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[Asia, India] PATEL: The State-tobacco industry collusion is responsible for the deaths of millions

tens of millions of lives had been lost to tobacco, the vast majority of which could have been saved had governments not colluded with the tobacco industry. The tobacco industry’s tactics have now been copied to perfection by many other industries.
Hindustan Times (in)
added May 29, 2017 01:00
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Oregon Sentator concerned about e-cigarettes imported from China

Wyden...said a new Government Accountability Office report shows over 91% of e-cigarettes imported into the U.S. are connected to China. “The American public has a right to know the source of products they consume, especially when they are coming from ov
KOBI-TV (Medford, OR)
added May 27, 2017 19:32
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[Nebraska] HO-CHUNK, INC. et al v. LYNCH et al: MEMORANDUM AND OPINION

Plaintiffs, tribal-owned corporations engaged in the distribution of cigarettes, seek a declaration clarifying whether certain recordkeeping requirements of the Contraband Cigarettes Trafficking Act apply to Indian tribal entities like them. The Court c
Justia
added May 27, 2017 17:25
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[Europe, Greece] Greek government under fire for not implementing smoking ban law

Speaking on Wednesday (24 May) at the International Conference on Tobacco Control 2017 organised by the European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention (ENSP) in Athens, Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos stressed that the anti-smoking campaign has
EurActiv
added May 27, 2017 16:51
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[Canada] Marni Soupcoff: Smokers already understand the risks of cigarettes. Regulators should be cautious about trying to make them ‘safer’

one of the author’s knocks against the ventilated filter cigarettes is that their apparent “lightness” makes smokers think they’re smoking something safer. But the fact is: the message that cigarettes kill has already been delivered loud and clear. (Can a
National Post (ca)
added May 27, 2017 15:37
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] IQOS available in Seoul Saturday

In response to the release of IQOS, the Korean government decided earlier this week to categorize electronic tobacco products using solid material as e-cigarettes. The previous enforcement ordinance only mentioned products using a liquid solution.
Korea Times (kr)
added May 27, 2017 15:32
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ARCHIVE: The Mike Pence Committee: The Great American Smoke Out

Despite the hysteria from the political class and the media, smoking doesn't kill....Those of you who find the tobacco deal acceptable should be warned...A government big enough to go after smokers is big enough to go after you.
Internet Archive
added May 27, 2017 15:01
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[New Jersey] Congressman wants action on battery fires, explosions

Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-N.J.) says the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should do something about it. In a letter to the heads of each agency, Pallone is asking for a briefing to find out what, if anythi
Consumer Affairs
added May 27, 2017 14:29
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STROUD: Health Departments Lobbying Against E-Cigs Are Robbing Taxpayers, Harming Public Health

It is of the utmost importance e-cigarettes be treated differently than traditional tobacco products. Though they mimic the sensations of cigarettes, e-cigarettes are tobacco harm reduction tools that have proven to be successful in aiding millions of pe
InsideSources
added May 27, 2017 03:08
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RODRICK: Do We Really Want Mike Pence to Be President?

Mr. Pence wrote in 2001 that the link between smoking and cancer was not proved, but during the 2012 campaign he hid his paleo-conservative views, talking instead of getting Indiana back to work. He pivoted after taking charge.
New York Times
added May 27, 2017 02:56
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