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Cigarettes Face Local Legislators

Cigarettes continue to be a c-store staple, despite the proliferation of local ordinances aimed at restricting the category.... the convenience store channel saw sales of $56.2 billion, down .08% from last year. If sales are declining, however, the amount
Convenience Store Decisions
added Sep 28, 2017 18:32
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Mounting Regulations Put a Chokehold on Tobacco

From increases in the legal age to purchase tobacco products to restrictions on where people can legally smoke, regulation is making the business of nicotine inhospitable, if not downright intolerable. [FDA] added even more intrigue at press time, with t
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 28, 2017 18:31
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Smoke-free Air Laws

What if we extend and enforce smoke-free air laws in all venues? ...Estimate the impact of implementing and enforcing laws that would increase coverage to 100% in all venues at the beginning of 2017.
Tobacco Control Policy (TCP) tool
added Sep 28, 2017 15:12
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[UK] Models of delivery for stop smoking services: Options and evidence (PDF)

This briefing is intended to support directors of public health ... In it we: • describe interventions to support smokers to stop and evidence of effectiveness (service components) • set out the different models for delivering these interventions cur
GOV.UK
added Sep 27, 2017 22:52
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Francisco confirmed as solicitor general

By a vote of 50-47 that broke down almost completely on party lines, the Senate today confirmed Noel Francisco to serve as the solicitor general, the government’s top lawyer in the Supreme Court. ...
SCOTUSBlog
added Sep 27, 2017 22:11
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Challenge Use Of Engle Findings In High Court ($$)

Tobacco companies are pitching their arguments that federal law bars smokers from using the landmark Engle tobacco class action's jury findings to establish strict liability and negligence claims once more, this time in three appeals to the U.S. Supreme C
Law360
added Sep 27, 2017 21:58
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[Asia, India] Licensed tobacco shops barred from selling non-tobacco items

To keep children from getting drawn to smoking and other tobacco products, the Health Ministry has ordered shops licensed to sell tobacco products to immediately stop sale of non-tobacco products such as soft drinks, and toffees, among others, reports M
Moneycontrol.com / Television Eighteen (in)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:33
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[UK, USA] REED: Vaping debate: Are health officials deceiving us for our own good?

ow can the medical establishments of the two most prominent English-language nations be so at odds on the basic question of whether vaping is safe? For that matter, given the sharply varying conclusions reached by different researchers, how do the health
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Sep 27, 2017 07:19
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A Model Risk Continuum for Tobacco and Nicotine Products

Studies conducted by BAT researchers on BAT’s glo™ tobacco heating product found that glo™ tobacco vapor contains significantly fewer and lower levels of toxicants compared to reference cigarette smoke (Forster et al 2017), though the numbers of tobacco-r
Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI)
added Sep 27, 2017 07:14
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About FDLI

offers education, training, publications, and professional engagement opportunities in the field of food and drug law. As a neutral convener, FDLI provides a venue for stakeholders to inform innovative public policy, law, and regulation.
Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI)
added Sep 27, 2017 07:09
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