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[Canada] BOUCHER: So what am I vaping anyway?

Unsure what’s in your favourite e-juice flavour? Both the Electronic Cigarette Trade Association and most reputable e-juice manufacturers publicly report their ingredients and testing information on their websites.
Northern Life (ca)
added Apr 5, 2016 15:40
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] BAXLEY: Is plain packaging worth it? ― Jeffrey Baxley

before passing a law based solely on an international trend, the government should take the time to carefully study whether the much-touted public health measure actually makes the public healthier....consumers and voters should ask themselves whether the
Malay Mail (my)
added Mar 23, 2016 16:05
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[California] SKELTON: Tobacco tragedy prompts support of anti-smoking legislation

tobacco lobby ... threatened to drive up the price of qualifying initiatives for the ballot. How? Sponsoring a ballot measure to repeal the anti-smoking bills and paying collectors an astronomical $10 per signature... “You can’t say you were not warned,”
Los Angeles Times
added Mar 14, 2016 10:15
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GAY: SNAIL MAIL The World Health Organization's perfunctory response to concerns raised about its attitude toward next-generation products bodes ill for the future of tobacco harm reduction.

IT TOOK THE DIRECTOR GENERAL OF THE WHO MORE THAN TWO MONTHS TO SEND A PERFUNCTORY REPLY TO A DETAILED LETTER SIGNED BY 53 SPECIALISTS lN NICOTINE
Tobacco Reporter
added Feb 26, 2016 19:56
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[Asia-pacific] BOLLYKY: TPP Tobacco Exception Proves the New Rule in Trade

carve-out says a lot about the special role of tobacco in U.S. and international law, but less about investment disputes generally. It is an exception motivated by a unique combination: a widely subscribed treaty binding all other TPP countries, an execu
Council on Foreign Relations
added Feb 5, 2016 21:40
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[Canada] HUTCHISON: Why outsource review of 'Tobacco-gate'?

this looks a lot more like a taxpayer-funded shirking of responsibility. It is a house full of plumbers hiring an outside plumber to fix their leaky faucet. The Minister should consider cancelling this contract and have her officials do the work they are
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Dec 8, 2015 04:43
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[New York] CARMONA: E-cigarette hysteria is hazardous to your health

PHE concluded electronic-cigarette use is likely to be around 95 percent less harmful to health than smoking.... The time has come for such responsible companies within this industry (with one of whom I am now affiliated), and the government and public he
New York Post
added Sep 22, 2015 21:13
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] CASALE: Another Huge Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Problem Arises

Phillip Morris is suing Australia for their plain packaging laws for “loss profits.” They can do so under the Australia and Hong Kong’s trade treaty. ISDS is absolutely horrible and gives multinationals way too much power and the ability to sue any gover
Economy in Crisis
added Sep 4, 2015 23:48
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[Asia] CHAPMAN: Australian government’s $50m investment in defending against Big Tobacco legal thuggery

With tobacco causing 5.4 million deaths a year, with one billion forecast this century, our government’s investment to fend off Big Tobacco’s global ambitions to wreck effective tobacco control is of enormous importance in the history of controlling the
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 30, 2015 14:52
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[Canada] IRVINE: New 'tobacco' control bill is ill-conceived

As it stands, Quebec’s Tobacco Act (to be renamed the Tobacco Control Act) is designed to protect youth from the lure of smoking, to protect non-smokers from second-hand smoke and to protect smokers from themselves by limiting their nicotine intake in va
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jul 21, 2015 13:38
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