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[Washington] Feds Move To Get Agents Out Of Tribe’s Cigarette Sales Row ($$)

asked a Washington judge Thursday to dismiss the remaining defendants in litigation brought by four Native American tribes seeking to block criminal prosecution for illegal cigarette sales on Indian land, saying two state agents have immunity since they a
added Apr 15, 2017 17:08

[Asia, China] Healthcare expenditure, productivity losses raise costs of smoking: WHO

The economic dividends from China's tobacco industry are a false economy, which is at odds with government's vision for China's future, the World Health Organization (WHO) claimed on Friday. "The total economic cost of tobacco use in China in 2014 amoun
Global Times (cn)
added Apr 14, 2017 23:06
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Navy banning e-cigarettes from ships and aircraft over exploding battery concerns

The Navy is banning electronic cigarettes and vaporizers from its aircraft, ships and submarines after receiving multiple reports of the devices' batteries exploding, catching fire and injuring sailors, it announced Friday. The malfunctioning devices ha
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Apr 14, 2017 22:44

VIDEO: Will the government stop e-cigarettes?

VICE News’ Michael Moynihan spoke with one small vape-shop owner who fears going out of business, and two researchers who have been driven apart in the ideological battle of tobacco alternatives.
added Apr 14, 2017 17:11

Teens Tend to Start E-Cig Use Later than for Traditional Smokes

The peak initiation age for electronic cigarettes is 17 or 18 in the United States, which is about 3 years older than the peak age for taking up cigarette smoking, according to data from a national survey of youth tobacco trends.
MedPage Today
added Apr 14, 2017 14:11

Smoking ban countdown: THIS is the date 10 packs of cigarettes will be BANNED in UK

The new laws are set to crackdown on young people taking up smoking by targeting smaller packs of fags and rolling tobacco. Packaging will also change dramatically, with all brands forced to stick to standardised, plain designs. The rules come into
Daily Star (uk)
added Apr 14, 2017 00:39


FDA and the Center for Tobacco Products (CPT) will hold a two day long public workshop on April 19 and April 20, 2017. This workshop, which will be open for the public to attend, will examine the exploding e-cigarette problems reported by consumers, incl
Top Class Actions
added Apr 13, 2017 17:15

Inside Turkey’s Purge

On April 16, Turks will vote on a referendum that would give the president vast powers...The government’s distribution of antismoking leaflets was stopped, as if the presence of the word “No” might exert subliminal influence on voters.
New York Times
added Apr 13, 2017 17:13

[Illinois, Missouri] Ukrainian National Sentenced for Contraband Cigarettes

Larson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Ukrainian national was sentenced in federal court today for transporting thousands of cartons of cigarettes from Missouri to Chicago, Ill., in order to avoid payi
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Apr 13, 2017 15:15

[Asia, India] Govt wants 28% tax on all tobacco products

the health ministry has sought to tax all such products, including bidis, at 28% as well as impose higher cess under the new GST regime. Greeting the step taken by finance ministry to keep aerated drinks, tobacco products, luxury cars and pan masala in th
Times of India
added Apr 12, 2017 14:40
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