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Acute exposure to Vype vapor has limited impact on gene expression in human lung cells

the profile of genes that are switched on and off can be used to understand whether exposure to an aerosol has had a toxic effect Scientists at [BAT] used nicotine as a reference point and exposed MucilAir™, a realistic in vitro 3D model of a human airwa
EurekAlert
added Apr 18, 2017 16:48
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Anti-smoking fight heats up

the government is set to gazette an amended law enlarging the size of scare-tactics health warnings to at least 85 percent of the cigarette packets before the current term ends on June 30. Chan said the government will study new strategies to encourage a
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Apr 18, 2017 16:42
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California Today: Thwarting the Tobacco Tax

But the tobacco industry has a secret weapon: discounts. Philip Morris, the maker of Marlboro, sent an email to its customers this month with the subject line, “What Prop 56 Means for You,” referring to the voter initiative that raised taxes by $2 a pac
New York Times
added Apr 18, 2017 13:47
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[Africa] SON Alerts Nigerians of Illegal Flavoured Cigarettes

A few months after the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth International (ERA/FoEN), notified the Nigerian government that Philip Morris International was flooding the country with “unlicensed, tax-not-paid” cigarettes, the Standards Organisa
This Day (ng)
added Apr 18, 2017 16:35
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[South America/Caribbean] Compliance with Uruguay’s single presentation requirement [FREE FULL TEXT]

Overall, compliance with Uruguay’s single presentation requirement was good. In addition to the current restrictions, future single presentation requirements could expand to include packs in more than one stick count and packaging type.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 17, 2017 22:22
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[Alaska] LETTER: Youths turn to e-cigarettes, lured by industry's candy flavoring

As a leader in an Alaskan Native youth dance group that promotes positive and healthy choices, I'm excited ...Their latest tactic is to market candy-flavored products like e-cigarettes and cigars that come in flavors like Mountain Dew, Orange Creamsicle,
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Apr 22, 2017 13:03
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[Asia, Pakistan] Report on enforcement of tobacco control laws launched

CTC-Pak launched a report outlining status of enforcement of tobacco control laws in Pakistan. According to the report, sale of cigarettes to minors remains high nationwide with sales of cigarettes near educational institutions remaining a common occurre
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Apr 15, 2017 17:24
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[Asia, Pakistan] National action plan for tobacco control demanded

civil society organisations on Thursday called for the formulation of a national action plan for the strict countrywide enforcement of anti-smoking laws and establishment of provincial tobacco control cells. They also urged the federal and provincial gov
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added May 11, 2017 14:32
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[Asia-pacific] Philip Morris eyes price hike for most cigarettes in Japan

Philip Morris Japan plans to raise prices on around 80% of the conventional cigarettes it sells here, a rare step in the absence of a tax hike, as it tries to cope with a shrinking market by leveraging new technology. The company will file with the Minis
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Apr 17, 2017 18:10
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[Asia, Pakistan] Sale of cigarettes to minors remains high; enforcement of laws poor: CTC report

The sale of cigarettes to minors remains high nationwide in Pakistan; the sales of cigarettes near educational institutions is also a common occurrence...a report launched simultaneously in Islamabad, Karachi and Peshawar on Thursday by the Coalition for
The News (pk)
added Apr 14, 2017 18:27
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