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[Canada] WEEKS: Ontario to ban menthol cigarettes. Why not Ottawa?

The federal government knows the dangers of menthol. So do public-health leaders in every province. Now we need to recognize and regulate menthol-flavoured cigarettes according to what they really are: a gateway to a lifelong struggle with cigarettes, on
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 20, 2015 14:52
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[Australia, USA] The Hatch-Wyden-Ryan TPA Bill: A Major Step Back on TPP Negotiations

TPP needs to explicitly preserve the ability to regulate tobacco. A number of recent international disputes have challenged tobacco measures, including multiple disputes (both WTO and ISDS) challenging Australia’s plain packaging scheme for cigarettes. A
US House Committee on Ways and Means
added Apr 20, 2015 14:44
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[North Carolina] N.C. Court to decide who has stake in tobacco reserve

North Carolina's highest court will take up how many current and former tobacco growers in the Southeast have a stake in the $340 million reserve held by a nonprofit cooperative established during an era of taxpayer subsidies killed a decade ago.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 20, 2015 09:41
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[Connecticut] Esty pushes for ban on e-cigarette advertising

Esty’s Protecting Children from Electronic Cigarette Advertising Act, H.R. 478, would prohibit the advertising of e-cigarettes to children. Esty also introduced the Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act, H.R. 1375, which would require child safety pack
Connecticut Post
added Apr 18, 2015 13:05
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[Asia] China Rolls Out New Blueprints for Anti-Smoking

China continues to show its determination to eradicate smoking among its citizens as April 2015 sees Beijing open a public vote to select one of the three "no smoking" hand signals and Shanghai has its sights set on passing a law against smoking indoors.
All-China Women's Federation (cn)
added Apr 18, 2015 13:02
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[New York] UB professor to serve on FDA's tobacco advisory committee

Gary Giovino, professor and chair of the Department of Community Health and Health Behavior in the UB School of Public Health and Health Professions, will serve as one of nine qualified voting members on the committee, which advises the FDA in its regula
University of Buffalo
added Apr 18, 2015 11:22
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[North Carolina] NC court: Is 800K tobacco growers too many to split $340M?

North Carolina's highest court will take up how many current and former tobacco growers in the Southeast have a stake in the $340 million reserve held by a non-profit cooperative established during an era of taxpayer subsidies killed a decade ago. The sta
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 18, 2015 10:30
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NOCERA: Peering Through the Haze

Yes, teens are better off if they never inhale nicotine. But equating smoking cigarettes with inhaling e-cigarettes, as the C.D.C. is doing in its messaging around teen tobacco use, is a huge disservice to public health. On the scale of potential harms,
New York Times
added Apr 17, 2015 23:23
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Public support for raising the age of sale for tobacco to 21 in the United States

demonstrates broad public support for raising the sales age of tobacco to 21 and will help facilitate wide dissemination of initiatives to increase the legal purchase age at national, state and local levels. Increasing public awareness about the susceptib
Tobacco Control
added Apr 17, 2015 16:04
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[New Jersey] E-cigarette use triples among teenagers, feds say

This finding should “raise alarm bells for parents and educators,” said Mitch Zeller...The threefold increase is “astounding and concerning,” he said.... “All the good news is being threatened by the bad news of this dramatic use of electronic cigarettes
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Apr 17, 2015 12:19
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