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BIALOUS/GLANTZ: Heated tobacco products: another tobacco industry global strategy to slow progress in tobacco control [FREE FULL TEXT]

Under the moniker of ‘harm reduction’, the tobacco companies are attempting to rehabilitate their reputation so they can more effectively influence governments to roll back existing tobacco control policies or create exemptions for their HTP.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 12, 2018 22:25
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An 'epidemic of nicotine addiction' among youth prompts FDA to get tough on e-cigarette makers

directing the industry’s giants to draw up detailed plans for halting sales to minors and threatening to pull a wide range of products, including flavorings that appeal to underage buyers, from an exploding market. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb called
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 12, 2018 19:50
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F.D.A. Cracks Down on Juul and E-Cigarette Retailers

sending warning letters to 1,100 retailers — including 7-Eleven stores, Walgreens, Circle K convenience shops and Shell gas stations — and issued another 131 fines, for selling e-cigarettes to minors....would look closely at the manufacturers’ own interne
New York Times
added Sep 12, 2018 17:43
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[China] Juul Gets Restraining Order on Fake Chinese E-Cigarettes

The company filed trademark claims against 30 entities in China for selling counterfeit Juul-brand devices and nicotine pods on EBay Inc., according to a statement Tuesday. Juul was granted a temporary restraining order late last month by a judge in fede
Bloomberg News
added Sep 14, 2018 03:23
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[Africa] How Nigeria’s online stores flout country’s tobacco control law

Checks by PREMIUM TIMES showed that these online retailers not only market products like cigarettes and shisha, they do not have mechanisms to ensure prospective buyers are aged 18 and above, a flagrant violation of the National Tobacco Control Act. The
Premium Times (ng)
added Sep 12, 2018 14:00
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[Singapore] Netizens have mixed reactions to MPs’ proposals for restricting smoking at home

On Monday, September 10, Parliament passed amendments to the Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) Act, which gives officers of the National Environment Agency (NEA) more powers of enforcement as well as provides for more no-smoking zones.
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Australia] New website promises packs of cigarettes for HALF-PRICE - and they claim what they're doing is 100% legal

The website RYO Solutions Australia has cropped up online offering tobacco for much less than the recommended retail price after Australian smokers were hit with another tax hike on September 1. Australians already pay the most in the world for their t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 11, 2018 16:22
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[UK] LAST SMOKE

ENGLAND WILL SMOKE FOR 32 MORE YEARS. YOU COULD CHANGE THAT Even now, 7.4m people still smoke in the UK. The numbers are falling, but unless something changes, the last smoke in England won’t happen until 2050.
Smoke Free Future (uk) [Philip Morris Ltd)
added Sep 11, 2018 14:28
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[UK] ABOUT SMOKE-FREE FUTURE

At Philip Morris Ltd, our goal is to replace cigarettes with smoke-free products that are a better choice than continuing to smoke. We want that to happen as soon as possible. But there is no substitute for quitting completely and for good.
Smoke Free Future (uk) [Philip Morris Ltd)
added Sep 11, 2018 14:26
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InventHelp Inventor Develops Second-Hand Smoke Filtration Unit (SFO-553)

He developed patent pending SMOKKUBE M V S to provide a safe enclosed area to smoke cigarettes in public places, which actually directs second-hand smoke away from smokers. As such, it protects them against the effects of second-hand smoke by reducing th
PR Newswire
added Sep 12, 2018 01:22
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