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New York is the top state for cigarette smuggling in the country

The report should come as no surprise to anyone who has purchased a discounted pack of smokes from their local bodega and found an out-of-state tax stamp on the bottom. At a press conference last August, New York City Sheriff Joseph Fucito vowed to crack
Time Out New York
added Nov 15, 2017 04:35
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Cigarette? No Thanks, I’ll Take the Extra Vacation Days Instead

Labor Department has shown a willingness to sue employers that it believes are running noncompliant wellness and tobacco cessation programs...filed a federal court lawsuit against Macy’s, Anthem, and Cigna over the retailer’s smoking cessation program, wh
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Nov 15, 2017 03:31
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Durbin Introduces Legislation To Make The VA Smoke-Free

announced legislation to prohibit smoking at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The legislation would repeal an antiquated 1992 law that requires the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) to furnish and maintain designated indoor or outdoor smoking a
US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:53
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Medicaid expansion under ACA linked to higher rate of smoking cessation

When low-income adults were newly covered by Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), they were more likely to quit smoking cigarettes than their counterparts in states that did not offer Medicaid expansion, according to a new analysis from the Univ
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 14, 2017 13:06
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CDC pegs national smoking rate at 21 percent; Iowa’s is lower

“In Iowa, our news is even better,” said Garin Buttermore... Iowa’s smoking rate has been declining and was 18.5 percent when it was last measured in 2014...rmore credits the 2008 state law that banned smoking in most workplaces and public places for gre
Radio Iowa
added Nov 11, 2017 21:01
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AUSTEN: Pot Advertising, Leonard Cohen and Chimps: The Canada Letter

How will promotion of Canada’s latest legal vice be regulated? The federal government has two models. One is the system for cigarettes, which effectively bans most conventional advertising and marketing, requires stores to keep cigars and cigarettes out
New York Times
added Nov 10, 2017 22:18
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The Tobacco to 21 Act (S. 2100 in the 115th Congress) (PDF)

. The Tobacco to 21 Act would raise the minimum legal tobacco age of sale to 21 from the current minimum legal age of 18. . Three-quarters of Americans favor raising the tobacco age of sale to 21 years, including seven in ten smokers.1 . The Institut
US Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI)
added Nov 10, 2017 17:28
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[Massachusetts, Pennsylvania] Cigar Category Skirts Regulation

the cigar segment has been relatively immune to federal lawmakers’ sharpest knives. That’s good news for many convenience retailers that are often busy fending off local and state legislation. One example of how cigar sales are at risk is last year’s swe
Convenience Store Decisions
added Nov 10, 2017 17:02
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Philip Morris Products S.A. Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

Due to the large size of these applications, the FDA is posting the application documents in installments on a rolling basis as they are redacted in accordance with applicable laws. The following modules are currently publicly available:
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Nov 9, 2017 20:00
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Public Health and Medical Groups Support U.S. Senate and House Bills to Raise Tobacco Age to 21 Nationwide

Our public health organizations support the legislation introduced this week by U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI), U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and their cosponsors that would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21 nationwide. T
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 9, 2017 03:52
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