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Nicopure Labs Responds to Report on Reshaping the U.S. Tobacco Policy

The report – authored by Clive Bates, director at Counterfactual, Eli Lehrer, president and co-founder of R Street Institute and David Sweanor, adjunct professor of law at University of Ottawa – highlights eight federal strategies to fight smoking, promo
PR Newswire
added Jan 31, 2017 15:10
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[Minnesota] Frank A. Bures: Effects of E-Cigarettes

The warning from the study is that e-cig use is growing greatly among young people, and just may foster not only more nicotine dependence but smoking as well. In an L.A. county study last year of over 3,000 public school students, those using e-cigs at t
Winona (MN) Daily News
added Jan 30, 2017 14:36
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New data details Connecticut’s smoking problem

new trends and technologies being presented as a safer alternative to tobacco use are creating more problems than solutions. “We see more youth doing hookah, thinking that it is not dangerous,” she continued. “It is dangerous. Vaping or electronic cigar
Westfair Business Publications Online
added Jan 28, 2017 20:57
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[UK] Big Tobacco in ‘Arms Race’? Herzog details key drivers of industry consolidation

Tobacco Plus Expo...Herzog...told opening-session attendees that pressure to cut costs, expand into lucrative markets such as the United States and China and take the lead on innovation and emerging product technologies are driving consolidation among the
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 27, 2017 17:00
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[UK] NNA asking for permission to intervene on the SNUS ban

A spokesperson for the New Nicotine Alliance (NNA)...the organization is appealing to the High Court in London, asking "for permission to act as an independent intervenor in the Swedish Match application to challenge the ban on snus".
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jan 27, 2017 16:58
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[Africa, South Africa] ARE E-CIGARETTES SAFER OPTION WHEN IT COMES TO SMOKING?

The Vapour Product Association (VPA) is having a panel discussion on regulating vaping products and whether they are a healthier option. Government says they are the same and has expressed its intention to regulate accordingly.
Eyewitness News (za)
added Jan 27, 2017 16:57
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[Europe, Sweden, UK] Crackpot EU rule slammed for 'stopping British smokers quitting and increasing cancer'

The British Government has been taken to the high court by a consumer group set on persuading Jeremy Hunt to snub the EU’s laws against snus, a product which has drastically reduced the number of smokers in Sweden.
The [London, UK] Express
added Jan 26, 2017 18:54
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What Finland's plan to be tobacco-free can teach the world

Rather than targeting one area at a time, such as exposure in public spaces or cigarette use, Paaso said his ministry wants to be precautionary from every angle... "We don't want to fall into the trap of other policies that have less harmful products," s
CNN
added Jan 26, 2017 18:44
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[Canada] PICARD: The health hazards of vaping are overblown

In other words, harm is reduced. Yet public-health officials are quite divided on vaping. Far too many have embraced an abstinence-only approach rather than a harm-reduction philosophy. This is curious because no one knows better than public-health exper
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:57
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Philip Morris International Looks Toward A Smoke-Free Future

today re-affirms its commitment to designing a smoke-free future. With more than one million adult smokers who have converted to IQOS, momentum continues to grow behind the company’s full-scale effort to market smoke-free products that can ultimately repl
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jan 25, 2017 15:10
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