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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong, Japan] Asian consumers push for right to use smoking alternatives

consumers have formed vape-advocacy organizations in Australia, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines and Thailand. The International Network of Nicotine Consumer Organisations, an umbrella group, is lobbying for change in places including Hong Ko
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jul 15, 2018 19:36
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] AG told to close case in overlong Dalligate bribery prosecution

A high court ruling has declared that the man accused of trading in influence and complicity in the request of a €60 million bribe from a Swedish tobacco company, had his human rights breached when the Attorney General refused to declare his evidence clo
Malta Today (mt)
added Jul 15, 2018 19:32
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[UK] E-cigarette shop in Clacton helps customers stop smoking

AN e-cigarette shop in Clacton has become the first in the district to offer a service to help people stop smoking. Vaporever, in West Avenue, has signed Provide’s smoking cessation contract and will work with Tendring Council and Essex County Council t
Clacton and Frinton Gazette (uk)
added Jul 14, 2018 09:44
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[Canada] There’s a big legal battle between the provinces and the tobacco industry, but it’s being fought at a snail’s pace

It also demonstrates the lengths to which the industry will go to try to delay its judgment day in court. B.C., in 1998, was the first province to sue tobacco companies for damages, adopting its first Tobacco Damages and Health Care Costs Recovery Act.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jul 14, 2018 13:58
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[Asia, India] Despite ban, cigarettes still sold near city schools

CHENNAI: Violating the blanket ban on sale of cigarettes in the vicinity of educational institutions, several shops have sprung up in the city marketing the tobacco product near schools.
Times of India
added Jul 14, 2018 09:44
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Hawaii Health Law Includes Last-Minute Provision Benefiting Big Tobacco; Legislature Must Repair Damage

House Bill 1895, an otherwise well-meaning and worthy bill to fund needed kidney dialysis centers in the state, contains a last-minute provision, snuck into the bill behind closed doors by special interests without public discussion or review, that will g
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 14, 2018 00:03
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Bataan city sued over antismoking laws

(Seatca) has assailed the Philippine Tobacco Institute (PTI) for suing the Balanga City government...PTI has challenged Balanga’s University Town Ordinance of 2008 that regulates tobacco...also challenged the Tobacco-Free Generation Ordinance of 2016 that
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jul 13, 2018 13:07
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GLANTZ: FDA Tobacco Product Standard for Nicotine Level of Combusted Cigarettes: Protecting Against Unintended Consequences by Expanding the Scope of the Rule to All Inhaled Recreational Nicotine Products

My collegaues and I submitted this public comment to the FDA...how the proposed product standard can create unintended public health harm if the standard is written in a way that can be used by the tobacco industry to simply shift the mix of dangerous pr
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 13, 2018 14:13
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Juul plans to release lower-nicotine vape juice starting in August

E-cigarette startup Juul Labs plans to start releasing e-liquid options with 40 percent less nicotine this August, the company announced today. The lower-dose pods could give vapers a way to start cutting the amount of nicotine they inhale without having
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Jul 13, 2018 13:45
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[Canada] Illegal online sale of Chinese cigarettes widespread in B.C., says expert

A CBC news investigation has revealed a thriving online business in the illegal reselling of cigarettes. Most of the brands are from Asia, and Metro Vancouver's Crime Stoppers says roughly three million cigarettes were illegally sold last year in Britis
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 13, 2018 13:40
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