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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] First phase of ban on alternative tobacco products to take effect from Dec 15

Emerging tobacco products currently not available in Singapore will be banned with effect from Tuesday (Dec 15). The ban ensures "they do not gain a foothold or become entrenched in the Singapore market", the Ministry of Health (MOH) said on Monday (Dec
Straits Times (sg)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:32
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] MOH bans e-cigarettes, other emerging tobacco products

MOH asserted that the ban is being put into place to ensure that the products do not gain a foothold or become entrenched in the local market, which could spur demand for and increase the prevalence of tobacco consumption. According to the media release
Singapore Business Review
added Dec 14, 2015 14:37
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[Australia, Papua New Guinea] Drugs for quitting smoking may curb betel nut habit, researchers say

American researchers have found that medications which help people quit smoking may also help betel nut addicts kick the habit. Betel nut, or buai, is the fourth most used drug in the world after caffeine, alcohol and tobacco, with an estimated 600 mill
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 7, 2015 22:37
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[Asia, India] Cigarette stocks hit hard on GST panel suggestion; ITC down nearly 7% intraday

After GST panel suggested 40% tax rate for demerit goods like pan masala and tobacco, stocks of cigarette companies witnessed a heavy fall. BSE headquarters in Mumbai BSE headquarters in Mumbai RNA Cigarette stocks witnessed heavy selling pressure on Mo
DNA India (in)
added Dec 7, 2015 20:44
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[Minnesota] Chewing tobacco worse than previously thought

A new U.S. government study found smokeless tobacco users have more than twice as much of the cancer-causing chemical NNK in their bodies as cigarette smokers... Close to 10 percent of young white men in rural areas of Minnesota use smokeless tobacco, McC
DL Newspapers (Detroit Lakes, MN)
added Dec 7, 2015 21:22
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[Illinois] Former jail guard pleads guilty to selling used chewing tobacco to convicted murderer

A former Cook County jail guard pleaded guilty Friday to accepting bribes to sell used chewing tobacco and smuggle marijuana and alcohol into the jail for a convicted murderer awaiting sentencing, the Chicago Tribune reported.
Q13FOX, KCPQ-TV (Seattle,WA)
added Dec 6, 2015 23:20
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[Asia] '100-bn cigarette butts discarded in India yearly'

IMA Cancer and Tobacco Control Committee Dr Dilip Acharya, said: “Cigarette butts consist of un-smoked remnant tobacco, filter and paper wrap. It also contains carcinogens, nicotine and toxins and toxic metals such as cadmium, arsenic and lead in a highly
Free Press Journal (in)
added Nov 29, 2015 15:44
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[Asia, India] Tobacco users beware !

A 30-year-old long-time chewable tobacco user from Nungbrang village in Imphal East district is currently undergoing treatment at Radiology Department of RIMS after his left lower cheek developed a medium size hole.
E-Pao.net (in)
added Nov 29, 2015 16:25
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[UK] Rates of mouth cancer increase to all time high

The dramatic increase has been put down to changes in the prevalence of oral cancer risk factors such as alcohol consumption, tobacco use (smoking and smokeless) and human papilloma virus (HPV) infection, which can be transmitted through oral sex. Speak
The Dentist (uk)
added Nov 25, 2015 17:02
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[UK] BAT steals march on rivals with 'smokeless' tobacco ($$)

A CIGARETTE alternative that still contains tobacco but claims to be safer could soon hit British stores...will start testing its first “heat, not burn” product in an undisclosed European market by the end of the month... known as iFuse
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 24, 2015 20:18
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