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Guidance: Compliance Policy for Certain Labeling and Warning Statement Requirements for Cigars and Pipe Tobacco

This guidance represents the current thinking of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) on this topic. It does not establish any rights for any person and is not binding on FDA or the public. You can use an alternative approach if it satisfies
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 9, 2018 23:05
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VIDEO: Retailer Requirements: New Warning Statement Requirements For Certain Tobacco Products

This webinar provides information for retailers about a new warning statement that is required in 2018 on certain tobacco product packing and advertisements. Additional tobacco compliance webinars can be found on our website.
You Tube
added Aug 9, 2018 23:04
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Labeling and Warning Statements for Tobacco Products

FDA has provided a compliance date of August 10, 2018, for the required health warning statements on packages and advertisements for "covered" tobacco products (except cigars and pipe tobacco1) and roll-your-own / cigarette tobacco products.2
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 9, 2018 23:03
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Tobacco company strategies to identify and promote the benefits of nicotine

After publication of the 1988 Surgeon General’s report on nicotine addiction, tobacco companies (particularly RJ Reynolds) intensified efforts to promote the benefits of nicotine while downplaying its addictiveness and health risks.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 9, 2018 23:02
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Impact of the WHO FCTC over the first decade: a global evidence review prepared for the Impact Assessment Expert Group [FREE FULL TEXT]

The FCTC has increased the implementation of measures across several policy domains, and these implementations have resulted in measurable impacts on tobacco consumption, prevalence and other outcomes. However, FCTC implementation must be accelerated, and
Tobacco Control
added Aug 9, 2018 23:01
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Distributional health and financial benefits of increased tobacco taxes in Colombia: results from a modelling study

The tobacco tax increase passed by Colombia has substantial implications for the country’s population health and financial well-being, with large benefits likely to accrue to the two poorest quintiles of the population.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 9, 2018 22:55
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[Florida] Attorneys Battle Over RJR's Role in Smoker's Death, as Trial Begins

Tyrone Dixon, 39, died in 1994...Dixon’s family contends Reynolds took part in a tobacco industry conspiracy to hide the dangers of smoking that hooked him to cigarettes and ultimately killed him.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 9, 2018 17:41
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[Canada] Stricter Smoking And Vaping Laws Start Soon In Huron County

On September 1, smoking or holding lighted or heated tobacco or cannabis will be prohibited on properties such as social services, the museum, by the Courthouse in Goderich and at the health unit. County housing facilities are exempt. “There are many b
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Aug 9, 2018 17:39
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[Kentucky] Breathing easy: Danville’s smoking ban has been in effect for 10 years

Today is the 10th anniversary of the City of Danville’s smoking ban in all buildings and enclosed workplaces...there are only five counties in Kentucky that have any kind of a smoke-free policy. “That’s out of 120 counties. We’ve got a ways to go.”
Danville (KY) Advocate-Messenger
added Aug 9, 2018 17:38
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[Missouri] Petitions submitted by casino-funded group to put limited smoking restriction on Nov. 6 St. Louis County ballot

A committee funded by the owner of the Hollywood Casino turned in on Wednesday almost 53,000 signatures...the mayor of Maryland Heights — where the casino is situated — has asked the County Election Board to disqualify from the same ballot a much stricter
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Aug 9, 2018 17:21
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