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Is the E-Cigarette Bubble About to Burst?

manufacturers would have to submit their product and show that it’s essentially the same as what was on the market before 2007. Cabrera says this is inappropriate for technology that’s been around only since 2006 and that’s evolving so rapidly: “Basically
The Washingtonian
added Aug 22, 2014 11:41

Why John Boehner's smoking keeps Paul Ryan away

Boehner's smoking is so pervasive that one of his top lieutenants won't take a seat near him when huddling over a tough topic. "I try to sit as far away from him as I can in meetings that I know are going to be stressful," House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan
USA Today
added Aug 22, 2014 06:49

Big Tobacco Blames Indians for High Taxes

The federal government refuses to account for the billions of cigarettes produced and sold by rogue manufacturers when it tallies up taxes owed by tobacco companies who play by the rules, R.J. Reynolds claims in court.
Courthouse News
added Aug 19, 2014 16:35

Why Can't the Pentagon Stop Smoking?

why would Congress insist that the Pentagon sell cigarettes -- at a discount, no less?...Sadly and predictably, political forces are fighting back. In response to the Navy's possible sales ban, Representative Duncan Hunter...Defense Department spends more
Bloomberg View
added Aug 19, 2014 16:33

[UK] Smokers turn their backs on NHS as they opt for e-cigarettes to help quit smoking

The number of people turning to the NHS for help to stop smoking has fallen for the second year in a row... Anti-smoking campaigners suggested that this may be because more smokers are turning to electronic cigarettes to help them quit. This is also the
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 19, 2014 16:30

[Asia, India] Modi government mulling raising age limit for tobacco consumption from 18 to 25 years: sources

Three months into being in power, the Narendra Modi government is working on curbing the consumption of tobacco products. After raising taxes on cigarettes and calling for a countrywide ban on sale of tobacco products, sources have told CNN-IBN that the
CNN-IBN (in)
added Aug 19, 2014 06:56

E-Cigarettes and Federal Regulation (Updated)

Until the FDA issues its final rule, possibly not until next year, and then decides whether or not it will regulate e-cigarette advertising, expect to see a market that harkens back to advertising techniques once common with tobacco cigarettes, using car
Health Affairs (ca)
added Aug 19, 2014 06:54

[Africa] VIDEO: Nigeria prepares for new tobacco control law

Premium Times (ng)
added Aug 19, 2014 06:27

[Africa, Nigeria] Group accuses British American Tobacco of misleading police on tobacco law

In a statement issued in Lagos, Monday, ERA/FoEN said the series of visibility events organised by BATN, including a sensitization exercise last week for police officers in Lagos on enforcement of the anti-smoking law, were nothing more than gimmicks to
Premium Times (ng)
added Aug 19, 2014 06:26

RJR, Santa Fe Take on Tribe

With a lawsuit filed late last week in Washington, the Winston-Salem, N.C.-based R.J. Reynolds and Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. challenged the U.S. Department of Agriculture's failure to collect Tobacco Trust Fund fees from two tribal cigarette manufactu
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 19, 2014 05:41
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