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[California] Plastic straw ban? Cigarette butts are the single greatest source of ocean trash

A leading tobacco industry academic, a California lawmaker and a worldwide surfing organization are among those arguing cigarette filters should be banned. The nascent campaign hopes to be bolstered by linking activists focused on human health with those
NBC News
added Aug 28, 2018 06:01
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ARCHIVE: Opponents of FDA Nominee Scott Gottlieb Invoke Opioid Crisis

Gottlieb also said he would not unfairly favor e-cigarette companies. He resigned last year from a position with e-cigarette company Kure. "As a cancer survivor, I am not going to countenance a rise in adolescent smoking rates in this country under my w
NBC News
added Aug 28, 2018 05:27
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ARCHIVE: Vaping Venture Poses Potential Conflict for Trump's FDA Nominee ($$)

Trump’s pick to head the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Scott Gottlieb, will be in charge of implementing new rules governing the e-cigarette industry after serving for more than a year on the board of a company that sells vaping products.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 28, 2018 05:23
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Big Tobacco’s Global Reach on Social Media

The tobacco industry says it no longer tries to hook new generations of smokers. So what’s behind the legions of beautiful young people in smoking, vaping and partying posts with the same hashtags?
New York Times
added Aug 27, 2018 15:18
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Did Juul Lure Teenagers and Get ‘Customers for Life’?

Juul is under federal investigation for marketing its discreet, flash-drive-resembling e-cigarette product to youth
New York Times
added Aug 27, 2018 15:12
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How should governments deal with multinational consulting firms that work for the tobacco industry?

The New Zealand Ministry of Health is currently using a consulting firm EY (formerly Ernst & Young) to research the impacts of tobacco taxation, despite EY’s work locally and internationally for tobacco companies. This decision may breach the (FCTC), at
British Medical Journal
added Aug 24, 2018 14:51
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[UK] New research uncovers 'one of the tobacco industry’s greatest scams'

Parallel studies published in Tobacco Control, highlight fresh evidence on smuggled tobacco and industry-funded studies that routinely overestimate its scale.
University of Bath (uk)
added Aug 24, 2018 12:27
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[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] Illegal practices by employees ‘evident in tobacco case’

The Jordan Integrity and Anti-Corruption Commission (JIACC) on Sunday said that investigations into the tobacco factory case had revealed “illegal practices and behaviours by public and private sector employees”. The source said that the specialised auth
Jordan Times (jo)
added Aug 23, 2018 11:08
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[California] Public Health Oriented Comments on State Cannabis Regulations from PHI

Dear Colleagues, As promised, attached are model comments for your organizations to use in response to the proposed regulations put out by the Bureau of Cannabis Control...undermine local control and the autonomy of California cities and counties to pro
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 22, 2018 23:59
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truth® exposes unexpected ways tobacco affects young people

smoking may also dull your taste buds, harm the environment and even impact your sex life? The latest videos from truth®, televised during the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards, continue to expose the facts about ways tobacco use impacts things young people car
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 22, 2018 20:04
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