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Online Shops Selling E-Cigarettes to Poland are Committing a Crime

The eSmoking Association asked the Polish Ministry of Health, if the prohibition applies also to foreign retailers. The answer of the Public Health Department of the Ministry of Health is unequivocal: this kind of sales is forbidden, no matter if it is co
PR Newswire
added Oct 26, 2016 14:17

[UK] Teenagers influenced by video games with alcohol and smoking content

Experts from the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies at The University of Nottingham have carried out the first ever analysis of best-selling video games to find out the extent to which the games include this content and to assess the link between
added Oct 26, 2016 13:28

A BAT deal with Reynolds adds to Big Tobacco's e-cig advantage

Reynolds' Vuse e-cigarette is the top selling vapor product in U.S. chain stores tracked by Nielsen. Its "heat-not-burn" product Eclipse is only available in limited distribution and not separately reported by the company. BAT, which sells e-cigarettes
added Oct 26, 2016 03:40

[Australia] ACCC action against e-cigarette company for alleged misleading non-toxic representations

The Joystick Company Pty Ltd (Joystick) made various claims in respect of its products, including that they do not contain any toxins or formaldehyde, are "independent from" chemicals found in conventional cigarettes, and have been approved by the ACCC.
Lexology (uk)
added Oct 26, 2016 03:34

[UK] Does YOUR teenager play Grand Theft Auto? They are 'twice as likely to smoke or drink alcohol'

Teenagers who play video games that feature alcohol and smoking are twice as likely to have tried either, new research suggests. Despite smoking and alcohol having age restrictions in real life, virtual content which features either often go unreported,
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 25, 2016 21:28

[California] CA Assemblymember Williams and Ventura County Leaders Urge Voters to Support Prop 56 and Reduce E-Cigarettes’ Impact on the Environment

“If it passes, Prop 56 will help us educate kids on the harmful effects of cigarettes and e-cigarettes,” said Oxnard School Board Trustee Denis O’Leary. “This initiative is designed to prevent kids from getting hooked on tobacco, protect California’s air
Yes on
added Oct 25, 2016 21:19

[Asia, India] e-drugs give youths a high as cops grope in the dark

After electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), electronic deodorized drugs (e-drugs) have become a new headache for the state police as they are unable to track their inflow into the market. Youngsters are hoodwinking enforcement authorities by vaping cannab
Times of India
added Oct 25, 2016 13:54

[California] LA City Councilmember David Ryu and Korean American Community Leaders Gather to Urge Voters to Support Prop 56 and Combat High Rates of Smoking

Councilmember Ryu was joined by radiation oncologist Dr. Paul Song, the Korean American Coalition (KAC), Korean American Dental Association, Korean Churches for Community Development, California Radiological Society, and Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alli
Yes on
added Oct 24, 2016 23:40

[California] African American, Latino and API Communities Stand Up to Tobacco Companies Predatory Tactics

“Our communities are being targeted by Big Tobacco,” said Assemblymember Tony Thurmond. “African Americans smoke more and die more because of the tobacco industry’s deadly products and calculated marketing in our communities. Proposition 56 is a crucial
Yes on
added Oct 24, 2016 23:39

[UK] Reynolds Deal Could Help British American Tobacco Make Up Lost Ground

Acquiring Reynolds American could give British American Tobacco a boost in the market for alternatives to cigarettes.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 24, 2016 22:21
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