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BROKEN PROMISES TO OUR CHILDREN / A State-by-State Look at the 1998 Tobacco Settlement 20 Years Later

Despite receiving over $27 billion from the tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, the states continue to severely underfund tobacco prevention and cessation programs proven to save lives and money.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2018 15:27

New Report: 20 Years After Tobacco Settlement, States Still Shortchanging Prevention Programs That Save Lives and Health Care Dollars

States Challenged to Close Big Gaps in Who Still Smokes, Confront Youth E-Cigarette Epidemic
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2018 15:24
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[Connecticut, Tennessee] National Report: West Virginia Tied for Last in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

West Virginia has budgeted zero state funds for programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit and is tied for last nationwide in funding...joins Connecticut and Tennessee as the only states that provide no state funding for tobacco prevent
PR Newswire
added Dec 14, 2018 15:19

FDA to Hold Public Hearing on Youth E-Cigarette Cessation

On December 5, 2018, FDA will hold a public hearing to discuss its efforts to eliminate youth e-cigarette and other tobacco product use. One of the objectives of the hearing is to obtain the public’s perspectives on whether there is a need for drug therap
Lexology (uk)
added Dec 14, 2018 15:04

Electronic Cigarettes May Cause Same Lung Injuries, Respiratory Changes as Classic Cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes can cause detrimental effects to human health and should be reconsidered as a smoking cessation tool, based on results from a recent study.
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Dec 14, 2018 14:59

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Health Dept denies selling 'No Smoking' signboards

The Negeri Sembilan Health Department has denied selling 'Dilarang Merokok' (No Smoking) signboards at food eateries and restaurants in the state. The department has also not appointed any party, including health officers to sell the signboards to any eat
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Dec 14, 2018 14:34

[New Zealand] Anti-smoking groups want more money to get into campaign

New Otago University research shows we're floundering in our quest to be smokefree by 2025, needing five times as many Maori to quit each year, and twice as many Pakeha. The Government receives around $1.8 billion a year directly from tobacco excise tax,
Radio Network (nz)
added Dec 14, 2018 14:29

Low-income, rural kids at greater risk of smoke exposure

Researchers found that about 15% of children had levels of a byproduct formed when the body breaks down nicotine that was similar to adult smokers
Crain's New York Business
added Dec 14, 2018 14:14
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[UK] Businesses urged to be smokefree Thursday 13 December 2018 32

They focus not only on smoking indoors but also unsafe premises, and the sale of tobacco to under-18s. Smoking in pubs, cafes and restaurants is a crime and owners of the premises are liable to be fined if they permit smoking on their premises. The counci
Sheffield City Council (uk)
added Dec 14, 2018 14:09

Tobacco Registration and Product Listing (TRLM) Instructions

Registration and Listing for Deemed Tobacco ProductsDeemed products registered and listed by Oct. 12, 2017, must update product listings again by June 30, 2018 and complete annual registration by Dec. 31, 2018.Learn more by reading about the Upcoming Toba
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 14, 2018 05:45
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