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[UK] VIDEO: Science and Technology Committee: Subject: E-Cigarettes

10:00:21 Witnesses: Michelle Jarman-Howe, Executive Director, Public Sector Prisons South, and Heather Thomson, Smokefree Lead, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
UK Parliament (uk)
added Mar 28, 2018 15:56
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[Arizona] Prescott Council leans toward smoking ban in city parks

A proposal to prohibit smoking in most city parks attracted more than a dozen people to the Prescott City Council’s study session Tuesday, March 27. Although some opposition to the proposed ordinance arose, most of those who spoke urged the city to move
Prescott (AZ) Daily Courier
added Mar 28, 2018 15:50

[Kansas] City to ponder tobacco-21 law after ruling

A recent court ruling concerning a Topeka tobacco ordinance might delay consideration of a similar law in Parsons. ...Theis issued a permanent injunction Thursday barring Topeka’s city government from enforcing an ordinance its governing body approved in
Parsons (KS) Sun
added Mar 28, 2018 15:49

[Ohio] LYNCH: Why Cincinnati City Council must raise the tobacco age to 21

Recently, cities across the country have begun implementing a policy to protect future generations... By increasing the minimum age of tobacco sales, we will create a cleaner, healthier and more wealthy community. The city of Cincinnati is rapidly growin
The News Record (University of Cincinnati)
added Mar 28, 2018 15:45

Academy, health groups sue FDA over e-cigarette regulation delays

“A lot of kids think they’re smoking harmless water vapor when in fact they are putting nicotine into their bodies, inhaling it into their lungs which is changing the reward centers of their brain, upregulating nicotine receptors and causing them to beco
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Mar 28, 2018 13:34

Why the FDA May Be Cracking Down on Flavored Cigarettes

In a statement to Healthline, a spokesperson for the FDA explained that the purpose of the ANPRM is to look for information related to different age groups who use flavored tobacco products. So, are the flavors that help a 60-year-old lifelong smoker ki
Healthline Networks
added Mar 28, 2018 13:34

Lawsuit challenges FDA delay of e-cigarette review

The lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court argues that the FDA didn't follow proper requirements last year when it decided to push back the deadline for makers of e-cigarettes to submit their products for review. The groups say the delay poses a threat t
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 28, 2018 13:32

[California] Editorial: New Los Altos law goes up in smoke

Los Altos’ recently approved smoking ban – prohibiting smoking virtually everywhere except in the privacy of one’s home – is misguided and pretty much a useless piece of legislation. While we appreciate the motivation behind it, it is a hollow law from a
Town Crier
added Mar 28, 2018 13:30

[Louisiana] Shreveport might ban smoking in bars; some owners say that would hurt business

Tiki Bar manager Allison North says she's not overly concerned that Shreveport officials are discussing a ban on smoking in bars. "They've always been talking about it, as far as I know, every year when the ordinance comes up." (Source: KSLA News 12)
KSLA-TV Ch. 12
added Mar 28, 2018 13:29


FDA’s categorical exemption of newly deemed tobacco products from statutorily mandated premarket review for multiple years deprives the Public Health Organization Plaintiffs of access to vital information they rely on (and would rely on) to educate the pu
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 28, 2018 05:38
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