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[Australia] VIDEO: Federal Court fines e-cigarette sellers over 'misleading claims'

The Federal court has fined three online e-cigarette retailers for making false and misleading claims. Australia's consumer watchdog the ACCC took the action after the businesses suggested their products did not contain harmful carcinogens and toxins. It
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 8, 2017 16:14

[Australia] E-cigarette companies fined over false claims about toxic chemicals

Australia’s competition regulator has become the first in the world to successfully take legal action against e-cigarette companies for making false and misleading claims about the carcinogens in their products. Federal court Justice John Gilmour ordere
The Guardian (uk)
added May 8, 2017 16:12

FAIRCHILD/BAYER: The shadow of Big Tobacco looms over e-cigarettes and harm reduction

The value of using e-cigarettes as a harm reduction strategy will be a focus of the inaugural US E-Cigarette Summit on Monday. Rejecting e-cigarettes because the tobacco industry will profit from them has the virtue of being uncompromising. But it also m
added May 8, 2017 14:33
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PMI Statement: Collaboration with the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) reaches conclusion

has helped PMI develop a better understanding...Acknowledging and acting on the societal harm caused by our products is central to our human rights commitment and to our vision for a smoke-free future to replace cigarettes with smoke-free products.
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jun 16, 2017 14:26

JW v HHS Electronic Cigarettes Complaint 0831

Defendant has failed to: (i) produce the requested records or demonstrate that the requested records are lawfully exempt from production; (ii) notify Plaintiff of the scope of any responsive records Defendant intends to produce or withhold and the reas
Judicial Watch
added May 5, 2017 18:23

[South Africa] New smoke-free e-cigarette launches in SA

Philip Morris International (PMI) has launched its iQOS smoke-free tobacco device in SA, claiming the new e-cigarette technology is a "less harmful alternative for smokers". PMI is the owner of cigarette brands Marlboro and Chesterfield. It says the iQOS
ITWeb (za)
added May 5, 2017 12:56

Do E-Cigarettes Really Contain Ten Times the Carcinogens of Tobacco Cigarettes?

CLAIM: A Japanese study found electronic cigarettes (popularly called "e-cigs") contain ten times as many carcinogens as tobacco cigarettes. RATING: MOSTLY FALSE
added May 5, 2017 02:05

Introducing 22nd Century Group (NYSE MKT: XXII) and Tobacco Harm Reduction…

In independent clinical studies, their very low nicotine (VLN) tobacco has demonstrated remarkable efficacy as a smoking cessation aid. For smokers who are not ready to quit, their high nicotine tobacco lets them produce a cigarette with what they belie
Stock News Watch
added May 4, 2017 15:04

SOURIAL: The Quiet Danger of E-Cigarette Promotion

E-cigarettes are the new trend among adolescents, but also a possible cure for those with cigarette addiction. Should we be promoting a product that will affect our future generations for the sake of reducing cigarette prevalence among long-time addicted
New University Newspaper [University of California, Irvine]
added May 10, 2017 03:02

[Europe, UK] If You Smoke E-Cigarettes, Do You Know How TPD Will Affect You?

TPD - Tobacco Products Directive (what does it mean?) Significant changes (stipulated by the EU) to the vaping industry were put into place last May, allowing a year’s transition before the whole industry had to fully comply. And as of 20 May 2017, those
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 3, 2017 23:01
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