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[Colorado] Girl Scouts celebrate as Aurora smoking ban poised to become law

Five 13-year-old girls were on a mission to secure the coveted Silver Award— the second highest Girl Scouts honor. The project Troop 60789 took on to achieve that goal, took on a life of its own. “We didn't expect it to be big at all. We thought it wou
KMGH ABC Denver's 7
added Jan 23, 2018 22:35
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] BAT expected to continue to face challenges from illicit trade

The rationale for a smaller cigarette pack is to provide consumers a cheaper legal option by increasing the affordability of a pack of cigarettes. As at Aug 2017, BAT reported that illicit sales formed 56.1% of the market’s total sales volume, a sharp in
The Edge (my)
added Jan 23, 2018 00:48
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FDA's tobacco stance faces test with Philip Morris iQOS device

health advisers will vote this week on whether to allow Philip Morris International Inc (PM.N) to sell its novel iQOS tobacco device and claim it is less harmful than cigarettes....The sleekly packaged little tube would not look out of place in an Apple s
Reuters
added Jan 22, 2018 20:11
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[Canada] Anti-smoking activists move to other battles, as complete ban is adopted at BC Ferries

Errol Povah, president of Airspace Action on Smoking and Health, says BC Ferries’ move ends a long fight he has personally waged against his former employer. He’s now setting his sights on getting a complete ban on smoking in apartments and condos.
News1130 Radio (ca)
added Jan 22, 2018 06:05
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[New Hampshire] Seacoast teens push to raise NH tobacco age to 21

it’s far too easy for minors to get access to cigarettes and other tobacco products. The three Seacoast teenagers took that message to the Statehouse on Thursday, as they testified at a hearing in favor of a bill that would raise the legal age to buy cig
Foster's Democrat
added Jan 19, 2018 09:48
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New Tobacco Industry communication strategies to undermine public health: Part I - 50 shades of gray frame

This blog, one of four, is part of series in which Apfel analyses and McKee comments on Yach’s interview responses on the tobacco industry and his involvement in the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World. The series is intended to identify new ways in which t
The Communication Initiative Policy and Practice Blogs
added Feb 1, 2018 05:05
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[Virginia] Altria seeks state review of tax policy on new 'reduced risk' tobacco products

Tobacco giant Altria is asking its home state of Virginia to take a fresh look at the way it taxes tobacco products, especially those based on new technology that federal regulators find would pose less health risk than cigarettes. Sen. Emmett Hanger, R
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jan 21, 2018 16:45
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Health Ministry says no to kiddie pack cigarettes

PUTRAJAYA: The government will in no way support the proposal by the tobacco industry to re-introduce kiddie pack cigarettes (pack of 10 sticks) to combat the scourge of contraband cigarettes, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam. He said t
New Straits Times (my)
added Jan 17, 2018 20:35
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[Europe, Luxembourg] NNA joins the case against the EU snus ban

the New Nicotine Alliance (NNA), will be at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg, fighting the current EU snus ban alongside public health experts and consumers of reduced risk nicotine products.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jan 18, 2018 19:12
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UK vaping industry launches awareness month

VApril, which is being organised by the UK Vaping Industry Association, has been designed to raise awareness on the different types of vape products, vaping responsibly and the public health benefits compared to smoking. The awareness month will engage
Talking Retail (uk)
added Jan 17, 2018 20:18
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