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Uruguay Moves to Implement Presidential Decree on Plain Tobacco Packaging, Must Stand Strong Against Tobacco Industry Challenges

has issued regulations putting plain packaging into effect beginning February, 2019. This move makes Uruguay the first country in the Americas to implement plain packaging, and adds to global momentum for plain tobacco packaging, a proven public health me
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added Sep 1, 2018 01:02
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New Investigation Exposes How Tobacco Companies Market Cigarettes on Social Media in the U.S. and Around the World

Tobacco companies are secretly advertising cigarettes on social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter by paying social media influencers – popular young people with large online followings – to post images of cigarettes and smoking as part
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added Aug 28, 2018 06:01
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Illinois Governor Vetoes Measure to Raise Tobacco Sale Age to 21, Forfeiting Opportunity to Save Lives, Help Kids

Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto on Friday of legislation to raise Illinois’ tobacco sale age to 21 represents a terrible missed opportunity to protect young people from tobacco addiction and save lives. The main beneficiaries of his veto are tobacco companies th
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added Aug 28, 2018 05:56
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CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO-FREE KIDS, et. al., Petitioners v. PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL, INC. et. al., Respondents: REQUEST FOR INVESTIGATIVE AND ENFORCEMENT ACTION TO STOP DECEPTIVE ADVERTISING ONLINE (PDF)

flooding social media with cigarette images may be the single greatest threat to youth perception of tobacco use in the United States today. Evidence from more than 40 countries reveals how these companies deceptively use social media channels to promot
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added Aug 27, 2018 15:59
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FDA Takes Welcome Action Against Some Kid-Friendly E-Cigarettes, But Must Do More to Prevent Introduction of Such Products

We urge the FDA to take further action to protect kids by removing from the market kid-friendly e-cigarette products that have been illegally introduced in recent months without required agency review, curtailing marketing that makes these products appea
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added Aug 24, 2018 14:16
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Bangladesh Dramatically Reduces Tobacco Use — Government Must Continue Life-Saving Progress

Bangladesh has dramatically reduced tobacco use over the past nine years, according to a new survey released today by the Bangladesh Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Bangladesh’s second Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) found that tobacco use has d
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added Aug 15, 2018 23:26
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Uruguay’s President Continues Leadership in Global Fight against Tobacco with Plain Packaging Announcement

congratulates President Tabaré Vázquez of Uruguay on his presidential decree of August 6 mandating that tobacco products be sold in plain packaging. The decree, which overcomes parliamentary inaction, maintains health warnings covering 80 percent of tobac
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added Aug 8, 2018 15:54
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Health Groups' letter to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb: images of the new e-cigarette products (PDF)

“New revolutionary inventions seem to continually be released everyday in the vaping industry and that is why it is an honor to finally introduce the STIG to the vaping market.”
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added Aug 7, 2018 21:39
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Health Groups' letter to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb (PDF)

before one or more of these products becomes the next Juul phenomenon among our nation’s youth. We hope that you will use the information provided in this letter to prevent the marketing of products that have evaded the mandatory review process without
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added Aug 7, 2018 21:38
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Leading Health Groups Urge FDA to Stop Sales of New, Juul-Like E-Cigarettes Illegally Introduced Without Agency Review

Six leading public health and medical organizations today urged the [FDA] to stop the sale of new electronic cigarette products that have been illegally introduced in recent months without the agency’s prior review and authorization. These include numero
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added Aug 7, 2018 21:37
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