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The Regulation of Nicotine / A Public Health Discussion with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

On Thursday, October 19, at 1 pm, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health will host the public health community’s first opportunity to discuss the groundbreaking vision of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to reduce nicotine in cigarettes
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
added Oct 19, 2017 00:42
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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco coys recruit pupils to succeed ageing adult smokers –Report

A National research titled “Big Tobacco: Tiny Targets” has accused tobacco companies of targeting young Nigerians in primary and secondary schools for recruitment into smoking to make them succeed the dwindling number of adult and ageing smokers in Nigeri
Daily Trust (ng)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:33
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[Africa] MANUFACTURING JOB | British American Tobacco Nigeria (BATN) Latest Job Recruitment (4 Positions)

Our aim is to become the leading tobacco company in each of our markets by providing excellent products with confidence and responsibility expected of global consumer brands. We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:
BizWatchNigeria.Ng (ng)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:27
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Reynolds Balks At NJOY Trustee's Ch. 7 Investigation ($$)

fought back against an investigation by the Chapter 7 trustee for bankrupt e-cigarette maker NJOY Inc., telling a Delaware bankruptcy court it is not a creditor, had next to no relationship with NJOY and has already turned over all requested documents. N
Law360
added Oct 19, 2017 00:19
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[Indiana] Mike Pence’s Brother Plans to Run for Congress, AP Reports

Greg Pence, who once ran the family's now-bankrupt chain of Tobacco Road convenience stores, previously said he had been courted to run for the district, which covers a broad swath of central and southeastern Indiana — including Muncie and Columbus.
Bloomberg News
added Oct 19, 2017 00:17
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[Africa, Nigeria] FG Supports ECOWAS Move to Harmonise Laws on Tobacco Control

The federal government has commended the move by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to harmonise all laws regulating the sales and consumption of tobacco products in the region. To this end, the government declared that it would abid
This Day (ng)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:15
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Nigeria To Increase Taxes On Tobacco To Curb Smuggling, Abuse

The Federal Government says it may increase taxes on Tobacco as part of deliberate measures to check abuse and to prevent smuggling of tobacco products into the country. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, disclosed this when he fielded questio
PM News (ng)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:12
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5 insights about areas with the highest smoking rates in the u.s.

“It’s like there are two worlds now... Here are five insights from these experts about challenges and strategies for eliminating tobacco-related disparities across the country. For more, watch the full recording of the Warner Series: Tobacco Disparities
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:09
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[New York] New hookah bars banned from opening in NYC

The legislation adds “hookah” to the city’s indoor smoking ban — allowing existing spots to stay open only if at least half their sales are from hookahs and they get a permit. Councilman Vincent Gentile (D-Brooklyn), who has pushed the move for years,
New York Daily News
added Oct 19, 2017 00:03
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FDA Actions Regarding Tobacco Manufacturers / Importers Affected by Recent Natural Disasters

The FDA is aware that tobacco manufacturers and importers in the affected areas are dealing with extraordinary circumstances and may need additional time to meet certain requirements. As a result, the FDA is extending the compliance deadlines for the in
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 19, 2017 00:01
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