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David Lazarus / @Davidlaz: I'm getting angry emails from vaping fans who are fuming about a single line in my column in which I question the relative safety of the practice

added Mar 23, 2018 21:42

White House could be blowing smoke with plan to cut nicotine in cigarettes

By that thinking, Trump is publicly signaling a willingness to go after tobacco companies. But in private, his relationship with the industry is very much nudge-nudge, wink-wink, with an understanding that tobacco firms will enjoy a free hand on what ma
Los Angeles Times
added Mar 23, 2018 21:42
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During a college panel anti-smoking advocates warned of tobacco companies’ changing tactics. “A lot of times it’s spending hundreds of billions of dollars on advertising and trying to find products that are going to reach youth and specifically we know
Spectrum News
added Mar 23, 2018 21:35

[California] Reynolds brands, Marlboro prices rising again

Analysts say it will help offset the impact of a significant increase — by $2 to $2.87 a pack — in the California tobacco excise tax that went into effect in April 2017. The California tax is the ninth highest in the country. Herzog said the tax increas
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 23, 2018 19:55

[Australia] 5 Years of Failure: Global Coalition Letter Against Plain Packaging / An Open Letter: Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (PDF)

Other solutions exist that do not infringe on intellectual property rights and are closely linked to a marked reduction in the adult smoking rate....plain packaging itself is associated with significant unintended consequences that continue to plague Au
Property Rights Alliance
added Mar 23, 2018 19:53

STOP — Bloomberg's response to tobacco industry tactics

The new initiative aims to help organizations develop robust monitoring systems to identify and expose industry efforts that undermine tobacco control worldwide. With better information, governments and advocates can anticipate what kind of behavior or t
added Mar 23, 2018 19:40

FDA Should Continue to Regulate All Cigars to Protect Public Health and Prevent Youth Use

There is no public health justification for exempting any tobacco product from FDA oversight. Instead, the FDA should move forward with several critical actions to accelerate progress in reducing tobacco use. These include reducing nicotine levels in cig
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 23, 2018 19:37
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[Japan] Will Philip Morris International Really Stomp Out Its Own Cigarette Business?

If Philip Morris can sustain the positive momentum from the earliest release of iQOS products and translate it into worldwide success, it could mark one of the most unlikely yet successful about-faces for major corporations in stock market history.
Motley Fool
added Mar 23, 2018 19:16
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Congressional Spending Deal Protects Kids and Boosts Tobacco Prevention Efforts

The omnibus appropriations bill now before Congress puts the health of America’s kids ahead of the special interests of the tobacco industry. The bill leaves out provisions pushed by tobacco companies that would have greatly weakened U.S. Food and Drug A
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 23, 2018 19:38

Reuters receives five Overseas Press Club Award honors

‘The Philip Morris Files,’...won the Malcolm Forbes Award for Best International Business News Reporting...OPC Award judges said that “this eye-opening series shows just how sophisticated and determined the tobacco industry has been in fighting anti-toba
added Mar 22, 2018 17:44
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