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[Italy] Consumer groups mixed on e-cigarette ban for minors

This week the health ministry signed an ordinance prohibiting the sale of e-cigarettes to anyone aged 18 or younger, the same age limit for tobacco products. The health ministry said that the devices, despite advertizing a less-harmful alternative to trad
Gazzetta del Sud (it)
added Apr 4, 2013 07:29
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Italy bans minors from buying electronic cigarettes

Italy on Tuesday announced plans to raise the legal limit for buying electronic cigarettes to 18 years from a previous 16, citing the high dose of nicotine inhaled when using the smokeless product.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 3, 2013 10:20
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Smoking ban called for in Italy when smog levels high

Italian consumer group Codacons on Thursday called for a ban on smoking when city smog levels get too high, and said that citizens are entitled to damages for the harm caused by unsafe air. "We call on mayors across the country to prohibit smoking when sm
Gazzetta del Sud (it)
added Jan 17, 2013 09:57
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[Italy] VIDEO: Electronic Cigarettes May Not Combat Addiction, Report Says

There is no scientific proof that electronic cigarettes are useful in combating smoking addiction and they should not be used by young people because they are still delivering nicotine to the body, a study by the Italian Health Ministry said today.
ABC News
added Jan 5, 2013 15:20
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Smoking while driving and public support for car smoking bans in Italy

the majority of the Italian population (including smokers) support the introduction of a smoking ban in cars, particularly in cars carrying children. Smoke-free laws should therefore be extended to private vehicles, particularly if they are carrying child
Tobacco Control
added Jan 4, 2013 10:41
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[Italy] E-cigarettes may not help combat smoking addiction

Young people should avoid use of electronic cigarettes because they also deliver nicotine to the body plus there is no scientific proof that they are useful in combating smoking addiction, a study by the Italian Health Ministry has said.
DNA India (in)
added Dec 31, 2012 09:37
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[Italy] VIDEO: No Proof Electronic Cigarettes Combat Addiction, Report Says

There is no scientific proof that electronic cigarettes are useful in combating smoking addiction and they should not be used by young people because they are still delivering nicotine to the body, a study by the Italian Health Ministry said today.
ABC News
added Dec 30, 2012 19:54
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[Italy] Electronic cigarettes no help in kicking the habit, Italian study says

The report, prepared by the Italy's National Institute of Health for Italy's health minister and released Friday, urged the government to warn young adults there are still potential health risks from the popular electronic cigarettes even though the nico
UPI
added Dec 28, 2012 18:25
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Supporting La Scala in Italy

JTI’s support for La Scala Opera House Museum in Milan – part of its commitment to creating cultural partnerships around the world La Scala Opera House in Milan has both a global cultural reputation for ballet as well as opera, and a rich, colourful hist
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Dec 17, 2012 17:10
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[UK] L'Aquila quake: Italy scientists guilty of manslaughter

The seven - all members of the National Commission for the Forecast and Prevention of Major Risks - were accused of having provided "inaccurate, incomplete and contradictory" information about the danger of the tremors felt ahead of 6 April 2009 quake, I
BBC Online
added Oct 23, 2012 16:44
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