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[Germany] German court: e-cigarette liquids not medicines

federal court has ruled that the liquids contained in e-cigarettes aren't medicinal products and can be sold freely. E-cigarettes are battery-powered devices that produce an odorless vapor which typically contains nicotine, and sometimes flavorings. The F
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 21, 2014 11:56
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East Germany decided to topple the Berlin Wall in a smoking break

four "midlevel bureaucrats”…were tasked with redrafting a travel law to appease the growing number of protesters…They added to the law…Events swiftly devolved into farce. The law was approved by the Politburo during a smoking break and then took eight mi
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 9, 2014 19:12

Everyone knows them, and one in five smokers tries them: E-cigarettes in Germany

Almost everybody in Germany knows what e-cigarettes are, and almost 10 percent of 16-to-19-year-olds have tried them – about the same rate as tobacco smokers in this age group. Interest in e-cigarettes is particularly high among smokers: About 25 percent
added Oct 23, 2014 14:01

WALSH: Germany: Pre-schools and Cigarette Vending Machines

Germany must rank as one of the nations with the most laissez-faire approach to cigarette vending machine control. In a suburban street outside my Stuttgart hotel, one vending machine was located right next to a small park where children of all ages were
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 16, 2014 19:13
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[Germany] Reemtsma recognized for action on CO2

Reemtsma, was presented with an award at an event in Nuremberg for taking action to reduce CO2 emissions by 20 percent before 2017. The initiative includes using more fuel-efficient vehicles and providing better driver education. “This award demonstrates
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 15, 2014 15:40

[Germany, Poland, Vietnam] Border Guards Seize Radioactive Cigarettes

Polish border guards have seized 120 packs of radioactive cigarettes. The deadly fags from Vietnam were discovered at Chopin airport in the Polish capital Warsaw. The fake Marlboro cigarettes carrying health warnings in Polish and German were found amo
Austrian Times (uk)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:20

[Poland] Worldcrunch Radioactive Cigarettes: Germany Warns Of Deadly Contraband Shipment

After contaminated cigarettes were intercepted in Poland last June, German customs offices were warned last month that the shipment could actually be was possible that the shipment constituted a targeted attack on specific people.
WorldCrunch (fr)
added Oct 13, 2014 14:02

[Belgium, Europe, Germany] Japan Tobacco set to close last UK plant ($$)

JTI is also closing its Wervik plant in Belgium and ending production at its German facility in Trier, as it comes to terms with declining volumes and growing regulatory pressures.
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 7, 2014 16:22

[Germany] Alcoholics and drug addicts given beer and tobacco in return for cleaning city

A controversial project will see alcoholics and drug addicts given beer, tobacco, food and small amounts of cash in return for cleaning the streets. Social workers will work closely with participants in the 'Pick Up' programme, who will collect rubbish
Metro Café (uk)
added Oct 1, 2014 14:29

[Germany, New Jersey] German Smokers See Cigarette Butts Recycled Into Ash Trays

the plan introduced by New Jersey-based waste collection company TerraCycle, collection points for cigarette waste have been set up at more than 100 locations, including bars, offices and even an amusement park. Once the paper and tobacco remains are filt
NBC News
added Sep 20, 2014 12:49
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