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[Switzerland] Cigar czar fights for the right to light up

Heinrich Villiger, owner of Villiger Söhne cigar company....The brother of a former president of Switzerland, he is grabbing headlines in the country for opposing plans to tighten restrictions on the tobacco industry. A bigger target is the World Health O
Business Day (za)
added Jan 7, 2016 04:49
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Senators Ask FTC to Investigate Liquid Nicotine Retailers for Unfair or Deceptive Practices

“We must not tolerate the marketing of a harmful chemical to teenagers and children, especially under the imprimatur of recognizable brands — an advertising activity plainly undertaken to create a new generation of nicotine-addicted smokers or ‘vapers.’
US Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA)
added Dec 23, 2015 05:03
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Impact of Exposure to Electronic Cigarette Advertising on Susceptibility and Trial of Electronic Cigarettes and Cigarettes in US Young Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

ad exposure was associated with greater curiosity to try an e-cigarette among never e-cigarette users and greater likelihood of e-cigarette trial at follow-up in a small number of never e-cigarette users and greater likelihood of e-cigarette trial at foll
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Nov 23, 2015 17:18
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EXHIBIT 7: DECLARATION OF SMITH W. WELBORN, JR. (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company) Nov. 11, 2015

Reynolds would incur significant costs in employee time and third-party vendor time, as well as actual costs in the millions of dollars, if it were to begin implementation based on corrective statements that were subsequently revised based upon further ap
Tobacco On Trial
added Nov 12, 2015 00:09
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Tobacco manufacturers revive lawsuit against FDA

Altria Group Inc., Lorillard Inc. and Reynolds American Inc., along with subsidiaries, sued April 14 over rules for packaging labels that they consider too restrictive under the federal Tobacco Control Act of 2009.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 1, 2015 08:52
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[California] NJOY Puts Out E-Cig False Ad Class With Comcast Precedent ($$)

A California federal judge refused Friday to certify a class of consumers who allege that NJOY Inc. falsely advertised its e-cigarettes as healthier than traditional tobacco cigarettes, saying the plaintiffs' proposed damage calculations didn't meet the
Law360
added Aug 16, 2015 12:11
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[Africa, Uganda] Anti-tobacco bill passed

Should President Museveni assent to the bill, it will set the bar higher for both the tobacco industry and smokers. Among other things, the bill establishes the tobacco control committee, and imposes a responsibility on a person consuming tobacco product
The Observer (ug)
added Jul 30, 2015 07:09
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State Attorney Generals take action against Targeting of e-Cigarettes to Minors

AGs from New York, California, Indiana and Ohio, are using new state and local laws to put pressure on the industry at all levels...has prompted the FDA to finalize its new e-cigarette regulations later this summer, though it could take several years for
NY City News
added Jul 13, 2015 11:51
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Portrayal of tobacco in Mongolian language YouTube videos: policy gaps

Given the popularity of Mongolian YouTube videos that promote smoking, policy changes are urgently required to control this medium, and more effectively protect youth and young adults from insidious tobacco marketing.
Tobacco Control
added May 23, 2015 14:32
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Changes in Internet Searches Associated With the “Tips from Former Smokers” Campaign [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although Google searches are not a validated measure of tobacco attitudes/behaviors, their application herein has face validity, building on theories where interest and engagement foreshadow action,7 and research showing searches forecast many population
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added May 19, 2015 16:05
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