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[Africa] Cameroon: Smoking Remains Dangerous

About 1.1 million people consume tobacco and its products in Cameroon. Although 75,4 per cent have read health warnings against smoking on cigarette packets, only 35,5 per cent have envisaged to stop smoking in spite of risks such as cardiovascular disea
All-Africa.com
added Aug 4, 2017 18:22
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when is crowdsourced data most useful for research?

The two surveys yielded different results in several areas, including tobacco use, demographics, perceptions of harm and warning label exposure. Crowdsourced data had significantly more non-cigarette tobacco users, particularly e-cigarette users (13.9 pe
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 4, 2017 14:55
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Armenian Government Approves Anti-Smoking Plan

included legislative changes, the improvement of healthcare services, better informing of citizens, and international cooperation. The changes would also prohibit advertising tobacco products and would compel companies to include photographs on their war
Armenian Weekly
added Aug 4, 2017 00:55
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Researchers find ‘clear relationship’ between light cigarettes and lung adenocarcinomas

“Our data suggest a clear relationship between the addition of ventilation holes to cigarettes and increasing rates of lung adenocarcinoma ... HemOnc Today spoke with Shields about the weight-of-evidence review, the implications of the findings and why t
Healio.com
added Aug 1, 2017 22:05
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[Georgia (Country)] MONTANARI/THOMPSON: Georgia Should Protect IP Rights Not Weaken Them with Plain Packaging

the measure doesn’t work and significantly weakens the backbone legal structure of modern economies: intellectual property rights, which are responsible for creating IP-intensive industries that employ millions, pay higher wages, and contribute significan
Forbes
added Jul 31, 2017 23:30
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FDA plans to reduce nicotine in cigarettes to non-addictive levels

aim to tackle ‘devastating addiction crisis’ and reduce deaths... Due to issues relating to the first amendment and freedom of speech, bans on advertising and the introduction of standardised packaging are not possible in the US.
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:52
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F.D.A. Delays Rules That Would Have Limited E-Cigarettes on Market

will redouble its efforts to protect children from products that contain nicotine, including e-cigarettes, and will pursue regulations of flavored tobacco products designed to appeal to them. E-cigarettes come in many fruit and alcohol flavorings to appea
New York Times
added Jul 29, 2017 13:41
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[UK] Retailers report sales slump following plain packaging legislation

While the eradication of branded packets has made distributing cigarettes to customers more confusing and labour-intensive, the most damaging aspect of the new legislation has been banning packets of 10. Owner of Tara’s News in Buckinghamshire, Raaj Cha
Asian Trader (uk)
added Jul 27, 2017 15:22
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[Florida] Plaintiff Doubles Down, Sues FDA Over “Natural” Descriptor…

For agreeing not to challenge Natural American Spirit’s use of the word “Natural” in its product packaging and labeling, the [FDA] has been sued..Plaintiff... asserts that “health descriptors like ‘Natural’ ‘Additive Free’ and ‘Organic’ are used to deceiv
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jul 26, 2017 23:13
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Can't see the woods for the trees: exploring the range and connection of tobacco industry argumentation in the 2012 UK standardised packaging consultation

the wide range of cost (and contested benefits) based arguments highlights the risk of TTCs overloading policy actors and causing delays in policy adoption. Illicit trade related arguments are central to providing a rationale for these arguments, which in
Tobacco Control
added Jul 26, 2017 23:06
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