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[Europe] NNA goes to the High Court to challenge the ban on snus

NNA is seeking to overturn the UK and EU ban on snus. Snus is a popular and effective harm reduction product which has helped thousands in Sweden and Norway to avoid the risks of smoking. As a result Sweden and Norway have the lowest rates of lung cancer
New Nicotine Alliance UK (uk)
added Feb 11, 2017 15:32
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[Indiana] WININGER: Smokers always bullied, no matter the power in charge

Non-smoking groups are present here in Terre Haute, too. A group here at Indiana State University wants to restrict, or should I say oppress, smokers even further. If approved, the ban would not only prohibit smoking, which is already severely restricted
Indiana Statesman (Indiana State U.)
added Feb 11, 2017 15:31
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[Ireland] COLEMAN: Smoking should be banned outdoors near food

doesn't necessarily mean that it is suitable for smokers, and certainly permitting customers to smoke right beside dining tables shows a lack of regard for those who prefer to eat in a smoke-free environment. Enniscorthy Guardian
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 11, 2017 15:31
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[Australia] SOHLBERG: Plain Packaging and Warning Labels—While the WTO is Examining the Legality of Packaging and Labeling Requirements that Prohibit the Use of Lawfully Registered Trademarks on Tobacco Products, Researchers Promote Their Use on Soft Drinks and Alcoh

Honduras, Dominican Republic, Indonesia and Cuba allege that plain packaging is an unjustifiable encumbrance ...Given the drive by...health researchers of promoting tobacco-like regulation in the food and beverage sector, the industry will need to pay clo
JD Supra, LLC
added Feb 11, 2017 00:41
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] OKELLO: Stemming rising cancer burden in Zim

tobacco control remains a high priority as articulated in the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Legislation on tobacco use exists in Zimbabwe, but implementation of its provisions still lags behind
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 11, 2017 00:32
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[Europe, UK] Snus ban challenge, NNA media releases, 26th January 2017

The High Court has just announced that it will allow the ban on the smoking substitute snus to be referred to the European Court of Justice. Professor Gerry Stimson, who is leading the legal challenge to the ban by the consumer group, the New Nicotine
New Nicotine Alliance UK (uk)
added Feb 10, 2017 20:17
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Tiny Survey Claims Vaping Will Cause People To Start Smoking

a beer when you are a teenager, are you going to become a raging alcoholic? You are according to the logic of anti-smoking activists who...need a one place to use their army - and their funding... e-cigarettes are simply not harmful. It is a nicotine vapo
Science 2.0
added Feb 10, 2017 20:02
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[Maryland] ZIMMERMAN: Smoke-free hotels: A breath of fresh air

Montgomery County Del. Andrew Platt has introduced legislation to change that. His bill would simply remove the 25 percent exception, and thus ensure that every guest room in every hotel and motel across our state is smoke-free. The General Assembly shoul
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Feb 10, 2017 02:22
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GLANTZ: E-cig only users have fewer carcinogens in their bodies than cigs, but not most people, who are dual users with cigarettes

This result is exactly what one would expect because it is well-established that e-cigarettes deliver much lower levels of most carcinogens than conventional cigarettes. E-cigarette advocates are using this paper to stress the value of switching from sm
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 9, 2017 17:02
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SNOWDON: Stop the junk science on vaping. E-cigarettes don’t turn kids into smokers

For every piece of evidence showing that youth smoking rates have plummeted since e-cigarettes became popular, there is a blowhard in Philadelphia who insists that vaping is a gateway not only to smoking but to crack cocaine. For every report from the Ro
The Spectator (uk)
added Feb 9, 2017 16:53
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