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‘Like Big Tobacco selling ‘child-friendly’ cigarettes’: Facebook’s ‘Instagram for kids’ idea faces backlash from advocacy groups

More than 180,000 people signed three declarations penned by a coalition of advocacy and grassroots organizations, including Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, SumOfUs and the Juggernaut Project. In March, Buzzfeed obtained internal documents showing that Facebook, Instagram’s parent company, wants to allow kids to “safely use” its popular photo- and …

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Pyrotechnics will equate to cigarettes and alcohol

In the state Duma introduced a bill to ban the sale of fireworks to minors. The document also entitles the authorities of subjects of the Russian Federation to impose additional restrictions on the use of fireworks. MOSCOW, February 5. /TASS/. The Deputy Communist party faction Oleg Lebedev has submitted to …

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Doctors told about the new dangers of electronic cigarettes

Vaping can cause inflammation and reduce the activity of alveolar macrophages. A new study by scientists from the University of Birmingham (UK) shows that e-cigarettes can damage lung cells. Despite the widespread belief that such cigarettes are alternative to Smoking, they should be treated with caution, informs ScienceDaily. University Professor …

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Ukraine plans to significantly raise the price of cigarettes

Parliament approved the corresponding bill. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine supported the bill 6776-d, providing increase of excise tax rates on tobacco products. For the corresponding draft law voted 260 people’s deputies. “The project envisages gradual until 2025 increasing the specific excise tax rates on tobacco products and the minimum …

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Named the main danger with electronic cigarettes

It turned out that in the lungs and Airways e-cigarette lovers there is a high concentration of proteins Scientists have found, is the greatest danger of electronic cigarettes. Experts from the United States after the study of light smokers of both cigarette types came to the conclusion that the electronic …

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The first Ukraine on the supply of smuggled cigarettes in Europe

In 2016 Ukraine to the EU fell 5.8 billion cigarettes. Association of manufacturers of tobacco products ukrtûtûn said that Ukraine is ranked first as the source country of supply of illicit cigarettes in Europe in 2016. This was announced by Director General of the Association Valentina Khomenko, citing a study …

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