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[New Zealand] Nicotine e-cigarettes to be made legal

Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner said scientific evidence on the safety of e-cigarettes was still developing but there was a general consensus that vaping was much less harmful than smoking. She said the government was taking a cautious approach b
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:17
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[New Zealand] E-cigarettes to be regulated as consumer products

The Government is planning to change the law regulating e-cigarettes. These changes need to go through Parliament before they can take effect. This will likely happen from the middle of 2018 at the earliest. The proposed changes are to: legalise the sale
New Zealand Ministry of Health (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 15:19
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Japan Tobacco’s Challenges Build Case for a Return to Dealmaking

The Tokyo-based company’s domestic market is shrinking as hundreds of thousands of smokers switch to Philip Morris’s cigarette alternative iQOS. The introduction of plain packaging in the U.K. and record cigarette tax hikes in Russia are weighing on grow
Bloomberg News
added Mar 29, 2017 10:44
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smoking fines at multi-story carpark and void deck spark mixed reactions among netizens

Pictures of electronic notice of smoking offences circulating online are causing a stir among netizens. Road.sg Facebook page posted a picture of the notice and wrote that smoking in any multi-story car park (MSCP) would attract a $200 fine.
The Online Citizen (TOC) (sg)
added Mar 29, 2017 10:20
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[Japan] BAT Sheds Light on Glo

LONDON – As word that Philip Morris International’s “heat not burn” product has ignited consumer interest in Japan, PMI’s rival, British American Tobacco (BAT), has also chimed in on its own version called glo, having reported early success with its rece
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 27, 2017 23:33
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[Japan] Latest clinical research confirms that IQOS reduces smoker exposure to select harmful chemicals as compared to cigarette smoke

Conducted in Japan over a three-month period by the well-known clinical research organization, the Osaki Hospital Tokyo Heart Center, the study showed that smokers who switched to IQOS: Reduced their exposure to 15 harmful chemicals to levels that approa
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 27, 2017 15:31
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[New Zealand] No smokes without fire: Philip Morris' 'Heat not burn' tobacco sales under scrutiny

Multi-national tobacco giant Philip Morris is giving smokers private demonstrations of its "heat not burn" electronic devices, and insists it is not breaking the law. Through an invitation-only website, the tobacco giant is marketing its Iqos smokeless
Manawatu Standard (nz)
added Mar 27, 2017 15:18
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Startups downplay tobacco as they talk up cannabis

Meanwhile, not a single fund in the database mentions cigarettes or e-cigarettes as a focus area. That could lead startups developing vaping gear or other products that could conceivably be used for either pot or tobacco to play up the cannabis angle.
TechCrunch
added Mar 27, 2017 03:47
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Public reactions to e-cigarette regulations on Twitter: a text mining analysis

In the days following the FDA’s announcement of the new deeming regulations, the public reaction on Twitter was largely negative. Public health advocates should consider using social media outlets to better communicate the policy’s intentions, reach and p
Tobacco Control
added Mar 25, 2017 17:32
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[China] Yunnan Tobacco and Smart Manufacturing

The tobacco industry of southwest China’s Yunnan Province – the largest tobacco-growing region in China and known as the Kingdom of Tobacco – is in a process of technological transformation intended to implement new best practices of smart manufacturing
Tobacco Asia
added Mar 24, 2017 20:34
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