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[Georgia] Briant: Winterville’s proposed tobacco ordinance conflicts with state law

While Section 31-12A-12 of the Georgia Smokefree Air Act does allow a local government to adopt a local law prohibiting smoking in more public places than the state law, this law does not grant a local government the authority to adopt restrictions on re
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added Mar 8, 2018 03:27

[South Africa] VIDEO: Media tycoon Mike Bloomberg takes another swing at Big Tobacco

"Over the last decade tobacco control measures have saved nearly 35 million lives, but as more cities and countries take action, the tobacco industry is pushing to find new users, particularly among young people," Bloomberg said in a statement. "We canno
added Mar 8, 2018 03:14
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[South Africa] Bloomberg Philanthropies Launches Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products (STOP)

it would provide US$20 million in funding to launch Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products (STOP), a new global watchdog that will aggressively monitor deceptive tobacco industry tactics and practices to undermine public health. STOP will function a
PR Newswire
added Mar 8, 2018 02:37

Smokers Light Up Less, Alternative Nicotine Delivery Technologies Take Center Stage

With big tobacco on board to cater to consumer trends, Lexaria occupies an interesting position in the marketplace as it continues to advance its alternative delivery system for potential out-licensing to companies like Altria, Philip Morris, British Ame
PR Newswire
added Mar 8, 2018 02:30


On the product front, PM USA recently expanded Marlboro Black Label to a two-state lead market. And in menthol, PM USA expanded Marlboro Ice nationally at the end of January. As for trade programs, the company recently enhanced its retail trade program
Convenience Store News
added Mar 8, 2018 02:17
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[South Africa] Bloomberg launches $20 million fund to fight tobacco companies

Michael Bloomberg and Bloomberg Philanthropies on Wednesday announced it would provide $20 million in funding to launch Stopping Tobacco Organisations and Products (STOP), a new global watchdog that will aggressively monitor deceptive tobacco industry ta
Premium Times (ng)
added Mar 7, 2018 21:47

Two Reynolds cigarette brands defy downward sales trend

Newport and Natural American Spirit proved to be the only shining light for February, according to a leading tobacco industry analyst As a result, No. 2 Newport, made by Reynolds American Inc., continued to chip away at No. 1 Marlboro’s market share, as
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 7, 2018 16:08

[South Africa] Tobacco industry still selling cigarettes in single sticks in Nigeria, other African countries – Report

The report, released in Cape Town on Tuesday, identified the British American Tobacco (BAT), Philip Morris International (PMI), and Imperial Brands as the main perpetrators of the practice in 10 African countries surveyed. The affected countries include
Premium Times (ng)
added Mar 7, 2018 16:05

[Africa, South Africa] ‘Pariah’ Yach told to stay away from global tobacco conference

The attendance section of the 17th World Conference of “Tobacco or Health” website expressly forbids access to anyone associated with the new foundation or any tobacco company. In an unusually blunt statement, the WHO condemned the new foundation, sayin
Daily Maverick (za)
added Mar 7, 2018 16:01

Plaintiffs and Amici Curiae File Briefs in Deeming Regulations Challenge

Nicopure Labs and the Right to be Smoke-Free Coalition...argues that the MRTP requirement violates the First Amendment because it prohibits truthful, non-misleading statements (for example, that ENDS do not produce smoke) without the FDA’s advance permiss
Lexology (uk)
added Mar 7, 2018 15:39
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