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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Proposed licensing aimed at curbing illegal distribution of tobacco products, says minister

The proposed licensing of tobacco and tobacco products is aimed at curbing the illegal distribution of tobacco products in the market, said Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Mah Siew Keong. He said the enforcement of the regulations co
Malay Mail (my)
added Feb 20, 2017 16:05
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MedPage Today Physicians, Others Urge Lawmakers to Reject Cigar Bill

A letter backed by 42 of the nation's leading medical organizations was sent to all members of Congress this week, urging them to reject legislation that would exempt so-called "premium cigars," including some flavored cigars, from regulation by the FDA
MedPage Today
added Feb 20, 2017 15:21
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[Florida] 'Nobody wants a smoking room' at hotels -- not even smokers

Hoteliers say even smokers ask for non-smoking rooms these days. It’s a boon for hotels, which incur extra expenses to clean and maintain smoking rooms, including the annual cost of replacing items damaged by smoke and cigarette burns, says Anne Smith, v
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Feb 19, 2017 02:43
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Reintroduced Bill Could Save Vaping

Congressmen Tom Cole (Oklahoma) and Sanford Bishop (Georgia) introduced legislation on Feb. 16 to amend the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) deeming regulations. The proposal would change the predicate date for new tobacco products—the 2007 thre
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 18, 2017 01:04
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Cole and Bishop Introduce The FDA Deeming Authority Clarification Act of 2017

Cole (OK-04), along with Congressman Sanford Bishop (GA-02) introduced legislation today to ensure sensible regulations for newly “deemed” tobacco products by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Named the “FDA Deeming Authority Clarification Act of 20
US Representative Tom Cole (R-OK)
added Feb 17, 2017 23:43
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BENTLEY: Hope for vapers: New bill could halt FDA e-cigarette prohibition

The bipartisan legislation would alter Food and Drug Administration rules requiring products deemed to be tobacco products that came on the market after Feb. 15, 2007, (a predicate date) to undergo a prohibitively expensive and complicated approval proce
Washington DC Examiner
added Feb 17, 2017 23:00
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[Asia, India] Health group urges for higher taxes on bidi products under GST

Several public health groups, including the Voluntary Health Association of India, on Thursday urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to ensure that all tobacco products especially bidis are taxed at uniformly high rates under the new GST framework. The
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Feb 17, 2017 20:30
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[UK] Pressure on smokers and obese could steer patients into private healthcare

In what some campaigners have called a steer to force people into private healthcare, much of the STPs promise to deliver savings by putting the onus on patients to improve their health before receiving treatment. Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Gro
inews.co.uk (uk)
added Feb 17, 2017 20:20
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Russia considers banning cigarettes for some

A proposal by the Russian Health Ministry would place a ban on selling cigarettes to people born after 2014, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports. The ban would continue even after they are 18, which is currently the legal smoking age in the country.
WSYR (Syracuse, NY)
added Feb 17, 2017 04:29
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CVS Health Research Institute Study Confirms that the Company's Tobacco Removal Decision Reduced Cigarette Purchases Nationwide

showed that the Company's decision to remove tobacco from all CVS Pharmacy stores reduced the number of cigarette purchases across all retail settings with an even greater impact on those who bought cigarettes exclusively at CVS Pharmacy. The research con
CVS Health (CVS Caremark)
added Feb 16, 2017 22:25
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