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The American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE Initiative Launches New Campaign, 'Lock Up Lung Cancer,' to Expose Hidden Killer of Women

lung cancer is the #1 cancer killer of women. The rate of women dying from the disease has increased 79 percent in the last 40 years, and since the mid-1970s, lung cancer diagnoses among women have been on the rise. Despite this, only 3 percent of women c
PR Newswire
added Nov 19, 2018 19:47
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[Philippines] Thailand loses WTO dispute over cigarette imports

Thailand has failed to comply with a World Trade Organization ruling against its regulations on cigarette imports, a WTO dispute panel said on Monday, the first of two legal cases brought to the Geneva-based watchdog by the Philippines.
Reuters
added Nov 15, 2018 10:35
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Tackle cheap illicit cigarettes, not ban smoking at eateries, govt told

Malaysia Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietors’ General Association (MSCSPGA) president, Datuk Ho Su Mong, said the actual cause of the rise in smoking in Malaysia was due to the sale of illegal cigarettes, which he said currently comprises up to 60 per cent
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:55
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The Menthol Meltdown in Tobacco Stocks Could Be a Buying Opportunity

Wells Fargo’s Bonnie Herzog is more upbeat. She notes that the FDA has pledged to adhere to a science-based approach to the menthol issue, and she doesn’t think the science supports the thesis that menthol is more harmful. Thus, she thinks that “menthol
Barron's
added Nov 14, 2018 17:36
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New York considering e-cigarette ban as FDA looks to restrict sales

With a nationwide ban of flavored vape cartridges looming overhead, a portion of the $3 billion dollar industry could go up in smoke. Flavors like creme brulee -- and even menthol could be on the chopping block. Meanwhile, the Empire State could ban
WENY-TV (Horseheads, NY)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:35
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[Asia, India] Decide within 6 months if cigarette pkts will have nicotine & tar content levels on label: U’khand HC to Centre

Uttarakhand high court (HC) on Monday directed the central government to “consider within a period of six months whether a part of Section 7 of The Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, P
Times of India
added Nov 14, 2018 04:27
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[UK] Tobacco shares hit by US menthol ban fear

British American Tobacco closed 10.6% down to their lowest in almost five years, while Imperial Brands recovered from earlier big falls to end 2.2% off. A report in the Wall Street Journal claimed the US Food and Drugs Administration would impose the ba
BBC Online
added Nov 14, 2018 03:16
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[New York] State proposes ban on flavored e-cigs

The rule would allow only tobacco- and menthol–flavored liquids, banning those "relating to any fruit, chocolate, vanilla, honey, candy, cocoa, dessert, alcoholic beverage, herb or spice." A spokesman for Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the rule was undergoing f
Crain's New York Business
added Nov 14, 2018 03:15
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[UK-Scotland] Study links tobacco availability to smoking in pregnancy

Edinburgh University researchers looked at maternity records in tandem with information on all Scottish tobacco outlets. They said their study is the first to reveal the links between tobacco availability and smoking in pregnancy. Previous research sug
BBC Online
added Nov 14, 2018 03:14
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[Illinois] City attacking on several fronts in fight to keep e-cigarettes away from minors

Emanuel, a major critic of President Donald Trump’s administration, said if the Food and Drug Administration under Trump’s watch does indeed announce strict new regulations on flavored e-cigarettes — which critics say kids and teens are drawn to — then he
Chicago Sun-Times
added Nov 14, 2018 03:09
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