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[New Zealand] Nicotine e-cigarettes 'just another ploy by tobacco companies' -Tariana Turia

Many have hailed the move, but Ms Turia said the nicotine content was still a downside. "I think it's just another ploy by the tobacco companies. they've still got nicotine in them you know to keep people that addicted," she said. Online retailer Joe Ei
TVNZ (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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Can tobacco clean up its act?

Emerging tobacco products have cleaner chemistry than cigarettes but regulators remain leery of their benefit—and the companies developing them... But PMI’s data are meant to do more than build trust with the public. They may also help PMI secure FDA app
American Chemical Society
added Mar 29, 2017 19:31
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[Maryland] Baltimore beckons BAT scientists for key international tox conference

Top scientists from BAT headed to Maryland, USA to present new research at the Society of Toxicology (SOT) Annual Meeting. The SOT Opens new window is a US-based professional association “dedicated to creating a safer and healthier world by advancing t
BAT Science.com
added Mar 29, 2017 15:59
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[Texas] Vapor shop owners and doctors go head-to-head during hearing to raise smoking age to 21

Doctors, vapor shop owners and parents gathered at the Capitol on Tuesday to testify on a bill that would raise the smoking age from 18 to 21... The filing of Senate Bill 183 marks the sixth time Sen. Carlos Uresti, D-San Antonio, has tried to raise the s
Dallas Morning News
added Mar 29, 2017 15:17
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[Asia, Thailand] New 'Tobacco Authority' could ease cigarette restrictions

The bill permits companies or public companies producing tobacco to be registered. The transnational tobacco giants could buy into them or manipulate their policies through proxy shareholders, he said. The companies would also be able to produce a wide r
Bangkok Post (th)
added Mar 29, 2017 10:59
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How Trump Ally Myron Ebell Spread Misinformation for Big Tobacco and Big Oil

The former head of President Trump's EPA transition team played a central role in the corporate-led attack on public perceptions about smoking and climate change...When Phillip Morris didn’t like new FDA regulations that targeted cigarette sales to child
AlterNet.org
added Mar 29, 2017 10:19
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THACKER: Inside the Academic Journal That Corporations Love

I later outed Milloy in the New Republic for being on the payroll of the tobacco companies while writing articles for FoxNews.com...in 2007, Gori published an op-ed in the Washington Post calling the science of second-hand smoke “bogus.”
Pacific standard magazine and PSMag.com
added Mar 29, 2017 10:11
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[California] Tobacco Cos. Up Prices Ahead of Calif. Tax Hike

In November, Californians approved a referendum that will increase the state's excise tax on cigarettes, including e-cigarettes, to $2.87 a pack from $0.87, beginning April 1. The hike is expected to add $1.4 billion annually to the state's coffers.
Investopedia.com
added Mar 29, 2017 10:05
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[UK] Forest rejects claim that smoking is "adding to the social care crisis"

“Smoking rates are at their lowest ever level yet smokers still contribute £12 billion a year in tobacco taxation, a sum that far exceeds the alleged cost of treating smoking-related diseases or providing social care to those suffering from a smoking-rel
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Mar 29, 2017 02:44
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[UK-Wales] Almost 60% of adults in Wales would allow smoking rooms in pubs and clubs

A Populus survey of more than 1,000 adults living in Wales found that 58 per cent of the public would allow smoking rooms, with only 37 per cent opposed to the idea.
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Mar 29, 2017 02:44
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