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FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is falling into an old industry trap by expressing willingness to partner on “youth e-cigarette prevention”

the industry’s youth smoking prevention activities fall broadly into five main categories: (1) family involvement self-help booklets, (2) school-based smoking prevention programs, (3) programs to prevent youth from accessing tobacco, (4) mass media campai
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 6, 2018 16:58
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[UK] Imperial bets on ecigarettes to drive growth as cigarette sales fall

Sales in its Next Generation Product division — its range of ecigarettes, which include vapes and heated tobacco products — grew to £200m, or 2.6 per cent of total tobacco and NGP revenue, driven by growing sales of vapour brand blu.
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 6, 2018 11:14
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[California] How Big Tobacco is using social media to lure teens

The deceptive social media campaigns for Big Tobacco have been viewed 25 billion times worldwide, including nearly nine billion times in the United States. Because social media knows no international bounds, children in the United States freely receive p
KFMB-TV CBS 8 (San Diego, CA)
added Nov 7, 2018 20:44
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Rhode Island Superior Court Judge Strikes Down Tobacco Ordinance ($$)

A local Rhode Island ordinance that requires stores selling tobacco to obtain a “dealer’s license” and pay an annual $100 fee was rejected as unconstitutional on Oct. 30...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 19:05
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Indonesia to keep tobacco excise steady in 2019 -minister

Indonesia will keep excise rates on tobacco products unchanged next year, the country’s industry minister Airlangga Hartarto said on Monday, making it the first year since 2014 that rates have not been hiked.
Reuters
added Nov 7, 2018 18:56
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GLANTZ: Why smokeless tobacco needs to be included in local and state laws prohibiting sale of flavored tobacco products

Alameda, CA is considering an ordinance to license tobacco retailers and prohibit the sale of flavored tobacco products. Retailers are arguing that chewing tobacco should be exempted becuase theh claim the average age of those that chew is 40.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 6, 2018 16:58
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Tobacco Tax Battle Could Torch Montana Medicaid Expansion

If ballot initiative I-185 passes Tuesday, it will mean an additional $2-per-pack tax on cigarettes and levy a tax on e-cigarettes, which are currently not taxed in Montana. The tobacco tax initiative has become the most expensive ballot measure race in
Kaiser Health News
added Nov 6, 2018 16:57
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[California] Los Angeles City Attorney Files Injunctions Against E-Cigarette Companies

law enforcement officials have long been suspicious of how electronic cigarettes are marketed, and last week Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer filed injunctions against three e-cigarette companies: Los Angeles–based VapeCo and its parent company, NEwh
LA Weekly
added Nov 6, 2018 16:56
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Juul Is So Hot It’s Set the Vaping Debate on Fire

Their success made Juul the top-selling e-cigarette in the U.S. in two years, but it achieved that position in part by attracting a huge following among kids younger than 18, who aren’t legally allowed to purchase such products. Concerns about the hazards
Bloomberg News
added Nov 6, 2018 12:40
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LESKO-JELLEY: Hey, Can I Hit Your Juul?; The Truth Behind the “Cigarettes” of Gen Z

No matter how stressed, depressed, anxious you are or how much you want to be “cool,” Juuling clearly isn’t the solution. Juuls are part of a billion-dollar E-cigarette business. This company is making millions of dollars off of the insecure, underconfi
The College Voice (Connecticut College)
added Nov 6, 2018 11:06
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