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WEGMANN: After extinguishing e-cigarettes with regulation, Democrats brag about keeping Big Tobacco the Marlboro Man in business

Lowey, D-N.Y., recently released a white paper trumpeting the fact that a coming spending bill "does not include a House provision allowing thousands of unregulated tobacco products to escape full FDA review." No doubt, Big Tobacco is breathing a bit eas
Washington (DC) Examiner
added May 1, 2017 17:29

[California] HURD: Why Oakland needs a multi-unit smoke free housing policy

Smoking and tobacco products kill more African-Americans than alcohol, AIDS, car accidents, illegal drug use, homicide, suicide and other non-tobacco related cancers.
San Francisco Bay View
added Apr 30, 2017 15:06

[North Carolina] Countrywide smoking ban could mean eviction for those who light up

All public housing is going smoke-free in the U.S., and residents who light up in their homes could be evicted. The Charlotte Housing Authority has already banned smoking in its high-rises, and officials are in the process of doing same to its other prop
WSOC-TV Channel 9 (Charlotte, NC)
added Apr 29, 2017 03:09

VIDEO: Congress considers removal of FDA oversight to e-cigarettes

Two proposals before Congress would remove FDA oversight from the e-cigarette industry. One, which is attached as a rider to budget, would exempt thousands of vaping devices... The second proposed bill would soften the approval process. “The Cigarette S
Channel 3000/WISC-TV Ch. 3 (Madison, WI)
added Apr 29, 2017 03:04

[UK] Takeover bid from Japan Tobacco on Imperial Tobacco extremely unlikely, Citi says

The chief reason is that Japanese laws require the government to maintain a one-third stake in JT. To circumvent antgi-trust legislation JT might buy 60% of Imperial, but that would push its leverage, in terms of net debt to EBITDA to near 5%, far exceed
Digital Look (uk)
added Apr 28, 2017 22:48

Truth, CVS Aim to Make HBCUs Smoke-Free

The Truth Initiative and the CVS Health Foundation are joining together to make campuses at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) 100 percent smoke- and tobacco-free. The organizations plans to work with students and administrators at HBCU
Washington Informer Newspaper
added Apr 27, 2017 20:15

E-cigarette industry gains allies in regulation fight

the measure would be the latest sign of the $4.4 billion vaping industry’s growing clout in Washington. The provision favored by the industry was introduced by Reps. Tom Cole, R-Okla., and Sanford Bishop, D-Ga., and would exempt thousands of vaping produ
USA Today
added Apr 27, 2017 14:58

FDA nominee says agency must strike right balance between risk, regulation

There is a split in the public health community between those who view e-cigarettes as a good way to reduce smoking, and those who are more concerned that teenagers who use flavored e-cigarettes will later graduate to cigarettes. Gottlieb said he was com
added Apr 26, 2017 16:07

Virginia's 2019 Commemoration, AMERICAN EVOLUTION™, Receives $500,000 Sponsorship From Altria Group

announced Altria Group as a Virginia Colony Partner. Altria's $500,000 sponsorship will support commemoration projects marking the 400th anniversary of pivotal 1619 Virginia events that set Virginia and America on a course towards the ideals of democracy,
PR Newswire
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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[Asia, India] Government investment in the tobacco industry promotes use, says Sumitra Pednekar

Sumitra Pednekar lost her husband Satish Pednekar, who was Maharashtra’s former home and labour minister to oral cancer in 2011, and has questioned the government’s contrarian policy on tobacco. She has filed a public interest litigation in the Bombay H
DNA India (in)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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