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[Kentucky] McConnell's year-end wish: Getting Congress to legalize hemp

It's not the first time McConnell has been a key player in potentially transforming Kentucky agriculture. More than a decade ago, the Republican lawmaker helped win the multibillion-dollar tobacco buyout, which compensated U.S. tobacco growers and others
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 30, 2018 18:14

National anti-smoking campaign helps smokers with mental health conditions try to quit

The CDC’s 2016 Tips from Former Smokers or "Tips" campaign, in which Rebecca appeared, was one of the first to deliberately feature someone who had a mental health condition and successfully quit smoking. At its core, Rebecca's message was this: I had d
Scope (Stanford University School of Medicine)
added Nov 30, 2018 15:29

FDA warns company for selling e-liquids that resemble kid-friendly foods as part of the agency’s ongoing Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan

issued a warning letter to Electric Lotus LLC for selling nicotine-containing e-liquids used in e-cigarettes with labeling and/or advertising that cause them to resemble kid-friendly food products, such as cereal, candy and peanut butter and jelly. The ac
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Nov 30, 2018 15:27

[Asia, India] Centre directs states to make all govt buildings tobacco free

Union health ministry has directed all States to make government buildings and offices “Tobacco Free” in order to protect public health. Health secretary Preeti Sudan has written to all State Chief Secretaries and Secretaries of all government departments (in)
added Nov 29, 2018 23:02

GOP Lawmakers Speak Out Against FDA's E-Cigarette Crackdown

Taking to Twitter, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) expressed concerns over the agency's proposal to only sell flavored e-cigarette and vapor products in age-restricted, in-person locations or online under heightened age-verification. "No one wants kids to
Convenience Store News
added Dec 12, 2018 23:00

[Texas] Why the DEA is warning parents about kids 'juuling' at school

In the week's 'On The Frontline' the [DEA] tells Fox San Antonio kids are altering the device to get high at school. "They're easy to hide, they look like a flash drive but they're a a vaping device, the most popular called a Juul pen, which is normally
KABB FOX 29 (San Antonio, TX)
added Nov 27, 2018 21:53

[Asia, China] Plan to raise tobacco sales criticized

China's national tobacco regulator's plan to increase sales has been criticized as going against the trend of tobacco control. The State Tobacco Monopoly Administration, the national regulatory body of tobacco industry, and China National Tobacco Corp, a
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 2, 2018 16:29

[Canada] Health Groups Demand Feds Clamp Down on E-cigarette Promotions

Health groups are demanding that Health Canada crack down on the recent explosion of lifestyle advertising of e-cigarettes on television, social media and other settings. They are calling for proper enforcement of the current law, and for the urgent devel
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Nov 22, 2018 01:52

[Canada] VIDEO: Health advocates present ‘harmful’ lifestyle ads on vaping products

Health advocates presented on Tuesday the types of e-cigarette ads that Health Canada allows, and questioned why lifestyle ad restrictions on tobacco aren’t the same for vaping products, which are also regulated under the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act.
Global News (ca)
added Nov 22, 2018 01:29

[North Carolina] Burr, Tillis push back against tighter FDA tobacco restrictions, particularly banning menthol cigarettes

North Carolina’s Republican U.S. senators are pushing back against the Trump administration’s plan to tighten regulations on tobacco products, particularly banning traditional menthol cigarettes. Sens. Richard Burr and Thom Tillis issued statements last
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 21, 2018 02:58
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