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[Asia] India threatens Philip Morris with 'punitive action' over alleged violations

"punitive action" over the tobacco giant's alleged violation.... The letter cites the Reuters story in the opening paragraph, listing Philip Morris' marketing methods as outlined in the article, including cigarette advertisements at kiosks, the free distr
Reuters
added Aug 21, 2017 13:25
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US Wants to Make it Easier for Americans to Stop Smoking

did research on lowering nicotine levels. Their findings were published two years ago in The New England Journal of Medicine. In their study, over 800 smokers were given cigarettes with different levels of nicotine over a six-week period. Tidey said the
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Aug 21, 2017 00:46
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Anthem, Cigna, Macy’s sued by DOL over wellness plan

The Department of Labor has brought a lawsuit against Macy’s Inc. and subsidiaries of Anthem and Cigna over what it says is mismanagement of the tobacco cessation program in Macy’s employee wellness plan.
BenefitsPRO.com
added Aug 18, 2017 20:44
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[Ohio] CMHA properties becoming smoke free

All properties owned and managed by the Columbiana-Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) will be smoke-free as of June 30, 2018 following action taken this week by its board of directors.
Lisbon (OH) Morning Journal
added Aug 18, 2017 20:37
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3 states pass tobacco 21 laws in 3 weeks

in the span of under 21 days this summer, three states raised the legal minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21, displaying the momentum of a tobacco control strategy that has only recently seen widespread adoption. Between July 21 and August 9, N
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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[Texas] Flavored e-cigarette use: Characterizing youth, young adult, and adult users [FREE FULL TEXT]

Restricting the range of e-cigarette flavors (e.g., eliminating sweet flavors, like fruit and candy) may benefit youth and young adult prevention efforts. However, it is unclear what impact this change would have on adult smoking cessation.
Preventive Medicine Reports
added Aug 18, 2017 03:10
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[Asia, China] Ban on smoking in public places includes trains

A college student has sued the Harbin Railway Bureau because of the pungent smell of cigarettes in the train carriage in which she was traveling. People's Daily comments: This is the first case in China related to the smoking ban in public places and it
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:40
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FOJTIK: Trump’s FDA Commissioner Transforms the Government’s Policy on E-Cigarettes

Scott Gottlieb has shown that he understands the problems with the Obama administration’s treatment of the issue. Next, he must correct them. On July 28, new Food and Drug Administration commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced a bold shift in the way the F
National Review
added Aug 17, 2017 17:25
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[Georgia] Albany Housing Authority prepares to become no tobacco zone

The Albany Housing Authority is working with residents as they prepare for all their property to go non-tobacco in October. The Housing Authority board of commissioners approved the non-tobacco resolution earlier this summer. The Executive Director says
WALB Channel 10 (Albany, GA)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:42
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Why Some States Are Raising the Age to Buy Tobacco

Advocates argue that raising the age to buy tobacco will help reduce smoking. One study published in the journal Tobacco Control found that after the Boston suburb of Needham raised its sales age to 21, teen smoking was cut in half. A 2015 Institute of M
TIME Magazine
added Aug 16, 2017 15:37
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