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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Philip Morris defends IQOS safety vs regular cigarettes

Philip Morris Korea Inc., which could face punitive action if found guilty of false or exaggerated advertising, strongly refuted the latest finding by the South Korean government that underscored health risks in the heat-not-burn cigarettes. The maker
Pulse (kr)
added Jun 20, 2018 14:38
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Massachusetts to consider changing smoking age to 21

As Massachusetts inches closer to becoming one of a handful of states where — like alcohol — you must be at least 21 years old to buy a pack of cigarettes, debate has ensued related to health, personal freedom and shared responsibility. The state Legisl
New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Jun 20, 2018 13:40
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[California] GLANTZ: San Francisco tobacco product flavor ban: It’s not over yet

I would not be surprised if RJR (and perhaps other tobacco interests) engages in a campaign to undermine the law by encouraging merchants not to comply, publicizing non-compliance, then working to get the law ignored or repealed. It is, therefore, that t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:56
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[Africa, South Africa] HECTOR: Public place smoking ban a disaster for black-owned township businesses

Government’s proposal to ban all indoor smoking, to remove closed off indoor smoking sections, and to introduce outdoor smoking restrictions was designed without any recognition of the reality of township life
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:49
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[Europe] GILMORE/ROWELL: The Tobacco industry’s latest scam: How Big Tobacco is still facilitating tobacco smuggling, while also attempting to control a global system designed to prevent it.

they are positioning themselves to control the very system governments around the world have designed to stop them from doing so. Their elaborate and underhand effort, implemented over years, involves front groups, third parties, fake news and payments to
British Medical Journal
added Jun 19, 2018 15:21
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VIDEO: Inside a lavish retreat where lobbyists donate for access to state attorneys general

Selling access to events like this has helped the Republican Attorneys General Association, or RAGA, raise more than $20 million... The more money these lobbyists shell out, the more access...In attendance? Representatives from Koch Industries, big tobacc
CBS News.com
added Jun 19, 2018 12:09
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Majority of Australians want vapes to be legalised – as thousands of former smokers are forced to illegally import nicotine to fuel their e-cigarettes

Conducted by the Crosby Textor Group, the poll shows 61 per cent of 1200 adults backed a move towards legalising e-cigarettes or vaporisers, commonly known as vapes. The Turnbull government should follow the lead of the United States, United Kingdom, Ca
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 19, 2018 03:18
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[Australia] Aussies want 'vapes' legalised: poll

Most Australians want a ban on electronic cigarettes lifted, according to an Australian Retailers Association survey. Conducted by the Crosby Textor Group, the poll shows 61 per cent of 1200 adults backed a move towards legalising e-cigarettes or vapori
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jun 19, 2018 03:20
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New York: Tell Assembly committee to advance Tobacco 21 bill

A bill to raise the tobacco age to 21 has been moving through the New York Legislature. But now it's stuck in the General Assembly's Codes Committee. Use the tool below email to all committee members asking them to advance the bill: We just need few pi
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 16, 2018 11:32
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[Vermont] Group pushes for smoke-free Montpelier

The Central Vermont New Directions Coalition says the numbers in teen smoking have gone down in Vermont. Now, they want to see a similar trend in adults. This group doesn’t want to see or smell cigarettes in their downtown area. "We are trying to build
WCAX-TV Ch. 3 (Burlington, VT)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:51
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