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Record in U.S. Say Smoking, Secondhand Smoke Very Harmful

Americans are more likely to believe smoking is very harmful to adults who smoke (85%) than to say secondhand smoke is very harmful to adults (59%). Both percentages are the highest in Gallup's trend, although not substantially different from prior measur
Gallup Organization
added Jul 26, 2017 03:25
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[Australia] DON’T MARKET E-CIGARETTES AS CESSATION AIDS: AMA

Commenting on its submission to an inquiry into the devices, the AMA says it believes that there is currently no compelling evidence that e-cigarettes are successful in helping people to stop smoking. In the submission, to the Standing Committee on Heal
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Jul 11, 2017 08:43
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BLOOM: Don't exempt e-cigarette products from FDA or tobacco standards

Federal legislation recently introduced by Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) proposes to eliminate oversight of e-cigarettes ... I encourage parents, health professionals, and the public to urge your legislators to continue FDA regulation of e-cigaret
The Hill
added Jun 8, 2017 03:53
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[Virginia] NEW YORK TAX EVASION CASE SHOWS THAT STATE ATTEMPTS TO BAN ‘BUTTLEGGING’ AREN’T JUST SMOKE AND MIRRORS

The UPS case illustrates “how far some companies must go to police the activities of their customers in an era when online sales have greatly increased the number of packages being shipped,” in the words of Bloomberg News’ Erik Larson. The March opinion
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:37
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Johnson urges FDA commissioner to review new rules for e-cigarettes

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) is urging Scott Gottlieb, the newly minted commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, to consider repealing first-ever rules for electronic cigarettes finalized under former President Barack Obama.
The Hill
added May 19, 2017 05:30
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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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Tobacco Companies Gave $1.5 Million to Trump Inaugural and Ramped Up Lobbying – They Want to Roll Back FDA Oversight of E-Cigarettes, Cigars

The new disclosure documents reveal the tobacco industry is going all out to get its way: The two largest U.S. tobacco companies, Altria and Reynolds American, gave $500,000 and $1 million respectively to President Trump’s inauguration, according to disc
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 21, 2017 18:13
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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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24 States Seek To Raise Tobacco Purchase Age

Two dozen U.S. states have introduced some form of legislation this year that seeks to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco to 21 years old. Currently, only Hawaii and California have enacted such laws, but the sheer amount of proposed legislation i
Cigar Aficionado
added Mar 29, 2017 20:00
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