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[Canada] TYNDALL: The time is right to spark easier electronic-cigarette access

Regulations are needed to ensure that the e-cigarettes themselves meet quality standards, that the vapour is free from other toxins, that the advertised nicotine content is accurate and that the health and social impacts are closely monitored. The current
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Aug 30, 2016 13:40
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TAYLOR: CORRUPT: Mike Pence Got A Fortune From Big Tobacco, Then He Did The Unthinkable

Pence has sleazy history of dealing with tobacco companies...spent his political career opposing science in exchange for money from the tobacco industry. A vote for a ticket featuring Pence is a vote for science denial, corruption, and dismissal of grave
Occupy Democrats
added Jul 21, 2016 16:24
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Senator seeks answers from FDA on e-cigarette regulations

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., sent Friday a third letter to FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf that expressed his frustrations about the agency providing “inadequate responses” to the regulatory oversight questions he posed May 17. Johnson is chairman of the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 18, 2016 13:28
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[California] LGBT community aims to trim its higher tobacco use

This June, the LGBT organization Equality California became the first minority rights group to endorse the Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016... Bringing the smoking rates down also means pushing against the tobacco companies, wh
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jul 5, 2016 11:46
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E-CIGARETTE BLACK MARKET MAY FLIP WITH FDAS’ NEW RULES

users likely would buy vats of the base liquids vegetable glycerine or propylene glycol, bottles of commercial food flavoring, and then add...“Spend five minutes on the Internet and you’ll find it: pure nicotine, and you can make huge volumes of e-liquid
Washington News Wire
added May 8, 2016 00:38
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California smoking bills in holding pattern, stalling lobbyist threat

Politically potent tobacco bills have not advanced to Gov. Jerry Brown a week after California legislators passed them, for now delaying the tobacco industry’s strategy to exact revenge with a referendum campaign. As lawmakers rounded up votes for measu
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Mar 18, 2016 02:45
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[Bangladesh] Programme demanding anti-tobacco law implementation begins Monday

An alliance of 12 anti-tobacco organisations has announced a three-day programme in demand for publishing health warnings with pictures on the packets of tobacco products from March 19 as per the existing Smoking and Tobacco Products (Control) Act.
Financial Express (bd)
added Mar 14, 2016 00:48
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[Africa, Ghana] Parliament Drags Feet On Tobacco Control Bill

The Coalition of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Tobacco Control (CNTC) has described Parliament’s inability to pass the Legislative Instruments (Lis) governing the implementation of the Tobacco Control measures as unacceptable, four years since
Ghanaian Chronicle (gh)
added Mar 1, 2016 19:25
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[Illinois] PRICE v. PHILIP MORRIS: PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI

Whether it violates the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment for a judge to participate in a case where the judge has made pejorative public statements...a reasonable public perception that one of the parties funded the judge's election camp
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 8, 2016 19:12
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[Europe, Netherlands] MPs set to vote for new tobacco packaging with gruesome images

Dutch MPs are today expected to approve new European Union rules on tobacco packaging, which will see 65% of cigarette packets covered with health warnings. The new packaging, which will include photographs of damaged lungs and other smoking-generated hea
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Jan 28, 2016 14:55
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