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California appeals court affirms plaintiff judgment in tobacco case

The three-judge panel of the California Court of Appeal for the Second District, Division Eight, in a unanimous decision on Wednesday said the trial court did not err in its jury instructions and federal law did not preempt the woman’s claims.
Reuters
added Sep 1, 2017 03:07
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban in public housing is the right thing to do

This is not the time to get into the pathology of nicotine addiction but it’s fair to assume that dedicated smokers will attempt to run afoul of the new policy. It’s one thing to have a policy; enforcing it is another matter. To that end, the housing a
Lancaster Online (Lancaster Newspapers)
added Sep 1, 2017 01:02
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[Kansas] Getting a clear picture of patient smoking quit rates

According to a recent study led by The University of Kansas Cancer Center researchers, a high proportion of smokers enrolled in bedside tobacco cessation programs who said they had quit were misreporting their smoking status. Kimber Richter, PhD, MPH,
University of Kansas
added Aug 30, 2017 21:01
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How are your local tobacco retailers doing? Compliance Check Inspections of Tobacco Product Retailers (through 06/30/2017)

Note: This search only returns warning letters issued to traditional “brick and mortar” retail stores by the Center for Tobacco Products. For warning letters issued to online retailers and manufacturers, please see FDA’s Electronic Reading Room. All warn
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 29, 2017 13:05
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The FDA’s Consumer Protection Warnings Are Falling Under Trump

The 49 warning letters it has sent through July exceeds the 42 it sent in the same period in 2016. (Bloomberg’s analysis excludes warning letters sent to tobacco retailers, which the FDA issues by the hundreds to stores that sell tobacco to minors. The ag
Bloomberg News
added Aug 28, 2017 16:45
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SENATORS' LETTER TO FDA ON MENTHOL (PDF)

Although the Tobacco Control Act did not expressly ban menthol from cigarettes, it did require the [TPSAC] to review the scientific literature around menthol's impact on public health and report to the FDA. That report concluded in 2011 that "removal of
US Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:54
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Is the FDA Coming After Menthol Cigarettes?

Senators Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren, (D-Mass) appealed to the [FDA] in a letter to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb earlier this week, asking the FDA to “act on the substantial scientific data” and use its authority under the Tobacco Control Act to end
Convenience Store Decisions
added Aug 25, 2017 18:39
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[UK] Official Development Assistance Project: Strengthening tobacco control in low and middle income countries (PDF)

The UK Government, as a global leader in tobacco control, has invested £15 million of Official Development Assistance funding in the [FCTC] 2030 project to support the implementation of tobacco control measures in LMICs in order to reduce the burden o
GOV.UK
added Aug 25, 2017 18:11
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[UK] Tobacco control measures overseas

The government is investing in the [FCTC] 2030 project, through Official Development Assistance (ODA) funding, from 2016 to 2021. This project supports the implementation of tobacco control measures in low and middle income countries. The business case
GOV.UK
added Aug 25, 2017 18:09
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Health crisis in Appalachia: Experts call for action as report reveals death and disease rates are higher than the rest of the US in all categories

the study found one of the biggest culprits was likely the prevalence of smoking and the region's tendency to be 'more accepting of tobacco use as a social norm.' Nearly 20 percent of women in the region also reported smoking during pregnancy, compared
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 24, 2017 19:03
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