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[Australia, Germany] German tourist Mathias Jorg, caught smoking on Emirates flight to Brisbane, to plead guilty so he can return home

Commonwealth prosecutor Jessica Williams said one of the offences Jorg has been charged with was of such a serious nature it could not be dealt with by a magistrate. Ms Williams said the "indictable offence" related to Jorg's alleged interference with ai
The Australian (au)
added Jan 10, 2014 05:47
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[Germany] The caterpillar that uses tobacco ‘smoke’ to ward off predators: Creature puffs out foul nicotine odour to put off hungry spiders

The tobacco hornworm eats tobacco leaves containing doses of nicotine deadly to humans, smokes the toxin to ward off spiders A caterpillar that eats tobacco leaves containing lethal doses of nicotine 'smokes' the toxin to ward off predators. Until now
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 31, 2013 15:58
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Former Chancellor of Germany Retains Wit and Smoking Habit at 95

In his supposed dotage in this country of rules, Mr. Schmidt enjoys a rare impunity. A heavy smoker, he does as no other mortal may: puff away anywhere, on television, at meetings, even, according to German journalists who have witnessed it, in Washingto
New York Times
added Dec 23, 2013 11:25
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[Germany] NY court rules ancient gold tablet belongs to Berlin museum, not Holocaust survivor's heirs

Flamenbaum, an Auschwitz survivor, brought the tablet to the United States when he settled in New York. Family lore says he got it by trading cigarettes to a Russian soldier.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 14, 2013 21:09
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[New York] 'Germany should raise smoking age to 21'

Calls were made this week for Berlin to follow New York state in raising the legal smoking age to 21. Johannes Spatz of anti-smoking campaign group Forum Rauchfrei told The Local why this will not be easy.
The Local.de (de)
added Nov 5, 2013 15:45
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Germany bans Marlboro 'Maybe' cigarette ads

Authorities banned a controversial advertising campaign by American tobacco giant Marlboro in Germany on Wednesday, claiming it was too focused on getting young people to start smoking.
The Local.de (de)
added Oct 13, 2013 13:10
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[Germany] German court rules that liquid nicotine is not a medicine

A court in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia has struck down a state health ministry regulation classifying liquid nicotine used in electronic cigarettes as a medicine1 comparable to nicotine plasters, which in Germany can only be sold in pharma
British Medical Journal
added Sep 25, 2013 15:34
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[Europe, Germany] Court: E-cigarette sales can not be restricted

A court ruled on Tuesday that the sale of electronic cigarettes can not be restricted in Germany, as the nicotine-based liquid inside is not a pharmaceutical product. But the ruling could still be overturned by Brussels. Münster's administrative cour
The Local.de (de)
added Sep 18, 2013 08:48
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[Europe, Germany, UK] Parliament tobacco vote delayed

Vote delayed until 8 October, after German election. ... Centre-right German and British MEPs pushed for the delay, saying there has not been enough time to digest the position of the environment and health committee, adopted in July. They were supported
European Voice (be)
added Sep 5, 2013 09:44
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[Europe, Germany] Bid to delay tobacco vote until after German election

German MEPs want vote delayed, but NGOs fear this could doom proposal. Centre-right German MEPs are pushing for a delay in the European Parliament vote on new European Union tobacco restrictions, scheduled for 10 September, according to Parliament sourc
European Voice (be)
added Aug 30, 2013 13:17
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