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[China] Beijing smoking ban review broadcast live

Beijingers were able to watch live online footage of the city's lawmakers jousting over a draft law on smoking control on Friday morning. The Standing Committee of the Beijing Municipal People's Congress started to deliberate on the draft at 9 a.m.. The
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 28, 2014 17:27

[New York] When Struggling Families Spark Internet Rage

Teicher featured nine of the photographs from “Upstate Girls” in a post initially titled “Life Below the Poverty Line, Troy, N.Y.”...The comments were harsh. Many expressed outrage that Kayla would smoke while holding her baby. (This photograph, singled
New York Times Blogs
added Jul 23, 2014 15:40

[UK] Smoking hot? Emily Scott puts up cigarette puffing selfie...before taking it down hours later after social media criticism

Emily Scott and Shane Warne have many things in common. They're both blonde, internationally known, and enjoy a casual smoke. On Wednesday the buxom blonde model Instagrammed a snap of herself clutching a cigarette and blowing smoke, only to take it do
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 23, 2014 13:17

[Asia, India] E-cigarettes may be as addictive for nicotine content: Doctors

MUMBAI: The rising popularity of electronic cigarettes, popularly called e-cigarettes, is the latest concern among public health experts. .... latest medical research shows they may just be as addictive as normal cigarettes due to the nicotine content. M
Times of India
added Jul 22, 2014 13:55

Shareholders and Activists Call on Google to Increase Political Spending Transparency, Lead on Climate Change Action, and Treat Its Workers Respectfully

calling on the tech giant to stay true to its stated commitments to transparency, an open Internet and climate action by disclosing its lobbying spending and leaving the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) –
Public Citizen
added Jul 20, 2014 10:36

Phone App Helps E-Smokers Track Their Habit

The free app by the makers of Smokio Electronic cigarettes is designed to connect its e-smoking device to any smartphone, allowing the user to keep track of “vaping” activity, the word e-smokers use to describe puffing out vapor on an electronic cigarett
ABC News
added Jul 17, 2014 09:53

WEBB: Progress on Cigarettes? Report Says They Are Deadlier and More Addictive Than Ever

It appears to be critical, not only for our health, but to us as taxpayers as well, that the FDA begin the process immediately to require manufacturers to reduce the toxicity of their products, reduce nicotine levels to minimize addiction, and prevent to
The Legal Examiner
added Jul 16, 2014 21:17

[Australia] Boston Legal moment inspires WA e-cigarette appeal

In an update on a crowd funding site that Mr van Heerden was using to raise funds for an appeal, he told readers that an appeal had been lodged. "The legal stance we have made to date has been that the products I sold were not designed to resemble a tob (au)
added Jul 16, 2014 19:26

As E-Cig Sales Slide for First Time, Tobacco Pins Hopes on Marketing

After betting on sleek disposable electronic cigarettes, the industry is also grappling with rising competition from generic vaporizers that can be refilled with nicotine liquid of many flavors. Asked about the sales slowdown after the deal was announced
Advertising Age
added Jul 16, 2014 19:13

E-Cig Sales Slide as Regular Smokers Return to Real Thing

sales of the U.S. tobacco industry’s most-hyped product since menthol fell for the first time in May and June. That’s potentially bad news for an industry struggling to offset falling sales of traditional smokes. It also presents a challenge to Reynolds A
Bloomberg News
added Jul 16, 2014 15:22
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