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ILO chief wants to cut ties with big tobacco. Will the governing body heed the call?

This week, more than 200 organizations globally called on ILO’s governing body to put in place policies prohibiting further collaboration with the tobacco industry. This, they argue, is in line with the ILO Secretariat’s recent recommendations that the b
added Mar 15, 2018 17:14

[North Carolina] FDA moving forward on effort to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes

Analysts and advocates say the FDA notice kicks off a multi-year process... "The critical decision is how quickly to reduce nicotine: we expect the scientific community to rally around an immediate vs gradual reduction in nicotine levels in cigarettes —
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 15, 2018 17:13

[UK] NHS should prescribe e-cigarettes, according to boss of Plymouth's newest vape shop

The director of Plymouth's latest vaping store says it's a 'no brainer' that GPs should prescribe e-cigarettes to patients who want to give up fags. Ex-smoker Richard O'Connell, 40, is one of two directors who set up Vape Town over four years ago and ha
Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added Mar 15, 2018 17:00

China’s ministry in charge of tobacco control had ties to the tobacco industry. Not anymore

As part of a sweeping reshuffle, a new health commission will take over from the industry ministry as the government body responsible for tobacco control, implementing a set of international rules from the World Health Organisation. Beijing signed the F
South China Morning Post
added Mar 15, 2018 16:28

[Florida] World Vapor Expo 2017: e-cigarette marketing tactics

A newly emerging public health issue is the surge of ‘vaping conventions’...Guests were encouraged to socialise and try new flavours. Conventions such as the World Vapor Expo are becoming increasingly popular. More …
Tobacco Control
added Mar 15, 2018 15:27

[UK] Tobacco smuggling shopkeeper jailed for five years

A Hull shopkeeper, who was caught with more than one million illicit cigarettes stashed in self-storage containers, has been jailed for five years after being investigated by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Aras Rasul Rashid, of Spring Bank, Hull, was cau
Forecourt Trader (uk)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:13

Tobacco settlement releases $34 million to North Dakota

has forced North Dakota to devote considerable resources and money to prove it diligently enforced its laws, according to Stenehjem, who said North Dakota won its first arbitration dispute, concerning funds withheld in 2003. If it had not prevailed, the s
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Mar 14, 2018 23:11

[New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Virginia] Rocky Mount business owners charged in $25 MILLION cigarette trafficking ring

On January 31st of this year a complaint was filed in the Manhattan New York Federal Court against H&H Distributors located in Rocky Mount. The defendants are ANWAR ALSAIDI, MUSSA HAMZA, SHAREEF HASSAN, AMJED HATU and AKRAM SHAMAKH
Fighting Crime NC
added Mar 14, 2018 23:02

[Ohio] Columbus to begin enforcing fines on stores that sell tobacco to people under 21

The Tobacco 21 law in Columbus was enacted in early 2017. Now, Columbus Public Health is making sure shop owners aren’t selling any kind of tobacco product to people under the age of 21. In April, stores that aren’t following the rules could face a hefty
nbc4i (Dublin, OH)
added Mar 14, 2018 22:32

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) view it differently than non-LGBT: Exposure to tobacco-related couponing, e-cigarette advertisements, and anti-tobacco messages on social and traditional media

LGBT (particularly LGBT smokers) are more likely to be exposed to and interact with tobacco-related messages on new and social media than their non-LGBT counterparts. Higher levels of tobacco-media exposure were significantly associated with higher likel
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 14, 2018 22:20
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