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International Updates Archive

Public Health England paid group linked to Big Tobacco

*Note: This article was previously titled “Web of cash and contacts ties Public Health England to Big Tobacco 20 March 2020 Ben Stockton , Madlen Davies , Matthew Chapman , Tamasin Cave Doctors have criticised the organisation responsible for protecting the

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The EU’s Track & Trace Smokescreen

11 March 2020 Midhat Kapetanović When the European Union brought in strict new laws in 2014 forcing tobacco companies to sell their products in packaging plastered with graphic health warnings, many saw it as a

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Vaping battle heats up as FDA deadline looms

25 February 2020 Laurie McGinley  NASHVILLE — Robert Arnold has spent years building his company, Saffire Vapor, which cranks out 5,000 bottles of nicotine e-liquid a week, including Red October (banana nut bread and strawberries),

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Vaping: Mexico ban e-cigarettes imports

20 February 2020 Ivette Saldana & Perla Miranda By a presidential decree published on the Federal Official Gazette (DOF), from Thursday, February 20, the import of electronic cigarettes is forbidden to protect the Mexican population

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Vaping Illness Tracker: 2,602 Cases and 59 Deaths

13 January 2020 Jonathan Corum Cases and Deaths The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state agencies have reported 2,602 lung injury cases that required hospitalization and 59 deaths linked to vaping. Vaping-related emergency room visits peaked in

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