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VIDEO: PS. Explain This: Big Tobacco Goes South

In the search for new consumers, Big Tobacco is setting its sights on markets in the Global South, using the same tactics that hooked smokers in rich countries decades ago. But with weak health-care systems and low regulatory capacity, the developing wor
Project Syndicate
added May 11, 2018 02:45
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FDA warns more companies to stop misleading kids with e-liquids that resemble kid-friendly foods as part of Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan

today issued four new warning letters to manufacturers and retailers for selling e-liquids used in e-cigarettes with labeling and/or advertising that cause them to resemble kid-friendly food products, such as cereal, soda and pancakes. One of the companie
PR Newswire
added May 11, 2018 02:08
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FDA's Hand Can't Be Forced On 'Natural' Tobacco Labeling ($$)

dismissed a case challenging the [FDA]’s allowance of the word “natural” in the product packaging and labeling of Natural American Spirit cigarettes. The plaintiff lacked standing to sue under Article III, § 2, of the U.S. Constitution, which limits feder
Law360
added May 10, 2018 17:48
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Smoking laws: Five huge changes proposed for South Africa

The proposed Control of Tobacco and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill has been opened up for public debate. Dramatic changes to South African smoking laws could soon become a reality, should the bill receive Parliamentary approval. The changes are said t
TheSouthAfrican.com (za)
added May 9, 2018 14:17
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Cue™ Vapor System (Cue) Teams with Country Music Star Granger Smith to Bring Fans VIP Concert Experience

Calling all country music fans! E-Alternative Solutions (EAS), a sister company to Jacksonville-based Swisher International and the exclusive distributor of Cue™ Vapor System (Cue™), a breakthrough alternative to smoking, is offering its fans the chance t
PR Newswire
added May 9, 2018 14:13
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[Australia] Big tobacco’s big little lies on Twitter

Christina Watts, Becky Freeman and Marita Hefler identify some of the promotional tactics being used by tobacco companies and provide some examples of how these companies are using Twitter to give a misleading picture of their activities and potentially
Croakey (au)
added May 9, 2018 03:40
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[Australia] Think you've got plenty of time to quit smoking? Think again: Hundreds of people as young as 30 are dying due to cigarettes

Smoking is killing people as young as 30, a new analysis from the Victorian Health Department shows. In 2011 smoking killed 24 Victorians in their 30s and 155 in their 40s... 'We're seeing tobacco companies using underhand tactics to make smoking hip ag
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 9, 2018 02:34
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NICOPURE LABS, LLC, et al., Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. FOOD & DRUG ADMINISTRATION, et al., Defendants-Appellees: BRIEF FOR APPELLEES (PDF)

The Tobacco Control Act “automatically subjects deemed products to the statutory requirements for ‘tobacco products’ in chapter IX of the [FDCA],” including the requirement of premarket review for new tobacco products.... The prohibition on the distributi
Amazon CloudFront
added May 8, 2018 23:36
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E-Liquids Misleadingly Labeled or Advertised as Food Products

FDA and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued warning letters to companies that misleadingly labeled or advertised nicotine-containing e-liquids as kid friendly food products such as juice boxes, candies, and cookies. E-liquids are dangerous for chil
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 8, 2018 18:22
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[USA] UK government 'closely monitoring' e-cigarette refills that resemble children's treats

The Department of Health and Social Care is “closely monitoring” firms selling e-cigarette liquids in England that look like children’s juice, sweets and biscuits after a major crackdown by the US Food and Drug Administration.
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added May 8, 2018 15:33
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