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[Australia] CHAPMAN: On-line abuse and trolling by pro-tobacco and vaping activists

This document provides a cross-section of examples of florid, vile, bizarre and sometimes wonderfully funny abuse I have received in the past eight or so years from activists opposed to tobacco control and/or aggressively promoting e-cigarettes and att
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Jul 5, 2018 21:55
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Imperial Takes on Juul as Big Tobacco Faces Upstart Rival

is launching a vaping product to compete with Juul Labs...new vaping pods in the U.S. and U.K. containing nicotine salts, which allow the stimulant to be absorbed into the bloodstream more rapidly than when using a conventional e-cigarettes. The nicotine
Bloomberg News
added Jul 5, 2018 21:46
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Teens Sneaking Juul E-Cig Into Classrooms

Parents, if you want to find out whether your teenagers are "juuling" in school, you might consider checking their Twitter accounts. That's what California researchers did, and after sifting through more than 80,000 tweets, they found almost 1 in 25 deta
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 5, 2018 21:38
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Australia's new front line in the war on drugs: Tobacco syndicate is smashed and 57 MILLION illegal cigarettes are seized - as smokers pay the highest prices in the world

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission and Australian Border Force has busted an organised crime syndicate responsible for smuggling a staggering 57 million illegal cigarettes into ports in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane from Taiwan in ten sepa
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 5, 2018 21:28
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Ex-smokers crave lost identity, study shows

New findings published today in the Journal of Substance Use suggest that smokers who have quit often relapse because they want to recapture a sense of lost social identity. And that many ex-smokers experience quitting as a 'loss." As well as being phy
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 5, 2018 16:48
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[Australia] What the WTO decision on plain packaging means for developing countries

While the findings did not come as a surprise, the strong words on health benefits did. And although the decision could face an appeal, legal experts believe this ruling provides developing countries with the confidence that the plain packaging battle is
Devex
added Jul 5, 2018 16:37
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WHY IS JUUL WORTH $16 BILLION? IT’S MORE LIKE A CIGARETTE THAN YOU THINK

Juul, which was “created to be a satisfying alternative to cigarettes,” has those JuulSalts that make the nicotine easier to inhale. Juul combines freebase nicotine with benzoic acid in its e-liquid, creating a chemical reaction that produces the nicotine
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Jul 5, 2018 16:36
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AMD3100 ameliorates cigarette smoke-induced emphysema-like manifestations in mice

These results suggest that antagonism of SDF-1 binding to CXCR4 is associated with protection of both bone marrow and lungs during chronic CS exposure, thus encouraging future studies of potential therapeutic benefit of AMD3100 in emphysema.
American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.
added Jul 5, 2018 16:34
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[UK-Scotland] Outdoor smoking ban scrapped as councillors agreed to apply 'common sense'

A smoking ban outside street cafes has been stubbed out – after councillors agreed to apply “common sense”. The controversial law – applied on the streets of South Ayrshire – had sparked fury among small businesses. We told last month how traders stoo
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jul 5, 2018 16:23
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Government to impose 57 percent e-cigarette tax

The government will impose a 57 percent tax on electronic cigarettes, but its implementation has been postponed from July 1 to Oct. 1. The Finance Ministry’s technical and excise director, Nugroho Wahyu, said selling e-liquid without the additional tax
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 5, 2018 16:19
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