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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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[Switzerland] Big Tobacco Has Caught Startup Fever / It’s not smoking. It’s platform-agnostic nicotine delivery solutions.

“There is no danger for any of you.” Assent was granted, and for the next hour, as he spoke, Calantzopoulos intermittently raised the IQOS to his lips and inhaled deeply. “We’re not in a pricing war. We’re in an innovation war”
Bloomberg News
added Apr 11, 2017 23:13
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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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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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[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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[UK] Counterfeit tobacco and cigarettes sold on Facebook

Consignments made out to be genuine brands are being sold by people using fake profiles on buy and sell pages for the south-east of England. Cheap tobacco purchased by BBC South East was found to contain double the lead content and a third more cadmium
BBC Online
added Apr 2, 2017 01:44
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[Montana, Virginia] Shadowy DC organization urges opposition to cigarette tax bill, collects emails

a Virginia-based organization that does not disclose its donors nor its spending has launched an online campaign to attack Gov. Steve Bullock and to fight a bill that would increase the state’s tobacco tax....“Paid for by American Potential.”
The Missoulian
added Apr 2, 2017 01:30
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