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IQOS tech solution now available in Armenia

Today the Armenian affiliate of Philip Morris International (PMI), starts the sales of its revolutionary smoke-free product IQOS in Armenia. As the first step, trained staff of a comfortable IQOS pop-up located in Dalma Garden mall, Yerevan, will offer
Intel (am)
added Mar 1, 2018 14:12

[Canada] Tory heated tobacco pleas go up in smoke

od MPs have rejected pleas from tobacco companies asking them to change the Liberal government’s tobacco reform bill so they can advertise a new kind of heated tobacco product as being less harmful to consume than cigarettes. A Conservative move that wo
iPolitics (ca)
added Mar 1, 2018 14:00

[Connecticut] $28.1M judgment upheld in former Norwich woman’s suit against tobacco company

A tobacco company is on the hook for paying $28.1 million to a former Norwich woman who developed cancer after she began smoking at the age of 12. Her’s is the first smoker’s case to come to trial in Connecticut and the first jury verdict ever to be ret
Norwich (CT) Bulletin
added Mar 1, 2018 13:51
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Austria mulls pro-smoking bill despite protests

Austrian government MPs presented a bill on Wednesday which would continue to allow smoking in bars and restaurants, despite a huge groundswell of opposition. The bill, which would overturn a ban due to come into force on May 1, was branded a "huge step
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 1, 2018 13:51

Cigarette Smoking During Pregnancy: United States, 2016

Prevalence of cigarette smoking during pregnancy varied by state. Women aged 20–24 were most likely to smoke cigarettes during pregnancy. Hispanic and non-Hispanic Asian women were least likely to smoke tobacco during pregnancy. Smoking during pregnancy
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Mar 1, 2018 13:48

[Europe, UK] Vaping on the NHS? Don't hold your breath

Experts told Parliament that a post-Brexit Britain should think about axing the most draconian EU-wide e-cigarette regulations to encourage people to quit smoking tobacco. The Science and Technology Select Committee heard oral evidence yesterday that th
The Register (uk)
added Mar 1, 2018 13:37

BAT plans to put tax-rate cut benefit toward accelerating innovative products

The financial benefit from the U.S. corporate tax-rate cut will assist British American Tobacco Plc in accelerating the pace of making and distributing innovative products, primarily heat-not-burn traditional cigarettes and electronic cigarettes. BAT is
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 1, 2018 13:16

[Canada] Big Tobacco invests in Canadian marijuana, leaving B.C.'s craft-cannabis producers uneasy

A midsize U.S. company has bought majority stakes in two Canadian businesses to prepare for the medicinal-marijuana trade, marking the entry of the tobacco industry into legal pot here... Alliance One International, a tobacco company headquartered in Nor
Georgia Straight (ca)
added Mar 1, 2018 06:46

42% of non-smokers say they should get 3-5 extra vacation days than smokers

A whopping 42% of non-smokers feel they should get 3-5 extra vacation days than non-smokers... To understand how workers feel about the time their co-workers spent smoking, e-cigarette maker Halo surveyed 1,005 American adults.
USA Today
added Mar 1, 2018 03:45
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[Florida] Lawmaker Looks To Give Locals Control Over Smoking

Right now, decisions about where smoking is allowed are left up to the state. But Senator Debbie Mayfield wants local governments to decide whether people should be allowed to smoke in public parks. “This bill gives authority to the municipalities and t
WFSU (Tallahassee FL)
added Mar 1, 2018 03:40
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