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[Canada] Contraband tobacco use on the rise in Guelph according to study

A study conducted by the Ontario Convenience Store Association shows a jump in contraband tobacco levels in the Guelph area. - Metro Creative photo The level of contraband tobacco in in Guelph rose from 30.3% last year to 34.3% this year, according to re
Guelph (Ont) Mercury (ca)
added Nov 18, 2017 15:47
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Health organizations urge Mississippi lawmakers to increase tobacco tax

"Adolescents and young adults are two to three times more sensitive to changes in price of tobacco than are adults," explained Mississippi State Medical Association President Dr. Bill Grantham. "In fact, every ten percent increase in the price reduces yo
WTOK-TV ABC-11 (Meridian, MS)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:19
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[Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] Self-regulation, dialogs keys in vaping industry

Self-regulation, adherence to high manufacturing standards and quality of imported products are key factors in the success of the e-cigarette industry in the Philippines, representatives of the Philippine vaping community told their counterparts in New D
Manila Standard (ph)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:06
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EPA swaps top science advisers with industry allies

Eleven new members of the [EPA's] Science Advisory Board have a history of downplaying the health risks of secondhand smoke, air pollution...including two who have spun science for tobacco companies
Reveal (Center for Investigative Reporting)
added Nov 17, 2017 23:11
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Classification of Twitter Users Who Tweet About E-Cigarettes

Accuracy varied by user type, with F1 scores of individuals, informed agencies, marketers, spammers, and vaper enthusiasts being 91.1%, 84.4%, 81.2%, 79.5%, and 47.1%, respectively. Vaper enthusiasts were the most challenging user type to predict accurate
JMIR Public Health & Surveillance (Journal of Medical Internet Research)
added Nov 17, 2017 22:57
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Anti-smoking advocates to Angara: Include higher tobacco tax in bill

An anti-smoking group on Tuesday warned Senator Sonny Angara that he may suffer the fate of Senator Ralph Recto during 2007 elections if he ignores their call to include a higher tobacco tax rate in the proposed Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Nov 17, 2017 20:38
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[Illinois] VIDEO: Gary Casinos May Ban Smoking

Dorothy Tucker has the battle of health versus wealth. The Majestic Star is Gary’s largest entertainment venue. It attracts 1.6 million visitors a year, employing 1,000 workers and pouring millions into the city’s tax coffers. But with a proposed ordina
CBS 2 Chicago
added Nov 17, 2017 19:15
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[California] SMOKE SCREEN Big Vape is copying Big Tobacco’s playbook

E-cigarette manufacturer NJOY and importer Smoking Everywhere have hired the same firms that previously helped the tobacco industry evade regulation... THE ATTACKS ON SONEJI ARE SIMILAR TO THOSE LOBBED AT ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO SPEAKS OUT ABOUT THE POSSIBLE H
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:54
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[UK] LYONS: Road To Ruin? The impact of the smoking banon pubs and personal choice (PDF)

separate, well-ventilated smoking rooms or annexes (at the landlord’s discretion), would balance the risk or discomfort of ‘secondhand’ smoke against the freedom of nine million adults to light up in greater comfort when they visit the pub for a pin
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Nov 15, 2017 23:16
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Europe's 'invisible' killer, chronic lung disease

One in three MEPs signed a written declaration in 2016 ... It also called for better prevention, mainly by tackling smoking, and more "timely and accurate" diagnosis, including routine lung health and allergy tests.
EUobserver.com
added Nov 15, 2017 22:36
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