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[Georgia] Plans to make Columbus a smoke-free city make some businesses nervous

Breathe Easy Columbus Coalition asked councilors to make Columbus a smoke-free city...some business people say the situation is just making them nervous. Travis Bryan, general manager of the 18th Amendment Cigar Shop, said a smoking ban would have a deva
Columbus (GA) Ledger-Enquirer
added Feb 24, 2017 17:42
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VIDEO: E-Cigarette Batteries Are Exploding and Disfiguring Consumers – America’s Lawyer

Now, we have them saying, “Gee whiz, we got you addicted. Now, we want to make a product that’s going to get you unaddicted.” Unfortunately the product that they’re making to get you unaddicted has the ability to blow your face off. That is kind of what t
Ring Of Fire Network
added Feb 24, 2017 14:47
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Attorneys General, Nonprofit Support Cigar Industry In FDA Lawsuit

A group of attorneys general and a nonprofit organization have filed amicus briefs supporting the cigar industry's fight against FDA regulation. Both documents argue in favor of the recently proposed Motion for Summary Judgment and opening brief filed by
Cigar Aficionado
added Feb 24, 2017 14:44
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Learn To Spot ‘Alternative Facts’ In Science

Elliott adds that when it comes to the tobacco industry, the “alternative facts” issue dates all the way back to the 1950s. “When it comes to big tobacco, the industry developed a whole playbook of strategies to help manufacture doubt among consumers ab
Michigan State University (MSU)
added Feb 21, 2017 21:26
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CITMA LETTER on FDA Grandfathered Database (PDF)

We have therefore requested that FDA issue an immediate statement to all stakeholders as follows: FDA’s recently announced database for grandfathered tobacco products does not include all legally marketed grandfathered tobacco products. • It incl
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 21, 2017 20:26
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[Minnesota] Changes in cigarette expenditure minimising strategies before and after a cigarette tax increase

smokers with lower education were more likely...to purchase discount brands, roll their own cigarettes, use coupons/promotions and cut back on smoking...Socially disadvantaged smokers were most likely to use CEMS and continue smoking after a cigarette tax
Tobacco Control
added Feb 21, 2017 02:30
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[Asia, Pakistan] Anti-tobacco activists urge Senate not to pass tobacco industry tainted legislation

Nadeem Iqbal, CEO of TheNetwork for Consumer Protection, said: “The main thrust of the amendment in the existing tobacco law was to ban tobacco advertisement inside shops that is enticing children to take up smoking.” But it’s intriguing to note, lament
The News (pk)
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56
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[Asia, India] ‘If kids are not in school uniform, how will we know they are minors?', ask Gurgaon tobacco vendors

Gurgaon has stepped up its efforts to prevent minors from smoking or using other tobacco products. In the last eight months, 2,302 challans have been issued in Gurgaon to those violating the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA). The data was
Times of India
added Feb 21, 2017 01:55
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10 most-outrageous items in the 2017 Oscar nominees gift bags

8. Haze Dual V3 vaporizer...The latest craze in Hollywood and beyond is vaping...more than 20 million people...have tried e-cigarettes, and plenty of those have become vaping devotees. Nominees will receive the Haze Dual V3. These average around $250.
Fox News
added Feb 20, 2017 18:37
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[Tennessee] Cigarette Giant to Sponsor Schools Gala (Updated)

For as long as the Nashville Chamber of Commerce has been holding its annual Academies of Nashville gala, which honors teachers, principals and recognizes partnerships between the businesses and schools in the academies, Altria has been a sponsor.
Nashville (TN) Scene
added Feb 20, 2017 16:06
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