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[Indiana] Vaping industry takes off after monopoly removed

Indiana’s once-struggling vaping industry is expanding again now that a new state law has eliminated a monopoly that strangled manufacturers’ ability to sell their products here. At Vapenindy on the city’s far-south side, owner Greg Niece is one of near
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Aug 7, 2017 19:12
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[Asia] Muhith says bidi, cheap cigarettes will be phased out in Bangladesh

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has vowed to phase out bidi and cheap cigarettes, which he says make up 80 percent of Bangladesh’s tobacco market. “We have decided along with some of the bidiwalas that bidi will be out of Bangladesh (sic),” he told reporte
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Aug 1, 2017 00:25
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Govt to Cut Nicotine, But Ignore Better Quicker Remedies

Banzhaf has been called "The Man Behind the Ban on Cigarette Commercials,"... One simple measure would be to raise the federal cigarette tax from its current level of $1.01/pack - a rate which has remained unchanged since 2009... Prohibit
PRLog
added Jul 31, 2017 12:20
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[Oregon] MERKLEY STATEMENT ON FDA DELAY OF E-CIGARETTE REGULATIONS

we were hoping to hear a strong plan from the FDA today. “Unfortunately, the FDA instead announced that it will allow e-cigarette products, largely aimed at children, to remain on the market for five more years with very little regulation. “According t
US Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
added Aug 1, 2017 00:44
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[Wisconsin] Hartland might sue the FDA over e-cigarette regulations. Here's why.

VILLAGE OF HARTLAND - Village officials have threatened to sue the Food and Drug Administration after trying unsuccessfully for months to engage the agency in talks about new e-cigarette regulations that they say would cause serious financial harm to a b
Lake Country Now
added Jul 28, 2017 20:27
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[Asia-pacific] Bill to address passive smoking in Japan in limbo

After a failed attempt to submit a bill to parliament during the latest session, Japan’s Health, Labour and Welfare Ministry hopes to bring one before an extra session likely to convene in fall. But despite health experts pointing out that Japan lags beh
TODAYonline (sg)
added Jul 28, 2017 15:01
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[New York] North Country Sen. Ritchie's bill to ban e-cigarettes on school grounds signed into law

“Schools are meant to be safe places for students, however, when they are exposed to things like e-cigarettes, their health is put at risk,” said Sen. Ritchie. “With so much still unknown about the chemical makeup up of the nicotine solution used in e-ci
North Country (NY) This Week
added Jul 28, 2017 14:59
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[Minnesota] C-Store Retailers Take Their Fight to City Hall

“This ban on the sale of menthol tobacco products is the last straw for us,” said Clay Lambert, owner of convenience store Metro Petro, during a press conference in the Minneapolis City Hall. “We would like to expand our business into other neighborhoods
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 27, 2017 20:34
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Support grows to legalise e-cigarettes in Australia

US study says e-cigarette users more likely to succeed in quitting than non-users / E-cigarette manufacturers have not submitted product for TGA testing to prove it is safe
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 27, 2017 19:57
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[Japan] Political bickering puts bill to address passive smoking in limbo

"We were unable to hold sufficient scientific evidence-based discussions," health minister Yasuhisa Shiozaki, a lawmaker from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party and a key proponent of tackling passive smoking, said shortly after the 150-day Diet session
Japan Today
added Jul 27, 2017 15:35
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