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[New Zealand] Smokefree 2025: An opportunity for big scores by the Govt

A group of tobacco control experts published an open letter this week in the New Zealand Medical Journal calling for bold new actions from the New Zealand Government to achieve the Smokefree 2025 goal. The group, which included health and tobacco expert
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 23, 2018 10:48
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AUDIO: Here’s what cigarette packages could soon look like in Canada

Health Canada announced late Friday that it was opening public consultations on plain packaging for tobacco products. The department is proposing regulations that would remove all distinctive branding and attractive features from cigarette packages, suc
Global News (ca)
added Jun 23, 2018 10:46
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Smoking Becoming a No-No on College Campuses

As of November 2017, over 2,000 U.S. college campuses were smoke-free (no smoking) or tobacco-free (no smokeless tobacco use or smoking), compared with only 774 campuses in 2012, the report found. In 2017, 84 percent of smoke-free campuses were tobacco-
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 22, 2018 22:10
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Trump administration plan would shift USDA programs

The shift would leave FDA to focus on “drugs, devices, biologics, tobacco, dietary supplements, and cosmetics” after shifting about 5,000 FDA employees and $1.3 billion from FDA to the new USDA agency. This new agency would “cover virtually all the foods
Agri-Pulse
added Jun 22, 2018 22:06
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Trump Floats Moving All Food Safety Oversight To USDA ($$)

would give the agency the full mandate and budget it needs to oversee the entire U.S. food supply and would free up resources ... could focus on regulating drugs, medical devices and tobacco. "USDA demonstrates strong and...
Law360
added Jun 22, 2018 21:59
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[Canada] The Lung Association applauds plain and standardized packaging regulations

“Tobacco products have been hiding behind attractive packaging, silently killing Canadians, for far too long and we are excited that this regulation will help to end this,” says Terry Dean, President and CEO, The Lung Association – National. Plain and st
The Lung Association (ca)
added Jun 22, 2018 21:17
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Canada to have the world's best tobacco plain packaging requirements

e Canadian Cancer Society is commending the new national regulations for tobacco plain packaging as the most effective in the world. The regulations were released today by Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor. "We strongly support the regulations r
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 22, 2018 21:17
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New restrictions make Canada the global leader of the pack for tobacco control

Heart & Stroke is thrilled to see robust regulations for plain and standardized packaging on all tobacco products. These measures are considered the strongest and most comprehensive in the world. "We applaud the federal government for its decisive action
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 22, 2018 21:11
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Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting / A Notice by the Food and Drug Administration on 06/22/2018

Agenda: On September 13 and 14, 2018, the Committee will discuss modified risk tobacco product applications, submitted by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company for six products: MR0000068: Camel Snus Frost MR0000069: Camel Snus Frost Large MR0000070: Camel Snus
Federal Register
added Jun 22, 2018 20:26
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[Massachusetts] Number of smoke-free college campuses has doubled since 2012

Massachusetts is among the states that prohibits smoking in schools and colleges. It defines smoking or smoke as "the lighting of a cigar, cigarette, pipe or other tobacco product or possessing a lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe or other tobacco or non-tob
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Jun 22, 2018 20:16
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