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[Asia, Pakistan] Govt slammed for failing to enforce tobacco ban

The Coalition for Tobacco Control-Pakistan (CTC-Pak) said on Tuesday that the provincial government had failed to enforce its own decision of banning the sale and use of sheesha, gutka, and mainpuri and smoking at public places.
The News (pk)
added Jan 6, 2017 01:12

More Smokers Trying to Quit - Data to Inform Health Policy

Data from more than 40,000 adult smokers in the U.S. reveal a substantial increase in serious attempts to quit smoking between 2012 to 2014, according to a new study appearing in the journal, Addiction. In 2014, 55% of adult smokers reported making a ser
PR Newswire
added Jan 5, 2017 21:16

U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall: Report

"The drop in cancer mortality is primarily the result of large declines in the four major causes of cancer death -- lung, colorectal, breast and prostate...This progress is driven by declines in smoking prevalence beginning in the 1960s, and improvements
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 5, 2017 21:14

[UK] Doctors urge Theresa May to publish anti-smoking strategy

More than 1,000 doctors, healthcare professionals and public health experts, including heads of royal colleges and public health institutions, are calling on the prime minister to publish the latest tobacco control plan without delay. In a letter to The
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 5, 2017 16:01

Battery Safety Concerns in Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems; Public Workshop; Establishment of a Public Docket; Request for Comments

The public workshop will be held on April 19 and 20, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Individuals who wish to attend the public workshop must register by March 17, 2017. Electronic or written comments to the docket will be accepted until May 22, 2017.
Federal Register
added Jan 5, 2017 04:37

Battery Safety Concerns in Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) Public Workshop - April 2017

FDA/CTP is hosting a science-based public workshop to gather information and stimulate discussion on batteries used in electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), including electronic cigarettes. In particular, CTP seeks to gather information about bat
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 4, 2017 06:09

Tobacco chaws to go the way of the spitball

Players new to the majors won’t be able to dip next year without risk of penalty, a provision under baseball’s tentative five-year labor agreement reached last month. “I think the smokeless tobacco ban is both logical and I am thankful,” Los Angeles Ang
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 3, 2017 22:55
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[Tennessee] U.S. attorneys oppose dismissal of charges against Arnold

opposing efforts to have seven criminal counts dismissed against Sheriff Robert Arnold and two co-defendants...a 14-count indictment stemming from an unauthorized plan to sell e-cigarettes to Rutherford County jail inmates through a company co-owned by Ru
Murfreesboro (TN) Post
added Jan 3, 2017 21:59

[UK] Children warn of smoking risks in hard-hitting campaign

New PHE film shows children creating personal images and warnings about the damage smoking causes to convince smokers to stop. Close up of a man smoking a cigarette.
added Jan 3, 2017 16:03

[New York] Housing units to become smoke-free

With the recent announcement of the HUD-mandated Smoke-Free Housing, the town of Wilna and West Carthage housing authorities have begun plans to implement the policy. Notices to all tenants at the Town of Wilna Housing Authority units, Brady Acres and Lo
Watertown (NY) Daily Times
added Jan 3, 2017 07:03
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