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[New York, West Virginia] Virginia company and five individuals indicted on cigarette smuggling charges

indictment charges that the defendants transported large quantities of cigarettes across state lines for redistribution and sale. The cigarettes were acquired in Virginia, where the tax rate for cigarettes is one of the lowest in the nation, and sold in o
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added May 11, 2017 03:25

[Caribbean, Jamaica] WHO to support Health Ministry with enforcing tobacco control regulations

The ministry in a release said the Convention Secretariat, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and WHO, will provide technical support on the areas identified as priorities for strengthening the implementation of the con
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added May 11, 2017 00:37

[Asia, Pakistan] Anti-tobacco bill in limbo in KP

A bill meant to restrict production, trade and consumption of tobacco and reduce smoking-related illnesses in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been in limbo since September 2016 in the face of resistance by people related with the business of cash crop.
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added May 11, 2017 00:36

UPDATE 2-U.S. Senate confirms Scott Gottlieb as FDA commissioner (Adds comment, background)

added May 11, 2017 00:35

[New York, Washington] Vape Shops Want to Do Good, but Fear F.D.A. Won’t Let Them Do Well

For many vape store owners, it’s not just a business but a mission, a way to help others stop smoking, as they have. Yet the looming F.D.A. deadline has upended the industry and left many business operators frustrated and confused. Kim Thompson has owne
New York Times
added May 10, 2017 16:21

FDA to Extend E-Cig Marketing Compliance Deadline

As of this writing, the FDA has not clarified when the disclosed three-month deferral period will take effect, which of the FDA e-cigarette rulemaking deadlines will be deferred, or whether the enforcement deferral might signal a larger push by the new a
Lexology (uk)
added May 10, 2017 16:18

Life expectancy gap between rich and poor US regions is 'more than 20 years'

“We have places where there’s an obesity epidemic, and we have an epidemic of smoking that’s coming down but still as high in some rural areas as Europe and the Middle East.”
The Guardian (uk)
added May 10, 2017 16:14

Senate Confirms Scott Gottlieb to Head F.D.A.

He will take over a sprawling agency that regulates everything from tobacco to food to drugs and medical devices: Products regulated by the F.D.A. account for 20 cents of every dollar spent by American consumers each year.
New York Times
added May 10, 2017 04:11

DANZIGER: 'Big Tobacco's Next Big Opportunity: Smoking Experiences

Altria’s Nat Sherman could become the next Starbucks, creating a nationwide network of new ‘places’ where smokers can enjoy their personal luxury experience. That is the next big business opportunity for ‘Big Tobacco.’
added May 10, 2017 03:00

[Africa, Nigeria] CSOs raise alarm over planned suppression of anti-smoking laws

alarm over dubious schemes by tobacco companies to derail the implementation of the National Tobacco Control, NTC Act, signed into law in 2015 by former President Goodluck Jonathan. The Deputy Director ERA/FoEN Dr Akinbode Oluwafemi, the Sub-Regional Coo
Daily Trust (ng)
added May 9, 2017 21:49
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