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[Asia] India to quiz Philip Morris on marketing of Marlboro

advertises Marlboro cigarettes...at tobacco shops in India and distributes free smokes at nightclubs and bars frequented by young people to promote the brand, Reuters reported earlier this week. The strategy is laid out in hundreds of pages of internal d
Reuters
added Jul 22, 2017 16:41
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DC Circ. Affirms DOT's E-Cig Ban On Commercial Flights ($$)

saying the regulation reasonably squared with federal law banning traditional smoking on airplanes to protect passengers’ health and to maintain safe and adequate air transportation. In a 2-1 decision, the D.C. Circuit panel rejected a petition for revie
Law360
added Jul 22, 2017 16:37
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CEI v DOT: On Petition for Review of a Final Rule of the United States Department of Transportation (PDF)

The final rule defines smoking as the “use of a tobacco product, electronic cigarettes whether or not they are a tobacco product... / The Court’s second theory about the broad meaning of “smoking” suffers from a similarly anachronistic mindset. To wit,
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jul 21, 2017 23:34
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Court Ruling on E-Cigarettes Could Set Dangerous Precedent

By a 2-to-1 majority, the appeals court said that DOT could ban e-cigarette use on planes under Congress’s 1987 no-smoking law for airlines. In a lengthy dissent, Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg stated that this was an unjustified distortion of the statute’s m
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jul 21, 2017 18:13
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‘No Smoking’ Also Applies to E-Cigarettes on Flights, Court Says

Vaping is smoking, a federal appeals court ruled, upholding regulation that adds e-cigarettes to an existing ban on the use of traditional tobacco-burning products on commercial flights in the U.S. The decision Friday by the Washington-based court leave
Bloomberg News
added Jul 21, 2017 18:10
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[Europe, UK] How the tobacco and vaping industries responded to the government's new tobacco control plan

The tobacco and vaping industries have largely welcomed a tobacco control plan released by the government today, which seeks to encourage a loosening of e-cigarette regulations after Brexit.
City A.M. (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 18:43
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[Virginia] VIDEO: Public housing residents frustrated over smoking ban

members of Crescent Halls aren't happy and have a lot of questions. "I pay my rent, and when I shut my door, I feel like I should be able to do what I like," says Deborah Booker, Residents Association President at Crescent Halls. That won't be the case
WCAV/WVAW/WAHU (Newsplex, Charlottesville, VA)
added Jul 20, 2017 03:47
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[UK] Government targets further reduction in smoking rates

"Setting targets encourages punitive measures. The best tobacco control plan puts education and choice ahead of prohibition and coercion....In the 21st century tobacco control policies should focus on harm reduction products, not prohibition and other res
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Jul 19, 2017 16:19
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[UK] Smokers targeted in HUGE Govt crackdown on cigarettes

The plan announced today also aims to cut smoking among 15-year-olds who regularly smoke from 8% to 3% or less. Ministers want to almost halve smoking in pregnancy by 2022, from 10.7% at present to 6% or under. The strict policy was announced in a docu
Daily Star (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:56
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[UK] Let workers vape in office, Government plan suggests

Vaping should be allowed in offices and enclosed public spaces in order to “maximise” access to safer alternatives to smoking, a Government plan says.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:19
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