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Juul to stop selling all its fruity-flavoured vape pods until approved by the US FDA
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Juul to stop selling all its fruity-flavoured vape pods until approved by the US FDA

Juul's mango, creme, fruit, and cucumber-flavoured vape pods will no longer be available for sale.

E-cigarette ban: Is vaping as harmless as some think it to be
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E-cigarette ban: Is vaping as harmless as some think it to be

Studies show that while smoking increases the risk of cancer with time, vaping for just one year can cause serious lung damage and seizures.

New York bans flavoured e-cigarettes following several vaping related deaths
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New York bans flavoured e-cigarettes following several vaping related deaths

Shops in New York now have two weeks to remove vaping products from their shelves.

Health ministry asks state govts not to partner with anti-tobacco foundation funded by Philip Morris
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Health ministry asks state govts not to partner with anti-tobacco foundation funded by Philip Morris

When the Foundation was launched in 2017, the WHO had said it will not partner with the foundation and asked governments around the world and public health communities to follow the agency’s lead.

Union Budget 2019: All India Farmer Associations urges govt to correct cigarette taxation error to lessen burden
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Union Budget 2019: All India Farmer Associations urges govt to correct cigarette taxation error to lessen burden

Ahead of the Budget, farmers body FAIFA on Thursday urged the government to correct "an error" in cigarette taxation under the new tax regime that did not account for cascading effect on excise duty, which existed in the pre-GST system

Half the people following e-cigarette maker Juul Labs on Twitter are teens: Report
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Half the people following e-cigarette maker Juul Labs on Twitter are teens: Report

Marlboro maker Altria Group bought a 35 percent stake in Juul for $12.8 billion in December.

World Health Day 2019: Vaping no less dangerous than smoking, say experts
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World Health Day 2019: Vaping no less dangerous than smoking, say experts

The Centre's advisory for states to clamp down on e-cigarettes won't be enough to stop their use.

Godfrey Phillips rejects FDI norms violation allegations, says in complete compliance with law
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Godfrey Phillips rejects FDI norms violation allegations, says in complete compliance with law

Cigarette maker Godfrey Phillips India on Monday said it is in complete compliance with the country's FDI norms and rejected allegations of violations regarding its arrangements for manufacturing Marlboro cigarettes

ITC hikes prices of Bristol, Flake Excel and Capstan cigarettes by about 7% to 14%
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ITC hikes prices of Bristol, Flake Excel and Capstan cigarettes by about 7% to 14%

Leading cigarette maker ITC has increased the price of three brands - Bristol, Flake Excel and Capstan

Kim Jong-un spotted smoking cigarette hours before arrival in Vietnam for summit with Donald Trump
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Kim Jong-un spotted smoking cigarette hours before arrival in Vietnam for summit with Donald Trump

Footage by Japan’s TBS TV showed Kim Jong-un, a habitual smoker, taking a pre-dawn smoke break Tuesday at a train station in China hours before his arrival in Vietnam for his high-stakes summit with President Donald Trump

More than 2 million US school students are using marijuana in electronic cigarettes, says latest survey on vaping
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More than 2 million US school students are using marijuana in electronic cigarettes, says latest survey on vaping

A school-based survey shows nearly 1 in 11 US students have used marijuana in electronic cigarettes, heightening concern about the new popularity of vaping among teens.

Maharashtra bans sale of tobacco at shops selling FMCG products, first state in country to follow Centre's new diktat
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Maharashtra bans sale of tobacco at shops selling FMCG products, first state in country to follow Centre's new diktat

Maharashtra has announced a ban on sale of tobacco at shops that sell chocolates, chips and other edible items to ensuring youngsters do not get addicted to tobacco products, a top FDA official said

Budget 2018: Disincentivise cigarette smuggling through tax policy, says farmers body
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Budget 2018: Disincentivise cigarette smuggling through tax policy, says farmers body

Seizure of smuggled cigarettes has doubled in the last two years indicating the increase in smuggling.

SC to hear petitions today challenging Karnataka HC order quashing govt regulation on pictorial warning on tobacco products
India

SC to hear petitions today challenging Karnataka HC order quashing govt regulation on pictorial warning on tobacco products

The Supreme Court agreed to hear on Friday itself a batch of petitions on pictorial warning on tobacco products

Delhi pollution: Anger rises as toxic air chokes city; public demands comprehensive plan
India

Delhi pollution: Anger rises as toxic air chokes city; public demands comprehensive plan

As thick smog crept over India's capital this week and smudged landmarks from view, Nikunj Pandey could feel his eyes and throat burning.

ITC's July-September quarter net profit spurts 6% to Rs 2,640 cr
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ITC's July-September quarter net profit spurts 6% to Rs 2,640 cr

ITC's total income during the quarter under review was Rs 10,258.13 crore as against Rs 14,091.96 crore in the year-ago period

Biotech company may have unlocked the secret to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes and tobacco plants
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Biotech company may have unlocked the secret to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes and tobacco plants

Investors are betting on a little-known biotech company to supply Big Tobacco with low-nicotine cigarettes.

Demonetisation disrupted wholesale distribution channel, says ITC CEO Sanjiv Puri
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Demonetisation disrupted wholesale distribution channel, says ITC CEO Sanjiv Puri

The shareholders expressed grievances that ITC's FMCG products were difficult to locate at super stores

GST Council hikes cess on cigarette, says it will offset estimated Rs 5,000 cr windfall for cos from lower rates
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GST Council hikes cess on cigarette, says it will offset estimated Rs 5,000 cr windfall for cos from lower rates

Cigarette prices will not change as a result of the increased cess which became effective from midnight last night.

Pranab Mukerjee clears bill banning hookah bars in Gujarat with jail term up to three years
India

Pranab Mukerjee clears bill banning hookah bars in Gujarat with jail term up to three years

Gujarat home minister Pradipsinh Jadeja informed this in a statement.