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[Asia] WHO praises tobacco control policy decisions by Kyrgyzstan

has praised Kyrgyzstan’s two important decisions to substantially strengthen the country’s tobacco control policy as part of the implementation of the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC).
The Times of Central Asia (kg)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:50
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[Texas] Legislature to consider ban on e-cigarette sales to minors

Legislators in Texas, one of just nine states that permit the sale of e-cigarettes to minors, will consider banning such sales amid concerns about growing use of the "safer" alternative to smoking among youth.
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Dec 26, 2014 23:00
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LETTER TO DHHS ON FDA'S "DEEMED TOBACCO PRODUCTS" FROM REPS. BOEHNER, McCARTHY and UPTON

we have concerns that the proposed rule's February 15, 2007 grandfather date for newly deemed tobacco products will impede innovation and impose unnecessary regulatory burdens on both the FDA and regulated industries...Any final provision on this issue sh
Amazon Web Services / Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
added Dec 3, 2014 04:13
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Cigarette, E-Cigarette, and Other Tobacco Product Advertisements and Imagery in Magazines with Large Numbers of Teen Readers (PDF)

This analysis reveals that in spite of the progress made in reducing direct marketing of tobacco to teens, millions of teen readers continue to be exposed to tobacco and e-cigarette advertising and editorial and news content containing images of celeb
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
added Sep 26, 2014 20:57
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[Florida] Health groups outraged by last-minute change to E-cigarette bill

Health groups and local governments say decades of work to keep tobacco products out of the hands of kids could be overturned through a House measure billed as prohibiting the sale of trendy electronic cigarettes to minors.
Florida Times-Union
added Apr 14, 2014 08:54
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[USA] Tobacco Lobby Targets Trans-Pacific, Trans-Atlantic Pacts

Philip Morris International Management SA has turned to former Rep. Bill Paxon, R-N.Y., and other Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld lobbyists for help. ​PMI Global Services Inc., a subsidiary of the Marlboro cigarette maker, enlisted the Akin Gump team in Wa
Corporate Counsel Magazine
added Mar 31, 2014 23:49
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[UK] VIDEO: Mark Drakeford says e-cigarettes are 're-normalising' smoking

Health Minister Mark Drakeford said he fears that electronic cigarettes are "re-normalising" smoking and believes there is a case for tighter laws. He told BBC Wales' Sunday Politics that he was very anxious about the devices. But he did not dismiss cl
BBC Online
added Feb 2, 2014 13:36
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[Europe] Blowing smoke in the Brussels tobacco war

The leaked internal briefing papers showed how tobacco giant Philip Morris International employed 161 people to combat the proposed directive, profiling and targeting specific persons within the EU government, and sought to generate negative opinions on h
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Dec 2, 2013 14:47
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[Canada] Bill banning flavoured tobacco passes third reading

Bill 206, a private member’s bill supported by Calgary MLA Christine Cusanelli, received government backing and passed third reading with the majority of support in the assembly. The legislation includes provisions for banning the sale of tobacco with a
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Nov 27, 2013 16:41
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[Utah] Committee approves new age requirement for tobacco purchases

The provision moving the legal age from 19 to 21 -- which some call an adjustment to existing regulation -- was passed by the Health and Human Services interim committee on Wednesday.
KSL Channel 5 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added Nov 20, 2013 15:45
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