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American Lung Association’s ‘Tobacco 21’ Initiative to Save Lives of Millennials, Future Generations by Raising Tobacco Sales Age to 21

today launched “Tobacco 21,” an initiative calling on the remaining 48 states and the District of Columbia to follow the lead of California and Hawaii, and raise the legal sales age for tobacco products to 21. “Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventa
PR Web
added Aug 31, 2016 14:35

Vaporizers, E-Cigarettes, and other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS)

If you have experienced an unexpected health or safety issue with a specific tobacco product, you can report an adverse experience to FDA. Knowledge about adverse experiences can help FDA identify health or safety issues beyond those normally associated
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Aug 31, 2016 13:43

[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

More than 750 farm workers attend GAP Connections safety events in three states

Sponsored by Universal Leaf North America, Alliance One International, Hail & Cotton, Philip Morris International, R.J. Reynolds, and the Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina, this series of events was presented free of charge and in an interact
PR Newswire
added Aug 29, 2016 21:30

[Florida] New FDA tobacco rules appears to ban cigar donations to troops

It's not just the troops getting free cigars. Newman and other companies donate thousands more to charities each year for silent auctions, golf tournaments and other fundraisers. "We're good citizens, and now the FDA says, 'No, no, no. No more charity,'
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Aug 29, 2016 14:51

[Virginia] Coal Country Is Wary of Hillary Clinton’s Pledge to Help

Lambert...sold his tobacco farm to the federal government. “The tobacco settlement was a rip-off. They ripped us up one side and down the other.”..Clinton’s advisers say her plan to save coal country is informed by the lessons of the tobacco programs.
New York Times
added Aug 29, 2016 13:16

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Government prodded on PH-wide smoking ban

“We are hopeful that a comprehensive nationwide smoke-free policy be adopted soon in order to provide immediate protection to the people’s health against the ills brought by smoking,” said New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) President Emer Roj
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Aug 28, 2016 20:17

Smoking ban for public housing sparks backlash

Lozier, executive director of the National Health Care for the Homeless Council. “Our primary concern about this policy is the fate of those who are unable to quit smoking and are evicted for this lease violation,” he added. “Evictions create homelessnes
The Hill
added Aug 25, 2016 13:18

FDA Seeking Industry Member for TPSAC

nominations for a nonvoting representative of the tobacco growing industry to serve on the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee as well as an alternate to this representative. Nominees may be self-nominated or nominated by an organization. Addit
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Aug 25, 2016 05:51

Letter to President Obama

Since 2009, we along with others in the national tobacco control community have implored the FDA to exercise its authority and place a ban on the sale of menthol cigarettes, just as it did for the other flavored cigarettes. Research confirms that a menth
African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council (AATCLC)
added Aug 25, 2016 05:10
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