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[New Zealand] Government in e-cigarette push

As the Government rolls out its plan for tobacco plain packaging, Newshub can reveal it is also eyeing up legalising nicotine e-cigarettes. Senior ministers want to make tobacco alternatives vaping and e-cigarettes legal in New Zealand. Currently if th
Newshub (nz)
added May 30, 2016 19:52

[Asia, India] Call National Tobacco Quit Line 1800-11-2356 to quit smoking: J P Nadda

J P Nadda, the Health Minister launches National Tobacco Quit line, 1800112356, today on the eve of World No Tobacco Day.
The Health Site (in)
added May 30, 2016 16:41

[Korea - South] Korean Anti-Smoking Campaign Heats Up with Smoker Testimonials

A seminar to begin a dialogue on the topic of TV commercials featuring actual victims of smoking, known as a ‘testimonial anti-smoking campaign’, is set to take place before the end of the month. According to an official from the Ministry of Health and
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added May 30, 2016 14:44

[Asia, China] World Health Organization Calls for National Smoke-Free Law Ahead of World No Tobacco Day

As the first anniversary of Beijing's indoor tobacco ban, the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for the success of the Beijing program to be extended to the rest of China.
The Beijinger (cn)
added May 30, 2016 14:37

[North Carolina] Adult smoking rate drops to another historic low of 15.1 percent in 2015

Even with the decreasing adult smoking rates, Henrico County-based Philip Morris USA, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and ITG Brands LLC continue to show quarterly and annual revenue gains, in part through per-pack list price increases to distributors that are
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added May 29, 2016 14:54

[Canada] Smoking bans on patios: the picture across the country

Quebec smokers will no longer be able to indulge on bar and restaurant patios as of Thursday. A look at rhe situation in other Canadian jurisdictions: Newfoundland and Labrador: Smoking is prohibited on bar and restaurant patios.
Canadian Press
added May 27, 2016 19:00

[North Carolina] Senator asks FDA for clarity on consequences of new e-cig rules

A Republican Senate committee chairman has sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration asking “for assistance in understanding the consequences” of its new rules on electronic cigarettes and vaporizers. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., and chairman of the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 27, 2016 11:41

Sanders, Whitehouse, Warren, Merkley Slam GOP Attempt to Block Fossil Fuel Fraud Investigation

the Senators write that such an effort “reprises the tobacco lawsuit’s own early history of efforts from Congress to discourage or interfere with that lawsuit in order to protect the tobacco industry.” They also note how such an effort could serve as “Ex
US Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
added May 27, 2016 11:26

New Compliance Webinars: What You Should Know About the Rule Extending FDA’s Authority to All Tobacco Products

Some of the webinars are designed for specific audiences—tobacco retailers, vape shops, or manufacturers and importers, for example—to help them understand and comply with the new rule. The series includes two live question-and-answer sessions—the first f
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added May 26, 2016 19:17

Now Available: New “Reference Cigarette” to Help Measure Properties of U.S. Cigarettes

A reference cigarette, called the 1R6F, resembles the types of cigarettes commonly sold in the United States and is available for purchase. The “American Blended” reference cigarette—developed under a cooperative agreement between the U.S. Food and Drug
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added May 26, 2016 19:16
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