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[New Zealand] HOLLAND: E-cigarette move makes sense

Yet many stores around the country have been openly selling the products for some time, without fear of prosecution. Some of those using the products were even unaware they were illegal. So for that reason alone the move to legalise them makes sense. No
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Apr 1, 2017 11:59
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How anti-smoking campaigns actually helped Philip Morris create a 'better cigarette'

Walking me through all this was Philip Morris’s chief medical advisor, Mikael Franzon, an incredibly charming Swedish scientist...Franzon told me how Philip Morris had spent years and “billions” developing its new reduced risk products. And what they had
Business Insider
added Mar 31, 2017 23:32
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] CHENG: Empower security guards to police no-smoking zones

For those of us who are public-spirited but not trained, it is unwise for us to approach offenders and risk confrontation, or even assault in the worst-case scenario.
TODAYonline (sg)
added Mar 31, 2017 22:29
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[UK] University of Bristol Students Demand Name Change For Wills Memorial Building Over ‘Slave Trade Links’

the tower currently “glorifies” a man who “profited greatly” from slave-grown tobacco...Wills made his fortune through the his family’s tobacco and cigarette business, W.D. & H.O. Wills, which would later become a founding member of Imperial Tobacco. The
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 31, 2017 18:29
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[New Zealand] VTANZ against claims of association with tobacco companies

The Vaping Trade Association of New Zealand (VTANZ), today spoke out against assertions made by Tariana Turia recently. Joseph Rennie, VTANZ spokesman said: “Tariana’s assertion that this is a ploy by tobacco companies is completely unfounded. Not only
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 31, 2017 18:01
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VIDEO: Will the FDA ‘Deeming Rule’ Spell the Demise of the Vaping Industry?

series of Wednesday evening events that are available free to the public. Featured speakers were Dr. Brad Rodu of the University of Louisville and Pamela Gorman of Smoke-Free Alternative Trade Association (SFATA). They discussed vaping from a scientific a
Heartland Institute
added Mar 31, 2017 02:52
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LETTER: SIEGEL: Why is FDA favoring real cigarettes over fake ones?

Myers...argues that the current FDA regulations regarding electronic cigarettes do not impede the ability of companies to put truly safer products on the market...But the opposite is true. By requiring every new product to submit burdensome and expensive
The Hill
added Mar 30, 2017 16:26
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] KHALIB: Unspoken cost of raising the price of a ciggie — Azrul Mohd Khalib

The reality is that there is no quick way to address this issue without coming to grips with the fact that smokers are individuals who make their own choices whether to smoke or not smoke. To succeed in getting people to do the latter as is the increasi
Malay Mail (my)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:26
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[Delaware] FLEENOR: The proposed cigarette tax hike: Unfair and unwise

The $16 million Gov. Carney hopes to raise by hiking cigarette and other tobacco taxes will be offset by losses in other parts of the budget and for local governments. Depressed sales and shuttered businesses mean lower income tax revenue as well as incre
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Mar 30, 2017 16:26
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[Africa, Nigeria] IFIJEH: Flavoured Cigarettes: A Sinister Ploy to Ensnare Children

With the rising influx of flavoured cigarettes into the Nigerian market, which are mostly targeted at luring children, Martins Ifijeh writes on why the government and stakeholders must strengthen interventions against illicit tobacco trade in the country
This Day (ng)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:25
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