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[New York] Missing Report Could Affect Tobacco Control Funding: Hevesi

An independent evaluation of the state’s tobacco control program was supposed to be in by Sept. 1, but state Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi (D-Forest Hills) is still waiting. The lawmaker, who serves as chairman of the Oversight, Analysis and Investigations C
The Forum Newsgroup (Howard Beach, NY)
added Apr 20, 2014 07:46
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[Canada] Manitoba's Ban of Flavoured Tobacco Comes Under Fire

Manitoba’s ban of flavoured tobacco products is coming under fire by a Montreal-based cigar importer. The province on Wednesday introduced Bill 52 – legislation that would prohibit the sale of flavoured cigars and cigarettes in an effort to protect child
ChrisD.ca (Winnepeg News & Media) (ca)
added Apr 20, 2014 07:24
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[Florida] Barry Hummel: Don't let tobacco industry win here

Big Tobacco is back in Tallahassee, pulling strings behind the scenes to make sure that kids in Florida will have easier access to tobacco....Reach out to your representative and to the House leadership and voice your opposition to HB 169. We need to mak
Tallahassee (FL) Democrat
added Apr 19, 2014 12:13
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[Ireland] Minister defends delay in pasage of anti-smoking Bill

Minister for Health James Reilly has defended the delay in the passage of legislation to prevent smoking in vehicles when children are present. Dr Reilly said care had to be taken with the legislation because of the power of the smoking lobby and its pot
Irish Times (ie)
added Apr 18, 2014 12:24
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[West Virginia] Community Voiced Opinions About Proposed Smoking Ban

Berkeley County residents and business owners voiced their opinions on the county's proposed clean air ordnance Wednesday evening. "We're against smoking in the workplace and public areas because it harms people and affects the heath of everyone around t
WHAG-TV NBC25 - Your4State.com (Hagerstown, MD)
added Apr 17, 2014 10:14
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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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