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[Australia] STONEHOUSE: Vaping: why the status quo is not an option

I’m a Liberal Democrat MP in the state parliament... That’s why, last week, sick and tired of waiting for mainstream politicians to drag themselves into the twenty-first century, I launched a campaign to legalise vaping in WA.
The Spectator Australia (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 03:56
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[Missouri] Petitions submitted by casino-funded group to put limited smoking restriction on Nov. 6 St. Louis County ballot

A committee funded by the owner of the Hollywood Casino turned in on Wednesday almost 53,000 signatures...the mayor of Maryland Heights — where the casino is situated — has asked the County Election Board to disqualify from the same ballot a much stricter
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Aug 9, 2018 17:21
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[South Africa] AUDIO: New Tobacco Bill poses potential safety risk for female smokers

seeks to ban the display of all tobacco products.... Imagine at night and ladies will have to go outside to smoke 10 metres away with the spate of rape currently happening in the country. — Fanny Mokoena, Chairperson of the Gauteng Liquor Forum
702 Talk Radio (za)
added Aug 8, 2018 19:55
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FORSTER: Bots Are Dominating The Discussion About E-Cigarettes On Twitter

"We do not know the source, or if they are being paid by commercial interests. Are these robot accounts evading regulations? I do not know the answer to that. But that is something consumers deserve to know. To what extent is the public health discourse
Forbes
added Aug 8, 2018 19:20
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[UK] Revealed: tobacco giant's secret plans to see off plain cigarette packets

Documents circulated within [PMI]...marked "for internal discussion and illustration purposes only", show how the owner of the Marlboro brand drew up an astonishingly detailed attack plan to "ensure that PP [plain packaging] is not adopted in the UK".
The Observer (uk)
added Aug 7, 2018 17:52
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[Africa, South Africa] VEGTER: Tobacco Bill unjustified by government’s own impact assessment

The Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill (‘Tobacco Bill’), which is open for comment until 9 August 2018, imposes draconian new rules and restrictions on the sale and use of tobacco products, and controversially places electro
Daily Maverick (za)
added Aug 7, 2018 16:45
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Independent Institute

S. Fred Singer are Research Fellows and Richard Vedder is a Senior Fellow . All of the above have a long history of working for the Tobacco Institute (TI) and/or Philip Morris and all nine were also members of the 'Academic Advisory Board' for the pro-t
SourceWatch (Center for Media & Democracy)
added Aug 7, 2018 16:41
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Vaping draws strong support—from bots

Social media accounts run by internet robots may be driving much of the discussion around the health threats posed by e-cigarettes, according to a study ... found most of the automated messages were positive toward vaping.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:44
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[UK] VAPE TAX 'ILLOGICAL' Taxing e-cigarettes makes ‘no sense’ as they help people quit smoking, experts warn

TAXING vapers makes “no sense” experts said yesterday - after it emerged Treasury beancounters were drawing up plans to slap a tax on e-cigs to pay for the NHS’s £20billion birthday bounty. Whitehall sources are looking at so called “sin taxes” to raise
The Sun (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:38
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[UK] Vaping industry hits back at reports of new tax on e-cigs

The UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA) has written to the Treasury in response to reports suggesting that the government is considering introducing a new ‘sin tax’ on vaping products, which would reportedly raise additional tax revenue of £40m. A re
Talking Retail (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:37
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