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[China, Thailand, USA] MASON: Asia steps up anti-vaping enforcement; US academics jump the shark

Several people were arrested in China and Thailand this week as Asian governments push ahead with increasingly draconian anti-vaping laws. Meanwhile academics in the USA... waste $200,000 on Twitter vaping study
Vaping Post (ch)
added Aug 28, 2017 16:15
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LEYONHJELM: Australia's Anti-tobacco measures are not working

“This independent survey conducted by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows there has actually been a marginal increase in the percentage of smokers aged between 30 and 49 over the past three years,” Senator Leyonhjelm said.
Medianet (au)
added Aug 28, 2017 05:02
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CHAPMAN: Fake news: is smoking really increasing in Australia?

ON 14 August, 2017, The Australian newspaper...screamed: “More smokers lighting up, despite the costs”... Dr Mendelsohn is an enthusiastic proponent of e-cigarettes and appears to be using international comparisons to justify a call for making these more
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added Aug 28, 2017 04:59
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[Asia-pacific] Opt for smaller cigarette packs to counter illegal cigarettes ― The Malaysia Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietor’s General Association

we are faced with people who want to buy legal cigarettes but they do not have enough money to buy them. So they ask for illegal packs selling at RM3 to RM5. If there are smaller packs, it will be less expensive than the current packs of 20 sticks. Not on
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 27, 2017 08:20
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] CHAN: It pays to not profit from someone else's misery

Profiting from someone else's misery is also unconscionable. As such, stocks that I used to track like BAT, Tenaga and Genting Singapore are no longer on my investment radar. The same goes for any company I know of that is helmed by a game hunter.
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 27, 2017 07:18
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[Minnesota, North Dakota] Shaw: It's a good call to raise the smoking age to 21

City councils in Detroit Lakes, Frazee and Perham, Minn., are being urged to raise the smoking age to 21. I say--Go for it. For that matter, raise the smoking age in all of Minnesota and North Dakota to 21, to match the drinking age. It's about time. The
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Aug 27, 2017 07:12
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[California] FRANK: Waste of the Day: Feds Spend $199,665 Analyzing Tweets About E-Cigarettes

Why do we have a $20 trillion national debt? We spend outrageous sums for special interests and crony capitalist... Researchers say they will study “#retweets” and “#replies” of tweets about e-cigarettes. They will analyze all tweets sent about e-cigaret
California Political Review
added Aug 26, 2017 17:21
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[Canada] A burning need for visionary pragmatism on nicotine

Nicotine is both the problem and the solution to smoking and the epidemic can be stopped by using non-combustion alternatives...Canadian regulation has not only failed to adapt to and facilitate the transition to these massively lower-risk products, but
Troy Media (ca)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:59
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SWANSON: E-cigs not the answer for Australian smokers

We don’t hear anything from the e-cigarette entrepreneurs about the outstanding success of Australia’s media campaigns... Does any parent want their kids inhaling toxic vapour laced with highly addictive nicotine directly into their lungs, from products
West Australian (au)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:59
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[Australia] ERIKSEN: Why lowering nicotine in cigarettes could change the course of health

There are many forces at work, but the good news is that scientists and the general public will get opportunities to offer their input as this process moves forward. And a growing number of state and local governments are adopting their own policies to p
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:56
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