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Exciting New Information Regarding the Best Selection among E-Cigarette Brands

Health-conscious people everywhere are using electronic cigarettes as an alternative to tobacco cigarettes. They love the convenience of E-cigarettes and the way they protect both their health and the health of those around them.
PR Newswire
added Apr 16, 2014 11:53
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[Australia] Someone to Watch Over Me: The Use of FOI Requests by the Tobacco Industry

article suggests that further reform is needed to discourage unnecessary and vexatious FOI requests and prevent wasteful use of agency time and resources. In particular, the article recommends the institution of a tiered charging regime, whereby small to
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
added Apr 16, 2014 11:48
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[Hong Kong] PHILIP MORRIS ASIA LIMITED & THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA Plain Packaging of Tobacco Products in Australia:

Australia’s tobacco plain packaging rules resulted from legislation that the Parliament passed on November 21, 2011. On that day, Philip Morris Asia (PMA) brought a claim against Australia under the Australia-Hong Kong Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT).
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Apr 16, 2014 11:45
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SIEGEL: Anti-Smoking Researchers Attack Tobacco Companies for Complying with the Law

The article and commentary criticize tobacco companies for changing their labeling of "light" and "ultra-light" cigarette brands ... unless the anti-smoking groups shift the blame over to the tobacco companies, then the fact that these groups lied to the
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Apr 16, 2014 11:34
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[California] Is this tiny gadget the future of smoking?

The sleek, modern, minimalist design of both modelTwo and Pax make them as much a high-tech gadget as a smoking implement, a quality that sets Ploom apart from both traditional tobacco accessory makers and e-cigarette retailers. "We're a tech company at
CNN
added Apr 16, 2014 11:31
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Congress Is Coming After E-Cigarettes

It’s looking like e-cigarettes’ regulation-free honeymoon period is probably coming to an end; Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), one of the lawmakers who commissioned the report, said that the report “is further evidence that the administration must act quick
Vice.com
added Apr 16, 2014 11:01
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The Chamber of Commerce's European Foray / Shining Big Tobacco’s Shoes

The truth is that de Gucht is conniving with big business to destroy or dramatically weaken health, environmental and labour standards and democracy itself. The US Chamber of Commerce was the American pressure group most consulted by officials working f
CounterPunch
added Apr 15, 2014 17:23
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McKEE/ALLEBECK: Why the European Journal of Public Health will no longer publish tobacco industry-supported research ($$)

n reaching this decision, we are fully aware of the arguments ... Yet we know from experience that this view is naïve. Evidence from the tobacco industry’s internal documents reveals how …
European Journal of Public Health
added Apr 15, 2014 17:13
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Guest column: Big Tobacco should butt out of trying to make laws in Florida

Big Tobacco is clearly behind House Bill 169 in the Florida House of Representatives. It would prevent local communities from deciding for themselves how to prevent youth from being exposed to tobacco products. If House Bill 169 is passed, all control
Florida Times-Union
added Apr 14, 2014 20:06
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Lorillard Praises New Kentucky Law Barring Electronic Cigarette Sales to Minors

"Legislation that prevents the sale or distribution of electronic cigarettes to minors is the right thing to do," said Mr. Kessler, who attended the bill signing today in Frankfort with Gov. Beshear, leading members of the Kentucky state legislature, and
Lorillard Tobacco Company
added Apr 14, 2014 19:08
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