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[Australia] HOW CIGARETTES PAY ALMOST 20% OF NATION'S HEALTH BILL

Australian smokers are now paying 20 per cent of the national health bill out of their own pockets thanks to hefty tobacco taxes. The 2018-19 Federal Budget has revealed revenue from tobacco excise and customs duties will rise to a whopping $17billion by
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 03:17
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Study says vaping by kids isn’t up, but some are skeptical

Vaping held steady last year in high school students and declined in middle school kids, according to new government data, but some researchers are skeptical because the survey may have missed out on a booming e-cigarette brand. The Centers for Disease C
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 8, 2018 03:16
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Youth Tobacco Use: Results from the National Youth Tobacco Survey

we collaborate with CDC on the only nationally representative survey of middle and high school students that focuses exclusively on tobacco use—the National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS). NYTS was designed to provide national data on long-term, intermediat
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jun 7, 2018 22:51
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Submit Comments on Tobacco Products

Date: Comment period extended through July 16, 2018... to obtain information for consideration in developing a tobacco product standard to set the maximum nicotine level for cigarettes. Because tobacco-related harms ultimately result from addiction to the
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jun 7, 2018 16:49
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GLANTZ: Seven US Senators call on MPAA "to take additional actions to prevent youth smoking initiation”

calling on the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) to take action to reduce youth exposure to smoking imagery, including e-cigarette depictions, in youth-rated movies and ensure responsible and consistent practices in rating youth movies with tob
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:41
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Senate Democrats aim to eliminate tobacco imagery in movies

Some Democratic senators are encouraging the new head of the Motion Picture Association of America to ensure “responsible” practices when it comes to displaying use of tobacco in films – a plea they believe will stop young people from taking up smoking.
ABC News
added Jun 6, 2018 15:06
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[Alabama] HUD to Enforce Smoke-Free Policy

the American Lung Association will assist public housing agencies to transition through the new Smokefree Public Housing Initiative. The Lung Association will share best practices to implement smoke-free housing policies, provide quit-smoking support to r
Pickens County (AL) Herald
added Jun 5, 2018 23:17
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FDA Blitz on Nicotine Product Sales to Minors

The FDA’s new Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan has taken aim at companies that design and market their electronic nicotine delivery systems to appeal to children and teens. In its first salvo, the agency launched a weeks-long national undercover blitz in Apr
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jun 5, 2018 23:16
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Letter from 7 US Senators to Charles Rivkin Chairman and CEO Motion Picture Association of America (PDF)

we respectfully request that, by June 22, 2018, MPAA provide written answers to the following questions: What steps will MPAA take to ensure responsible and consistent practices and reduce tobacco depictions, including e-cigarette depictions, in youth-ra
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Jun 6, 2018 00:44
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Canada's Tobacco Strategy

This new strategy notes that tobacco use is not equally spread across the population. It is often linked to other health and social inequities. Along with our partners we will reach out to groups of Canadians with higher rates of tobacco use. These incl
Canada.ca (ca)
added Jun 5, 2018 16:06
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