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Where is reason and consistency in Health Canada's proposed menthol cigarette ban?

Health Canada is abandoning any pretense of evidence-based decision making and regulatory consistency as the department seeks to ban menthol cigarettes while simultaneously pursuing the legalization of marijuana, claiming in both cases that it is in the i
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jan 20, 2017 03:09
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Seeing e-cigarettes may boost desire to smoke

Newer versions of e-cigarettes known as vape pens may not look much like traditional cigarettes, but seeing someone use these devices still sparks a desire to smoke, a recent study suggests. Like other types of e-cigarettes, vaporizers, or vape pens, are
Reuters
added Jan 20, 2017 02:40
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Advancing the right to health: the vital role of law: Chapter 13: Tobacco control (PDF)

· The interests of the tobacco industry are in irreconcilable conflict with public health. Governments should limit their interaction with the tobacco industry, ensure that any interactions that do occur are transparent, avoid conflicts of interest and
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:42
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Vape companies try to galvanize Trump administration to ease FDA rules

Donald Trump’s surprise election victory in November, and his pledges to reduce federal regulations on business, led tobacco lobby groups to draft a new plan of action, according to company executives, lobbyists and consultants interviewed by Reuters. Th
Reuters
added Jan 18, 2017 22:08
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Alan Blum on Why Physicians Need to Be More Active and Creative in the Clinic, Classroom, and Community in Smoking Prevention and Cessation

in the 1950s, two-thirds of doctors still smoked. Cigarette ads continued to be published in the Journal of the American Medical Association until 1954 (and tobacco companies continued to give out cartons of cigarettes at some state medical association me
Oncology News (CancerNetwork.com)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:16
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BAT announces agreement to acquire Reynolds

(“BAT”) and Reynolds American Inc. (“Reynolds”), have agreed the terms of a recommended offer for BAT to acquire the remaining 57.8% of Reynolds it does not already own. The transaction has been unanimously approved by the Transaction Committee of indepen
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Jan 17, 2017 14:59
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Posey Reintroduces Bill To Block FDA Regulation Of Premium Cigars

U.S. Representative Bill Posey (R-FL) reintroduced a house bill, called the "Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2017," to block the U.S. Food & Drug Administration's efforts to impose its regulation on the premium
Cigar Aficionado
added Jan 16, 2017 21:20
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Exclusive: Philip Morris jolted by Indian proposal to ban foreign tobacco investment

Philip Morris International is fighting to keep a toehold in India's $11 billion tobacco market, as the government considers further tightening foreign investment rules in the sector, according to documents seen by Reuters. In previously unreported lett
Reuters
added Jan 16, 2017 15:33
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[Asia, India] Delhi Govt asks Police to enforce total ban on tobacco

The tobacco industry has been by-passing the gutka ban by selling tobacco and pan-masala separately as "twin-packs" which consumers mix and use.
Times of India
added Jan 13, 2017 22:37
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[Asia] PEIRIS: Tobacco use does not contribute to economic development - Report

The tobacco industry’s deep pockets and deadly tactics remain the greatest obstacle to progress in addressing the devastating global toll of tobacco use. The report notes that in addition to continued implementation of evidence-based tobacco control stra
Asian Tribune
added Jan 13, 2017 22:35
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