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[Washington] Can an app get you to stop smoking? Feds spend $3M to find out

A Fred Hutch and the University of Washington behavioral scientist has received a $3.1 million grant to find out. The National Cancer Institute grant will fund a large-scale effectiveness study of Seattle-developed SmartQuit, part of an increasingly cro
Puget Sound (WA) Business Journal
added Jun 22, 2015 21:19
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[China] How Beijing residents are outing smokers

Smoking has been banned in Beijing from the start of June - since then, pictures of people flouting the ban have been posted online Beijing residents miffed with smokers defying a ban on lighting up in the city's public spaces are outing them online.
BBC Online
added Jun 20, 2015 20:11
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[China, UK] E-cigs a 'consumer-driven' revolution born from a bad dream

Before Hon Lik invented the e-cigarette, a device now shaking up the Big Tobacco industry, he was a pharmacist in China struggling to quit a two-to-three pack a day smoking habit.
Reuters
added Jun 11, 2015 16:49
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[Kansas, Missouri] As the vaping culture takes hold, many turn from smoking and many critics worry

Vaping has gone mainstream in the last couple of years here and elsewhere, spawning a more than $3 billion-a-year industry in the United States. Two-thirds of sales are online, but increasingly there are brick-and-mortar stores like the dozens of outlets
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Jun 9, 2015 08:04
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[Europe, UK] THE LONG READ: How the cigarette kings bought the vaping industry

The public health crowd blended...with tobacco and independent e-cigarette executives in the lobbies... If Big Tobacco carries the day with e-cigarettes, many believe it will have done so with the support of an unlikely fifth column.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Jun 7, 2015 10:12
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10 million cartons of cigarettes trafficked out of Virginia

Of every five cigarettes sold in Virginia, at least one is illegally trafficked for resale in another state — more than 10 million cartons a year, worth hundreds of millions of dollars in profit. Recent criminal charges, cigarette sales figures and the F
Roanoke (VA) Times & World News
added May 4, 2015 19:04
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[Asia, Japan] BASEEL: Smoking while walking near kids or wheelchairs? Why not just swing a knife around?

Enforcement is still lax, however, prompting Sibakiyo to voice her complaint in manga form. Hopefully this appeal to smokers’ ability to think of something other than their own pleasure will prove effective, but if not, and least one other anti-smoker has
RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Apr 28, 2015 19:35
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‘BOOM!’ Obama’s ‘personal’ story of climate change gets smoked

Secondhand smoke does indeed aggravate asthma, but don’t tell that to the president who has a “climate change” agenda to sound the alarm about.
Twitchy
added Apr 9, 2015 00:04
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[Louisiana] ONE MONTH OUT, CITY SCRAMBLES TO IMPLEMENT SMOKING BAN

The smoking ban will kick in on April 22, one month from today. Harrah’s is still lobbying for an exemption, Councilmember Nadine Ramsey is still lobbying for an exemption, and there is still talk of changing the restrictions on smoking near a business e
Nola Defender
added Mar 22, 2015 17:38
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Ultra-High Grade CBD (Cannabidiol) Rich Hemp Oil to Target E-Cig & Vape Market - New All Natural-Organic Scientifically Formulated Product Begins Shipping

The E-Cig - Vapor markets have reached $1.7 billion in total sales annually and is projected to grow to $10 billion in the next 5 years as new biotech and nutraceutical applications focus on E-Liquid & Vaping industries. In particular Cannabidiol Rich He
PR Newswire
added Mar 9, 2015 17:11
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