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Kenya: BAT in talks to end Kenya’s ban on nicotine pouches

Feb 19, 2021: British American Tobacco  (BAT) Kenya has opened talks with the government seeking a reversal of the ban of its newly introduced nicotine pouches in Kenya.

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Opinion: Flavored tobacco ban would hurt businesses

Feb 16, 2021: The Bridgeport City Council was planning to introduce an ordinance Tuesday that bans the sales of flavored tobacco products in the city in an effort to keep kids from getting hooked on tobacco.

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India: Farmers' body asks PM Modi to withdraw bill on cigarette, tobacco

Jan 13, 2021: Farmers' body asked PM Modi to recall the proposed bill to amend the law regarding cigarettes and other tobacco products.

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South Africa: Vaping companies call for own regulations

Jan 31, 2021: Cape Town - Vaping companies are calling for separate legislation to the Control of the Tobacco Products and Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems Bill.

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Tips from former smokers: James’ story (CDC)