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Drag seen on smokeless-tobacco regulations

The Obama administration is moving forward with an effort to bolster warning labels on chew, dip, snuff and other forms of smokeless tobacco — but not fast enough for the American Lung Association.
The Hill
added Jan 29, 2013 14:10

Do penalties for smokers and the obese make sense?

Faced with the high cost of caring for smokers and overeaters, experts say society must grapple with a blunt question: Instead of trying to penalize them and change their ways, why not just let these health sinners die prematurely from their unhealthy hab
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 26, 2013 22:36

Bahrain News Agency Ministry of Health bans the selling of tobacco products devoid of warning images

the Ministry of Health has issued a circular to all tobacco import and distribution firms urging them to withdraw all tobacco products which are devoid of warning images starting from 9th February 2013 and to either destroy or re-export such products unde
Kingdom Of Bahrain- Information Affairs Authority (bh)
added Jan 23, 2013 12:30

[New York, Oklahoma] VIDEO: ATF agents raid Seneca Falls smoke shop, seize cigs, records

The federal government Wednesday entered a dispute between Native American tribes by raiding a Seneca Falls service station operated by the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma. On Wednesday afternoon, agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Jan 17, 2013 07:48

Troutman Sanders Tobacco Team Quoted in Law 360 Article Regarding FDA Tobacco Regulation

Bryan Haynes of the Troutman Sanders Tobacco Team was recently quoted in a Law 360 article regarding FDA’s expected regulation of additional tobacco products in 2013.
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jan 9, 2013 15:25

Alleged Conflict of Interest on FDA Tobacco Panel

U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon has allowed a lawsuit seeking an injunction by R.J. Reynolds and Lorillard Tobacco to proceed against the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee. It alleges a conflict of interest on the scientific panel res
Heartland Institute
added Jan 3, 2013 19:51

Teen Smoking Keeps Falling

The annual report, funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and conducted by the University of Michigan, found the number of teenagers who reported smoking cigarettes in the prior 30 days fell to 10.6% this year from 11.7% in 2011, the lowest level
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Dec 23, 2012 13:52

CBO: Cigarette Tax Hike Would Cut Deficit

Increasing the federal excise tax on cigarettes by 50 cents a pack would save lives and, in the long run, reduce the federal deficit even though people would be living longer on Medicare, a study found.
MedPage Today
added Dec 3, 2012 10:49

Uncle Sam to Start Tracking Tobacco Use in Movies Aimed at Kids

Authorities at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's Office on Smoking and Health said that voluntary efforts by movie studios to reduce tobacco use in youth-rated movies have been unimpressive. Data on tobacco use in movies will be added to re
added Nov 10, 2012 21:46

[Sri Lanka] Committed to reduce smoking: Health Ministry

The Health Ministry said today that the government suffered a staggering loss of Rs.4 billion each year due to non-communicable diseases caused due to smoking and said the ministry was committed to reduce the habit of smoking.
Daily Mirror (lk)
added Nov 8, 2012 13:53
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