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[UK] Over half of vaping teenagers have never smoked a real cigarette and think e-cigs are a safe option, finds study

The study by researchers at Coventry University suggests youngsters who might never have smoked are becoming addicted to nicotine through e-cigarettes instead. Researchers found many young teens had no idea the devices contained nicotine and that they c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 30, 2018 21:36
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[UK] Arrival of ‘Apple of vaping’ raises fears a generation will be hooked

It is described as the Apple of vaping thanks to its market domination and smart design. Now the American phenomenon Juul has arrived in Britain, prompting a row between those who say its e-cigarettes will leave teenagers addicted to nicotine and those w
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 30, 2018 21:36
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[Africa, South Africa] How ‘Big Tobacco’ derailed Sars’ investigative ability

It’s a tragic tale of industrial espionage, profit-shifting schemes, disinformation, an alleged honeypot triple spy and questionable journalism. A new study attributing the loss of R7 billion to the fiscus through the illicit trade of tobacco and cigaret
The Citizen (za)
added Jul 29, 2018 22:57
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[Ohio] City gets smoking ban repeal petition

“Citizens for Responsive Government will close out its smoking ban repeal initiative petition drive Thursday morning by turning in 900 signatures to place the issue on the November ballot,” according to a group statement. In April, city commissioners en
Sandusky (OH) Register
added Jul 29, 2018 14:51
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[New York] Tribes And Taxes: 4 Cases To Watch

... the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. State of New York v. Mountain Tobacco Co...
Law360
added Jul 28, 2018 22:41
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[Florida] Law360's Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs ($$)

... jury on Tuesday found that firm client R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. bore the majority of the blame for...
Law360
added Jul 28, 2018 20:11
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[USA] Stop 'super-cool' e-cigarette from taking off among kids, UK told

Anti-tobacco campaigners are calling for the UK government to act to prevent a new kind of e-cigarette with a super-cool image from taking off among children, as it has done already in America. In the United States, where Juul has been accused of luring
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 28, 2018 16:49
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[Massachusetts] Governor Baker Signs Bill Raising Age to Purchase Tobacco Products

Today Governor Charlie Baker signed H4486, An Act protecting youth from the health risks of tobacco and nicotine addiction, which will raise the legal age to buy tobacco products statewide from 18 to 21. The bill also broadens existing prohibitions on pu
CapeCodToday.com
added Jul 28, 2018 03:45
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As if being poor was not enough…

When a family breadwinner gets sick or dies prematurely due to tobacco use, the entire family is devastated and further impoverished. This cycle of tobacco use and poverty is vicious and will perpetuate through generations without intensified tobacco cont
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:45
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Study Suggests HUD’s New Smoke-Free Policy Will Help More Low-Income Smokers Quit

It found that, while low-income smokers were significantly less likely to live in smoke-free homes, those who did live in such homes were much more likely to be successful quitters. Implementing smoke-free policies in low-income housing is one way to inc
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Jul 27, 2018 20:22
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