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[UK] England 'on track' to stamp out smoking

The government has set out an ambitious plan to make England, in effect, smoke-free in the next few decades... Public Health England's chief executive Duncan Selbie said the country was at a "pivotal point" where the end was in sight and a smoke-free gen
BBC Online
added Jul 18, 2017 13:17
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Ilocos farmers won’t abandon tobacco despite Sin Tax -- mayor

Tobacco production is not expected to dwindle almost five years since the Sin Tax reforms became law, with the government intending to discourage smoking, a mayor from the Ilocos region, a key growing area, said. Some 52% of the total tobacco farmers in
Business World (ph)
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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[Philippines] Health Department: Nationwide smoking ban starts July 22

Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial said the ban will start even if the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) — the set guidelines to assure compliance with the executive order — are still being finalized. "Unfortunately there's a lot of vetting that has t
CNN
added Jul 17, 2017 14:00
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[Canada] Vaping rules, yes; plain packaging, no: Big Tobacco

Bill S-5, currently in the second reading in the House of Commons, would establish federal regulations for the production, sale, branding and marketing of e-cigarettes or “vaping” in Canada. It would also require that traditional cigarette packs adopt “p
Business in Vancouver (ca)
added Aug 5, 2017 23:05
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FOJTIK: Democrat Attorney General Encourages FDA to Reconsider E-Cigarette Regs

Chairman of the anti-smoking Truth Initiative and the former head of the National Association of Attorneys General has embarked on a new mission – to educate public health professionals and policy makers about the public health gains that might be realize
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 17, 2017 14:04
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Philip Morris Products S.A. Modified Risk Tobacco Product Applications (MRTPAs)

The FDA filed for scientific review three Modified Risk Tobacco Product Applications (MRTPAs) from Philip Morris Products S.A. (PMP S.A.) for its IQOS system and three types of Heatstick products on May 24, 2017. Due to the large size of these application
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jul 14, 2017 20:56
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[UK] 2017 Drug Strategy (PDF)

Drug treatment services should work with local stop smoking services to offer smoking cessation to all, and harm reduction for people unable or unwilling to stop smoking.
GOV.UK
added Jul 14, 2017 11:25
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Compliance, Enforcement & Training

The FDA released a voluntary smartphone application, “FDA Age Calculator,” to help retailers comply with federal age restrictions for selling tobacco products. With the “FDA Age Calculator,” retailers can use their personal smartphones to help determine
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jul 13, 2017 15:49
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Pipe, Cigar, and Vape Shops that Are Regulated as Both Retailers and Manufacturers

If you mix e-liquids, make or modify vaporizers, or mix loose tobacco, and you also sell these products, you may be regulated as both a retailer and a manufacturer. Draft Guidance (Jan 2017): Interpretation of and Compliance Policy for Certain Label Requ
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jul 13, 2017 15:48
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A brief history of DARE, the anti-drug program Jeff Sessions wants to revive

Speaking at a DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) conference this week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions praised the past work of the ...
Washington Post
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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