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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Japan] Following Tokyo’s lead, more cities eye tougher rules against passive smoking

Of the 20 ordinance-designated cities surveyed, Chiba, for example, plans to draft its own ordinance against passive smoking, and Hamamatsu, Osaka and Sakai are considering joining prefecture-level efforts to tighten related regulations, the Jiji Press s
Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 29, 2018 22:35
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Antismoking laws in Armenia not aimed at filling government budget – expert

Antismoking laws in Armenia are not aimed at filling the government budget, but they are just disciplinary measures, David Petrosyan, director of the National Disease Control and Prophylaxis Institute, told journalists on Tuesday.
ANN/Groong [Armenian News Network]
added Jul 28, 2018 03:08
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Americans Say Marijuana, Vaping Less Harmful Than Tobacco

Americans see each of four tobacco-based products -- cigarettes, chewing tobacco, cigars and pipes -- as being much more harmful to people who use them than marijuana and e-cigarettes, commonly known as vaping.
Gallup Organization
added Jul 28, 2018 03:06
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Young People Adopt Vaping as Their Smoking Rate Plummets

The use of e-cigarettes, or vaping, is much more prevalent among Americans under 30 than among those who are older, and is as common among these young people as the use of conventional cigarettes. Because young people have become much less likely to smok
Gallup Organization
added Jul 28, 2018 03:01
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Senators Urge FDA to Get Tough on Flavored Vaping Products

The letter poses a number of pointed questions as to how FDA will seek to curb e-cigarette use in children moving forward and is particularly critical of FDA’s 2017 decision to delay its regulation of e-cigarette products and flavorings from 2018 to 2022
National Law Review
added Jul 27, 2018 21:41
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Study Suggests HUD’s New Smoke-Free Policy Will Help More Low-Income Smokers Quit

It found that, while low-income smokers were significantly less likely to live in smoke-free homes, those who did live in such homes were much more likely to be successful quitters. Implementing smoke-free policies in low-income housing is one way to inc
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Jul 27, 2018 20:22
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[New York, North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Our Opinion: Court should strike HUD's public housing smoking ban

Reasonable people on all sides of the political spectrum understand that improving public health calls for more carrot and a lot less stick. "...The government doesn't have the right to reach into our homes and dictate our personal behaviors and habits,
Wilson (NC) Daily Times
added Jul 27, 2018 05:35
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Labeling and Warning Statements for Tobacco Products

FDA has provided a compliance date of August 10, 2018, for the required health warning statements on packages and advertisements for "covered" tobacco products and roll-your-own / cigarette tobacco products.*
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jul 26, 2018 17:04
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[Asia, China] State Council appoints, removes officials

The State Council, China's cabinet, announced...Zhang Jianmin was appointed head of the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration, replacing Ling Chengxing.
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:00
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[New York] Warning label may have misled tobacco consumers for over 30 years

“This product is not a safe alternative to cigarettes.” That warning, however, obscured an important distinction — that cigarettes are much more harmful to health than smokeless tobacco products — and over the 30-plus years since, the American public has
University of Buffalo
added Jul 26, 2018 02:12
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