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Formaldehyde below WHO guideline

Formaldehyde below WHO guideline

| March 3, 2016

A new study shows that the daily exposure to formaldehyde from three different types of e-cigarettes is well below the levels considered safe by the World Health Organization (WHO), at less than a sixth of the indoor air quality standard.

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RJR Vapor presents new power unit

RJR Vapor presents new power unit

| March 3, 2016

R.J. Reynolds Vapor Co. is introducing its Vuse Fob power unit with Bluetooth technology in the United States.

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Concern over Malawi leaf prices

Concern over Malawi leaf prices

| March 3, 2016

Tobacco growers are being exploited in Malawi even before the official selling season begins, partly because of a failure to announce minimum prices in a timely manner.

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Smoking steadily in Luxembourg

Smoking steadily in Luxembourg

| March 3, 2016

Luxembourg doesn’t have a particularly high rate of tobacco smoking, but a health body is calling for an increase in prices because the fall in the incidence of smoking seems to have stalled at 20 percent.

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E-cig tax poor health policy

E-cig tax poor health policy

| March 3, 2016

If implemented, the plan by EU finance ministers to tax electronic cigarettes would be detrimental to public health, but then finance ministers are concerned with the health of the public purse, not necessarily public health.

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Market decline slows in Poland

Market decline slows in Poland

| March 3, 2016

Poland’s cigarette market decline slowed last year as an absence of tax hikes and an increase in consumer purchasing power combined to make tobacco products more affordable.

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