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Great American Spit Out 2017

The Great American Spit Out, on February 23, gives you the opportunity to quit with no pressure and likely only positive feedback and support from your significant other. Smokeless tobacco isn’t just harming your look. When you drop the dip, you will als
Quit Tobacco – UCanQuit2.org
added Feb 23, 2017 13:47
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Government of Canada Launches Public Consultation on the Future of Tobacco Control in Canada

a 7-week public consultation on the future of tobacco control in Canada to renew the Federal Tobacco Control Strategy. The proposed strategy will seek to reduce Canada’s rate of tobacco use to less than 5% by 2035. This goal will require aggressive new m
Canada.ca (ca)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:26
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HOEKSTRA: Science challenges FDA vaping regulation, and Trump might be next

he says it will take quick action starting with Congress and a bill to push the grandfather date to Aug. 8, 2016. “That’s a step in the right direction,” Stier told Watchdog.org. “But it would not save innovation going forward, which we need. So that’s w
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Feb 22, 2017 19:52
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A.T.F. Filled Secret Bank Account With Millions From Shadowy Cigarette Sales

operatives used a web of shadowy cigarette sales to funnel tens of millions of dollars into a secret bank account. They weren’t known smugglers, but rather agents from [ATF]...racketeering lawsuit brought by a collective of tobacco farmers who say they we
New York Times
added Feb 22, 2017 16:28
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[North Carolina] U.S. House bill targets later grandfather date for e-cigs

A bipartisan bill introduced in the U.S. House could serve as the legislative path for peeling back tightened regulations on electronic cigarettes and other innovative tobacco products. The U.S. House bill is named the “FDA Deeming Authority Clarificati
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 21, 2017 21:39
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FDA’s New Database on Grandfathered Tobacco Products

However, there is some confusion about the completeness and accuracy of the FDA’s grandfathered database. The Coalition of Independent Tobacco Manufacturers of America (CITMA), Richmond, Va., has issued a letter to its members outlining the issues with t
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 21, 2017 21:39
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Sullum: The truth about e-cigarettes and government studies

FDA’s onerous new e-cigarette rules, which threaten to ruin thousands of businesses and stifle life-saving innovation. But Trump’s freshly minted secretary of health and human services, Tom Price, needn’t wait for revision of those regulations to experime
Chicago Sun-Times
added Feb 21, 2017 21:33
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Learn To Spot ‘Alternative Facts’ In Science

Elliott adds that when it comes to the tobacco industry, the “alternative facts” issue dates all the way back to the 1950s. “When it comes to big tobacco, the industry developed a whole playbook of strategies to help manufacture doubt among consumers ab
Michigan State University (MSU)
added Feb 21, 2017 21:26
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] LGUs urged to comply with Manila smoking ban

the message of an anti-smoking advocacy group to other local government units (LGUs) in the country, saying it is about time that they also implement their own smoking ban ordinances for the sake of their constituents. According to the New Vois Associatio
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Feb 21, 2017 20:38
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[North Carolina] Triad is at the heart of the trade debate

the Greensboro-High Point area as the sixth largest in the nation for percentage of exports in its economy. Klaussner Furniture Industries and tobacco giant ITG Brands lead the way, but smaller companies are growing to fill the void.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 21, 2017 19:47
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