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[Ireland] E-cigarette company up in smoke

Healthier Smoker is being shut down a few months after promising a raft of new staff hires at its Waterford factory and unveiling multimillion-euro expansion plans. The fledgling “vaping specialist” and producer of E-cigarette liquids will be wound up aft
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Sep 2, 2014 14:09
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[Africa, Nigeria] Groups want tobacco industry excluded from tobacco control policies

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria, ERA/FoEN, and the Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance, NTCA, have urged the House of Representatives to exclude the tobacco industry from tobacco control policies and interaction.
Premium Times (ng)
added Sep 2, 2014 14:00
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Ad Review: The Truth? Latest Anti-Smoking Effort Is a Hot Mess

Using Paparazzi Shots of Smoking Celebrities and Calling Them Idiots Is Cheap
Advertising Age
added Sep 2, 2014 13:07
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Tobacco commission grants go to family connections

A Virginia commission that invests money from a national tobacco settlement gave $21 million to an economic development group and a telephone cooperative run by family members of the commission’s powerful chairman, according to a review of grants by The
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 2, 2014 10:02
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How the industry is marketing menthol cigarettes: the audience, the message and the medium

continues to spend millions of dollars promoting menthol cigarettes through channels that preferentially target vulnerable subgroups, such as African-Americans and younger consumers. Public health campaigns to educate and combat the influence of menthol a
Tobacco Control
added Sep 2, 2014 09:10
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[Asia, China] Airline will compensate passengers over onboard smoking incident

China United Airlines on Monday agreed to apologize and compensate some passengers after six people were caught smoking on or just outside a plane. The captain of the Saturday flight from Chengdu to Beijing apparently refused to explain why he and the cr
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:06
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[Asia, China] Aviation authority to probe in-flight smoking incidents

China's civil aviation authority said it is investigating two smoking incidents on board a recent domestic flight that caused passengers to complain about their safety.
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:06
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[Denmark] Army recruit smokers humiliated by their superiors

If Danish army recruits want to smoke a cigarette, their commanders humiliate them while they do so, reports Metroexpress. Some have been told to climb trees or stand on one leg, while others have been forced to stand in a puddle or lie down with their
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:05
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[Canada] GLOBE EDITORIAL Are e-cigarettes about harm reduction, or greater harm?

National governments have been slow to react. Thankfully, the WHO and Toronto have taken steps that, at the very least, will get people to take a second look at what they are putting into their lungs.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:04
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[Ghana] Africa has lowest tobacco use in pregnant women

A study published in the September edition of the Lancet Global Health Journal shows that the Africa Region, has the lowest tobacco use in pregnant women in the world. Southeast Asia has the highest regional prevalence of tobacco use.
Ghana News Agency (gh)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:01
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