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WILL: Memo to government: We know smoking kills

Hence these governments cannot afford for their anti-smoking efforts to be too successful. Furthermore, if every smoker quit tomorrow, Social Security’s slow-motion crisis would accelerate and many public and private pension systems would be staggered by
Washington Post
added Jan 1, 2018 03:52
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'WSJ' Analysis Shows Fake Comments Submitted To Government Agencies

It may be weaponizing of Astroturf lobbying. It's creating bots to do it. I mean, it does go back to the tobacco industry where they were opposing the rule back in the '90s to regulate cigarettes. And they went to racecar events and got people to sign pos
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59
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FDA Briefing Document / January 24-25, 2018 / Meeting of the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee (TPSAC) (PDF)

It must be emphasized that this document does not represent final findings, recommendations, or conclusions, and that no regulatory decision on the status of these applications has been made. Indeed, an important aspect of our thinking on these applica
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 22, 2018 23:07
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Every Try Counts Campaign

FDA’s newest public education campaign, “Every Try Counts” is aimed at encouraging cigarette smokers to quit through messages of support that underscore the health benefits of quitting. These messages will be displayed in and around gas stations or conve
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 30, 2017 20:48
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[North Carolina] Juul Labs' rise to top-selling e-cig has investors buying in

The meteoric rise of Juul to the top of the U.S. electronic cigarette market has spurred a buying spree of its first round of securities. Juul Labs Inc., based in San Francisco, said in a regulatory filing Tuesday that it has sold $111.5 million of a $1
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 26, 2017 01:36
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Prevalence and Disparities in Tobacco Product Use Among American Indians/Alaska Natives — United States, 2010–2015

Whereas significant progress has been made in reducing overall commercial tobacco product use, disparities persist, with American Indians/Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) having one of the highest cigarette smoking prevalences of all racial/ethnic groups.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:35
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Who’s Smoking at Your Facility?

NIOSH researchers examined 3 years of data (2014–2016) from the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). Among the148 million working adults: 15.4% used cigarettes. 5.8% used other combustible tobacco (such as cigars and hookahs). 3% used smokeless toba
BLR - Business and Legal Reports
added Dec 22, 2017 20:41
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[Louisiana, North Carolina] Local Man Sentenced for Trafficking in Contraband Cigarettes

Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that JADALLAH SAED age 31, of Gretna, was sentenced yesterday after previously pleading guilty to one count of trafficking in counterfeit cigarettes. U.S. District Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt sentenced SAED to
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:21
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Spotlight on Science: Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellowship

Are you interested in helping to shape the future of tobacco regulation, or do you know someone who is? Have you considered a fellowship? The tobacco regulatory science fellowship program is a collaboration between CTP and the National Academy of Medici
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 22, 2017 15:12
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[Canada] What we heard through the online public consultation

This report provides an overview of what we heard... In 2016 and 2017, a three-step consultation approach took place to hear from Canadians on proposed measures that would help reach Canada's target for tobacco use reduction. The consultation combined ta
Canada.ca (ca)
added Dec 20, 2017 19:44
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