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[Asia, China] 4 arrested for online counterfeit cigarette sales

Police in southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region had arrested four suspects for selling counterfeit cigarettes online, they announced Saturday. Laibin City police launched an investigation in March after receiving information about counterfe
Global Times (cn)
added Dec 12, 2016 06:26
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[Australia] Tobacco traffickers turn to Tinder to push cut-price cigarettes in Victoria

Organised crime syndicates are urging prospective clients to “swipe right” for cheap cigarettes on Tinder, and are selling packets for as little as $18. Dating profiles, seen by the Herald Sun, are spruiking the often smuggled cigarettes, which are sold
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Dec 11, 2016 18:31
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Registration and Listing Guidance Revised with New Compliance Period

companies which begin manufacturing newly regulated tobacco products in a domestic establishment on or after the August 8 effective date of the deeming rule must register and list immediately with the FDA. The FDA is currently accepting submissions and e
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 10, 2016 00:47
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[UK] BAT's vaping robots find e-cigarettes don't deliver as much nicotine as traditional smokes

Dr James Murphy, head of risk substantiation at BAT, said the company had to be sure that other tests weren’t just saying e-cigarette vapour had a reduced impact because it was lost in the air. The latest tests used new methods to checked whether the da
City A.M. (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 13:44
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Campaign launched against secondhand smoke

Việt Nam Women’s Union, in coordination with Việt Nam Tobacco Control Fund (Ministry of Health), officially launched a communication campaign on the harmful effects of secondhand smoke at a ceremony yesterday in Hà Nội. The campaign, titled "Protect your
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Dec 7, 2016 02:29
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[Virginia] Philip Morris International seeks FDA approval for "modified risk" tobacco product

claims the vapor has less than 10 percent of the harmful chemicals found in cigarette smoke, but the FDA will have to verify that claim as part of the agency’s review of the application, which could take more than a year. Tobacco companies cannot make hea
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Dec 7, 2016 02:27
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22nd Century to Present Overview of Company’s Medical Marijuana and Industrial Hemp Initiatives at LD Micro Investor Conference

Headlining the presentation will be Dr. Rushton’s discussion of the Company’s proprietary cannabis initiatives, including the development of THC-free industrial hemp varieties and the propagation of medical marijuana strains that are selected for increase
Business Wire
added Dec 5, 2016 23:04
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As Cigarette Demand Slows, Philip Morris Pursues a Paradigm Shift

Iqos trials showed that the product has an effect that is almost akin to quitting smoking, making it hard to imagine that smokers would be ready to pay a premium for a similar experience. The product's biggest hurdle is probably the eventual conversion
thestreet.com
added Dec 5, 2016 22:58
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New Vaporizing Technology, qmos™, set to Revolutionize Vaping and E-Cigarette Industries

United Tobacco Vapor Group's (UTVG) announced today that UTVG has been granted a patent for their new vaporizing technology...qmos™ is wickless and sponge-less. It also reduces the number of parts found in a traditional e-cigarette from 20 to 5. qmos™ tec
PR Newswire
added Dec 3, 2016 00:28
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[California] Anti-Smoking Researchers Target Hipsters. And Yes, They Know Who You Are.

researchers have begun creating Facebook smoking cessation groups under the banner of a “brand”...an anti-smoking brand called “Commune,” specifically targeting the nation’s ample supply of hipsters. What the brand is “selling” is the desire not to smo
KQED (San Francisco, CA)
added Dec 2, 2016 17:42
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