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[Asia, India] Lens on US charities funding NGOs with anti-tobacco drive

Even as US-based charity Bloomberg Philanthropies is still being "watched"...three of its recipient NGOs have been denied renewal of registration under the Foreign Contributions Regulation Act (FCRA) or had their registration cancelled over the past year.
Times of India
added Sep 4, 2017 11:33
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[Asia-pacific] Chain-smoking children: Indonesia's ongoing tobacco epidemic

"The problem is big," Pulungan said, adding that smoking has been an issue in Indonesia for more than 40 years. "But it's getting worse." He believes that in addition to peer influence, the root causes of the epidemic include advertising, lack of laws --
CNN
added Sep 4, 2017 03:46
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[Asia, India] E-cigarette ban wipes out less harmful alternative for smokers: Experts

Banning e-cigarettes may deprive Indian smokers of a substantially less harmful alternative, which can be against public health and can result in adverse consequences, experts have warned. Some states in India, including Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Pun
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 3, 2017 20:31
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20 Percent More Smokers Quit After $1 Price Increase

Researchers linked data on the smoking habits of 632 smokers, average age 58, to neighborhood cigarette prices in 896 chain grocery and drugstores in 19 states. They gathered data on local laws on indoor smoking in public places, and followed changes in
New York Times
added Sep 1, 2017 14:24
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[California] RJR Unit Can't Shake $3.9M Wrongful Death Verdict On Appeal ($$)

A California appellate court on Wednesday upheld a $3.8 million verdict against an R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. subsidiary for contributing to a smoker’s death by negligently designing its cigarettes, holding that federal law does not preempt the smoker’s w
Law360
added Sep 1, 2017 13:54
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The Relationship of E-Cigarette Use to Cigarette Quit Attempts and Cessation: Insights From a Large, Nationally Representative U.S. Survey

Previous studies have obtained mixed results regarding the relationship of e-cigarette use to cigarette smoking cessation. This study provides a more precise methodology for considering the relationship of e-cigarette use to quit attempts and to quit suc
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 1, 2017 12:50
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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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