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[California] San Francisco Voters Uphold Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products in Big Win for Kids over Tobacco Industry

By a 68 percent to 32 percent margin...groundbreaking law stands – and will stop the tobacco industry from targeting kids, African Americans and other populations with menthol- and candy-flavored products, as the industry has done for far too long. The Sa
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 6, 2018 13:10
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[Europe] WHO and EU clash with tobacco industry over plain packaging effectiveness

The industry says plain packaging has no visible impact on smoking rates while it opens the door to black markets. On the contrary, the WHO insists on the effectiveness of the measure and rules out any link to illicit trade. From its side, the EU has ad
EurActiv
added Jun 6, 2018 00:28
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San Francisco, California, Proposition E, Ban on the Sale of Flavored Tobacco (June 2018)

No on Prop E - Stop the Prohibition Proposition reported $11,591,231 in contributions and $10,703,194 in expenditures for its campaign as of June 4, 2018. The committee noted that major funding had come from the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company.[8]
Ballotpedia
added Jun 6, 2018 13:01
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[California] San Francisco to vote on overturning ordinance banning flavors in tobacco products

However, ordinance opponents — with nearly $12 million in R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. funding support — were able to persuade at least 34,000 individuals to sign a petition in support of the referendum. “Last summer, the Board of Supervisors rushed throug
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 5, 2018 23:25
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Study: Savvy Social Media Campaigns Spur Growth In JUUL Device Use

Reports that use of electronic cigarettes is declining may not have accounted for explosive growth in sales of the JUUL device, a novel product that has benefited from social media marketing campaigns to reach young consumers, according to a study led by
Georgia State University School of Public Health
added Jun 11, 2018 22:01
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JUUL sales among young people fueled by social media, says study

“[Juul is] taking advantage of the reach and accessibility of those platforms to target the youth and young adults, basically everybody can see their product because there are no restrictions...the marketing and promotional on social media platforms play
Washington Times
added Jun 6, 2018 01:40
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[Asia] China tobacco regulator argues for indoor space for smokers

The regulator of China’s tobacco industry, which oversees state monopoly China National Tobacco Corp, said on Monday that designated indoor smoking areas should be introduced to deter smokers as enforcing bans in all public spaces was too difficult.
Reuters
added Jun 4, 2018 21:53
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[Vermont] Federal government responds slowly to Juuling, leaving it to local action

“This product in particular is attractive and discreet,” said Kate Nugent, executive director of the Winooski Partnership for Prevention, which works with the local school district to make sure faculty and staff are aware of new trends and informing stud
VTDigger.org
added Jun 4, 2018 16:08
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'Step up soon' on underage vaping, FDA chief tells tobacco firms

The comments are the latest in a series of FDA efforts to crack down on companies that are producing e-cigarettes and selling them to minors. E-cigs like the products made by Juul Labs Inc. are the newest craze in underage tobacco use as youth smoking r
The Spokesman-Review
added Jun 4, 2018 15:17
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[California] San Francisco to vote on flavored tobacco ban

A $12 million campaign primarily funded by R.J. Reynolds is urging San Francisco voters next Tuesday to reject the city’s ban on selling flavored vaping products, hookah tobacco and menthol cigarettes. The flavored tobacco comes in brightly colored packa
Politico
added Jun 4, 2018 16:45
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