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BIRR: ‘MISLEADING’ SURGEON GENERAL REPORT ON VAPING BATTERED AS ‘FICTION’

“One was lead to believe that e-cigarettes posed a grave danger to public health in that teenagers trying these products were getting hooked on nicotine and would likely transition to deadly cigarettes,” Dr. Cummings told The Daily Caller News Foundation
Daily Vaper (Daily Caller)
added Sep 7, 2017 17:06
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Not ‘kiddie pack’ but mini pack, and there are reasons: Tobacco firms (corrected)

TOBACCO companies have said there are reasons for introducing small cigarette packs in Malaysia. Responding to The Star, they also pointed out that these were not “kiddie packs”, but smaller packs of 10 sticks.
The Star (my)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:34
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[Asia, India] Cancer specialist asks PM for tobacco probe

Kailash Sharma, director of academics at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, has cited leaked government and tobacco industry documents to seek a probe into whether a Union home ministry note allegedly depicting tobacco control as an unhealthy activity
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:08
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American Vaping Association urges FDA to approve applications for iQOS

Conley, president of the AVA, sent a letter to the [FDA]. “As strong believers in the possibility of the United States attaining a ‘smoke-free’ future with technology, innovation, and a recognition of informed human choice, we strongly recommended that th
Vaping Post (ch)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:52
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[Canada] Group urges landlords to make buildings smoke-free

After the City of St. John’s made its seven non-profit housing buildings smoke free Sept. 1, at least one group is calling on landlords to follow that lead The Newfoundland and Labrador Alliance for the Control of Tobacco (ACT) says landlords should ban
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:29
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[Germany] Illegal tobacco trade costs country billions

Illicit trading in the tobacco industry is costing the country billions. It’s also leading to job losses. Now the industry wants the government to intervene. Today Gauteng MEC for Economic Development, Lebogang Maile, visited British American Tobacco’s
eNCA (za)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:00
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Retailers to petition government for return of smaller cigarette packs

About 40,000 sundry goods merchants and coffee shop owners have signed a petition calling on the government to have smaller packs of cigarettes reintroduced as they believe it will help to address the illicit cigarette trade problem and reduce cigarette c
The Edge (my)
added Sep 6, 2017 16:18
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Divided over ‘kiddie pack’

Ongoing debate: Four national associations voiced their support for restoring kiddie packs, claiming that the move would contribute to curbing the illegal cigarette trade.
The Star (my)
added Sep 6, 2017 03:13
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[Malaysia] M'sian associations push for sale of 10-stick ciggie pack to combat illegal cigarette market

"We are selling cigarettes legally but it is getting harder for retailers to sell cigarettes now. "The illegal cigarette issue is so big, enforcement alone is not enough. We have 5 million smokers here and 57 per cent of them opt for illegal cigarettes
New Straits Times (my)
added Sep 6, 2017 03:11
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[Africa] CSO Calls For Increase In Tobacco Tax To Curb Harm On Nigerians

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to increase tax on tobacco to stop its harmful effect on the health of Nigerians. The Executive Director of CISLAC, Mr Auwal Musa told newsmen in Abuja that
PM News (ng)
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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