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[Pennsylvania] Babies, toddlers at greater risk from second-hand smoke than previously thought, Penn State study finds

In testing that included over 1,200 children, researchers found that up to 15 percent of them had levels of cotinine, a byproduct of the body’s breakdown of nicotine, comparable to what would be found in an adult smoker. Overall, about 63 percent of the
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added Dec 15, 2018 03:57
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[Connecticut, Tennessee] National Report: West Virginia Tied for Last in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

West Virginia has budgeted zero state funds for programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit and is tied for last nationwide in funding...joins Connecticut and Tennessee as the only states that provide no state funding for tobacco prevent
PR Newswire
added Dec 14, 2018 15:19
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Tobacco Registration and Product Listing (TRLM) Instructions

Registration and Listing for Deemed Tobacco ProductsDeemed products registered and listed by Oct. 12, 2017, must update product listings again by June 30, 2018 and complete annual registration by Dec. 31, 2018.Learn more by reading about the Upcoming Toba
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 14, 2018 05:45
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Troutman Sanders Tobacco Team to Attend FDLI Enforcement Conference – Will the FDA Elaborate on its Recently-Announced Enforcement and Compliance Policies?

Bryan Haynes of the Troutman Sanders Tobacco Team will be at the [FDA] Law Institute Enforcement Conference on December 12-13...Perhaps the FDA will elaborate on its recently-announced policy changes with the stated intention of deterring youth access to
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Dec 15, 2018 03:09
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[District of Columbia] Meetings: Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee

(FDA) announces a forthcoming public advisory committee meeting of the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee...The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The meeting will be held on February 6, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Februa
Federal Register
added Dec 11, 2018 04:31
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Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch calls for research of e-cigarettes in schools, recommends 611 for suicide hotline By

A state-administered survey of Utah youth in eighth grade, 10th grade and 12th grade, carried out in 2017, found that 23.1 percent of respondents reported they had tried an electronic cigarette — slightly higher than the proportion who said they had ever
Deseret News
added Dec 12, 2018 16:16
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[Utah] VIDEO: Hatch calls for research of e-cigarettes in schools, recommends 611 for suicide hotline

introduced the Smoke Free Schools Act of 2018, a measure that instructs the [FDA] and the [CDC] to partner to "study best practices for schools to implement policies to address e-cigarette use among students," the seven-term senator's office said.The age
KSL Channel 5 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added Dec 12, 2018 16:05
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[India] Tobacco free govt buildings gets NOTE approval

National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication (NOTE) India has applauded the decision of Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to declare government offices and buildings ‘Tobacco Free’. In a letter written by Union Health Secretary, Preeti Sudan to
Oherald -Herald-Goa (in)
added Dec 9, 2018 21:44
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SUNDAY EDITION | Kentucky's job protection for smokers comes under fire

In 1990, the tobacco industry helped make smoking a civil right in Kentucky. Now some powerful interests want to reverse that. But will denying smokers jobs help them quit?
Fox 41 WDRB-TV (Louisville, KY)
added Dec 9, 2018 16:11
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[Virginia] Elimination of price supports pushed out small-scale tobacco farmers

“I said, ‘What’s Uncle Sam got to do with growing tobacco?’ I found out very quickly he had everything to do with growing tobacco,” Johnny said. In the 1930s, the federal government created a price support program to assist tobacco farmers. This was ach
Roanoke (VA) Times & World News
added Dec 10, 2018 13:44
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