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[China, Indonesia] LEE/ECKHARDT: Looming threat of Asian tobacco companies to global health [FREE FULL TEXT]

This new phase of tobacco industry globalisation, above all, underscores the need for collective action through the [FCTC]. Any efforts to strengthen supply-side measures—ownership, quotas, licensing, and other regulation of production— requires all gover
The Lancet (uk)
added May 27, 2017 02:48

[Europe, UK] SNOWDON: A triumph of the busybodies: the EU begins its crackdown on smokers and vapers

One day last summer I walked into my local e-cigarette shop and bought their entire stock of my favourite vape juice. For good measure, I also bought their entire stock of the same flavour in a higher nicotine concentration and 10 bottles of the same fla
The Spectator (uk)
added May 23, 2017 12:34

[New Jersey] DEMINSKI: This is the next place you might not be able to smoke in NJ

I am on board with smoking bans on beaches, because this is a place where you are going to be a while. When a smoker sets up camp near you and your kids, you have to make the choice between moving all your stuff to a new spot or dealing with someone else
WKXW-FM 101.5 FM (Trenton, NJ)
added May 19, 2017 21:09

[Illinois] KAUFMANN: C is for Cigarettes

In the spirit of gratitude (and needing a topic for today's blog), I give you the top five reasons I’m glad I quit: 1) The MONEY, honey cigarettes1When I quit smoking in 2002, I think cigarettes were $6 a pack. A carton cost approximately $50. I was sp
ChicagoNow (blogs)
added May 19, 2017 21:04

LYER: Cracking Down On E-Cigs Hurts Real People To Make Others Feel Good

I used to smoke about a pack of American Spirits a day. But I was able to quit, thanks to the help of e-cigarettes....But even if e-cigarettes were to lure people who’ve never smoked into nicotine use, this would still not be a problem. Americans have the
The Federalist
added May 19, 2017 14:58

[Ireland] BLAKE: Working life: Martina Blake, HSE lead for the tobacco-free programme

There’s a meeting of the National HSE Tobacco Free Ireland programme group starting at 10.30am, which I chair. The room is booked from 9am, so I continue to respond to emails and make sure the teleconference facilities are set up for those connecting t
Irish Examiner (ie)
added May 19, 2017 14:54

[New Zealand] Action On IQOS Demonstrates Urgent Need for Reform

“We stand behind IQOS and HEETS,” Mr Erickson said. “But it’s clear that old 20th century laws are not sufficient to address new 21st century technologies that New Zealand smokers are embracing as they move away from combustible cigarettes.”
Scoop (nz)
added May 22, 2017 17:32

[California] SKELTON: Gov. Brown stiffed doctors, dentists and hospitals by not increasing provider fees with new tobacco tax money cigarettes

But Brown shrugged off the election result... The people he should listen to are the millions who voted for Proposition 56. He might keep some of their cynicism in check.
Los Angeles Times
added May 19, 2017 13:25

[Asia, China] HO: A truly smoke-free Shanghai is an unattainable dream

The new smoking ban in Shanghai that started in March was supposed to be the city's strictest-ever smoking ordinance. But that hasn't stopped smokers from blatantly ignoring the law... it will take extremely strict enforcement, very high fines as well as
Global Times (cn)
added May 18, 2017 12:35

[New Zealand] Legal action against tobacco 'sticks' - Expert reaction

The Ministry of Health has charged tobacco giant Philip Morris with illegally importing and selling a new product that heats tobacco sticks in a battery-powered device rather than burning them. The device itself is permitted, but the tobacco sticks it u
Scoop (nz)
added May 18, 2017 09:03
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