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Waxman, Durbin, Harkin, Rockefeller & Members of Congress Call on E-Cigarette Makers to Explain Marketing Tactics Targeting Kids

twelve members of Congress today called on nine e-cigarette makers to provide additional information regarding the sale, distribution, labeling, and marketing of their products to children and teens. Currently
Representative Henry Waxman (D-CA)
added Sep 27, 2013 01:04


A. Engle Progeny Cases. Pursuant to the Florida Supreme Court's July 2006 ruling in Engle v. Liggett Group Inc., which decertified the Engle class on a prospective basis, former class members had one year from January 11, 2007 to file individ
added Feb 19, 2013 19:46

Tobacco Act prohibits potato, tomato cultivation in Maldives

The new tobacco control Act would ban cultivation of potato and tomato in the Maldives as cultivating any species of the tobacco family is prohibited under the Act.
Haveeru Daily (mv)
added Dec 24, 2012 17:18

Vanuatu agency says no to growing tobacco

Vanuatu authorities have turned down a request by a Singapore-based tobacco company to manufacture in Vanuatu but the company is still looking for farmers to grow tobacco for export.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Oct 11, 2012 06:15

[New York] Bill would stamp out Internet cigarette sales, sez Weiner

New York Daily News
added Nov 4, 2007 00:00

[Florida] State Tobacco Litigation Not Subject to Federal Preemption

The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously rejected the idea that imposing tort liability against tobacco companies amounts to an unlawful ban on cigarettes. "Strict liability and negligence claims ... do not interfere with the regulation of adver (Daily Business Review)
added Apr 6, 2017 21:43

[Canada] MAHOOD/ASHLEY/TURCOTTE: The Harper government’s anti-smoking strategy has been a failure

Canadians will live or die, by the thousands, based upon the priority that governments assign to the tobacco file. Unfortunately, Canada is no longer showing world leadership. It is playing the role of a tobacco industry enabler
iPolitics (ca)
added Oct 17, 2015 11:10

[Hawaii] Dr. Beach to give extra credit to no-smoking beaches

"Dr. Beach" is starting his list of best beaches over from scratch in 2016. And he'll be giving extra credit to beaches that ban smoking. Professor Stephen Leatherman... "The No. 1 form of litter on beaches is cigarette butts, and it is disgusting," Leat
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 5, 2015 18:17

[Canada] Harper Government Implements Further Restrictions on Flavoured Cigars That Appeal to Youth

The changes follow the 2009 Cracking Down on Tobacco Marketing Aimed at Youth Act, which banned the use of certain additives, including flavours like chocolate and bubble gum, in cigarettes, little cigars and blunt wraps, thereby making them less attract
Government of Canada (ca)
added Jun 22, 2015 12:50

[Canada] Harper Government Moves Forward in Restricting Flavoured Cigars That Appeal to Youth

Amendments would close the loophole that allowed the marketing of certain flavoured cigars
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 6, 2015 17:23
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