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CEI v DOT: On Petition for Review of a Final Rule of the United States Department of Transportation (PDF)

The final rule defines smoking as the “use of a tobacco product, electronic cigarettes whether or not they are a tobacco product... / The Court’s second theory about the broad meaning of “smoking” suffers from a similarly anachronistic mindset. To wit,
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jul 21, 2017 23:34
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New Jersey becomes 3rd state to raise smoking age to 21

Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed a law Friday making New Jersey the third state to raise its smoking age to 21. Christie cited the strain on the health care system caused by tobacco-related illnesses. He also noted his mother died from the effects
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 21, 2017 22:45
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JTI launches PLOOM TECH in Switzerland – its first launch outside Japan 2017-07-21

It is also the first tobacco vapor product of its kind in Switzerland. PLOOM TECH will be available nationwide in over 1500 stores. With its state of the art technology, PLOOM TECH enables consumers to enjoy tobacco with ‘no smoke, smoke smell or ash’ by
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Jul 21, 2017 18:17
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Court Ruling on E-Cigarettes Could Set Dangerous Precedent

By a 2-to-1 majority, the appeals court said that DOT could ban e-cigarette use on planes under Congress’s 1987 no-smoking law for airlines. In a lengthy dissent, Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg stated that this was an unjustified distortion of the statute’s m
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jul 21, 2017 18:13
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‘No Smoking’ Also Applies to E-Cigarettes on Flights, Court Says

Vaping is smoking, a federal appeals court ruled, upholding regulation that adds e-cigarettes to an existing ban on the use of traditional tobacco-burning products on commercial flights in the U.S. The decision Friday by the Washington-based court leave
Bloomberg News
added Jul 21, 2017 18:10
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. Court Says State Can't Dismiss Vaping Tax Lawsuit ($$)

U.S. District Judge John Jones III held that East Coast Vapor LLC, a retail shop in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, had sufficiently established that it would be affected by the tax and although there was a potential state administrative remedy, it would suffe
Law360
added Jul 21, 2017 17:59
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Price of IQOS HEETS may go up

The price of Phillip Morris's IQOS HEETS may rise here, following the government's decision to impose a higher tax on heat-not-burn (HNB) cigarettes. This move will also weigh on [BAT], given the firm also plans to launch its HNB glo cigarettes Aug. 10.
Korea Times (kr)
added Jul 21, 2017 17:44
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[Australia] Psychiatrists want e-cigarettes ban lifted, saying patients are dying early

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) said the mentally ill were more likely to smoke and be heavy smokers, cutting their life expectancy by 20 years compared to the general population. "E-cigarettes ... provide a safer way t
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 21, 2017 17:40
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[Czech Republic] 23,000 People Signed the Petition Against Smoking Ban

The Senate received a petition against the smoking ban...the petition’s goal is to repeal the absolute smoking ban in all pubs and restaurants, which have all reported a decrease in customers and are on the verge of bankruptcy since the ban went into eff
Prague Morning (cz)
added Jul 21, 2017 17:36
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the surprising thing almost all emmy-nominated dramas and comedies have in common

"we need to make sure we don’t backslide by giving youth the impression that smoking is the norm. Smoking imagery has no place in pop culture." Thirteen Emmy-nominated comedies and dramas from the 2016-17 television season—all nominees in those categorie
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 21, 2017 17:30
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