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SENATORS' LETTER TO FDA ON MENTHOL (PDF)

Although the Tobacco Control Act did not expressly ban menthol from cigarettes, it did require the [TPSAC] to review the scientific literature around menthol's impact on public health and report to the FDA. That report concluded in 2011 that "removal of
US Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:54
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Is the FDA Coming After Menthol Cigarettes?

Senators Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren, (D-Mass) appealed to the [FDA] in a letter to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb earlier this week, asking the FDA to “act on the substantial scientific data” and use its authority under the Tobacco Control Act to end
Convenience Store Decisions
added Aug 25, 2017 18:39
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[UK] Official Development Assistance Project: Strengthening tobacco control in low and middle income countries (PDF)

The UK Government, as a global leader in tobacco control, has invested £15 million of Official Development Assistance funding in the [FCTC] 2030 project to support the implementation of tobacco control measures in LMICs in order to reduce the burden o
GOV.UK
added Aug 25, 2017 18:11
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[UK] Tobacco control measures overseas

The government is investing in the [FCTC] 2030 project, through Official Development Assistance (ODA) funding, from 2016 to 2021. This project supports the implementation of tobacco control measures in low and middle income countries. The business case
GOV.UK
added Aug 25, 2017 18:09
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Health crisis in Appalachia: Experts call for action as report reveals death and disease rates are higher than the rest of the US in all categories

the study found one of the biggest culprits was likely the prevalence of smoking and the region's tendency to be 'more accepting of tobacco use as a social norm.' Nearly 20 percent of women in the region also reported smoking during pregnancy, compared
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 24, 2017 19:03
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[Asia] India considering a ban on electronic cigarettes

“E-cigarettes are just a mechanism to deliver nicotine in an attractive format. They are being marketed as a harm-reduction product, which is contrary to the truth. Youngsters are being lured as it is easily available in different flavours. People should
Vaping Post (ch)
added Aug 24, 2017 17:21
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Across Canada, smoking laws will have to be updated by next July to deal with legalized pot

Ontario’s Smoke-Free Ontario Act doesn’t deal with smoking anything other than tobacco (though a series of amendments, not yet in force, cover marijuana). Local governments vary in their approach. Toronto’s smoking bylaw covers “… the carrying of a ligh
GlobalTV (ca)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:53
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Retailer Regulations and Guidance

To help retailers understand the regulations and different aspects of the law as well as their responsibilities for complying with the Tobacco Control Act, FDA issues guidance documents, which describe the Agency’s current thinking on regulatory issues.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 23, 2017 19:21
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Trump’s Pit Bull Lawyer Would Mostly Rather Settle

Barrett was representing five state attorneys general who were suing large tobacco companies to recoup the billions of dollars states were spending on treating sick smokers. At the time, Kasowitz was representing Liggett, the smallest of the five major U.
Village Voice
added Aug 23, 2017 14:42
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[Asia] India threatens Philip Morris with 'punitive action' over alleged violations

"punitive action" over the tobacco giant's alleged violation.... The letter cites the Reuters story in the opening paragraph, listing Philip Morris' marketing methods as outlined in the article, including cigarette advertisements at kiosks, the free distr
Reuters
added Aug 21, 2017 13:25
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