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California Republican emerges as champion of e-cigarettes

Norton...thought Hunter’s vaping was funny, particularly because she believes it helped her win the vote of Rep. Candice Miller (R-Mich.), who had to sweep away a cloud of smoke from Hunter’s e-cigarette with her hand. “Imagine what it would be like if
The Hill
added Feb 13, 2016 21:41

New Electronic Cigarette eCommerce Guide Outlines Some Differences in Regulations Between States - and the Importance of Staying Informed

Tasker Payment Gateways LLC has developed an info page for those who sell electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes. This guide can help physical retailers, distributors and especially online vendors understand some of the complexities involved wi
PR Worldwide, Inc.
added Feb 13, 2016 21:38
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[Germany] Landstuhl medical site goes tobacco-free with exceptions for civilians

Landstuhl Regional Medical Center will go tobacco-free starting Monday, but U.S. civilian employees will be allowed to smoke on unpaid lunch breaks in designated areas away from the campus. Implementation of the tobacco ban was delayed for two weeks afte
Stars & Stripes
added Feb 13, 2016 21:36
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[Turkey] AKYOL: Erdoğan, cigarettes and the nanny state

No wonder his remarks on cigarettes triggered a new campaign among secular Turks to defy the smoking ban by smoking more cigarettes everywhere. You may find this campaign stupid, as smoking is very bad for your health. But a nanny state that dictates a wa
Hurriyet (tr)
added Feb 13, 2016 21:31

California Rep. Duncan Hunter blows smoke at congressional hearing

Rep. Candice Miller, R-Michigan, appeared to be swatting at Hunter’s water vapor. The tussle over vaping is taking place across the country. Critics of the nicotine-delivery systems have sought to restrict their use in places where cigarette and other s
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Feb 12, 2016 21:41

[Asia-pacific] BRINKLEY: Sens. McConnell, Hatch And TPP: A Matter of Life And Death

Valiantly manning the ramparts for these two poor, put-upon industries are Republican Senators Orrin Hatch of Utah and Mitch McConnell...McConnell is miffed that the TPP doesn’t give the tobacco industry carte blanche to challenge foreign governments’ pu
added Feb 12, 2016 21:05

Sen. Murkowski Lifts 'Frankenfish' Hold On FDA Chief Nominee ($$)

The pile of holds on the confirmation of Dr. Robert M. Califf to head the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was reduced slightly on Thursday, when Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said she was lifting her hold because her concerns regarding labeling for gen
added Feb 12, 2016 15:48

Letter to VP Joe Biden: Ending tobacco use would be the fastest cheapest way to reduce cancer

We commend you on your important new assignment to lead the revitalized ‘War on Cancer’... Core Team leaders Michael Terry and John Seffrin, immediate past CEO of the American Cancer Society (1992-2015), would very much like to meet with you and your te
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 12, 2016 15:46
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[UK] HUGHES: Tory Socks In A Twist Over Charities

a government minister calls charities that speak out ‘sock puppets,’ ... Browsing through the IEA “research,” the first charities speaking out for this shadowy elite ... Action on Smoking and Health.
Morning Star (uk)
added Feb 12, 2016 14:23

[Africa] ‘BAT meets MOU, FDI obligations in Nigeria’

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described the commissioning of British American Tobacco (BAT) Nigeria... “With the warning on cigarette packs, the government and tobacco companies have fully discharged their duties. We cannot sacrifice the huge be
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Feb 12, 2016 14:19
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