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Should The US Track Cigarettes Nationally?

A federal program that let law enforcement trace cigarette packs from manufacturer to consumer would reduce interstate trafficking and boost the public health benefits of state cigarette tax policies, researchers say. Without a national tracking system i
added Dec 28, 2013 01:30

ATF lost track of 2.1 million cartons of cigarettes in sting operations, report finds

In another black eye for the beleaguered agency that regulates guns and investigates tobacco trafficking, a new report found that federal agents lost track of 2.1 million cartons of cigarettes and paid an informant more than $4.9 million without requirin
Washington Post
added Sep 26, 2013 06:08

E-Cigarette Use Doubles Among Students, Survey Shows

The share of middle and high school students who use e-cigarettes doubled in 2012 from the previous year, federal data show. The rise is prompting concerns among health officials that the new devices could be creating as many health problems as they are s
New York Times
added Sep 5, 2013 13:08

[Canada] Day 155: The government's duty to inform

Trudeau's right hand man, Marc Lalonde, was testifying for a second day at the Montreal tobacco trials. Mr. Lalonde had been called by Imperial Tobacco as a fact witness, and it was his memory of events when he was Minister of Health (1972 - 1977) that w
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jun 19, 2013 11:22

[UK] CRAWLEY: E-cigarettes: the conspiracy theorists might just have it right

for the government to build up regulation for e-cigs just a month after caving in on the issue of standardised, non-enticing packaging for real, poisonous cigarettes, is frankly bizarre, and really does cause one to wonder what conversations are going on
New Statesman (uk)
added Jun 13, 2013 10:59

Anti-smoking ads: ‘Only voice my grandson’s heard is this one,’ says woman with no voice box

Government health officials launched the second round of a graphic ad campaign Thursday that is designed to get smokers off tobacco, saying they believe the last effort convinced tens of thousands to quit.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 3, 2013 13:44

[UK] Plain cigarette packets 'not a smuggling risk'

There is “no good evidence” that the introduction of standardised cigarette packs would lead to an increase in smuggling, according to a group of MPs and peers. Tobacco companies have argued that there would be an increase in illicit trade if standardis
The Independent (uk)
added Mar 24, 2013 23:32

[New York] GREENE: Why cigarettes are here to stay

If there really were the political will to end cigarette use, there are ways. Each state sets its own laws for the minimum age to purchase cigarettes -- in most states, it's 18. If states decided to raise the age to, say, 80, that would do it. But the c
added Mar 24, 2013 17:10

States with the most smokers

A poll by Gallup-Healthways breaks down smoking rates by state according to results of a phone survey of 353,492 people nationwide. Here are the 20 states with the most smokers.
WLWT-5 (Cincinnatti, OH)
added Mar 11, 2013 07:27

[New York] Unregulated, Addictive, And Enticing: E-Cigarettes Suck In Smokers But Risks Remain

Dr. Novotny, who has studied the effects of cigarette waste on public health as well as the environment, raises an alarming point in a world that is poised to be saturated with disposable e-cigarettes: “What happens at the end-of-life stage for these pro
Leaksource (blog)
added Feb 16, 2013 22:27
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