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[South Africa] Allegedly illicit cigarette brand takes pole position in SA

“In a remarkable show of defiance, manufacturers of cigarettes selling below the minimum tax have expanded ...” the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa said...Gold Leaf Tobacco’s RG brand was now the top-selling brand in SA overall, having overtaken all
BusinessLive (za)
added Nov 28, 2018 18:32

[South Dakota] Record $26M spent on defeated tobacco tax measure in Montana

the most expensive ballot issue in Montana since at least 2002, and likely in state history, according to reports. The hefty price tag was driven by one tobacco company that spent heavily in Montana and in South Dakota to successfully defeat tobacco tax
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 28, 2018 02:32
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[UK] LETTS: Baroness Peerless! Chain smoking, V-sign flicking peer regularly turned the air blue but Lady Trumpington, who’s died at 96, was the very best of battleaxes — and a tonic to public life, says QUENTIN LETTS

She smoked a pipe. She was not allergic to champagne. She would narrow her eyes and call you ‘old cock’. She was sheer heaven. At school she had been a tomboy and had spent much of her time in woods with boys — smoking, not snogging.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 27, 2018 22:10
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[UK] You may be able to vape in your workplace if new Parliamentary group is given support

The group called The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Vaping (APPGV) is calling for companies and businesses to provide proper indoor vaping areas and policies. They believe 'reasonable vaping etiquette' should be created and all outside areas should
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Nov 27, 2018 21:42

[Asia] Juul, smokin' hot Silicon Valley e-cigarette startup, wants India to light up. Will regulators prove a drag?

Barely three months after the Indian government issued an advisory against electronic nicotine-delivery systems, Juul Labs, the Silicon Valley e-cigarette startup valued at USD16 billion, is making fast moves to enter India. According to two people f
Times of India
added Dec 7, 2018 15:09

[Turkey] Erdoğan slams use of electronic cigarettes

“They have invented something bizarre called ‘electronic cigarette.’ They claim it does not contain any nicotine or very little of it. But soon people will become addicted to it,” Erdoğan said at a symposium on international drug policies and public heal
Hurriyet (tr)
added Nov 29, 2018 20:24

[Massachusetts] ‘JUUL’ of the Housatonic: Vaping seen as ‘epidemic’ in Southern Berkshire schools

In response to a growing consensus on the dangers of so-called e-cigarettes, especially among young people in the town’s schools, the Sheffield Board of Health last week officially raised the age at which young people can purchase “tobacco products” to 2
Berkshire (MA) Edge
added Nov 28, 2018 18:33

[Illinois] EDITORIAL: A great way to push cigarettes out of teens' reach

Illinois lawmakers voted to hike the legal age to buy tobacco or e-cigarette products to 21. We applauded loudly. Unfortunately, Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed...The Senate has voted to override Rauner’s veto ...House members are expected to take it up. We urge
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 28, 2018 00:14

[South Africa] New tobacco rules will choke healthier products, says Philip Morris

sees SA’s mooted tobacco regulations as an impediment to its plan to phase out its cigarette brands, such as Marlboro, in favour of healthier alternatives. The New York-listed cigarette and tobacco giant wants to ultimately replace all its cigarettes wit
BusinessLive (za)
added Nov 27, 2018 21:44

On 20th Anniversary of State Tobacco Settlement (the MSA), It’s Time for Bold Action to Finish the Fight Against Tobacco

The 20th anniversary of the tobacco settlement is an opportunity to review our progress and remaining challenges...policymakers at all levels must fully implement the proven strategies that have driven our progress and ensure they reach all Americans. The
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 27, 2018 02:45
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