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CEI v DOT: ORDER: Schedule, Feb 14, 2017

It is ORDERED, on the court’s own motion, that this case be scheduled for oral argument on April 10, 2017, at 9:30 A.M. The composition of the argument panel will usually be revealed thirty days prior to the date of oral argument on the court’s web site a
Tobacco On Trial
added Feb 15, 2017 02:36

[Florida] 'Nobody wants a smoking room' at hotels -- not even smokers

Hoteliers say even smokers ask for non-smoking rooms these days. It’s a boon for hotels, which incur extra expenses to clean and maintain smoking rooms, including the annual cost of replacing items damaged by smoke and cigarette burns, says Anne Smith, v
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Feb 19, 2017 02:43

New FDA Enforcement Stats Show Shifting Targets ($$)

Newly released statistics from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration show that enforcement was busier in 2016 for pharmaceuticals but was relatively quiet for medical devices, tobacco and biologics. FDA officials quietly published the annual numbers late
added Feb 14, 2017 11:03

[Asia, Pakistan] Commercial use of ‘Sheesha’ to be banned

The government has decided to impose complete ban on commercial use of “Sheesha” to protect the health of country’s youth. According to an official of the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, after imposing the ban, there
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Feb 13, 2017 03:52

Tobacco: Lobbying, 2016

Total for Tobacco: $19,833,360 Total Number of Clients Reported: 28 Total Number of Lobbyists Reported: 186... Altria Group $10,060,000 Philip Morris International $5,110,000 Reynolds American $1,883,630 Vector Group $320,000 (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Feb 12, 2017 21:16

Cigarette smoking and adverse health outcomes among adults receiving federal housing assistance

Adults who receive housing assistance represent an at-risk population for adverse health outcomes associated with smoking and secondhand smoke. Housing assistance programs provide a valuable platform for the implementation of evidence-based tobacco preven
Science Direct
added Mar 2, 2017 19:31

Battling Menthol Restrictions, R.J. Reynolds Reaches Out to Sharpton, Other Black Leaders

hot button issue of police harassment...quietly enlisted black groups and leaders, including civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton and ex-Florida Congressman Kendrick B. Meek, to hold meetings at prominent black churches on the theme of “Decriminalizing
added Feb 10, 2017 16:01


Contributions to federal candidates and political committees from the tobacco industry, which includes makers of cigarettes, cigars and smokeless tobacco, as well as their trade groups, have dropped precipitously since 2002. (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Feb 11, 2017 16:58

BRIANT: The Consequences of Raising the Legal Age to Purchase Tobacco

would likely travel to neighboring states where the legal adult age is lower, negating the underlying intent of a law to reduce tobacco use among young adults. These younger adults would also request friends, family members and even strangers who are 21 y
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 9, 2017 00:51


LGBT HealthLink recently conducted a survey of all 50 states, Washington, DC, and Puerto Rico to determine their level of LGBT inclusion in tobacco control work. While we are very proud of the work done by many states, this survey also shows us what work
LGBT HealthLink
added Feb 8, 2017 03:37
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