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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Gov't issues graphic-warning regulations for tobacco products

THE GOVERNMENT has published the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) on cigarette health warnings, signaling the start of graphic depictions of smoking hazards on tobacco products.
Business World (ph)
added Feb 11, 2016 20:01
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Health ministry studying effects of on-screen smoking

The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Thursday it had begun the 80 million won study, which will be continue until Nov. 30. The results of the study are expected to determine regulations on smoking scenes in films. Measures are expected to include ra
Korea Times (kr)
added Feb 11, 2016 20:01
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[Australia] VIDEO: The Weekly with Charlie Pickering: Vaping

Kitty Flanagan explores the wonderful word of vaping.
You Tube
added Feb 11, 2016 19:26
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What Yelp data reveal about the sudden rise of vape shops in America

To get a better sense of vaping’s growth, Quartz turned to Yelp. The business ratings site provided the locations of 10,591 stores that are identified as “vape shops” in their database. That works out to about 2.7 vape shops for every bowling alley in th
Quartz
added Feb 11, 2016 17:43
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State and Local Legislators Keep Tobacco in Their Crosshairs

In the ensuing 27 years, local legislatures have moved from nixing cigarette vending machines to banning self-service displays and restricting promotions and pricing—all the way up to last year’s unsuccessful attempt to outlaw the sale of all tobacco prod
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 11, 2016 16:45
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[New York] THOMPSON/SNYDER: Big Tobacco is suffocating Indians' cigarette business

The burgeoning Native American cigarette trade, so vital for the existence of many tribes, has become the setting for a David vs. Goliath battle among Native American small business owners, Big Tobacco and the U.S. government — and Big Tobacco is winning
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Feb 10, 2016 02:08
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[Asia-pacific] Ryan says trade deal short on votes in Congress

Data protections for high-tech biologic medicines and a tobacco carve-out included in the deal have caused the most upset among lawmakers. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) have sa
The Hill
added Feb 9, 2016 22:39
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[District of Columbia] #nomentholmondays: the targeted marketing of menthols and african-american history

in July 2014, the Smithsonian announced that Altria Group, owner of Philip Morris and one of the world’s largest tobacco companies, had contributed $1 million to the National Museum of African American History and Culture...The targeted marketing of menth
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 9, 2016 18:24
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Tackling Tobacco: January 2016 Legislative & Regulatory Roundup

In this new monthly roundup, Convenience Store News highlights the latest proposals and approved changes happening across the United States.
Convenience Store News
added Feb 9, 2016 17:08
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ZUGER: In Hospitals, Smoke-Free Doesn’t Mean Abuse-Free

Veterans Health Care Act of 1992 specifically required V.A. facilities to establish designated smoking areas...has been bitterly criticized...it does serve a useful function: It allows medical care to proceed...Granted, that care is often for tobacco-rela
New York Times Blogs
added Feb 8, 2016 19:35
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