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[New York] Letter: Apartment complexes should be smoke-free

The Southern Tier Tobacco Awareness Coalition (STTAC) is a valuable resource for tenants and apartment managers. STTAC can provide consultation and policy development services and signage free of charge. They can be reached at 607-737-2858 or sarahrobbin
Elmira (NY) Star-Gazette
added May 26, 2018 15:55
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[Asia, India] 'Smoking in public place, advertisements of Tobacco product is punishable under COTPA'

Various laws enforced for public health and safety is useless in the state of Manipur as no law enforcers have ever acted as per the provisions provided in the act. Yes, Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act, 2003 (COTPA) which was enacted in the sta
E-Pao.net (in)
added May 26, 2018 00:28
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[Asia, India] Training for law enforcers on COTPA held

A one day training for Law Enforcers on Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act, 2003 (COTPA) was held today at Sangai Hotel, Nagamapal, Imphal. The training programme was organised by National Health Mission, Manipur. Interacting with media persons,
E-Pao.net (in)
added May 26, 2018 00:27
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Juuling is popular—perhaps too much so

The rising popularity of Juul e-cigarettes seems to be pushing the FDA into a tougher stance. In April it asked Juul Labs to turn over documents on its marketing and any research on why the device appeals to the young. On May 17th the agency sent similar
The Economist
added May 25, 2018 22:46
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[California] GLANTZ: Scientific evidence that getting rid of flavored tobacco products will improve health

The public comment we just submitted to FDA in response to their Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on flavors sums up the current state of the science: Flavors attract kids to tobacco products Flavors make it easier for kids to consume tobacco
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 25, 2018 22:45
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UCSF submits public comment to FDA telling it to implement the rule on flavored tobacco products that Obama killed

FDA should implement its proposed rule that manufacturers must present scientific evidence demonstrating that any flavored tobacco product is appropriate for the protection of the public health before receiving marketing authorization to use that flavor
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 25, 2018 22:44
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[Asia, India] Bihar extends ban on tobacco items for one year

The food safety wing of state health department has extended the ban on the manufacture, sales and distribution of products containing tobacco and nicotine for one more year with effect from May 21. A notice was issued by principal secretary (health) and
Times of India
added May 25, 2018 22:43
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Smoking cigarettes DOES make you weaker: It directly damages muscles by limiting the flow of oxygen and nutrients through the body, study finds

Smoking cigarettes damages the muscles in your body, a new study has found. The smoke directly reduces the number of blood vessels in leg muscles and limits the amount of oxygen and nutrients they can receive.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 25, 2018 22:33
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[Latin America] President of Uruguay to receive WHO Director-General’s Special Recognition Award for World No Tobacco Day

Dr. Tabaré Vázquez, is to be honored with the WHO Director-General’s Special Recognition Award for World No Tobacco Day, the only Special Recognition to be given this year. Dr. Vázquez was selected for the award in acknowledgement of his achievements sc
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 25, 2018 22:23
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Law360's Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs ($$)

Womble Bond Dickinson LLP and Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP ended up legal lambs after a jury slammed their tobacco company clients with a $21 million verdict in a smoker's lung cancer case.
Law360
added May 25, 2018 22:19
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