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[UK] VIDEO: E-Lites: WHO e-cigarette advice 'troubling'

director of corporate affairs at manufacturer E-Lites, said he felt a ban on indoor use was "troubling". He said such a move might have a negative impact in the campaign to get smokers to quit.
BBC Online
added Aug 26, 2014 21:49
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[California] San Bernardino City Unified spent $1M on legal fees last year, says report

A group calling itself California Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse...Although Scott described his group as a “grassroots organization,” the CALA organizations are actually funded by the tobacco industry and other industries stung by lawsuits in the past, ac
San Bernadino County (CA) Sun
added Aug 26, 2014 16:03
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Uruguay’s Tobacco Control Policies Reducing Smoking Rates, Encouraging Quitting, Finds Six-Year Survey

a country currently the target of litigation by Philip Morris International (PMI). Uruguay’s government has consistently asserted its sovereign right to implement tobacco control laws to protect public health and the ITC Uruguay National Report (the Repor
International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (the ITC Project)
added Aug 26, 2014 13:41
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World Health Organization Urges Stronger Regulation of Electronic Cigarettes

said it was appropriate to prohibit their use indoors “until exhaled vapour is proven to be not harmful to bystanders.” It also called for regulation to ensure the products contain a standard dose of nicotine,
New York Times
added Aug 26, 2014 12:39
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REFILE-Japan Tobacco not planning M&A in e-cigarette business now

not interested in further acquisitions... "With Ploom and E-Lites, we have the know-how and technology to get things started," President and Chief Executive Mitsuomi Koizumi told Reuters in an interview.
Reuters
added Aug 25, 2014 19:01
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[Europe] Poland to challenge EU ban on menthol cigarettes

Poland will appeal to Europe's top court over a European Union ban on flavoured tobacco products, saying it will be unfairly affected as one of the region's biggest consumers and producers of menthol cigarettes.
EurActiv
added Aug 25, 2014 17:56
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[Wisconsin] Local tobacconist founds international group for women cigar afficionadas

Mary Lynn Kane vows to change the cigar industry...Under the auspices of the group she founded five years ago – the International Women's Cigar Society (IWCS) – she conducted a first-of-its-kind survey earlier this year of women cigar smokers in the U.S.
OnMilwaukee.com
added Aug 25, 2014 13:01
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[Asia, Korea - South] [Susan P. Mercado] If we stand together, no tobacco industry can survive

With very deep pockets, the tobacco companies have been highly resourceful in undermining tobacco control efforts....The WHO congratulates the NHIS for its courage in taking the fight to the industry, our common public health enemy.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 25, 2014 08:59
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[UK] Lynton Crosby's staff deleted criticism from Wikipedia

The Conservative election guru's staff engaged in an 'edit-war' to delete details of his links with the tobacco industry and his election strategies from Wikipedia.
Channel 4 Television (uk)
added Aug 24, 2014 12:59
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Tobacco companies are the source of over 90% of smuggled tobacco in Ireland

“The level of contraband cigarettes coming into Ireland strongly suggests that Big Tobacco is deliberately flooding low tax economies with their own brands which then mysteriously find their way into economies such as the UK and Ireland where the price o
Irish Cancer Society (ie)
added Aug 24, 2014 12:42
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