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[Missouri] EDITORIAL: Smoking’s decline: region still behind

Nationally, health experts say the trend to lower tobacco use coincides with the advent of widespread smoking restrictions; greater public understanding of the health impacts; anti-smoking campaigns; and increased cigarette taxes...Missouri offers free he
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added May 26, 2016 19:39
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New Compliance Webinars: What You Should Know About the Rule Extending FDA’s Authority to All Tobacco Products

Some of the webinars are designed for specific audiences—tobacco retailers, vape shops, or manufacturers and importers, for example—to help them understand and comply with the new rule. The series includes two live question-and-answer sessions—the first f
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added May 26, 2016 19:17
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Now Available: New “Reference Cigarette” to Help Measure Properties of U.S. Cigarettes

A reference cigarette, called the 1R6F, resembles the types of cigarettes commonly sold in the United States and is available for purchase. The “American Blended” reference cigarette—developed under a cooperative agreement between the U.S. Food and Drug
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added May 26, 2016 19:16
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Tobacco Farms Invited to Offer Tours for FDA Staff

(CTP) is announcing an invitation for participation in its voluntary Tobacco Farm Site Tours Program. The program is intended to give CTP staff an opportunity to visit farms that grow tobacco for sale and distribution to tobacco product manufacturers in
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added May 26, 2016 19:16
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Scientific Publications by FDA Staff: Recent Scientific Publications: Tobacco

A survey of N'-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) and total water content in select smokeless tobacco products purchased in the United States in 2015. Prev Med 2016 May 4 [Epub ahead of print] / E-cigarette curiosity among U.S. middle and high school students: fin
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added May 26, 2016 19:16
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[Africa, Ethiopia] JT negotiating stake in National Tobacco Enterprise

is in talks with the Ethiopian government after emerging as top bidder for a 40 per cent stake in the state tobacco monopoly, the Nikkei Asian Review reported... JT has been expanding in Africa and the Middle Eas
Tobacco Journal International
added May 26, 2016 19:16
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[UK] Risk of breast cancer can be slashed with a healthy diet and regular exercise - even in those with a family history of the disease

Those classed as high risk but who have a low body mass index (BMI) and don't drink, smoke or use hormone therapy, had roughly the same risk as average white woman. The findings suggest a family history of the disease does not mean cancer is inevitabl
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 26, 2016 19:16
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[UK] What a drag! Heavy smoker Kate Moss pops into London corner shop to stock up on cigarettes and emerges with three packets and a handful of lighters

Kate also revealed that her 12-year-old daughter Lila...is more in the know about beauty than she is these days. 'She knows more than me now! She’s into natural, organic.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 26, 2016 19:16
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[UK] No more Billie Pipe-huh? Newly-single Laurence Fox cuts a glum figure as he puffs on a roll-up by himself in London

In one hand, he grasped a red iPad and his sleeve of tobacco while using the other to raise his roll-up.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 26, 2016 19:16
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[Africa] Alliance One puts Kenya fraud damage at USD 51 million

said employee fraud that prompted the company to close its Kenyan procurement office last year caused “discrepancies” in inventory and income amounting to USD 50.8 million (EUR 45.6 million). Last November the leaf merchant had put the estimated damage at
Tobacco Journal International
added May 26, 2016 18:47
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