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[Asia, India] 85% pictorial health warning on tobacco products: Assocham urges govt to drop the proposal; claims it will encourage smuggling

Industry body Assocham has welcomed the Union government's decision to defer implementation of a notification for increasing size of pictorial health warning on cigarette packets and various other tobacco products.
merinews (in)
added Apr 2, 2015 01:52
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Chewing Tobacco May Soon Be Labeled As Safer Than Cigarettes

If a Swedish tobacco company has its way, it may soon be able to designate one of its products as a safe alternative to cigarettes, a possibility that concerns public health advocates and smoking cessation experts.
Think Progress (blog)
added Apr 2, 2015 01:23
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TRANSCRIPT: Tobacco Firm Seeks Softer Warning For Cigarette Alternative

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: Now we have the story of an industry trying to adapt to a hostile environment. It's the tobacco industry, which, of course, faces the health hazards of its own products. Now the Food and Drug Administration is trying to decide wheth
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Apr 2, 2015 01:20
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AUDIO: Tobacco Firm Seeks Softer Warning For Cigarette Alternative

The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to allow a tobacco company to do something it's never done before — claim that one of its products is less risky than cigarettes. The company, Swedish Match of Stockholm, has applied to the FDA to des
WUNC-FM (Chapel Hill, NC)
added Apr 2, 2015 01:17
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SATEL: People Who Get Paid By Big Tobacco Should Be Able To Advise The FDA

FDA’s inconsistent policy, of course, is based on the misconception that merely accepting financial support from tobacco interests – but never from pharmaceutical interests, mind you... Anti-harm reductionists, also called tobacco prohibitionists, see no
Forbes
added Apr 1, 2015 19:21
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Reflections on a 38-year career in public health advocacy: 10 pieces of advice to early career researchers and advocates

the importance of preserving public confidence in the evidence base underscoring public policy; being clear and concrete about the policy reforms you support; emphasising the values on which policy is based; understanding the structure, conventions and su
Public Health Research & Practice (au)
added Apr 1, 2015 17:38
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HAYNES-MASLOW: A Lunchroom Lesson: Repackaging Tobacco for a Food Fight, Part 2

This week, I focus on public health’s arguments to counter tobacco and how we might extend this to the debate on the National School Lunch Program... The public health community argued that non-smokers should have the right to be free from the harmful eff
Union of Concerned Scientists
added Apr 1, 2015 11:43
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HAYNES-MASLOW: A Lunchroom Lesson, Part 1: Repackaging Tobacco for a Food Fight

They claimed that since consumers were presented with enough information to make an informed choice about tobacco, they should be allowed to choose whether or not to smoke...often cited that restricting tobacco was just another way the government could ta
Union of Concerned Scientists
added Apr 1, 2015 11:23
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Dalli’s diatribe against PN leader ‘figment of his imagination’ says Busuttil

Opposition leader Simon Busuttil has hit back at former EU Commissioner John Dalli, after the latter suggested that the PN leader had nurtured a “friendship” with OLAF director-general Giovanni Kessler.
Malta Today (mt)
added Apr 1, 2015 10:19
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[North Dakota] Forum editorial: Don’t be fooled by e-cig hype

Legislature is buying into Big Tobacco’s clever but dishonest narrative about e-cigarettes.... Big Tobacco has become Big Vaping....It is counterintuitive to grant a tax break to devices and substances that use candy flavors and faux fashion to attract us
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Mar 31, 2015 09:48
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