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[Asia-pacific, Japan] PESEK: The LDP’s tobacco addiction tells a much bigger story

Tokyo is as hooked on the ¥2 trillion of tax revenues tobacco adds to state coffers annually as smokers are to nicotine. The LDP is so addicted to tobacco cash that 90 percent of members oppose an indoor smoking ban. The LDP championing cigarettes is emb
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 7, 2017 12:06
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[France] French e-cigarette alert after battery explosions

The French fraud office has called on electronic cigarette ‘vape’ users to be extra careful after two new cases of exploding batteries were reported. The two latest explosions happened when the vapes were in their user’s pockets, according to the DGCCRF
The Connexion (fr)
added Aug 9, 2017 14:17
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[Kentucky] Taking the Covington smoke-free public housing model statewide

already resulted in substantial improvements in air quality and reductions in tobacco use by the residents of the city’s three public housing communities.... With a federal deadline now established, Covington’s smoke-free public housing initiative is curr
Insider Louisville
added Aug 7, 2017 19:16
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] State to limit tobacco smoking

Government is considering increasing tobacco sales tax in order to minimise cigarette consumption under a broad strategy aimed at reducing cancer cases.
Zimbabwe Situation (zw)
added Aug 6, 2017 15:28
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SENATE DEMS BLAST FDA FOR “STEP BACKWARDS” ON TOBACCO OVERSIGHT; CALL ON AGENCY TO GET SERIOUS ABOUT PLAN TO CURB NICOTINE IN CIGARETTES

today 13 Senate Democrats sent a letter to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb denouncing the agency’s recent move to delay oversight of newly-regulated tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes and cigars. Senate Democrats are deeply concerned this d
US Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
added Aug 5, 2017 22:45
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[New York] Tiny Biotech's Tobacco Tinkering Makes It a Rare Winner

tiny 22nd Century Group Inc. has something that’s suddenly in high demand -- it grows tobacco plants with just 3 percent of the nicotine in typical tobacco plans. As stocks of cigarette giants plunged over the past week, 22nd Century’s shares are up 70 pe
Bloomberg News
added Aug 5, 2017 21:32
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Tobacco policy reform and population-wide antismoking activities in Australia: the impact on smoking during pregnancy [FREE FULL TEXT]

The declining prevalence of smoking during pregnancy between 2003 and 2011, while encouraging, does not appear to be directly related to general population antismoking activities or a pregnancy-specific campaign undertaken in this period.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 5, 2017 15:14
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[Michigan] Mich. Appeals Panel Remands Tobacco Product Seizure Suit For Further Proceedings ($$)

reversed summary disposition for a tobacco seller and remanded the suit over the forfeiture and seizure of tobacco products to the trial court to determine if the forfeiture was proper (Value, Inc. v. Department of Treasury
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 4, 2017 18:00
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VaporFi Continues Expansion with New Store Openings Through 2018 and Publishes First Ever Comprehensive Guide to Vaping

Today, VaporFi announced 19 brick-and-mortar store openings in 6 states across the US and 2 other countries internationally that will provide ownership opportunities in a vaping market projected to reach approximately US$32.11 billion by 2021, according t
PR Newswire
added Aug 4, 2017 15:10
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[Asia, India] Tobacco lobby hits back at govt over e-cigarette stubbing plan

According to the Tobacco Institute of India (TII), which represents over 90% of the legal cigarette trade in India, a ban on Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) will not only jeopardise investments made by cigarette companies in India to develop
Business Standard (in)
added Aug 4, 2017 14:58
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