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[Canada] Ontario Government Reverses its Own Policy with Increases in Tobacco Taxes, Exacerbates Contraband Issue and Ensures Negative Impact on Finance and Health

The 2017 Ontario budget, with its additional tax of $2 a carton on cigarettes and another $8 over the next two years, is a complete flip-flop ... Imperial Tobacco Canada is committed to working with government on responsible legislation and fiscal policy,
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 1, 2017 22:16
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Florida Supreme Court: Federal Law Does Not Preempt Engle Progeny Claims ($$)

affirmed trial court’s judgment in favor of an Engle progeny plaintiff after answering a certified question from a lower appellate court finding that federal law does not preempt negligence and strict liability claims because those claims do not hinder th
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 9, 2017 19:52
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FDA Nominee Scott Gottlieb Should Recuse Himself from All Decisions Involving E-Cigarettes Given His Financial Interests in a Vape Shop Company

Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the nominee for commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, has held financial interests in Kure, a vape store franchiser that both sells electronic cigarette products and promotes “vaping” lounges that the company says will "bri
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 6, 2017 02:07
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[Canada] Canadian Convenience Stores Association: Small Business Retailers React to Federal Budget

proposed federal legislation to implement 'plain packaging' of tobacco products is passed. "By making it even harder for law enforcement to distinguish between legal and illegal tobacco products, Bill S-5 will give criminals an even easier ride to sell ci
MarketWired
added Mar 23, 2017 01:44
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New Study Finds Smoking Rate Twice as High for Adults in Federally Assisted Housing, Highlighting Importance of Smoke-Free Public Housing Rule

These findings underscore the importance of HUD’s new rule to make public housing properties entirely smoke-free. This rule is necessary both to protect the two-thirds of public housing residents who do not smoke from harmful secondhand smoke and to enco
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 2, 2017 19:27
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BENTLEY: How Trump can stop e-cigarette prohibition and reform public health

The report is a siren call for reform and takes the world as it is, not as they the authors wish it to be, making a powerful argument for compassionate harm reduction in place of rigid abstinence. For whoever the new head of the FDA may be, the R Street
Washington DC Examiner
added Feb 1, 2017 14:13
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[Asia] Nonprofits closing doors as India cuts access to funds

The Institute of Public Health has worked closely with the federal and Karnataka state government on several health-related and anti-tobacco campaigns. It will have to halt its programs without donations from foreign groups like the World Health Organiza
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 26, 2017 18:34
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TRUMP AND TOBACCO

Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 20, 2017 17:29
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RODU: FDA Rejects Plea to Correct Smokeless Tobacco Warnings; A Closer Look at Flawed Interpretations

nter for Tobacco Products rejected Swedish Match’s request... The FDA justified its rejections in a six-page letter to the company (here) in a 115-page supporting document (here), and subsequently in an announcement proclaiming, “FDA Issues Science-Based
Tobacco Truth (Brad Rodu blog)
added Dec 23, 2016 14:07
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Myron Ebell

In the 1990s...Ebell worked as part of a team to make regulating the tobacco industry "politically unpalatable". In 2011, as part of its "Control Abuse of Power" (CAP) project, the CEI launched lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of the 1998 tobacc
Wikipedia
added Dec 19, 2016 01:06
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