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[Canada] Langley woman's petition calls for ban on smoking in condos

Langley resident and condo owner Naomi Baker is losing her battle with her neighbours who smoke... Now, she's trying to stir the B.C. government to action with an online petition. "I've lived here for a couple years, and we have secondhand smoke coming
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 30, 2018 17:27
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Carreras warns against insect parts, faecal matter in illegal cigarettes

MANAGING director of Carreras Limited Marcus Steele has warned that the growing trade in illicit cigarettes poses an even greater threat to the health of consumers, citing industry analysis which indicate that illegal cigarettes have been found to conta
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Aug 29, 2018 06:46
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VIDEO: Juul, e-cigarette popular among teens, being investigated by FDA

she and two other moms recently launched the grassroots group Parents Against Vaping E-cigarettes to educate about the dangers of e-cigarettes, advocate against their use and lobby for legislative action. "This is coming to epidemic proportions and it's
CBS News.com
added Aug 28, 2018 13:32
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[Canada] Langley woman pushes for provincewide ban on smoking in multi-unit buildings

A Langley woman, Naomi Goffman, has decided that enough is enough. So she's launched an online petition to push Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Selina Robinson to ban smoking in all multi-unit dwellings in B.C.
Georgia Straight (ca)
added Aug 28, 2018 04:45
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Tobacco-funded group starts Montana anti-initiative ad blitz

A group funded by the tobacco industry has launched a massive ad blitz against a ballot initiative to fund Montana’s Medicaid expansion program and other health programs by raising the cigarette tax by $2 per pack and taxing vaping products for the first
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 27, 2018 05:47
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[Asia] Manufacturers of Juul e-cigarette to sue over Israel ban

The manufacturers of the recently banned Juul e-cigarettes petitioned Israel’s High Court on Thursday asking it to force the government to reconsider its decision. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday signed a warrant barring the import and sale
Times of Israel (is)
added Aug 25, 2018 14:35
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[Asia, Israel] JUUL e-cigarette company petitions High Court over ban

The company accuses the Israeli government of upholding a double standard with regard to their vaping product — which they claim is designed solely to wean long-time smokers off cigarettes — in that the Jewish state continues to allow tobacco companies
Times of Israel (is)
added Aug 25, 2018 14:34
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[UK] Big tobacco has 'hoodwinked' governments worldwide and is secretly fuelling the cigarette black market, leaked documents reveal

Leaked documents reveal the lengths cigarette manufacturers go to in order to undermine the Illicit Trade Protocol; an international agreement that was set up in 2012 to ensure tobacco companies pay their taxes. The ITP requires all tobacco products are
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 24, 2018 14:22
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[Australia, UK] Big Tobacco is consistently overstating black market in cigarettes – new findings

Yet there are major problems with this industry-funded data. When compared with independent sources, they consistently overestimate the scale of illicit tobacco. They also frequently fail to meet the quality and transparency standards of peer-reviewed re
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 24, 2018 12:30
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[UK] New research uncovers 'one of the tobacco industry’s greatest scams'

Parallel studies published in Tobacco Control, highlight fresh evidence on smuggled tobacco and industry-funded studies that routinely overestimate its scale.
University of Bath (uk)
added Aug 24, 2018 12:27
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