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E-cigarette makers are targeting minors, hooking them on nicotine, say congressional Democrats

Eleven lawmakers, including Sen. Dick Durbin and Rep. Henry Waxman, urged the Food and Drug Administration to stop e-cigarette businesses from selling and marketing their products to kids. The lawmakers accused these companies of hawking their products t
New York Daily News
added Apr 16, 2014 11:22
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Congress Is Coming After E-Cigarettes

It’s looking like e-cigarettes’ regulation-free honeymoon period is probably coming to an end; Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), one of the lawmakers who commissioned the report, said that the report “is further evidence that the administration must act quick
Vice.com
added Apr 16, 2014 11:01
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[China] CCA Calls For Printing of Health Warning Pictures on Cigarette Packets

China Consumer Association (CCA), on behalf of the CCA called for the relative departments to order tobacco enterprises to print health warning pictures on the packaging of tobacco products, in order to make sure that tobacco consumers in China have the r
All-China Women's Federation (cn)
added Apr 16, 2014 10:43
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[Australia, New Zealand] Black market warning over tobacco plain packaging

The Health Select Committee today held a briefing on the more than 17,000 submissions on the Smoke-Free Environments (Tobacco Plain Packaging) Amendment Bill. The organisation representing grocers warned of dire consequences if the bill passes. "In Aus
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Apr 16, 2014 09:48
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Are e-cigarettes a gateway drug for children?

The marketing and sale of e-cigarettes to children should be banned, according to a report released Monday by 11 Democratic members of Congress, and flavors that appeal to minors such as “Cherry Crush,” “Chocolate Treat” and “Peachy Keen” should also be
CBS MarketWatch
added Apr 16, 2014 09:42
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[Canada] Manitoba eyes ban on sale of flavoured tobacco

Manitoba is set to join the list of provinces that restrict the sale of flavoured tobacco products. Healthy Living Minister Sharon Blady says the aim is to stop tobacco companies from luring young people into smoking through cigarillos and other flavour
Canadian Press
added Apr 16, 2014 09:29
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[UK] CLARK: Imperial’s smoke and mirrors

a shrewd sense of political timing. Imperial has opted to axe England’s last cigarette factory, blaming “increasing regulation”, ten days after Jane Ellison, the public health minister, ordered tobacco companies to scrap branded boxes in favour of plain p
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 16, 2014 09:25
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[New York] 'Smoking 21' Law: Is Nassau Next? - Government - Glen Cove, NY Patch

Leg. Judy Jacobs offers reasons to make it illegal to sell tobacco products to those under 21 in Nassau County.
Patch.org
added Apr 15, 2014 23:21
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The Chamber of Commerce's European Foray / Shining Big Tobacco’s Shoes

The truth is that de Gucht is conniving with big business to destroy or dramatically weaken health, environmental and labour standards and democracy itself. The US Chamber of Commerce was the American pressure group most consulted by officials working f
CounterPunch
added Apr 15, 2014 17:23
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Guest column: Big Tobacco should butt out of trying to make laws in Florida

Big Tobacco is clearly behind House Bill 169 in the Florida House of Representatives. It would prevent local communities from deciding for themselves how to prevent youth from being exposed to tobacco products. If House Bill 169 is passed, all control
Florida Times-Union
added Apr 14, 2014 20:06
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