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[Canada] Canadian Convenience Stores Association: Small Business Retailers React to Federal Budget

proposed federal legislation to implement 'plain packaging' of tobacco products is passed. "By making it even harder for law enforcement to distinguish between legal and illegal tobacco products, Bill S-5 will give criminals an even easier ride to sell ci
added Mar 23, 2017 01:44

[Canada] 2017-18 federal budget: some relevant investment intentions but few specific and short-term commitments

The Employers Council ... warns about the risk of raising taxes on alcohol and tobacco, as planned in the budget, because the market has reached its saturation point.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 23, 2017 01:42
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[Colorado] Smoking to be banned in low-income housing nationwide

“Every Coloradan deserves to live in a smoke-free environment,” said Dr. Larry Wolk, health department executive director and Colorado’s chief medical officer. “This new rule will help protect those living in public housing from dangerous health effects
KXRM Fox 21 / KXTU CW 57
added Mar 23, 2017 01:37

[UK] Open consultation: Tax treatment of heated tobacco products

The government is consulting on the tax treatment of heated tobacco products. E-cigarettes do not contain tobacco and so are not in scope.
added Mar 22, 2017 15:18

ORENSTEIN/GLANTZ: New health care law would lead to more smoking, disease and tobacco industry profits

American Health Care Act...Who will be the losers if the bill becomes law? Smokers and the public who will have to absorb the increased costs of caring for them. The winner: Big Tobacco.
The Conversation (au)
added Mar 22, 2017 14:03

[UK] Previous Baby Loss (Public Health Guidelines)

smoking while pregnant is the No. 1 modifiable risk factor for stillbirth. If I may, I will run through a few statistics: one in five stillbirths is associated with smoking; women who smoke are 27% more likely to have a miscarriage; their risk of having a
Hansard -- House of Commons (uk)
added Mar 22, 2017 13:47

Clarification of When Products Made or Derived From Tobacco Are Regulated as Drugs, Devices, or Combination Products; Amendments to Regulations Regarding “Intended Uses”; Further Delayed Effective Date; Request for Comments

FDA has received a petition from affected parties which raises questions about the amendments to the regulations regarding “intended uses” and requests that FDA reconsider these amendments. FDA is further delaying the effective date to invite public comme
Federal Register
added Mar 22, 2017 00:50

[UK] Tobacco law changes: Standardised packaging for cigarettes, no more 10-packs, menthols banned and other rules are changing

Many changes are coming into effect in May, but the biggest will be the new standardised packaging - which sees all packets printed in the same dull green. That makes it extra confusing when asking for a packet of Silver Benson, Red Marlboro or Blue Luc
Sutton Guardian (uk)
added Mar 20, 2017 21:11

Current Funding Opportunity Announcements

Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science for Research Relevant to the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act ... Center for Coordination of Analytics, Science, Enhancement, and Logistics (CASEL) in Tobacco Regulatory Science (U54)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
added Mar 20, 2017 17:49

Know the Risks: E-cigarettes and Young People

ultrafine particles that can be inhaled deep into the lungs flavorants such as diacetyl, a chemical linked to serious lung disease volatile organic compounds heavy metals, such as nickel, tin, and lead e cigarettes are also commonly calledleft arrowright
added Mar 20, 2017 16:45
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