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[Asia-pacific] Health ministry to put off anti-secondhand smoke measures in Japan

stiff resistance from some within the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) against the ministry's plans for an extensive ban on smoking in restaurants and bars held up the entire policy. Instead, the anti-cancer plan is set to be endorsed through a Cabi
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Sep 8, 2017 15:06
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SULLUM: Fixating on Adolescent Vaping Could Be Deadly for Adult Smokers

A critique of Murthy's report, published online yesterday by Harm Reduction Journal, shows how dangerously misguided his concerns were. "The majority of e-cigarette use among US youth is infrequent and experimental, and minimal among never-smoking youth
Reason Magazine
added Sep 12, 2017 03:09
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BIRR: ‘MISLEADING’ SURGEON GENERAL REPORT ON VAPING BATTERED AS ‘FICTION’

“One was lead to believe that e-cigarettes posed a grave danger to public health in that teenagers trying these products were getting hooked on nicotine and would likely transition to deadly cigarettes,” Dr. Cummings told The Daily Caller News Foundation
Daily Vaper (Daily Caller)
added Sep 7, 2017 17:06
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Not ‘kiddie pack’ but mini pack, and there are reasons: Tobacco firms (corrected)

TOBACCO companies have said there are reasons for introducing small cigarette packs in Malaysia. Responding to The Star, they also pointed out that these were not “kiddie packs”, but smaller packs of 10 sticks.
The Star (my)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:34
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Philip Morris International Announces First Round of Projects to Be Funded Through PMI IMPACT, a USD 100 Million Global Initiative to Fight Illegal Trade

announced today 32 projects selected in the first funding round of PMI IMPACT, a global initiative to support organizations in developing and implementing projects dedicated to fighting illegal trade and related crimes. The PMI IMPACT Expert Council revie
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:13
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[Asia, India] Cancer specialist asks PM for tobacco probe

Kailash Sharma, director of academics at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, has cited leaked government and tobacco industry documents to seek a probe into whether a Union home ministry note allegedly depicting tobacco control as an unhealthy activity
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:08
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CHAPMAN: Fake news: is smoking really increasing in Australia?

The Australian newspaper ran a story guaranteed to go viral. The headline screamed: “More smokers lighting up, despite the costs”. The journalist, Adam Creighton, who has, grotesquely, written about tobacco control being like Nazism, reported on a claim b
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 7, 2017 01:54
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[Massachusetts] Altria Presents at the Barclays Global Consumer Staples

is participating today in the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference in Boston, Massachusetts. Billy Gifford, Altria’s Chief Financial Officer, and Murray Garnick, Altria's Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Law and Regulatory Affairs, wil
Business Wire
added Sep 7, 2017 01:54
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Retailers to petition government for return of smaller cigarette packs

About 40,000 sundry goods merchants and coffee shop owners have signed a petition calling on the government to have smaller packs of cigarettes reintroduced as they believe it will help to address the illicit cigarette trade problem and reduce cigarette c
The Edge (my)
added Sep 6, 2017 16:18
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[California] SF supes uphold flavored tobacco ban as it’s cleared for ballot

In a cutting speech Tuesday, Supervisor Malia Cohen urged her colleagues to stand behind the flavored tobacco ban they passed unanimously in June and not be swayed by a petition sponsored by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. — a company she called “a notorious ki
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Sep 6, 2017 16:17
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