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[District of Columbia] Risks, Benefits of Vaping Debated at U.S. E-Cig Summit / Still no expert consensus on health impacts

Anti-smoking advocates, tobacco researchers, and representatives from the cigarette and vaping industries met to discuss, among other topics, the current research exploring the risks and benefits of e-cigarettes, FDA regulation over the e-cigarette indus
MedPage Today
added May 15, 2017 15:28
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[Ireland] Branded tobacco tins ‘are a cynical wheeze to beat law’

A tobacco manufacturer is offering cigarettes for sale in durable branded tins, days before plain-packaging rules come into force. James Reilly, the former health minister who tabled the plain-packaging legislation, described the move by Japan Tobacco I
Times Of London (uk)
added May 15, 2017 14:41
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[Malaysia] 'It's an enforcement issue'

TOBACCO manufacturers are maintaining their stand that any additional tax increase on cigarettes will only spur the “burgeoning illegal cigarette trade”. The Confederation of Malaysian Tobacco Manufacturers (CMTM) said the move would see a “no-win situa
New Straits Times (my)
added May 14, 2017 21:00
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] BASU: Newsstands play smoke and mirrors over cigarette pack images

Either way, it's bad news for vendors. In view of the government proposal to have 85 percent of cigarette packs covered by warning signs, many of them are worried about going out of business. It's also being alleged that if people stopped smoking altoget
China Daily (cn)
added May 13, 2017 01:47
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[Illinois] Swedish Snus Store Opens Pop-Up Shop In Lincoln Park

The Swedish Snus Store has opened in a small storefront at 840 W. Armitage Ave. It's expected to be open through October. "It's a pop-up store, but we look at it more as a flagship for our brand," said Mike Dean, spokesman for the Swedish Match parent c
DNAinfo
added May 13, 2017 01:45
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Digital Coupons and Apps Stoke Store and Tobacco Brand Affinity

the connection between tobacco and loyalty has emerged as a growing opportunity...Apple now has a policy for its apps that prohibits discounts on tobacco or promoting the sale of tobacco. A major tobacco manufacturer’s app was pulled from the Apple App St
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 13, 2017 01:45
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Big cigarette warnings needed to cut deaths

Every thoughtful and sensible citizen would answer that government has a duty of care to warn of the danger of that product, and take preventive action such as legislation. Yet headlines screamed last week that vendors in Hong Kong threaten protests if l
China Daily (cn)
added May 13, 2017 01:04
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[Asia-pacific] Smoke alarm: Indonesians take tiny steps against Big Tobacco

A few groups are now pushing back against Big Tobacco in the country of 250 million people where nearly two-thirds of men smoke and a cigarette pack can cost less than $2. In eastern Jakarta, a row of at least a dozen houses at the Penas Tanggul neigh
Reuters
added May 13, 2017 00:04
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[Florida] Jury Awards $1.8M to Widow of Smoker Who Lost Lungs to Cancer, RJR Liable for Possible Punitives

Jurors in the state’s Ninth Circuit Court, in Orange County, found Reynolds’ scheme to hide the dangers of cigarettes throughout much of the 20th century led to the cancer that took much of both of Valton Sheffield’s lungs before he ultimately died in 20
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 12, 2017 23:42
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[Rhode Island] LETTER: Cigarette tax hike would hurt convenience stores

if her budget is enacted, it will actually hurt some of Rhode Island’s smallest existing businesses, like ours, while also hurting many of the citizens she seeks to help with a wage increase. Time and again, Governor Raimondo and past governors have soug
Cranston (RI) Herald
added May 11, 2017 19:25
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