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Russian Heath Ministry to ban vaping and hookah smoking

"The general idea of the bill, which is being developed in the ministry, is that the use of vaping should be regulated the same way as the use of conventional cigarettes. Today, a great deal of adolescents use both hookahs and vaping devices, and all this
Pravda Online
added Aug 9, 2017 23:59
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[West Virginia] Meetings Set On Smoking Policy For Public Housing in Ohio County

Howard Gamble, health department administrator, said the department is working with the housing authority to offer education and outreach regarding ... HUD’s new rules ban smoking in entire buildings, including individual apartments.
Wheeling (WV) Intelligencer
added Aug 8, 2017 20:01
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FDA to expand public education campaign to focus on prevention of youth e-cigarette use

The agency plans to expand its “The Real Cost” public education campaign to include messaging to teens about the dangers of using these products this fall while developing a full-scale campaign to launch in 2018. These efforts are part of the agency’s new
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 8, 2017 15:21
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[Asia] The Ambiguity surrounding Tobacco advertising in India

the industry has now shifted focus to advertising at point of sale outlets i.e., a place in the wholesale or retail environment where tobacco products are sold, like retail shops and tobacco kiosks. As reported on July 19, 2017, by a leading Indian news d
Lexology (uk)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:47
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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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