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New law to tighten rules around e-cigarettes

new rules will give more powers to the state relating to legal smoking age, labeling and advertising requirements and retailer licensing. House Bill 1645 is the first comprehensive e-cigarettes bill in the United States, according to sponsor Representativ
Austrian Tribune
added Feb 8, 2015 13:06

Under Obama Budget, Many Medicare Recipients Would Pay More

Mr. Obama would pay for the extension of the program by increasing tobacco taxes, a step that the White House said “will help reduce youth smoking and save lives.”
New York Times
added Feb 2, 2015 12:13

[UK] Plain cigarette packaging plans brought forward ($$)

Rules on standardised plain packaging for cigarette packs could be introduced in the UK before May as the UK government said it would try to pass legislation before the general election.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 21, 2015 17:55

[UK] Cigarette packaging vote welcomed

Plans to hold a pre-election Commons vote on enforcing standardised tobacco packaging offer the chance of a "momentous step" in creating a smoke-free generation in Britain, health groups have said.
Press Association (uk)
added Jan 21, 2015 17:51

[Asia, China] The Chinese Government is Making Millions Selling Cigarettes

Consider these numbers: In 2013, the China National Tobacco Corporation (CNTC) manufactured 2.5 trillion cigarettes. By comparison, Philip Morris International, it's biggest competitor, produced just 880  billion last year.
The Takeaway (NPR)
added Jan 8, 2015 11:36

ARCHIVE: Fact Sheet: Tobacco in Adult Correctional Facilities: A Policy Overview

Q: Why is tobacco use a health care concern in the U.S. correctional population? A: Exposure to tobacco smoke – even occasional smoking or secondhand smoke – can have immediate adverse effects that can lead to serious illness or death.7 Cigarette sm
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Dec 8, 2014 21:33

Bureau of Prisons: Smoking/No Smoking Areas (PDF)

The revised regulations indicate that smoking is generally prohibited in and on the grounds of Bureau institutions and offices, with the following two exceptions: Smoking is permitted as part of an authorized inmate religious activity; and, for Bureau
Amazon Web Services / Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
added Dec 8, 2014 18:24

WILLIAMS: Bad News for Smokers: Tobacco Hits a Dubious Milestone

A steady reduction in smoking rates means national insurers like UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH ) are likely to see a reduction in smoking-related chronic illnesses from their members, which helps save them money in the long run. One final note, let's n
Motley Fool
added Dec 7, 2014 18:01

[Washington] Tobacco, taxes and treaty rights: In pursuit of a cigarette empire

Wheeler, owner of King Mountain Tobacco, argues that cigarettes manufactured on tribal land are shielded from state and federal tobacco taxes by the Yakama Nation’s treaty. The company stopped making federal excise tax payments in 2011 but has since resu
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Oct 26, 2014 20:13

Senators' Letter to FDA on E-cigs (PDF)

We support requiring a label on nicotine’s addictive properties, but we ask the FDA pursue requirements for more extensive warnings that address health risks that e-cigarettes pose.
US Senator Barbara Boxer
added Oct 10, 2014 02:39
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