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MINTON: Harm-Reducing Tobacco Alternatives Are a Human Achievement

Regardless of where the innovation comes from, we ought to embrace any safer alternative to smoking. The profit-motive of companies, large and small, is demonstrably better at creating means to help smokers quit than any government effort or public healt
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Mar 24, 2017 19:43

ORENSTEIN/GLANTZ: New health care law would lead to more smoking, disease and tobacco industry profits

American Health Care Act...Who will be the losers if the bill becomes law? Smokers and the public who will have to absorb the increased costs of caring for them. The winner: Big Tobacco.
The Conversation (au)
added Mar 22, 2017 14:03

[UK] Previous Baby Loss (Public Health Guidelines)

smoking while pregnant is the No. 1 modifiable risk factor for stillbirth. If I may, I will run through a few statistics: one in five stillbirths is associated with smoking; women who smoke are 27% more likely to have a miscarriage; their risk of having a
Hansard -- House of Commons (uk)
added Mar 22, 2017 13:47

[UK] Open consultation: Tax treatment of heated tobacco products

The government is consulting on the tax treatment of heated tobacco products. E-cigarettes do not contain tobacco and so are not in scope.
added Mar 22, 2017 15:18

Clarification of When Products Made or Derived From Tobacco Are Regulated as Drugs, Devices, or Combination Products; Amendments to Regulations Regarding “Intended Uses”; Further Delayed Effective Date; Request for Comments

FDA has received a petition from affected parties which raises questions about the amendments to the regulations regarding “intended uses” and requests that FDA reconsider these amendments. FDA is further delaying the effective date to invite public comme
Federal Register
added Mar 22, 2017 00:50

[UK] Tobacco law changes: Standardised packaging for cigarettes, no more 10-packs, menthols banned and other rules are changing

Many changes are coming into effect in May, but the biggest will be the new standardised packaging - which sees all packets printed in the same dull green. That makes it extra confusing when asking for a packet of Silver Benson, Red Marlboro or Blue Luc
Sutton Guardian (uk)
added Mar 20, 2017 21:11

Current Funding Opportunity Announcements

Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science for Research Relevant to the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act ... Center for Coordination of Analytics, Science, Enhancement, and Logistics (CASEL) in Tobacco Regulatory Science (U54)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
added Mar 20, 2017 17:49

Know the Risks: E-cigarettes and Young People

ultrafine particles that can be inhaled deep into the lungs flavorants such as diacetyl, a chemical linked to serious lung disease volatile organic compounds heavy metals, such as nickel, tin, and lead e cigarettes are also commonly calledleft arrowright
added Mar 20, 2017 16:45

[New York] Six Members And Associates Of The Hells Angels Charged In White Plains Federal Court With Racketeering, Narcotics, And Money Laundering Offenses

The New Roc Hells Angels’ objectives included narcotics trafficking, extortion, money laundering, contraband cigarettes, prostitution, and altered motor vehicle parts.
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Mar 17, 2017 20:12

Countryside Manor approves non-smoking policy

Bath Township’s lower-income housing apartment complex, Countryside Manor, has approved a non-smoking policy. The residents are no longer allowed to smoke in the units and must be 25 feet from the buildings. The Department of Housing and Urban Developme
Michigan State University (MSU)
added Mar 16, 2017 23:56
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