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[USA, South Carolina] Drone crashes during attempt to smuggle pot and cigarettes into U.S. maximum security prison

A drone carrying cellphones, marijuana and other contraband into a U.S. maximum-security prison never made it inside the razor wire fence, and authorities said Wednesday they are looking for one of two people accused of trying to sneak it in.
National Post (ca)
added Aug 1, 2014 19:56

[UK] E-cigarettes slow to light up the market: BAT says smokers are bored of rang and that's hit sales

Chief executive Nicandro Durante said there would be a lag before a raft of innovations, including different flavours and longer battery life, inject fresh interest in what was thought to be a fast growth category. The tobacco boss used a disappointing h
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 31, 2014 12:14

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

[UK] Why smoking is MORE deadly and addictive than it was 50 years ago: Charity reveals the underhand tactics tobacco companies now use to make sure we're hooked

Chemicals added to cigarettes to ensure addiction, make smoke easier to inhale, reduce harshness and increase the speed nicotine hits the brain Today's smokers have a higher risk of lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease than in 1964 despi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 25, 2014 00:25

A Text Messaging Program for Smoking Cessation

Conclusions These results provide initial support for the relative efficacy of the Text2Quit program.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jun 6, 2014 09:47

[USA] THUNDERCLAP: World No Tobacco Day

if we don’t reduce current smoking rates in the U.S., nearly 5.6 million children alive today will die early from smoking. Help us support an America – and a world – without smoking. Together we can make the next generation tobacco-free.
US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
added May 28, 2014 19:05

[Singapore] Three prosecuted for online sales of e-cigarettes

Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has taken enforcement action against the illegal sale of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) in Singapore and seized 490 sets of e-cigarettes worth an estimated $25,000 from three peddlers over the last 3 months, according
TODAYonline (sg)
added Apr 21, 2014 09:53

Nicolites expands into Poland

Leading UK electronic cigarette maker Nicolites is expanding into Poland after noticing a growing demand for its products from Polish customers on its website.
The Grocer (uk)
added Mar 3, 2014 10:39

[Ireland] theplainfacts

The idea is not nearly as simple as it sounds. Firstly, there is no reliable evidence ... Plain packaging will, however, have many unintended consequences across four key sectors: Foreign Direct Investment Retail Trade The Exchequer Illegal Trade & Crim
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Feb 21, 2014 11:19

An e-cigarette packed with Bluetooth? Talk to the hand

A new multi-functioning device purportedly lets users get their nicotine fix, make phone calls, and stream MP3s. ... A company called Supersmoker has come up with an e-cigarette it claims is the world's first to double as a Bluetooth headset and device
added Feb 20, 2014 16:06
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