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Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa score too many F's on smoking report card

“While we celebrate successes such as Wisconsin’s smoke-free air law, we must also face the reality that young people are using tobacco products like e-cigarettes and little cigars is at an all-time high,” said Linda Witucki, executive director of the Am
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Feb 7, 2016 21:48
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[Massachusetts] Pittsfield Board of Health mulls smoking age increase, elimination of flavored tobacco products

regulations that would raise the legal age for purchase to 21, tighten down on the transfer of sales licenses to a new store owner and eliminate flavored tobacco products that can be targeted toward youth.
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Feb 6, 2016 22:08
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five facts about smoking and cancer on #worldcancerday

1. It’s not just lung cancer. The Surgeon General’s Office has linked more than 12 types of cancer to smoking, including cancer of the stomach, bladder, kidneys, and liver. ... 5. The fight to #FinishIt is not over. Every day more than 3,200 children smo
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 4, 2016 19:16
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MO v. FDA: PLAINTIFFS’ CONSOLIDATED MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN OPPOSITION TO DEFENDANTS’ MOTION TO DISMISS, Jan 15, 2016

FDA makes virtually no attempt to establish that, as a matter of plain meaning, a tobacco product with a modified label but the identical physical characteristics constitutes a “new tobacco product” that “was not commercially marketed in the United State
Tobacco On Trial
added Jan 23, 2016 18:39
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AUDIO: E-Cigarettes and Vaping

What we know and don't know about the latest nicotine delivery systems. Guests: Dr. Thomas Eissenberg, professor at the Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Psychology and is the Director of the Center for the Study of Tobacco Products. He is
Maine Public Broadcasting Network (MPBN)
added Jan 21, 2016 20:58
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Sin tax rationale goes up in smoke

skyrocketing cigarette smuggling, which now accounts for 58 percent of the market in New York, the highest rate in the nation, according to the Mackinac Center...should be fair and broad, not targeted at certain politically unpopular people and industries
Rome (NY) Daily Sentinel
added Jan 20, 2016 22:56
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Big 3 tobacco manufacturers push forward on label lawsuit

The plaintiffs said in Friday’s motion that the FDA’s second substantial equivalent directive “disregards the clear statutory distinction between the regulation of tobacco products and regulation of tobacco product labels.” A new tobacco product must be
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 19, 2016 05:45
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Exploring Smoking Stigma, Alternative Tobacco Product Use, and Quit Attempts

Smoking stigma and dual use of smokeless tobacco and/or e-cigarettes with cigarettes predict quit attempts. However, smoking stigma may prevent smokers from consulting a physician and induce alternative tobacco product use to aid cessation.
Health Behavior and Policy Review
added Jan 14, 2016 13:18
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KOZLOWSKI: A Policy Experiment is Worth a Million Lives

Policy experiments at the state level could allow governments to explore and learn from these pathways...If some state or other jurisdiction were to differentially set the age of legal purchase with consideration to the dramatic differences in health risk
Issues in Science and Technology
added Jan 13, 2016 20:52
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E-cigarettes and generic drugs: A guide to the FDA in 2016

The FDA is working on a separate plan to require broader warnings about nicotine hazards — especially from accidental exposure to children and infants. The agency might also require child-proof packages for e-liquids, which are liquid nicotine combined
The Week
added Jan 12, 2016 16:44
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