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CITMA LETTER on FDA Grandfathered Database (PDF)

We have therefore requested that FDA issue an immediate statement to all stakeholders as follows: FDA’s recently announced database for grandfathered tobacco products does not include all legally marketed grandfathered tobacco products. • It incl
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 21, 2017 20:26

[Africa, Kenya] BAT loses major case against printing gory images on cigarette packets

British American Tobacco filed an appeal seeking nine months to implement health warnings contained in the 2014 Tobacco Control Regulations, which took effect in September last year. They claimed it would cost about Sh93 million in one financial year to
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Feb 20, 2017 16:01

Tobacco Companies Taking Over the E-cigarette Industry

What was once a market populated by small independent manufacturers has given way to Big Tobacco....And this move has anti-smoking organizations concerned. “This is part of an ongoing strategy in the Big Tobacco playbook,” Erika Sward, assistant vice p
Healthline Networks
added Feb 17, 2017 23:02

BENTLEY: Hope for vapers: New bill could halt FDA e-cigarette prohibition

The bipartisan legislation would alter Food and Drug Administration rules requiring products deemed to be tobacco products that came on the market after Feb. 15, 2007, (a predicate date) to undergo a prohibitively expensive and complicated approval proce
Washington DC Examiner
added Feb 17, 2017 23:00

[Minnesota] Community partners take on menthol tobacco marketing to local African Americans

Menthol cigarettes are having a disproportionate negative impact on the health of the Twin Cities African American community. Yet new evidence suggests that many among this population don’t realize the harmful effects that menthol is having on them. A n
Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder
added Feb 17, 2017 04:29

[UK] Santa Claus vaping advert banned for appealing to kids

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned a billboard that showed Santa Claus vaping, because the advert could "appeal" to under-18s. It also ruled against two similar billboards which appeared in the UK in December, one involving an elf, the
BBC Online
added Mar 8, 2017 19:45

measuring disparities in tobacco advertising exposure

But how can we better measure people’s exposure to that advertising? And what effect does that exposure have? To begin to answer those questions, Schroeder Institute® for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Truth Initiative® investigator Shyanika Ros
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 16, 2017 16:56

[UK] Vaping brand rapped by ASA for kid-friendly Christmas ads

The three ads, seen in December, feature stylised drawings of Father Christmas, a gingerbread man and an elf using e-cigarettes, with the text "All Santa/he/elves want for Christmas". Three complaints suggested that the cartoony imagery of the ads was i
Campaign (uk)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:58

[Asia, India] RANJAN/ANAND: Sharpening the fight against tobacco

However, this proposal has not gone down well with the American tobacco giant, Philip Morris International (PMI), which has invested in the Indian tobacco market through a licensing agreement with Godfrey Phillips India. Additionally, the Swiss affiliate
The Hindu Online (in)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:47

[Asia, India] ‘If kids are not in school uniform, how will we know they are minors?', ask Gurgaon tobacco vendors

Gurgaon has stepped up its efforts to prevent minors from smoking or using other tobacco products. In the last eight months, 2,302 challans have been issued in Gurgaon to those violating the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA). The data was
Times of India
added Feb 21, 2017 01:55
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