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[Illinois] Chicago goes after big tobacco, e-cigarettes

City attorneys filed a lawsuit Nov. 13... Business Affairs and Consumer Protection Commissioner Rosa Escareno said her agency observed tobacco sales earlier this summer and launched a sting operation in October targeting companies marketing and selling t
Columbia Chronicle (Columbia College Chicago)
added Nov 27, 2018 04:08

On 20th Anniversary of State Tobacco Settlement (the MSA), It’s Time for Bold Action to Finish the Fight Against Tobacco

The 20th anniversary of the tobacco settlement is an opportunity to review our progress and remaining challenges...policymakers at all levels must fully implement the proven strategies that have driven our progress and ensure they reach all Americans. The
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 27, 2018 02:45

Commentary: Tobacco companies play mind games to make quitting tougher in the UK

When tobacco taxes are increased, the tobacco industry in the UK play with their pricing to undermine the impacts of the tax increases on smoking, researchers found
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Nov 25, 2018 20:45

[UK-Scotland] Edinburgh e-cigarette firm plans 2m facility to 'meet growing demand'

E-cigarette firm Vaporized has unveiled plans to invest £2 million in a manufacturing facility at its base in Edinburgh in a bid to meet growing demand for its products.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Nov 25, 2018 20:40

[Canada] Smoke-free alternative? Tobacco company opens flagship store in Edmonton

A new tobacco retail outlet is set to open Friday in Edmonton amid concern from anti-smoking advocates. The store is owned by Rothmans, Benson and Hedges Inc. and instead of selling traditional cigarettes, the focus is on a new smoke-free product. “The
Global News (ca)
added Nov 23, 2018 22:15

[New York] CARTER: E-cigarettes and vaping taking the nation by storm

“I vape in between the time I smoke marijuana,” One high school student admitted. “Sometimes I use it as a substitute for weed honestly...Thousands of ads flood Facebook, Instagram and Amazon without enforcing any age restrictions. Thousands of videos of
New York Amsterdam News
added Nov 23, 2018 19:55

[Canada] Tobacco giant grapples with rules for marketing vaping product

Tobacco giant Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. is launching a flagship outlet for its IQOS vaping products at West Edmonton Mall on Friday – but the store has no name. Federal regulations ban tobacco items such as IQOS, which is a hybrid vaping and toba
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 23, 2018 03:56

PMI’s December 22, 2017 amendment to its IQOS MRTP application failed to address concerns about dual use, flavors, risk perceptions, and its Population Health Impact Model

My colleagues at UCSF, Georgia State University, and Stanford submitted this comment to the FDA on PMI's MRTP application for IQOS. The tracking number is 1k2-96n7-7zl0 and a PDF of the comment is available here. Documents related to the comment: PMI
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 23, 2018 03:24

[Philippines] REDMOND: Asia Has a Smoking Epidemic—But Also Incredible Harm Reduction Innovations

The second Asia Harm Reduction Forum convened in Manila on November 14. Organized by the Harm Reduction Alliance of the Philippines (HARAP) and the Indonesian Public Health Observer Foundation (YPKP), its purpose was to strategize on reducing the harms o
Filter (The Influence Foundation)
added Nov 23, 2018 02:50
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F.D.A. Seeks Restrictions on Teens’ Access to Flavored E-Cigarettes and a Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

Juul Labs e-cigarettes dominate the market, with many flavors. The F.D.A. stopped short of an outright ban on the flavors, but said it would pursue a long-range plan to outlaw menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars.
New York Times
added Nov 22, 2018 01:35
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