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‘We have a rich heritage and, we believe, a bright future’: how transnational tobacco companies are using Twitter to oppose policy and shape their public identity

Transnational tobacco companies are using Twitter to oppose tobacco control policy and shape their public identity by promoting corporate social responsibility initiatives in violation of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Regulation of the tob
Tobacco Control
added Apr 26, 2018 01:36
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BREAKING: Tobacco Cos. Settle Long-Running Health Warning Dispute ($$)

Major tobacco companies and the federal government on Wednesday told a D.C. federal judge they have agreed on language for public health warnings on tobacco product websites and packaging, ordered more than a decade ago to resolve charges of racketeering
Law360
added Apr 25, 2018 20:35
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[North Carolina] Juul Labs agrees to support age-21 restrictions for buying its e-cigs

Juul Labs Inc. needed less than a day to agree to take significant steps to address federal and state regulatory concerns...Officials with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools have said they are aware of students using Juul — which is in the shape of a p
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 25, 2018 16:08
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The FDA Is Cracking Down on 'Juuling' and Youth E-Cigarette Use

As a first step, the FDA on April 6 began “a large-scale, undercover nationwide blitz” on the illegal sale of e-cigarettes to minors, online and in stores. The agency discovered numerous violations of tobacco law through the blitz, according to the annou
TIME Magazine
added Apr 25, 2018 15:56
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[Connecticut] "21+ Reasons Why" Showcases Support for Tobacco 21

Today, a new online exhibition, "21+ Reasons Why," launched showcasing the many reasons why Connecticut parents, students, and concerned citizens support increasing Connecticut's tobacco sale age to 21.
PR Newswire
added Apr 25, 2018 15:37
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How Much Are You 'Smoking' by Breathing Urban Air?

Have you ever wondered how many cigarettes you’re passively smoking while walking through the streets of a polluted, smog-infused city? No? Well, a pair of digital developers just invented an app that will definitely (and accurately) answer that questio
CityLab (The Atlantic)
added Apr 25, 2018 14:12
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FDA tightens marketing standards for top-selling Juul e-cig, cites eBay sales to youths

Although the four steps announced by FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb in a new youth tobacco prevention plan apply to other e-cigs, the focus clearly was on Juul. "It’s imperative that we make sure children and teenagers aren’t getting hooked on more nov
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 24, 2018 19:40
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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new enforcement actions and a Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan to stop youth use of, and access to, JUUL and other e-cigarettes

First, we’re announcing that the FDA has been conducting a large-scale, undercover nationwide blitz to crack down on the sale of e-cigarettes – specifically JUUL products – to minors...We’re thankful for eBay’s swift action to remove the listings and vol
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Apr 24, 2018 16:56
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[Europe, Romania] UK vape scene hit by HnB row

The recent debate over the relationship between vaping and Heat not Burn products exploded this week, culminating in a firm intervention by the New Nicotine Alliance. This move by the NNA follows a series of YouTube videos by vape reviewers, attacking Hn
Vaping Post (ch)
added Apr 23, 2018 17:20
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Webinars » What’s the Hype?: JUUL Electronic Cigarette’s Popularity with Youth & Young Adults / Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018

Duration: 1 hour / This webinar will familiarize participants with JUUL, a relatively new, discreet, and best-selling e-cigarette brand...authorities’ efforts to persuade schools to decline to partner with JUUL Labs, Inc., on educational and other initi
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:32
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