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[Australia] Vaping ban: Senate committee rejects changing e-cigarette laws

E-cigarettes are banned in Australia and an inquiry by the Federal Senate's Community Affairs Legislation Committee has just voted to uphold that ban until further scientific evaluation is conducted into the safety of vaping.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Sep 19, 2017 15:01
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[Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] Self-regulation key to success of vaping industry in PH

Self-regulation, adherence to high manufacturing standards and quality of imported products are key factors in the success of the e-cigarette industry in the Philippines, representatives of the Philippine vaping community told their counterparts in India
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Sep 18, 2017 22:56
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Tobacco Adverts Should Be Completely Banned In Nigeria

Worried by the negative effects of smoking on the heath of Nigerians, doctors, under the umbrella of Epidemiological Society of Nigeria (EPISON) have called for an absolute ban on tobacco adverts and sponsorship of sports. In a communiqué issued at the e
Information Nigeria (ng)
added Sep 18, 2017 22:49
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[Australia] Confusion, anger over University of Queensland going smoke-free in 2018

an outraged group of students have created an opposing campaign and begun posting contested messages online. One of the leaders of the UQ DARTS Facebook page, which advocates against the smoke-free plan, is Kurt Tucker - former president of the universit
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Sep 18, 2017 15:07
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Philip Morris CEO calls Canada’s response to vaping, e-cigarettes ‘puzzling’

“It assumes that all tobacco products are the same, actually they are not,” Calantzopoulos argued. “I think it’s very wrong to believe that and also tell consumers that smoke that all tobacco products are the same. They are not, and I think that there i
GlobalTV (ca)
added Sep 18, 2017 13:53
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Everyone must try to stop sale of small packets

We, the Malaysian Women’s Action for Tobacco Control & Health (MyWATCH), on behalf of women, children and families, wish to tell the tobacco companies to stop bullying the Government and the Malaysian people. Kiddie packs are banned – keep it that way.
The Star (my)
added Sep 18, 2017 04:53
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Cannabis Clubs: Nevada Ruling Allows Country's First 'Marijuana Lounges'

"Allowing regulated social use areas is a good solution that recognizes cannabis consumers' rights to congregate just like alcohol drinkers can in bars while also protecting nonconsumers' rights not to inhale secondhand smoke," Tom Angell, the founder of
IBT - International Business Times
added Sep 18, 2017 03:31
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[Iowa] Waterloo man pushes for park smoking ban

The 40-year-old resident has been flagging cigarette butts he finds in Lafayette Park to raise awareness for his campaign to ban smoking and tobacco products from his hometown's park system. He's particularly concerned about the health effects of second
Waterloo-Cedar Falls (IA) Courier
added Sep 17, 2017 19:38
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[Belgium, Europe, UK] The Boys of Brexit: Tony Blair and Nigel Farage

I flew to Brussels to track down Farage... here is the renegade who led the lemmings off the cliff, holed up, wearing a natty dark suit, wreathed in Camel smoke despite the no-smoking rules, sipping Welsh whisky and trashing his colleagues.
New York Times
added Sep 17, 2017 19:38
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[Florida] Court upholds $12 million in punitive damages in tobacco case

a state appeals court Friday upheld a jury’s award of $12.36 million in punitive damages in a smoking-related death. A three-judge panel of the 2nd District Court of Appeal sided with Cindy Evers, whose late mother, Jacqueline Loyd, suffered from lung ca
Florida Politics
added Sep 17, 2017 15:11
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