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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] E-trader pulls out Mighty cigarettes

Global e-commerce firm Alibaba has taken down online listings that advertise the sale of fake cigarette stamps, in response to the request made by Carlos Dominguez III, finance secretary, and assured the Philippine government that it will continue to exe
Malaya (ph)
added Apr 19, 2017 21:58

[Asia-pacific, China, Philippines] Alibaba removes fake stamp ads

Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba removed the online listings that advertise the sale of fake cigarette stamps, in response to a request from Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III. Alibaba in a statement assured the Philippine government that it would
Manila Standard (ph)
added Apr 17, 2017 18:05

[Australia] Caroline Wilson clips 'hero' who filmed Jesse Hogan smoking

Caroline Wilson has taken aim at the "hero" who filmed Jesse Hogan smoking last week and sent it to a media outlet.... While not defending Hogan's decision to smoke, Wilson said she was sad somebody felt the need to "dob" the Demon in. "Why are these he
Radio 3AW
added Apr 15, 2017 19:44

[New York] FDA awards $625m tobacco-education contract to FCB-Rescue partnership

has awarded an advertising contract for up to $625 million to True North Communications, a partnership between FCB New York and Rescue. The contract, which went into effect on Monday, will run for five years, according to the award notice. The account re
PR Week US
added Apr 15, 2017 19:37
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[UK-Scotland] Recent ban on smoking in cars with children receives backing from majority of Scottish smokers

the YouGov survey showed recent legislation and initiatives around smoking and public health were proving “popular” with smokers and non-smokers alike. The survey, which was released by ASH Scotland today, was carried out online, with a total sample size
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Apr 15, 2017 15:34

[Asia-pacific, Japan] LETTER: Making a case against ban on public smoking

Is this the same WHO that repressed a 1998 study by the [IARC]...Is there a conspiracy here? As a mild smoker I wanted to find out what, if any, danger I was causing to others. I googled the subject and was overwhelmed with anti-smoking propaganda
Japan Times (jp)
added Apr 14, 2017 14:54

[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Civil organizations urge gov’t to step up tobacco control regulations

More than 72 civil organizations in Taiwan submitted a petition to lawmakers to update the decade-old Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act ahead of the World No Tobacco Month in May, following latest international studies indicating a rise in smoking related de
Taiwan News (tw)
added Apr 13, 2017 15:18

[Indiana] When a 'vape' is more than just a 'vape'

“Vape pens are sweeping the country, but what we are quickly finding out (and many people still don’t know) is what is actually inside those vape pens. First, there are no absolutes when you talk about a vape pen or e- cigarette. There are vapes that w
The Times of Northwest Indiana
added Apr 13, 2017 14:52

[Florida] Woman suffers collapsed lung from secondhand smoke

A woman named Destiny Frye posted on Facebook her experience with secondhand smoke. It has gone viral with almost 40,000 shares...doctors told Frye she had a collapsed lung and should consider herself a smoker. The problem Frye says she has never smoke
WTSP-TV Ch. 10
added Apr 12, 2017 19:07

JournalNow poll / Q. Do you think smokers harmed by the habit should be able to sue tobacco companies?

Yes: 54 (16.7 percent) No: 245 (75.9 percent) It depends on how they were harmed: 24 (7.4 percent) Total responses: 323
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 10, 2017 15:20
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