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[Asia, India] Tobacco lobby hits back at govt over e-cigarette stubbing plan

According to the Tobacco Institute of India (TII), which represents over 90% of the legal cigarette trade in India, a ban on Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) will not only jeopardise investments made by cigarette companies in India to develop
Business Standard (in)
added Aug 4, 2017 14:58
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when is crowdsourced data most useful for research?

The two surveys yielded different results in several areas, including tobacco use, demographics, perceptions of harm and warning label exposure. Crowdsourced data had significantly more non-cigarette tobacco users, particularly e-cigarette users (13.9 pe
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 4, 2017 14:55
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Japan Tobacco to buy Indonesian 'kretek' cigarette firms for $677 million

it has agreed to buy an Indonesian maker of "kretek" tobacco and clove cigarettes, together with its distributor, for $677 million, giving it a bigger footprint in the world's second-largest tobacco market. The announcement comes as Japan Tobacco has be
Reuters
added Aug 4, 2017 12:46
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Content analysis of U.S. news stories about e-cigarettes in 2015

Statements about e-cigarettes’ potential risks were frequently attributed to trusted sources such as physicians, and outnumbered claims about their health benefits. Such coverage may impact e-cigarette risk perceptions, use intentions and policy support.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 4, 2017 17:59
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Advice from Former-Smoking E-Cigarette Users to Current Smokers on How to Use E-Cigarettes as Part of an Attempt to Quit Smoking

Encouraging cigarette smokers to interact with experienced vapers in places where vapers themselves once received advice and now give advice about vaping – vape shops and online discussion fora – may have significant potential to help more smokers to swit
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 4, 2017 17:59
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Big Tobacco Won’t Let the FDA Cut Nicotine Without a Fight

FDA Commissioner Gottlieb’s plan to cut the nicotine in cigarettes to nonaddictive levels will likely spark a lobbying fight from the tobacco industry.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 4, 2017 01:43
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'black lives / black lungs' documentary shows how menthol tobacco ended up in black communities

explores the history, marketing tactics and impact of the tobacco industry targeting African-Americans with menthol tobacco products. He said the project, which also features experts and activists across the country, is part of his efforts to “turn my ang
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 4, 2017 01:31
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Maine Raises Smoking Age to 21 After Lawmakers Override Veto

Maine will become the fourth state to raise the smoking age to 21 and will adopt stricter regulations on the sale of electronic cigarettes after lawmakers on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to override the governor’s veto. Gov. Paul R. LePage, a Republic
New York Times
added Aug 3, 2017 01:45
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Japan Tobacco cuts cigarette outlook as smokers shift to "heat-not-burn" alternatives

lowered its domestic cigarette sales forecast for this year as it sees more smokers defecting to "heat-not-burn" (HNB) tobacco products dominated by global rival Philip Morris International Inc.
Reuters
added Aug 4, 2017 01:45
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CANCER FOR CASH: Explosive Photo Exposes Big Tobacco’s African Money Drops

BRITISH American Tobacco paid ex-SAS soldiers and gun-totting rebels to protect the secret movement of millions of dollars in cash to fund its operation in east Africa, a whistle-blower has told New Matilda. Paul Hopkins, a former special forces soldier
newmatilda.com (au)
added Aug 3, 2017 15:20
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