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Nicotine Science and Policy - Daily Digest - Mon, 11 May 2015

San Francisco has become the first city in the nation to outlaw chewing tobacco from its playing fields, including AT&T Park, home to the San Francisco Giants. Players and the manager of the team expressed support for the ordinance signed into law by Mayor Ed Lee on Friday but also concern about breaking the chewing habit.

2015-05-11
foxnews.com

The state health department's food safety wing will from Monday start nabbing traders found selling smokeless tobacco products other than raw tobacco, or 'khaini'. The department on Saturday also issued a notification, giving 15 days to dealers of smokeless tobacco products to shift their produce out of Bihar. The notification follows a Supreme Court order on Friday [...]

2015-05-11
timesofindia.
indiatimes.com

In the next big move by the industry, the first open to air radio advertising has been broadcast across Auckland for NZVAPOR.comby Mediaworks. This NZ first marks a huge milestone in the industry’s progress. Historically the advertising of electronic cigarettes by way of radio, TV and print has been very difficult for NZ providers, and in many cases completely disallowed.

2015-05-11
scoop.co.nz

To obtain this "good quality science," the U.S. Food and Drug Administration next month will announce a new regulation "deeming" electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and the nicotine-laced e-liquid that fuels them to be products subject to the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. Products that, like tobacco, need government regulation. 

2015-05-11
fool.com

Five major electronic cigarette companies in the city have formed a new association to block the government's plan to ban the sale of their products in the city, the Post has learned. Nav Lalji, one founder of the Asian Vape Association formed last week, said the group contained major players in the e-cigarette industry [...] who make up about 70 per cent of the local market.

2015-05-11
scmp.com

Smokers will soon no longer be allowed to light up at all eateries across Malaysia, even in open air premises, the Health Ministry said. According to The Star today (May 9), the ministry said the ban will include even mamak stalls and food courts, apart from air-conditioned restaurants. Other areas to be gazetted as no smoking zones are all public and national parks, [...]

2015-05-11
todayonline.com

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