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[New Zealand] Government needs to act to meet Smokefree 2025

The Health and Maori Affairs Select Committees received a blunt message yesterday – act now or we will fail to meet our Smokefree by 2025 goal, National MP Nicky Wagner says. “Yesterday’s meeting heard from organisations that are working to end smoking
Scoop (nz)
added May 25, 2018 00:34
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[Canada] ​E-cigarette and vaping ads coming soon to a TV, radio or newspaper near you

With legalization, Hammond predicts Canadians will see big multi-national companies move into the marketplace and so will their ads. "For the first time in decades, you could see TV or front page newspaper ads for recreational nicotine products," he sa
CBC News (ca)
added May 24, 2018 18:30
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[Canada] Plain and Standardized Packaging: Backgrounder

The Government of Canada’s new vision for addressing tobacco use includes modernizing Canada’s approach to tobacco control, introducing a new approach to regulating vaping products, and implementing plain and standardized packaging requirements for toba
Canada.ca (ca)
added May 24, 2018 07:09
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[New Zealand] Smokefree activist says a ban on cigarettes would be premature: 'You make criminals of people previously addicted'

"There's probably a few things we need to do beforehand, and one of them is we need to discriminate against tobacco with legislation," Mr Broughton said. "We need to make it unpalatable, we need to make it unaffordable, and we need to make sure that the
TVNZ (nz)
added May 25, 2018 17:44
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[Canada] Feds hope law will help turn teens off coolness factor of vaping

After the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act receives royal assent in the coming days, selling vaping products to anyone under 18 will be banned and marketing flavours to teens will be prohibited, along with marketing that features health claims or “lifestyl
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 24, 2018 18:18
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Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2018 Will Help Smokers Quit and Reduce Health Care Costs

applauds Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) for introducing the Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2018, legislation that addresses racial and ethnic health disparities, including disparities in tobacco use in our country. The bill
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 24, 2018 15:43
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Cancer-Related Deaths In The U.S. Dropping, Report Says

the generally positive trend can be credited to fewer Americans smoking in recent years. “I think it really reflects a decrease in smoking over the past five decades,” NCI lead author Kathleen Cronin said. “Smoking still accounts for probably half of canc
WNEW 99.1 FM (Lanham, MD)
added May 24, 2018 15:21
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[Canada] New Tobacco and Vaping Products Legislation Receives Royal Assent

Today, Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers' Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts received Royal Assent. This is a major milestone in efforts to address and further reduce the harms of tobacco use in Canad
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 24, 2018 07:07
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[Virginia] EDITORIAL: Smoking and public housing

Our question is what is the RRHA doing — what is the Richmond Health Department doing — to help public housing residents quit smoking now that they risk losing their homes? What targeted non-smoking efforts with proven results can be offered to help Richm
Richmond (VA) Free Press
added May 23, 2018 21:44
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EPA Agenda is a Threat to Public Health, Experts Say

Requiring that all data from scientific studies be made public would also allow industry and other special interests to "abuse and reanalyze" the data in an effort to debunk it, Thurston said. "A lot of the ideas for this rule originated with the tobacco
MedPage Today
added May 21, 2018 14:50
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