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[Asia, Pakistan] PM urged to enforce enhanced size of health warnings on cigarette packs

Hundreds of Health Professionals have urged Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to enforce the long-pending decision of raising size of pictorial warning on cigarette packs. It would go a long way in saving our children from the clutches of death, they said. Last
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Apr 20, 2017 14:34
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Less Risky Tobacco Product? Only if the Science Says So

"We are forging new territory to ensure that tobacco companies provide accurate information and do not mislead American consumers," said FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, M.D. "We are committed to stopping practices that may cause people to start or con
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 24, 2017 17:47
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Cigarette Taxes and Cigarette Smuggling by State

The highest inbound cigarette smuggling rates are in New York (56.9 percent), Arizona (51.5 percent), New Mexico (48.1 percent), Washington (48 percent), and Wisconsin (34.6 percent). The highest outbound smuggling rates are in New Hampshire (24.2 percent
Tax Foundation
added Apr 20, 2017 23:49
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[New Jersey] What Companies Can Expect From The New FDA ($$)

This was the theme of the life sciences symposium co-sponsored by Mayer Brown and Seton Hall Law. ... of tobacco products. Jack Kalavritinos who was part of the Trump transition’s beachhead team at...
Law360
added Apr 20, 2017 23:42
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[UK] Teenager from Harrow teams up with Cut Films to judge anti-smoking competition

A teenager has teamed up with a film company to judge a competition that will raise awareness about the dangers of smoking. The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation recently launched a new report called New Issues And Age-Old Challenges: A Review Of Young
Ealing Times (uk)
added Apr 20, 2017 14:19
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Vaping Venture Poses Potential Conflict for Trump's FDA Nominee

Gottlieb’s stint at Kure may pose a conflict as the FDA decides how vigorously to enforce the new vaping rules, issued in May 2016, that upend the economics of the previously unregulated industry. “How to regulate e-cigarettes is one of the most critica
Bloomberg News
added Apr 19, 2017 19:09
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[Iowa] First Tax on Cigarettes

This month in 1921, Iowa became the first state to enact a tax on cigarettes, rolling paper and associated paraphernalia. The tax was very modest, being just $1 per 1,000 cigarettes. Iowa today collects $1.36 per pack, ranking it just below the middle of
U.S. Census Bureau
added Apr 21, 2017 20:38
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Xcaliber International Announces Certifications in New States

This brings Xcaliber International's total state certifications to 36 states.... Xcaliber International, based in Pryor, Oklahoma, is the leading Tier Four cigarette manufacturer in the United States. Xcaliber International is built on the foundation of
PR Newswire
added Apr 19, 2017 00:13
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[Ohio] A new worry for smokers' families: 'thirdhand smoke'

Reynolds American Inc., the second-largest tobacco company in the United States, declined to comment on the study. The Altria Group, the leading U.S. cigarette manufacturer, did not respond to requests for comment. Miller is skeptical of the threat thir
USA Today
added Apr 17, 2017 18:32
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[Asia] UN calls for total tobacco ban in China's public places

While congratulating Shanghai on becoming the latest Chinese city – following Beijing and Shenzhen – to enforce a total smoking ban in public places, the UN remains hopeful that more cities following their examples. "The Bill China Cannot Afford: Health
China Internet Information Center (cn)
added Apr 16, 2017 13:41
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