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LETTER from 51 Health Groups to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price (PDF)

As to e-cigarettes and related products, the record cited by the FDA in the May 2016 final rule, and the record cited by the government in the DOJ brief in support of its summary judgment motion in the Nicopure Labs case, make a compelling case for regu
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 17, 2017 17:24
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51 Health Groups Urge Administration to Defend and Enforce FDA Rule for E-Cigarettes, Cigars

In a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price (PDF), the groups expressed concern that the administration is taking steps to reconsider the rule, putting kids and public health at risk. Twice in recent months, on March 1 and May 1, 2
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 17, 2017 17:19
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Up in Smoke: Regulations on indoor smoking to be relaxed

Smokers are breathing a sigh of relief, while nonsmokers will be gasping for air now that a draft amendment to the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act has scrapped plans to ban smoking lounges in hotels, restaurants, bars, nightclubs, and cigar lounges, healt
Taiwan News (tw)
added May 17, 2017 16:05
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[UK-Wales] AMs have passed a new law which means it will be illegal to smoke in school and hospital grounds

Assembly Members have voted to pass the a landmark new law aimed at improving and protecting the nation's health. The Public Health (Wales) Bill was passed in the Senedd on Tuesday and will bring in wide-ranging changes, including making it illegal to s
WalesOnline (uk)
added May 17, 2017 16:04
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[UK-Wales] Welsh Assembly votes through ‘radical’ health and wellbeing bill

Welsh Assembly members have unanimously voted to introduce a raft of new measures... The Bill aims to protect young people’s health by banning smoking in school grounds, public playgrounds, and the outdoor areas of registered childcare settings, as well a
Press Association (uk)
added May 17, 2017 15:38
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[UK] New director of Public Health in Portsmouth wants to ‘design healthier city’

‘Smoking is still the biggest cause of people dying young. Continuing to work with smokers is important and we are also working with other organisations. ‘We are trying to encourage the hospitals in the city to go smoke-free but we are also looking at th
Portsmouth News (uk)
added May 17, 2017 15:34
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[Asia-pacific, Canada, Philippines] LITERATUS: Flavored tobacco creates a regulatory hole

Since traditional tobacco products are now mandated to be packed with health risk warnings (ours in the Philippines have the gruesome look of darkened lungs transformed by smoking)—which they cannot fight off—Canadian tobacco manufacturers instead joined
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added May 17, 2017 15:30
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] 8 Ilocos Norte officials cited for contempt for ‘snubbing’ House probe on tobacco tax

The House of Representatives yesterday cited in contempt eight Ilocos Norte provincial officials for their continued failure to appear before a congressional probe into alleged misuse of the tobacco excise tax.
Daily Tribune (ph)
added May 17, 2017 15:30
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[Europe, Portugal] EC congratulates Lisbon on smoking debate

European commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis, who is in charge of the health and food safety area, congratulated the Portuguese parliament on Monday for debating more restrictive tobacco measures and said the EC was concerned with the new tobacco products.
Portugal News (pt)
added May 17, 2017 15:30
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North Dakota lawmakers eliminate tobacco prevention agency

The head of North Dakota’s Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy said eliminating the agency could undo several years of work that marked a rapid decrease in youth and adult smoking rates in the state. The agency, also known as BreatheND, is f
AP - Associated Press
added May 17, 2017 13:33
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