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[California] GLANTZ: San Francisco tobacco product flavor ban: It’s not over yet

I would not be surprised if RJR (and perhaps other tobacco interests) engages in a campaign to undermine the law by encouraging merchants not to comply, publicizing non-compliance, then working to get the law ignored or repealed. It is, therefore, that t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
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[UK-Scotland] Action plan for 'tobacco free generation' unveiled

The Scottish Government's updated plan contains 44 measures aimed at addressing health inequalities and cutting smoking rates. It includes plans to ban smoking around hospital buildings and implement the ban on possessing tobacco in prisons. It also o
STV (uk)
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[Canada] AUDIO: Smoking to be banned on Saskatchewan Housing Corporation properties

Smoking will be banned at all Saskatchewan Housing Corporation (SHC) owned or leased properties as of Aug. 1. The ban includes vaping and cannabis products. Social Services Minister Paul Merriman said the new policy is to ensure the health and safety
Global News (ca)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:56
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[Hawaii] Maui Smoke Free Cars Law Takes Effect July 1

Advocates with the Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Hawaiʻi and the Hawaiʻi Public Health Institute say that there are over 7,000 chemicals in secondhand smoke, and at least 69 of them are known to cause cancer. The organizations say secondhand smoke in car
Maui (HI) Now
added Jun 20, 2018 19:56
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22nd Century Conducts Three Short-Term Studies in Support of the Company’s MRTP Application to the FDA

three short-term studies investigating the behavioral and biochemical responses to the Company’s proprietary Very Low Nicotine Content tobacco. 22nd Century scientists will submit to the FDA the data collected from these studies as part of the Company’s r
Business Wire
added Jun 20, 2018 19:56
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Achieve Life Sciences, Inc. Announces Closing of a $13.8 Million Underwritten Public Offering and Full Exercise of Over-Allotment Option

a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company committed to the global development and commercialization of cytisine for smoking cessation, today announced the closing of an underwritten public offering of units for gross proceeds of $13.8 million, which includ
PR Newswire
added Jun 20, 2018 19:56
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[UK] Young adults that go gluten-free are more likely to purge, smoke and have bad body images

The researchers found that these participants were three times more likely to have an unhealthy concern over their weight and use unhealthy methods to control it including purging, smoking and taking diet pills.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:55
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It Was Supposed to Be an Unbiased Study of Drinking. They Wanted to Call It ‘Cheers.’

Kenneth J. Mukamal, the lead investigator of the trial, was in close, frequent contact with beer and liquor executives while designing the study. Buried in that document are disturbing examples of the coziness between the scientists and their industry p
New York Times
added Jun 20, 2018 19:55
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[France, UK] War-time chaplain who gave troops 'one final gasper': Legendary WWI reverend dubbed 'Woodbine Willie' spent almost his entire salary on 865,000 cigarettes for sick and dying soldiers, says new research

'Woodbine Willie', the nickname of Reverend Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy, spent the equivalent of more than £43,000 on nearly one million Woodbines for the Allied forces, according to a new book. Woodbines, which were strong and unfiltered, were not widely
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:55
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Delaware Alcohol Tobacco Enforcement Equips Officers With Intellicheck’s Law ID Officers Gain Instant Access to Vital Information

Law ID® is being used by Delaware Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement (DATE) agents across the state to enhance enforcement capabilities with instant access to essential information. DATE enforcement agents are using the leading SaaS technology so
Business Wire
added Jun 20, 2018 19:55
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