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[India] Govt for total ban on tobacco

Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma told the Assembly today that the Health Department was keen to launch an all-out war on tobacco, and the next logical step after the ban on gutkha would be to prohibit all types of smokeless tobacco, followed by anothe
Assam Tribune (in)
added Apr 4, 2013 01:19

[Turkey] Turkish Health Ministry plans e-cigarette ban

According to bureaucrats from the ministry, the import and sale of e-cigarettes will face an across-the-board ban, as will advertisements for the products. Individuals illegally importing the cigarette alternatives are set to face stiffer fines, as well.
World Bulletin (tr)
added Mar 28, 2013 12:58

FDA weighs tobacco company proposals

Beginning Tuesday, interested parties and members of the public will have 60 days to consider the proposal submitted to FDA in January of last year. The recommendations relate to manufacturing practices and the industry’s interpretation of existing regu
The Hill
added Mar 16, 2013 10:04

[Israel] Ministry to consult with public on e-cigarette ban

the Health Ministry in Jerusalem is only now asking the public its opinion on the product. While a ministry committee has recommended that the marketing, import and use of e-cigarettes be prohibited for five years, after which the question would be asses
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 4, 2013 11:53

DAYNARD: Stubbing Out Cigarettes for Good

This provides an opportunity for states, counties and cities to adopt the Smokefree Generation, a proposal by A. J. Berrick, a mathematics professor in Singapore. The idea is simple: no one born in or after 2000 can ever be sold cigarettes.
New York Times
added Mar 4, 2013 05:31

[Louisiana] La. bans use of welfare money on tobacco, liquor

Louisiana's social services department has banned the spending of welfare money on cigarettes, alcohol and lottery tickets. The new regulations were issued Friday by the Department of Children and Family Services. They also include restrictions that proh
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 2, 2013 01:27

[Washington] Cigarette maker may face $30M tax bill

A Yakama tribal cigarette manufacturer could be on the hook for some $30 million in federal tobacco taxes under a recent federal court ruling. Delbert Wheeler, owner of King Mountain Tobacco in White Swan, along with the Yakama Nation, sought an order i
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Feb 22, 2013 10:49


The framework for this report is based on the World Health Organization’s MPOWER package of high-impact strategies: Monitor tobacco use and prevention policies; Protect people from tobacco smoke; Offer help to quit tobacco use; Warn about the dangers o
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jan 31, 2013 18:53

The tobacco ban in Spain: how it happened, a vision from inside the government

As a pivotal argument, tobacco companies launched the idea that the Spanish model respected ‘freedom of choice’ and contributed, in their opinion, to a more democratic and tolerant society. Lobbying by the tobacco industry and their allies continues to t
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
added Jan 31, 2013 12:11

[California] The Premium Conundrum: Do Smokers Get a Fair Break Under Obamacare?

, the ACA allows payers to treat tobacco users very differently by opening the door to much higher premiums for this population. That measure has some health policy analysts cheering, suggesting that higher premiums are necessary to raise revenue for the
California Healthline
added Jan 23, 2013 14:05
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