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Current Tobacco Use Among Adults in the United States: Findings From the National Adult Tobacco Survey

Tobacco use varies by geography and sociodemographic factors, but remains prevalent among US adults. Evidence-based prevention strategies are needed to decrease tobacco use and the health and economic burden of tobacco-related diseases.
American Journal of Public Health
added Sep 24, 2012 12:38
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Russia approves shocking pictures for smokers

The Healthcare Ministry of the Russian Federation approved 12 graphic images about the dangers of smoking to be placed on tobacco packaging.
Pravda Online
added Sep 5, 2012 14:15
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[USA] How Grotesque Could Our Cigarette Labels Get? (Just Look at Australia's)

Who gets to decide just how disgusting our cigarette packages will be? Maybe the Supreme Court.
The Atlantic Monthly
added Aug 15, 2012 16:27
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CDC Report Shows Tobacco Companies Manipulating Products to Avoid Taxes and Encourage Smoking — Congress and FDA Must Act to Protect Public Health

This report demonstrates the need to equalize taxes on all tobacco products and for the Food and Drug Administration to regulate all tobacco products. Congress and the states should increase tax rates on all tobacco products to the same rate as cigarette
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 3, 2012 19:08
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Senator Durbin's Bill to Close Tobacco Tax Loopholes Will Save Lives By Stopping Tax Avoidance

Statement of Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, American Lung Association and American Public Health Association
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 10, 2012 21:08
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AUDIO: Here’s what cigarette packages could soon look like in Canada

Health Canada announced late Friday that it was opening public consultations on plain packaging for tobacco products. The department is proposing regulations that would remove all distinctive branding and attractive features from cigarette packages, suc
Global News (ca)
added Jun 23, 2018 10:46
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Cigarette Smugglers Stub C-Store Sales

Both cases are examples of the nation’s burgeoning cigarette black market. What the news bites don’t reveal is the impact such illegal activities have on convenience stores’ tobacco profit margins. The cigarettes in question are considered smuggled becau
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jun 2, 2018 10:36
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Juuling is popular—perhaps too much so

The rising popularity of Juul e-cigarettes seems to be pushing the FDA into a tougher stance. In April it asked Juul Labs to turn over documents on its marketing and any research on why the device appeals to the young. On May 17th the agency sent similar
The Economist
added May 25, 2018 22:46
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NATO Gives National Perspective on Tobacco Lawmaking

Here’s an overview of legislative activity involving tobacco-related issues: Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products (OTP) Tax Increases Numerous state legislatures have introduced or are considering some kind of tobacco-product tax legislation during 201
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Apr 25, 2018 17:30
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5 things fda should do about juul e-cigarettes

1. Order the removal of certain JUUL flavors 2. Suspend internet sales of JUUL 3. Reverse the decision to delay e-cigarette regulation 4. Prohibit branded merchandise 5. Order the removal of JUUL look-alikes
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 24, 2018 19:53
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