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FDA to expand public education campaign to focus on prevention of youth e-cigarette use

The agency plans to expand its “The Real Cost” public education campaign to include messaging to teens about the dangers of using these products this fall while developing a full-scale campaign to launch in 2018. These efforts are part of the agency’s new
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 8, 2017 15:21
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[Asia] The Ambiguity surrounding Tobacco advertising in India

the industry has now shifted focus to advertising at point of sale outlets i.e., a place in the wholesale or retail environment where tobacco products are sold, like retail shops and tobacco kiosks. As reported on July 19, 2017, by a leading Indian news d
Lexology (uk)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:47
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[Kentucky] Taking the Covington smoke-free public housing model statewide

already resulted in substantial improvements in air quality and reductions in tobacco use by the residents of the city’s three public housing communities.... With a federal deadline now established, Covington’s smoke-free public housing initiative is curr
Insider Louisville
added Aug 7, 2017 19:16
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] PESEK: The LDP’s tobacco addiction tells a much bigger story

Tokyo is as hooked on the ¥2 trillion of tax revenues tobacco adds to state coffers annually as smokers are to nicotine. The LDP is so addicted to tobacco cash that 90 percent of members oppose an indoor smoking ban. The LDP championing cigarettes is emb
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 7, 2017 12:06
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] State to limit tobacco smoking

Government is considering increasing tobacco sales tax in order to minimise cigarette consumption under a broad strategy aimed at reducing cancer cases.
Zimbabwe Situation (zw)
added Aug 6, 2017 15:28
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Media Advisory - Imperial Tobacco Canada presses federal government on World No Tobacco Day for answers on inconsistent regulatory frameworks for tobacco and marijuana

While the Minister proposes plain and standardized packaging for tobacco, she claims all that is required for marijuana is a restriction on packaging or labelling to ensure product packaging is not appealing to young persons.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Aug 5, 2017 23:05
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[Canada] Vaping rules, yes; plain packaging, no: Big Tobacco

Bill S-5, currently in the second reading in the House of Commons, would establish federal regulations for the production, sale, branding and marketing of e-cigarettes or “vaping” in Canada. It would also require that traditional cigarette packs adopt “p
Business in Vancouver (ca)
added Aug 5, 2017 23:05
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[Canada] Federal Health Minister Must Explain Tobacco and Marijuana Policy Discrepancies

federal Health Minister has an opportunity to explain the disturbing degree of incoherence in her recent approach to regulating tobacco and marijuana. While the Minister proposes plain and standardized packaging for tobacco products, despite cigarette pac
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Aug 5, 2017 23:05
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SENATE DEMS BLAST FDA FOR “STEP BACKWARDS” ON TOBACCO OVERSIGHT; CALL ON AGENCY TO GET SERIOUS ABOUT PLAN TO CURB NICOTINE IN CIGARETTES

today 13 Senate Democrats sent a letter to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb denouncing the agency’s recent move to delay oversight of newly-regulated tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes and cigars. Senate Democrats are deeply concerned this d
US Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
added Aug 5, 2017 22:45
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[New York] Tiny Biotech's Tobacco Tinkering Makes It a Rare Winner

tiny 22nd Century Group Inc. has something that’s suddenly in high demand -- it grows tobacco plants with just 3 percent of the nicotine in typical tobacco plans. As stocks of cigarette giants plunged over the past week, 22nd Century’s shares are up 70 pe
Bloomberg News
added Aug 5, 2017 21:32
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