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[Australia] Experts slam TGA e-cigarette ban as 'unethical' and 'unscientific'

It's legal to buy and sell e-cigarette devices, but you need to import the liquid nicotine to put inside them. The situation has prompted a group of leading health experts to slam the Therapeutic Goods Administration, which they say has exaggerated e-ci
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 6, 2017 02:20
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Leashes Come Off Wall Street, Gun Sellers, Miners and More

Such delays are not uncommon with new presidents...And certain measures are still going into effect as the Trump administration gets underway, including one that prohibits smoking in public housing nationwide as of Feb. 3.
New York Times
added Mar 5, 2017 20:32
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The impact of a federal cigarette minimum pack price policy on cigarette use in the USA

A federal minimum price policy has the potential to greatly benefit tobacco control and public health by uniformly increasing the price of cigarettes and by eliminating many price-reducing strategies currently available to both sellers and consumers.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 5, 2017 01:54
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco exporters to get refunds

The government will refund tobacco cess to exporters for promoting exports of the commodity and in this regard rules have been finalised, Minister of Commerce Khurram Dastgir Khan said on Thursday. He was speaking at the sidelines of a signing ceremony f
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Mar 4, 2017 17:12
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[Asia, Pakistan] PTB asked to take steps for welfare of tobacco farmers

Pakistan Tobacco Board (PTB) must adopt a proactive approach and take all necessary steps for the welfare of tobacco farmers, Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan said on Thursday. He said that Tobacco Cess Refund Rules were framed to support tobacco e
The Nation (pk)
added Mar 4, 2017 17:10
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[Asia, Pakistan] Dastgir urges PTB to take steps for tobacco growers’ welfare

Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan, Thursday, urged Pakistan Tobacco Board (PTB) to adopt proactive approach and take all necessary steps for the welfare of tobacco farmers. It is the policy of the present government to help such farmers all over the
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Mar 4, 2017 17:09
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Resources: Smoke-Free Laws

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Clear the Air News - Tobacco Blog (hk)
added Mar 4, 2017 16:06
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Dorothy Rice, Pioneering Economist Who Made Case for Medicare, Dies at 94

estimated in 1998 that smoking-related illnesses cost Medicaid $12.9 billion a year...“I feel strongly that any global settlement with the tobacco industry should go beyond $368 billion.” It was eventually pared to about $250 million over 25 years.
New York Times
added Mar 4, 2017 15:12
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[Canada] FROM: Ottawa could muzzle access to scientific data on vaping

Now, the new federal government seeks to limit public access to scientific data in its proposed anti-vaping legislation, Bill S-5, which was introduced in November 2016. Bill S-5 prohibits manufacturers or purveyors of e-cigarettes from sharing scientif
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Mar 3, 2017 20:38
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[UK] CAMPBELL: Will new packaging rules help Brits finally stub out smoking for good?

But are smokers as attracted to their appearance as we think? Going by the popular history of smoking, it’s a resounding “yes” to that!... We can only hope that if the lawmakers achieve their aims with these boring new packs, that cool image is about to
The Sunday Post (uk)
added Mar 3, 2017 20:30
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