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AAFP Demands Answers From FDA About New Tobacco Products

Concerned that new types of cigarettes, snuff and other tobacco products are filling store shelves despite a law meant to prevent the introduction of new tobacco products, the AAFP joined with 35 other organizations to demand that the FDA explains what it
American Family Physician
added Mar 15, 2016 23:04

[Northern Marianas Islands] Public now able to report smoke-free air violations online

The Division of Public Health has launched a website and hotline where concerned citizens can report suspected violations of the Smoke-Free Air Act of 2008.
Marianas Variety (mp)
added Mar 15, 2016 22:47

Philip Morris International Inc. to webcast presentation at Consumer Analyst Group Of Europe (Cage) Conference

will host a live audio webcast of a presentation and question-and-answer session by Jacek Olczak, Chief Financial Officer, at the Consumer Analyst Group of Europe (CAGE) conference in London, U.K., at on Monday, March 21, 2016, at app
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 14, 2016 18:48

[Saudi Arabia] Tobacco off Saudi shelves amid price rise speculation

Cigarettes had disappeared from the shelves in some Saudi cities on Sunday amid speculation on social media that the government was about to raise prices on tobacco and other products that are harmful to health. Three Riyadh shops visited by Reuters sai
added Mar 13, 2016 11:04

[UK] Should Keith Richards REALLY be smoking next to Jade Jagger's boy? Backlash from fans after Rolling Stone is seen holding lit cigarette near to her one-year-old son

The decision by 72-year-old Richards to smoke in front of the toddler yesterday prompted a backlash from campaigners and fans... The 42-year-old jewellery designer captioned the picture with the words: ‘A little drawing class with Keith.’ But one of her
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 12, 2016 21:10

Cell Phone Ownership and Service Plans Among Low-Income Smokers: The Hidden Cost of Quitlines

Among low-income smokers, cellphones are often the sole telephone. Robust use of the QL may impose a substantial burden on low-income smokers’ calling plans, and therefore deter use of the QL. Exempting calls to QLs from counting against smokers’ plans m
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 12, 2016 20:11

For low-income smokers, calling a quitline may cost too much

Telephone quitlines offer free and effective treatment for tobacco dependence, but for low-income smokers who only have a cell phone and don’t have unlimited minutes, calls to the quitline may take a substantial portion of their cell minutes for the month
added Mar 12, 2016 20:10

[Australia] E-cigarette vendor loses fight against conviction for breaching WA tobacco laws

A Perth man has lost an attempt to overturn a conviction for selling electronic cigarettes in Western Australia. Vincent Van Heerden, 33, was convicted by the Supreme Court in 2014 of breaching tobacco control laws by selling e-cigarettes online. Van H
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 11, 2016 23:39

[Poland] Polish gov't agrees to ban sale of e-cigarettes to minors

has adopted a bill to prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes to children and ban the use of such devices in public spaces...also planning a ban on advertising e-cigarettes and on selling them online. "Thanks to the new regulations, there should be an increase
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Mar 9, 2016 18:50

Domain industry group outlines self-regulation vision: “Tobacco industry did nothing and regulation was thrust on it”

The Domain Name Association...launched the Healthy Domains Initiative last year...the movie industry self-rates its own content in a way that tells audiences what to expect. A bad example would be the tobacco industry, which really did nothing and regulat
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 18:02
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