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Exclusive: Juul sounds out Indonesia for expansion, other Asian countries in its sights

Juul Labs Inc is exploring selling its compact vaping devices in Asia and has sounded out government officials in Indonesia, one of the world’s most smoker-friendly countries, although gaining approval there could face significant hurdles.
Reuters
added Nov 13, 2018 16:31
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[Illinois] City to sue online e-cigarette dealers, says they're selling to underage Chicagoans

The city is planning to file suit Tuesday in Cook County Circuit Court against eight companies that sold e-cigarette products to people under age 21 in the past month, the Emanuel administration said. The sales were part of a sting operation launched by
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 12, 2018 22:14
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[UK, USA] Menthol cigarettes BAN: Smoking crackdown plan causes tobacco shares to plunge

A PROPOSED ban on the sale of menthol cigarettes in the United States has wiped billions from the share value of two major tobacco firms.
Daily Star (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 22:04
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[UK] Tobacco shares go up in smoke amid US crackdown plan

British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands have had £8.6bn wiped off their stock market value as US regulators prepare to crack down on the sale of flavoured e-cigarettes and menthol cigarettes. Shares in BAT, the sixth-biggest company in the FTSE 100
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:57
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Juul to pull sweet-flavored e-cigarettes from stores

faced with a regulatory crackdown and criticism that its marketing has attracted underage users, plans to stop selling most of its flavored nicotine liquids at bricks-and-mortar stores, according to people familiar with the matter.
MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:48
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[UK] Category:Lobby Groups

Using Lobby Groups is one of the ways in which Tobacco Companies are Lobbying Decision Makers... The Lobby Groups listed at this page include industry organisations (tobacco related) and more generic trade organisations.
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 20:42
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[Washington] Young people, former smokers move towards e-cigarette use

Although Brooks vapes and promotes its health benefits, he said he strongly disagrees with big companies like Juul. He said he believes in the importance of personalizing the vaping experience for each person and does not agree with the big companies’ ta
Daily Evergreen [Washington State U.]
added Nov 9, 2018 18:59
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[UK] Claims about health in e-cigarette ads / Advertising guidance 08 Nov 2018

Following an extensive consulation, the Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP and BCAP) have amended the ad rules so that health claims are no longer banned from ads for e-cigarettes. This document sets out that decision, and should be read alongside th
Advertising Standards Authority (uk)
added Nov 9, 2018 17:09
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[Australia] The tobacco industry plays price games to make it even tougher to quit smoking

It is therefore unsurprising that the tobacco industry has a well-documented history of undermining regulations that seek to control the use and sale of tobacco for the benefit of public health. For instance, the largest tobacco companies have continued t
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 9, 2018 17:07
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[Montana, South Dakota] Big Tobacco Puts Profits Before Kids in Defeating Ballot Initiatives to Raise Cigarette Taxes

by spending nearly $24 million to defeat ballot initiatives to raise cigarette taxes in Montana and South Dakota. That’s an obscene amount in two states with a combined population of less than two million people. Altria and Reynolds like to claim that th
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:33
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