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White House could be blowing smoke with plan to cut nicotine in cigarettes

By that thinking, Trump is publicly signaling a willingness to go after tobacco companies. But in private, his relationship with the industry is very much nudge-nudge, wink-wink, with an understanding that tobacco firms will enjoy a free hand on what ma
Los Angeles Times
added Mar 23, 2018 21:42

[Asia, India] Health ministry launches national campaign against second-hand smoking

The health ministry has come out with a 30-second Public Service Announcement (PSA), as a part of a national campaign to sensitise people about the harms of exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke. "Clinical", the 30-second PSA, reveals how exposure to sec
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Mar 23, 2018 21:41

FDA In Brief: FDA seeks additional input, scientific data on patterns of use and resulting public health impacts of ‘premium’ cigars

we’re aware of the ongoing interest into how ‘premium’ cigars fit into our policy framework. As such, we’re welcoming stakeholders to share any new and relevant information that could inform the FDA’s regulation of ‘premium’ cigars, and address the questi
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 23, 2018 15:42

Congressional Spending Deal Protects Kids and Boosts Tobacco Prevention Efforts

The omnibus appropriations bill now before Congress puts the health of America’s kids ahead of the special interests of the tobacco industry. The bill leaves out provisions pushed by tobacco companies that would have greatly weakened U.S. Food and Drug A
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 23, 2018 19:38
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[Asia] 'Clinical' strike for #smokefreeindia

Vital Strategies, on Thursday commended the Indian government on the launch of a national tobacco control mass media campaign to warn people about the harm of exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke (SHS).
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Mar 23, 2018 15:34

[Asia, India] Health ministry launches national campaign to warn against dangers of second-hand smoke exposure

The Union health ministry has launched national tobacco control mass media campaign to warn people about the deadly harms of exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke (SHS). It is the first national tobacco control mass media campaign to promote the quitline (in)
added Mar 22, 2018 15:42

[Idaho, Washington] VERIFY: Is there a law against smoking with children in the car?

A recent article from making the rounds on social media claims smoking in cars with children present is illegal effective Jan. 30.... While there are individual states and cities across the country that have banned smoking in cars with chi
KREM (Spokane, WA)
added Mar 21, 2018 22:11

[UK] First national campaign to be launched by the vaping sector

A nationwide awareness and education campaign is being rolled out by the vaping sector...will call upon the country’s smokers to Take the VApril Challenge which will involve vaping masterclasses at specialist retail stores for smokers to learn about the
added Mar 21, 2018 22:03

GOLDMAN: Scott Pruitt Will Restrict EPA's Use of Legitimate Science

In a 1996 memo out of R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, industry consultant (and later part of the Trump administration’s landing team at EPA), Chris Horner, laid out the “secret science” strategy as a way to fend off tobacco regulations as the science inc
Scientific American
added Mar 24, 2018 00:20
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Youth Across New Mexico Join National Day of Action by Advocating for Tobacco-Free Schools

youth leaders at nine schools across New Mexico are hosting "Kick Butts Day" events to raise awareness about their schools' tobacco- and e-cigarette-free policies. Increased awareness of tobacco-free school policies helps students, staff, and visitors com
PR Newswire
added Mar 20, 2018 19:39
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