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Pending Federal Legislation on Tobacco Issues

Includes Obama's 94-cent-per-pack tax increase, bills on e-cig marketing, packaging, more
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 23, 2015 17:00
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[California] E-cigarette study could propel law: Sen. Mark Leno seeks to classify vapor cigs as tobacco product

A new study that health advocates say proves electronic cigarettes contain cancer-causing chemicals could help boost legislative efforts to regulate... Yet e-cigarette industry advocates argue the scientific testing of e-cigarettes needs to be refined an
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Sep 3, 2015 12:33
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[France] Le Sénat supprime le projet de paquet de cigarettes neutre en commission [Senate removes the neutral pack of cigarettes draft in committee]

The news is not a surprise: Parliamentarians Republicans, a majority in the Palais Luxembourg, had warned that they intended to do well remove this health bill. The neutral package may however be re-introduced at the meeting in September, new or restored
Le Monde
added Jul 23, 2015 12:34
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CONGRESSWOMAN SEEKS NATIONAL AGE LIMIT FOR E-CIGARETTES

DeLauro of Connecticut introduced legislation that would eliminate what she calls a “distressing loophole in federal law” that allows underage smokers to purchase e-cigarette products without verifying their age, when ordered online or by phone. In an an
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 16, 2015 14:23
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[Minnesota] Minneapolis Bans Flavored Cigars from C-Stores

Following passage of ban, retailer pens editorial criticizing law that will ‘move products out of the hands of responsible retailers.’
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 14, 2015 20:54
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[Minnesota] Minneapolis City Council gets tough on flavored tobacco products / Sales will be banned at convenience stores.

drew the most supporters to City Hall was a proposed ban on flavored tobacco products at convenience stores, which received the council’s unanimous support. Starting in January, cigars sold in flavors like grape, strawberry and chocolate will only be app
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jul 13, 2015 12:09
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[Europe] Tobacco firm JTI Ireland denies delaying tactics

has denied arguments by the State that the firm is seeking to delay a decision by the European Court of Justice concerning plans to introduce plain packaging of tobacco products. It is not in JTI Ireland’s commercial interest to have any delay in its chal
Irish Times (ie)
added Jul 2, 2015 10:40
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31 Leading Health Groups Urge President Obama to Issue Final Rules Regulating All Tobacco Products, Including E-Cigarettes and Cigars

In a letter to the President (PDF), the groups said the continued lack of federal oversight of these products is putting the health of America’s kids at risk. Underscoring the urgent need for action, a recent government survey showed that youth e-cigaret
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 28, 2015 12:35
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New FDA head: 'Full steam ahead' on e-cig rules

The acting head of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Monday that the agency is moving “full speed ahead” with its efforts to crack down on the use of e-cigarettes. Two weeks into his tenure, Dr. Stephen Ostroff said strengthening tobacco regul
The Hill
added Apr 21, 2015 16:08
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[Africa, Nigeria] OGUNLADE: Tobacco: Imperative of circumspect regulation

the entire tobacco industry has agreed that tobacco production, sale, promotion and consumption among others need to operate within a legal and properly regulated framework....the tobacco industry itself is one of the most aggressive advocates of tobacco
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Apr 14, 2015 15:09
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