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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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WILSON: Big Tobacco’s smoke and mirrors revived by Pruitt’s science transparency policy

Big Tobacco realized the best chance of avoiding regulation lay not in attempting to combat each study as it came out, but rather in changing the standards to which those studies were held. To do this, they sought to use transparency and reproducibility
The Hill
added Jun 4, 2018 22:02
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[Asia] China tobacco regulator argues for indoor space for smokers

The regulator of China’s tobacco industry, which oversees state monopoly China National Tobacco Corp, said on Monday that designated indoor smoking areas should be introduced to deter smokers as enforcing bans in all public spaces was too difficult.
Reuters
added Jun 4, 2018 21:53
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[Vermont] Federal government responds slowly to Juuling, leaving it to local action

“This product in particular is attractive and discreet,” said Kate Nugent, executive director of the Winooski Partnership for Prevention, which works with the local school district to make sure faculty and staff are aware of new trends and informing stud
VTDigger.org
added Jun 4, 2018 16:08
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‘Step Up Soon’ on Underage Vaping, FDA Chief Tells Tobacco Firms

“They better step up and step up soon -- to address these trends along with us,” he said. “So far, I must say, I’ve mostly been disappointed by the tepid response from companies that know that a meaningful portion of their sales are being derived from kid
Bloomberg News
added Jun 4, 2018 14:26
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[UK] NICEimpact cardiovascular disease prevention (PDF)

Quitting smoking is described by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) as the single best thing you can do for your heart health. NICE’s first public health guideline was on smoking: brief intervention and referrals, published in 2006. We have since pub
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence.(NICE) (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 13:31
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