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Australia’s plain packaging failure

research carried out by KPMG found that youth smoking rates have increased by 36% and that illegal tobacco sales are the highest in seven years. KPMG said illegal tobacco was up by 25% between 2012 and 2014, and that annual consumption of the illicit pro
betterRetailing (uk)
added Dec 22, 2014 15:04

[Missouri] Columbia raises tobacco, e-cigarette age to 21

Lawmakers voted 6-1 to ban the sale of tobacco products and nicotine vapor delivery products, popularly referred to as e-cigarettes, to anyone under 21. The council also passed a measure adding e-cigarettes to the city’s ban on smoking in public places.
KRCG-TV 13 (Jefferson City, MO)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:11

[Australia, Europe, UK] EVANS-REEVES: Plain cigarette packaging: is the government stalling as election approaches?

Jane Ellison, the under secretary of state for public health, has the power to introduce standardised packaging under Section 94 of the Children and Families Act 2014. Yet, despite two public consultations, a government-commissioned review of the evidenc
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 21, 2014 05:59

[UK] KanaVape: Britain's first cannabis e-joint is now available to buy and is completely legal* / *Legal according to claims by KanaVape

The makers of Britain’s first e-joint – Antonin Cohen and Sebastien Beguerie – claim their product is entirely legal as it contains no THC – the chemical in marijuana responsible for mind-bending highs.
Metro Café (uk)
added Dec 21, 2014 05:48

GLANTZ: CDC makes case for including e-cigarettes in clean indoor air laws

makes the point (consistent with our paper) that prohibiting sales of e-cigs to youth is a necessary, but not sufficient, step in controlling use and mentions industry interference. It comments on how industry-favored youth access laws are passing but no
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:59

The importance of product definitions in US e-cigarette laws and regulations (PDF)

Similar to past ‘Trojan horse’ policies, e-cigarette policies that initially appear to restrict sales (eg, limit youth access) may actually undermine regulation if they establish local pre-emption or create definitions that divide e-cigarettes from other t
Tobacco Control
added Dec 20, 2014 20:58
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New paper from UCSF: The importance of product definitions in US e-cigarette laws and regulations

tobacco and e-cigarette companies (which are increasingly the same) are using laws that nominally restrict sales of e-cigarettes to kids as a Trojan Horse to enact changes to how e-cigarettes are defined that make it more difficult to regulate them, tex t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:51

[UK] Electronic Cigarettes International Group Launches the First ‘Blending Boutique’ with Their VIP® Brand in the United Kingdom to Surpass over 120 Shops and Outlets in Europe

VIP®, one of the United Kingdom’s leading e-cigarette brands and a wholly-owned subsidiary of ECIG, opened its first dedicated ‘Blending Boutique’ located in East London, the first of its kind in the UK. The boutique debuted in Westfield Stratford City sh
Business Wire
added Dec 20, 2014 15:17
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[UK] Sheerness smoking snowman outside TJ's E-Cigarettes causes a stir

“I’ve had a lot of passing parents stop and take a picture of their children by the snowman because they think its funny. “Obviously, I’m not out to offend anyone.
Kent Online (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 04:15

[UK] STORR: E-cigarettes: is vaping any safer than old-fashioned smoke?

“This is our Advanced Vaping System,” he explains, holding the black stick between thumb and forefinger. “It has all the convenience of cartomisers, and all the power and performance of the latest vaporising devices.”
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 17, 2014 05:43
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