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[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
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[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
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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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Facebook: Tobacco lawsuits

We asked our Facebook readers how they feel about smokers suing tobacco companies. Here is what two of them had to say: “It’s wrong. When you know the risks but do it anyway, sorry, but it’s on you at that point.” — Mark Shelton
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 10, 2017 15:18
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[USA] The perfect state gift for lung cancer-smoking denialist #MikePence when he visits @TurnbullMalcolm Apr22. An Australian first!

Twitter
added Apr 9, 2017 18:32
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[Finland] Smoke-free babies as a goal: 15% of pregnant Finns still smoke

Expectant mothers smoke more in Finland than in the other Nordic countries, and the southern city of Hämeenlinna has decided to do something about it. Carbon monoxide monitors are now a routine part of maternity clinic visits there.
YLE24 (fi)
added Jun 16, 2017 21:48
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[Finland] Smoke-free babies as a goal: 15% of pregnant Finns still smoke

Expectant mothers smoke more in Finland than in the other Nordic countries, and the southern city of Hämeenlinna has decided to do something about it. Carbon monoxide monitors are now a routine part of maternity clinic visits there.
YLE24 (fi)
added Apr 10, 2017 15:22
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[Asia] Israeli Health Minister Concedes: Philip Morris IQOS Cigarette to Be Restricted as Tobacco Product

The Health Ministry announced on Sunday to the High Court of Justice that it is adopting the view that the new cigarettes (IQOS) produced by tobacco giant Philip Morris will be defined as a “tobacco product” and be subject to all the restrictions applyin
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Apr 6, 2017 21:36
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[New York] UPS Untaxed Cigarette Trafficking Liability: Increased Scrutiny onTobacco Companies

THE CASE’S DOWNSTREAM SIGNIFICANCE TO TOBACCO Although UPS’s compliance efforts came too late to avoid liability, the court’s discussion provides a glimpse into the increased scrutiny UPS has focused on tobacco companies. • Where UPS audits or
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jul 26, 2017 23:22
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UK cigarette ban sparks Facebook 'black market' where fags are sold on cheap

SMOKERS are ditching convenience stores for the “black market” of illegal sellers using social media to flog fags...there’s fears the illegal trade of tobacco online will only continue to grow as new smoking law changes arrive in Britain. The new rules,
Daily Star (uk)
added Apr 1, 2017 18:09
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