel
added Jun 20, 2018 13:45
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