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Slovenia to deter switch to vapor

Slovenia to deter switch to vapor

| April 25, 2016

In the three-cornered fight between smoking, vaping and raking-in-revenue, Slovenia seems to have put its weight firmly behind revenue collection.

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Concerns over youngsters smoking

Concerns over youngsters smoking

| April 25, 2016

Jordan seems to have a problem with tobacco use among young people. Tobacco use is extremely high among young males; and high among young females, especially when set against an international benchmark.

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Auction system under threat

Auction system under threat

| April 25, 2016

Zimbabwe’s dual marketing system was introduced to help it through some turbulent times, but questions are being raised about whether auction sales can survive.

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Smoking rate down to 8.3 percent

Smoking rate down to 8.3 percent

| April 25, 2016

Some countries define being ‘tobacco free’ as having a smoking prevalence below five percent. If this is the case in Turkmenistan; the country seems to be well on the way to its goal.

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Making cigarettes less addictive

Making cigarettes less addictive

| April 22, 2016

The authorities in Canada are in the early stages of attempting something possibly never tried before: the ‘disinvention’ of a product; in particular, the cigarette.

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Nicotine inhaler testing the law

Nicotine inhaler testing the law

| April 22, 2016

In Australia, where the sale of electronic cigarettes delivering nicotine is banned, the authorities are going to have to take another look at whether they should allow a nicotine inhaler to be sold over the counter.

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