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[Africa, Nigeria] CSOs raise alarm over planned suppression of anti-smoking laws

alarm over dubious schemes by tobacco companies to derail the implementation of the National Tobacco Control, NTC Act, signed into law in 2015 by former President Goodluck Jonathan. The Deputy Director ERA/FoEN Dr Akinbode Oluwafemi, the Sub-Regional Coo
Daily Trust (ng)
added May 9, 2017 21:49
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Thank You for Smoking: Big Tobacco Rolls Back Into Washington

While Big Tobacco was not really a player in the Trump campaign, Reynolds and Altria donated big-time for Inauguration festivities, giving $1 million and $500,000 respectively, Open.Secrets said. And tobacco lobbying efforts in Washington have ramped up
Yahoo! Finance
added May 9, 2017 21:37
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[Virginia] Hampton Roads public housing moving to smoke-free

The 75-year-old Houston lives in Asbury Place, a public housing complex in Hampton. By August 2018, apartments like his will be smoke-free. A new federal rule bans lit tobacco products from public housing, including Section 8 homes and apartments, across
Newport News (VA) Daily Press
added May 9, 2017 21:13
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Legislation

Food and Drugs Act of 1906 First federal food and drug law No express reference to tobacco products . . . Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) of 1938 Superseded 1906 Act Definition of a "drug" includes "articles intended for use in the diagnosis
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added May 9, 2017 20:14
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Regulation

1967 Federal Communications Commission rules that the Fairness Doctrine (an attempt to ensure that all coverage of controversial issues by a broadcast station be balanced and fair) applies to cigarette advertising. Stations broadcasting cigarette commerc
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added May 9, 2017 20:14
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[Asia] Dr. Vishal Rao of India Honored for Leadership in Fight against Tobacco Use

Dr. Vishal Rao of Karnataka, India will be honored with the 2017 Judy Wilkenfeld Award for International Tobacco Control Excellence for his leadership in the fight against tobacco use in his home state of Karnataka and across India. The Campaign for Tobac
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 9, 2017 20:12
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NITZKIN: Trump's FDA nominee faces steep climb to reform tobacco regulation

FDA considers smoking to be a disease, not a behavior. We need effective FDA regulation of all tobacco-related products to protect consumers...we have a system designed to keep new products off the market and to prevent anyone from claiming reduced risk
The Hill
added May 9, 2017 16:03
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[Asia-pacific] The Factor Hindering Moves of Indonesian Gov‘t to Restrict Tobacco Use

This massive scale gives the industry significant influence in the country's political and economic affairs, a factor that could be hindering government moves to restrict tobacco use. Indonesia still allows tobacco companies to advertise on TV and sponso
Netral English--People’s Reflection (id)
added May 9, 2017 14:24
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National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Interagency Committee on Smoking and Health (ICSH)

Time and Date: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., EDT, May 31, 2017...shall provide advice and guidance to the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), regarding: (a) Coordination of research, educational programs, and other activities within the Depa
Federal Register
added May 9, 2017 20:13
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[Canada] Focus: Regulations on e-cigarettes under debate by profession

Introduced in the Senate in late 2016, bill S-5 would rename the existing law the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act, and it includes restrictions on the advertising, marketing and flavouring of e-cigarette products, designed to keep them out of the hands o
Law Times (Reuters) (ca)
added May 9, 2017 20:12
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