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FDA Clarifies “Intended Use” for Drugs, Devices, and Tobacco Products

Knowledge of a product’s actual use can be evidence of intended use, because claims about a product impact how FDA will regulate the product. FDA has provided guidance on intended use, which it applies to its framework for the regulation of tobacco produc
National Law Review
added Feb 3, 2017 01:58
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] KT&G chief cleared of bribery charges

A local court on Thursday acquitted the head of the country's leading tobacco maker of receiving some tens of millions of won in bribes from a lobbyist for striking a deal with an advertising agency, citing a lack of evidence.
Korea Times (kr)
added Feb 2, 2017 19:53
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Health Canada and Canadian Cancer Society launch renewed Break It Off campaign

The Break It Off campaign encourages young adult smokers to “break off” their bad relationship with smoking and stay smoke-free. The Break It Off website has tools and resources that will help young adults work through the various stages of breaking up w
Government of Canada (ca)
added Feb 3, 2017 01:53
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France bans glamorous cigarette names

France has banned the sale of cigarettes with "glamorous" names, following the introduction of neutral packets as part of the government's efforts to reduce smoking, a habit that costs more than two million lives a year, according to a study published Tu
RFI (fr)
added Jan 31, 2017 18:20
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[France] Upbeat cigarette names to be banned

CIGARETTE brands whose names sound too evocative and positive are to be banned, it is said. Radio station Europe 1 reports that someone ‘highly placed’ revealed a plan to ban from sale such brands as Vogue cigarettes and Marlboro Gold as well as a make
The Connexion (fr)
added Jan 31, 2017 14:07
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[France] Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S: French Authorities May Ban the Use of the Brand Name Café Crème for Cigars

According to French media, the French Ministry of Health and Ministry of Budget are expected to announce in the near future that they consider the use of Scandinavian Tobacco Group`s Café Crème brand name for cigars to be a violation of the French Public
GlobeNewswire
added Jan 31, 2017 19:43
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Scientists turn to social media to study drug abuse

The use of social media in promoting shisha is also rife and one of the reasons identified for increasing use. "As water-pipe use rapidly grows in popularity, novel data streams are needed that can help capture and document the social and environmental co
The Standard (ke)
added Jan 30, 2017 22:29
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[UK] How Australia is stubbing out smoking

Simone Dennis, an associate professor at Australian National University, says a culture of shame surrounding smoking has begun to emerge, and that itself has become a smoking deterrent. Take, for example, the policy of confining smokers to areas where th
BBC Online
added Jan 30, 2017 22:14
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[UK] Newsagent goes over and above with under-counter cigarettes

Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016 requires all tobacco products sold in the UK to have standardised packaging. Shops selling tobacco and related products have until May 2017 to sell off existing packaging before the plain packaging comes in
Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Reporter (uk)
added Jan 30, 2017 18:21
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Tobacco Companies Target People Struggling With Mental Health

The tobacco industry has historically marketed cigarettes specifically to the seriously mentally ill — and has developed relationships with homeless shelters and advocacy groups to gain positive media coverage and political support — individuals struggli
Teen Vogue
added Jan 30, 2017 15:28
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