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[Louisiana] Tobacco settlement fund takes a hit

The cause: fewer cigarettes being bought. Nearly every state in the U.S. receives money – $140 million from lawsuits filed against tobacco companies annually and in perpetuity in settlement revenues from the federal government after winning a 1999 lawsui
Shreveport (LA) Times
added Mar 29, 2017 02:44
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Trump Administration: Tobacco Ties

the Trump Administration’s connections to the tobacco industry make us fear that the White House will move us backwards. Here are just a few of the high-profile counselors and appointees of the Trump Administration with ties to Big Tobacco. George Conwa
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Mar 28, 2017 16:18
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[Australia] E-cigarette nicotine ban condemned as 'flawed and unethical' by doctors, health experts

"It is unethical and unscientific to exempt nicotine in tobacco products and to deny smokers access to a much safer alternative," the group wrote in a submission to the TGA...disappointed the group had failed to convince the TGA to adopt a policy that cou
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Mar 28, 2017 12:27
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Health and Public Policy to Facilitate Effective Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders Involving Illicit and Prescription Drugs: An American College of Physicians Position Paper [FREE FULL TEXT]

Evidence-based medication-assisted therapy approaches are available for the treatment of opiod...tobacco (nicotine replacement therapy, bupropion, and varenicline), and alcohol (naltrexone and acamprosate). No medication-assisted therapy has yet been dete
Annals of Internal Medicine
added Mar 28, 2017 03:53
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Smoking ban coming for Colorado Springs and Fountain public housing tenants

The Colorado Springs and Fountain housing authorities plan to go smoke-free.. The housing agencies' moves come after the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development recently announced a rule mandating all public housing units ban smoking within 25
Colorado Springs (CO) Gazette
added Mar 28, 2017 03:53
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[Colorado] VIDEO: Delta County Smoke-Free Public Housing Policy

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has been working with public housing authorities and public health agencies for the past 10 years to reduce the effects of secondhand smoke upon residents. The Delta County Health Department used s
KREX | WesternSlopeNow.com (Grand Junction, CO)
added Mar 28, 2017 02:24
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Altria to Beat California to the Punch by Raising Cigarette Prices

The price increase comes earlier than usual, and sends other tobacco companies rushing to raise prices too.
Motley Fool
added Mar 28, 2017 00:10
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CTPConnect - March 2017

New Videos Tell Story of Toxic Chemicals in Tobacco / Plant to Product to Puff / Electronic Nicotine Delivery System Battery Safety Concerns: Public Workshop CTP is aware of reports of battery-related safety events, such as exploding batteries, involvin
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 28, 2017 00:06
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justice department should recuse lawyers who represented tobacco companies from tobacco cases

Before Mr. Readler joined the DOJ, the department vigorously defended the FDA rule. With Mr. Readler now on the case, the government filed a motion requesting an extension “to more fully consider the issues raised.”
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 27, 2017 19:20
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LETTER TO AG JEFF SESSIONS RE: RECUSAL OF TOBACCO LAWYERS (PDF)

ethical standards would be compromised if any former partner of Jones Day, which has worked tirelessly on behalf of the tobacco industry, participates in the Justice Department’s defense of tobacco regulations or other actions by FDA affecting the ind
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 27, 2017 19:15
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