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[Asia, China] Exclusive: Pay per puff? Caffeine stick? E-cigarette boom sparks race for new patents

makers are racing to design and buy variations of a technology that has lit a billion-dollar boom, created a new vocabulary, and prompted a backlash from health officials worried about the impact of the new smokeless the front runner
added Dec 2, 2014 08:04

[Asia, India] Government to clamp down on CSR activities of tobacco companies; disallow ads on mobile, Internet

The government's planned new anti-tobacco legislation, news of which sent cigarette stocks crashing on Tuesday, will discourage manufacturers from "earning goodwill" through their legally mandated Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities, official
The Economic Times (India)
added Dec 1, 2014 01:12

Supreme Court's Website Makeover Debuts Monday

a makeover that will launch on Monday, when the justices return to the bench from their summer recess. The site will "have a new look and improved functionality," according to a press release issued Friday. The home page at will prese
National Law Journal
added Oct 4, 2014 20:50

[UK] FPH President

FPH's President Professor John Ashton has taken a voluntary leave of absence following an exchange on social media, during which he used inappropriate and offensive language. Professor Ashton and FPH have apologised unreservedly for the comments made.
Faculty of Public Health (FPH) (uk)
added Sep 30, 2014 06:17

[Asia, Korea - South] Smoking Ban Snuffing Out South Korea's Internet Cafes

Once ubiquitous across South Korea, Internet cafes are quickly disappearing as gamers go mobile amid tightened government regulations, including an indoor smoking ban.
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Sep 1, 2014 21:09

VIDEO: The End of Tobacco?

* truth campaign calls on young people to "X Your Profile" on social media & show support for ending tobacco use * With teen smoking rates at historic lows, truth believes young people have the creativity, smarts & commitment to end tobacco use for good
PR Newswire
added Aug 25, 2014 17:49

VIDEO: truth - Unpaid Tobacco Spokesperson

They're the new face of Big Tobacco and they don't even know it.
You Tube
added Aug 25, 2014 16:59

Unlike much of California, state's casinos not smoke-free

Several Yelp reviewers in the casino's opening weeks said they liked Graton but were unlikely to return because of the secondhand smoke. (At Graton, you can smoke on the majority of the gaming floor, but not in the poker room or restaurants.) Since open
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Aug 20, 2014 23:17

[UK] Smoke spots: promoting smoking with social media

It is therefore of concern to see that Imperial Tobacco has launched a social media campaign ... describing Smoke Spots as a ‘website for smokers’ which enables consumers to ‘find bars, restaurants and clubs with smoking facilities as well as locate outl
Tobacco Control
added Jun 24, 2014 12:32

[Europe] INSIGHT-Big Tobacco squares up as EU rules aim to track every cigarette

* EU law to require tracking of single packs to retailers * Industry-developed system, Codentify, garners criticism * Consultation underway on various systems ... is asking tobacco firms to do more to track and trace their goods, in order to tackle a h
added Jun 20, 2014 14:08
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