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[Africa, Canada, Ireland, Nigeria] JEMIDE: National Tobacco Control Bill: The challenge on security and economy

Ambrose Jemide, a security consultant, argues that stringent tobacco regulation has adverse implications for the security and economy of the nation…
Daily Independent (ng)
added Aug 27, 2014 22:00

Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA) Comments on American Heart Association (AHA) Policy Statement on Vapor Products, Including E-Cigarettes

"We are particularly pleased that AHA's report recognizes the magnitude of benefits that vaporizers such as electronic cigarettes offer to smokers as tools that can help reduce cigarette-induced diseases," says Phil Daman, SFATA's president and chairman.
CBS MarketWatch
added Aug 27, 2014 12:53

[West Virginia] Casino loses smoking battle in Hancock County

Board of Health voted Tuesday in favor of a countywide public place indoor smoking ban despite objections from the county's largest employer, Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort.
West Virginia Metro News Network
added Aug 27, 2014 01:58
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[UK] VIDEO: E-Lites: WHO e-cigarette advice 'troubling'

director of corporate affairs at manufacturer E-Lites, said he felt a ban on indoor use was "troubling". He said such a move might have a negative impact in the campaign to get smokers to quit.
BBC Online
added Aug 26, 2014 21:49

[Asia, Korea - South] [Susan P. Mercado] If we stand together, no tobacco industry can survive

With very deep pockets, the tobacco companies have been highly resourceful in undermining tobacco control efforts....The WHO congratulates the NHIS for its courage in taking the fight to the industry, our common public health enemy.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 25, 2014 08:59

Pediatricians want to childproof e-cig refills

"Alarmingly, these products are often sold in containers without any child-proofing," the pediatricians wrote in a letter to Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), who introduced the Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act last month.
The Hill
added Aug 22, 2014 12:38

[Africa, Nigeria, UK] British America Tobacco urges anti-tobacco NGOs to fund alternative smoking products

“In recent times, stakeholders have asked NGOs involved in tobacco control to get more involved in consumer education and funding of research of alternative and healthier products for consumers, who insist on smoking as these areas are critically needed
Premium Times (ng)
added Aug 22, 2014 07:01

[Missouri] E-cigarette debate continues after Nixon's veto

vetoed the bill that, on line one, outlawed the sale of e-cigarettes to minors but went on to say they “shall not be taxed or otherwise regulated as tobacco product.” That’s sly wording, according to Ms. Taylor who believes the bill was an attempt by toba
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Aug 22, 2014 06:26

[Indonesia] Keep Asian Games tobacco-free, say NGOs

“The OCA should not allow their well-respected and globally recognized organization to be ‘used’ by the tobacco industry in their bid to promote their deadly products among the youth, by using a prestigious sporting event, such as the Asian Games,” SEATC
Jakarta Post (id)
added Aug 21, 2014 22:08
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[Nigeria] ERA/FoEN To African Govts: Prosperous Tobacco Farmer Stories A Myth

ERA/FoEN said the call had become urgent in view of the increase in tempo of visibility events organised by cigarette makers and leaf buyers through the International Tobacco Growers Association (ITGA) and its allies in different countries in the last two
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Aug 21, 2014 22:06
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