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[Asia-pacific, Singapore, UK, USA] ZANNIA: Public Health England’s latest report re-affirms findings of e-cigarettes being significantly less harmful than conventional cigarettes

Singapore bans e-cigarettes Ministry of Health (MOH) of Singapore has announced earlier that new prohibitions on the purchase, use and possession of emerging and imitation tobacco products will come into force starting from 1 February 2018.
The Online Citizen (TOC) (sg)
added Feb 12, 2018 13:24
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[USA] IQOS will probably not be as popular in the US as in Japan

ECigIntelligence analysts predict that PMI’s Heat not Burn (HnB) product iQOS, will do well in the US but when all variables are taken in consideration, it is not expected to reach the same level of success attained in Japan.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:56
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[Canada, USA] North American public health schools decline funding from tobacco funded foundation

The deans of 19 schools of public health from prominent universities in the US and Canada have signed a joint statement1 declining offers of research funding from the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World (FSFW), an organisation set up with money from tobacc
British Medical Journal
added Feb 6, 2018 16:44
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[USA] UK Moves Ahead with Vaping Over Smoking as US Stalls

Where is the United States in all of this? In a mighty nation where 480,000 people die from tobacco-related illnesses each year, over 41,000 of those from secondhand smoke, there is hardly any promotion of electronic over tobacco cigarettes to improve th
TG Daily
added Feb 5, 2018 16:58
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[Europe, USA, Florida] The Long and Toxic History of Exoticism in Tobacco Advertising

An exhibition at the Wolfsonian-FIU tracks romantic and racist stereotypes of native cultures in European tobacco advertising from the 1880s to the 1940s.
Hyperallergic
added Feb 5, 2018 01:30
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[Australia, USA] CHAPMAN: Pessimus sabbati: the tobacco and vaping industries’ worst week

Simon Chapman, describes the tobacco companies’ “week from hell” in the US... An Australian federal parliamentary committee has been working on a report on e-cigarettes for much of 2017. Much of the content of the NASEM report contradicts screeds of infor
Croakey (au)
added Feb 1, 2018 04:13
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[Canada, USA] 17 universities oppose anti-smoking group with tobacco ties

Seventeen public health schools in the U.S. and Canada pledged Thursday to refuse research money from a new anti-smoking group funded by the tobacco industry. The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World was created in September with nearly $1 billion from the
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 25, 2018 18:21
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[China, USA] Arrested Former C.I.A. Officer Had Ties to Chinese Spies, Ex-Colleague Says

The former colleague, who worked with Mr. Lee at Japan Tobacco International, said he was viewed at the company with mistrust and was fired as a result, before he came under intense F.B.I. scrutiny as a possible turncoat. Executives at Japan Tobacco info
New York Times
added Jan 19, 2018 10:12
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[Cuba, USA] Among Obama's Foreign Gifts: Cigars and Rum From Raul Castro

Cubans are proud of their cigars and rum. So it made sense that Cuban leader Raul Castro provided more than $2,000 worth of his nation's most famous consumer products and other items to Barack Obama, his family and a top aide during the former U.S. presi
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 10, 2018 23:27
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[Australia, New Zealand, UK, USA] Most people who try one cigarette become daily smokers, study says

At least two-thirds of those who try cigarettes go on to become daily smokers, even if only temporarily, research suggests. Data from the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand found 60.3% of people had tried smoking and an estimated 68.9% of those progresse
BBC Online
added Jan 10, 2018 19:09
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