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[UK-Scotland] 'Don't tar us with the same brush as tobacco industry'

Electronic Cigarette Industry Trade Association (ECITA) claims their reputation is suffering because of "historic distrust". Tom Pruen, ECITA's chief scientific officer, said: "The vast majority of the industry is not anything to do with the tobacco indu
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 1, 2014 03:27
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Taipei student tobacco tests opposed

The Taiwan Smokers’ Rights Association yesterday accused the New Taipei City government of breaking the law and violating students’ rights with its request that junior- and senior-high schools conduct tobacco tests on suspected smokers, according to a st
Tobacco Reporter
added Aug 30, 2014 11:50
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E-Cigarette Group Calls CDC Study On Teen Use Deceptive ($$)

The American Vaping Association responded to the CDC's study released Aug. 25, which found that many young e-cigarette users plan to use real cigarettes later in life, arguing the report failed to disclose its misleading methodology, according to the AVA
Law360
added Aug 29, 2014 19:27
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[Australia, UK] VIDEO: Plain Cigarette Packs Do Not Hurt Retailers

The Tobacco Manufacturers' Association in the UK claim previous studies have found the opposite - that numbers of counterfeit cigarettes go up and cost AU$1bn (£564m) in lost taxes. They added: "The limited telephone survey published in the BMJ only cove
Sky News (uk)
added Aug 29, 2014 13:45
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[Indiana] Bar Owner Says Kokomo Smoking Ban May Close Business

Monday night, the city’s common council voted 5 to 4 in favor of an all-inclusive smoking ban. Bartender Holly Long says she’s a single mother and won’t be able to make ends meet if the ban passes. “You have your choice if you want to walk into the bar
Indiana Public Media - WFIU / WTIU
added Aug 29, 2014 13:41
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Dems: Report shows need for e-cigarette regulations

“FDA has an existing mechanism to protect children now, and the scientific evidence has never been clearer: strong regulatory action on the marketing of e-cigarettes to children cannot wait.”...industry called the CDC report “deceptive” and demanded a ret
The Hill
added Aug 29, 2014 13:28
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[Germany, Ireland] German lobby backs Irish anti-smoking plan

German health campaigners have written to Enda Kenny backing plans for plain packaging ... comes after German politicians and businesses previously claimed the plans would boost cigarette smuggling, reduce taxes and hurt the economy.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Aug 29, 2014 11:29
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Lobbyists Put Congressmen to Work at Convenience Stores

7-Eleven Inc. and Maverick Inc. put members of Congress to work behind their counters this month as part of a lobbying campaign by the former National Association of Convenience Stores to convince lawmakers to address retailers' concerns about menu label
National Law Journal
added Aug 28, 2014 17:27
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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
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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
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