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US Food and Drug Administration Inspection of Tobacco Sales to Minors at Top Pharmacies, 2012-2017

For these reasons, we examined the inspections of tobacco sales to minors conducted by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in approximately 13 200 pharmacies in 49 states and Washington, DC, from January 1, 2012, to December 31, 2017.
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Sep 5, 2018 15:11

Innovations in counterfeiting tax stamps: a study of ultraviolet watermarks in a sample of discarded New York City packs [FREE FULL TEXT]

eiters are using ultraviolet watermarks which makes it difficult to differentiate counterfeit joint New York City/New York State tax stamps from their genuine equivalent when UV irradiation is used as the sole screening tool. Innovations in counterfeiting
Tobacco Control
added Sep 4, 2018 22:35

[Virginia] EDITORIAL: Our View: Tobacco tax hike long overdue

Virginia is for lovers — of tobacco tax exploitation. In January, the time arrived for the commonwealth to end its lax tobacco taxes, and we hope the generated revenue funds economic development initiatives with possible peripheral benefits to our health
Bristol (VA) Herald-Courier
added Sep 3, 2018 15:13

[New York] 2 people arrested after police raid on Lancaster Market

Two people were arrested Monday after the Syracuse Police Department raided Lancaster Market...Police arrested Anwar Alkoubah, 39, and Abdulmageed Pady, 19, after authorities said they found 154 packages of counterfeit stamped cigarettes and 30 unstamped
Daily Orange (Syracuse University)
added Sep 2, 2018 13:12

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Prices of cigarettes to go up after sales tax fixed at 10%

Sales and Service Tax (SST) for cigarettes has been gazetted at 10% as of Aug 29, and this will cause the prices of cigarette to increase. British American Tobacco (M) Bhd (BAT) managing director Erik Stoel said the company is concerned about the impact
The Star (my)
added Aug 31, 2018 20:22

[UK] WILLIAMS: Smoke and hashtags: Tobacco’s love of social media shows it can’t be trusted

“tobacco companies have been undermining, on all levels and at every occasion, the [FCTC] parties’ efforts to promote development and improve the health of their populations. They should therefore not be viewed as stakeholders in the development of any to
TheLondonEconomic (uk)
added Aug 31, 2018 13:41

[Jordan, New York] Flew the coop? Man charged with selling untaxed smokes reportedly jetted overseas

He left on a jet plane, and authorities want a Brooklyn man accused of selling untaxed cigarettes on Staten Island back here again. But whether or not Moatasem Okal returns from Jordan is another matter. On Wednesday, state Supreme Court Justice...issued
Staten Island (NY) Live
added Aug 31, 2018 11:29

[Caribbean, Jamaica] Christopher Tufton: Tobacco lobby all smoke and mirrors

Yet, the tobacco industry would have us acquiesce to its call for a reduction in the SCT on cigarettes, suggesting that to do so would be to stymie the illicit trade in tobacco. However, to reduce the SCT would be to encourage greater consumption of tob
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Aug 31, 2018 01:34

BENTLEY: E-cigarette tariffs are a threat to public health

There are around 10,000 vape shops in the U.S. These stores are achieving something that FDA and anti-smoking groups never have–make quitting smoking enjoyable. As FDA itself has acknowledged, nicotine is not the problem but the harmful smoke from cigare
The Hill
added Aug 29, 2018 23:40

[Asia, Bangladesh] BATB violating tobacco law Anti-tobacco activists claim

apparently conducted promotional activities for one of its new products in Dhaka's Lalmatia area yesterday, defying the country's tobacco control act. A group of 10-15 representatives of BAT Bangladesh set up a decorated point of sale, containing packs o
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Aug 31, 2018 01:39
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