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[Spain] Spanish smokers shun ‘magic wand’ e-cigarettes

The number of shops stocking vapour sticks has fallen from more than 3,000 to barely 300. Vice president of the country’s national e-cigarettes association, Alejandro Rodriguez laments ‘smear campaigns’ against the product. He said: “There has been a ver
The Olive Press (es)
added Nov 24, 2014 11:49
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[Wisconsin] The American Vaping Association (yes, there is such a thing) calls Madison ban unhealthy

“It is especially cruel to ban vaping in a city known for its frigid temperatures,” said Gregory Conley, the AVA’s president, in a press release. “For many smokers, the ability to stay out of the cold acts as a powerful incentive to give up cigarettes an
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Nov 24, 2014 11:44
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KERSHAW: Don't let Big Tobacco crush e-cigarettes

* Kershaw: FDA should let e-cigarette industry innovate to save tobacco smokers' lives Editor's note: Oliver Kershaw is the founder and CEO of E-cigarette Forum. He is also a co-founder of Vaping.com and the E-Cigarette Summit, which aims to promote ope
CNN
added Nov 22, 2014 13:27
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[California] Smokers hold out for habit despite public pressure, taxes

A coalition of health advocacy groups says increasing taxes on cigarettes will shock more people into quitting, thereby lowering health care costs and saving taxpayer dollars. Dubbed Save Lives California, the coalition comprises the American Lung Associ
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Nov 22, 2014 12:56
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California tobacco tax backers unveil new campaign

a coalition of labor and health advocates unveiled on Thursday a campaign to impose a $2-a-pack cigarette tax through legislation or a ballot initiative. “Smoking-related disease remains the world’s most preventable cause of disease,” Dr. Richard Thorp,
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Nov 21, 2014 01:34
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[Africa, Ghana] Expedite the Tobacco Tax Legislation process -Govt. urged

The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), a non-governmental organisation, has appealed to President John Dramani Mahama to reject tobacco industry interferences in developing national Tobacco Tax Policy. “The recent proposal from the Ministry of Fin
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Nov 21, 2014 01:30
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[Canada] Youth urged Ontario to ban flavoured tobacco

Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 20, 2014 12:45
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Massachusetts Town Votes to End Bid for Tobacco Ban

at its regular meeting Wednesday afternoon, the board voted 2 to 1 to rescind the proposal, saying it had already heard the town’s objections loud and clear. “The town is not in favor of the proposal, and therefore I am not in favor of the proposal,” Ed
New York Times
added Nov 20, 2014 12:06
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Firestorm Erupts in Anti-Smoking Massachusetts Town

Many say they have never touched tobacco and find the habit disgusting. Rather, they perceive the ban as a frontal assault on their individual liberties. And they say it would cripple the eight retailers in town who sell tobacco products.
New York Times
added Nov 18, 2014 11:28
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UCSF Report Says Program To Diminish Tobacco Use in California Is Fading

researchers said efforts to raise additional money have failed, in part because of increased willingness among state legislators to accept tobacco industry campaign donations. The report includes comments from: Kimberly Amazeen, vice president of public p
California Healthline
added Nov 18, 2014 11:10
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