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GLANTZ: Seven US Senators call on MPAA "to take additional actions to prevent youth smoking initiation”

calling on the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) to take action to reduce youth exposure to smoking imagery, including e-cigarette depictions, in youth-rated movies and ensure responsible and consistent practices in rating youth movies with tob
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:41
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[Europe] WHO and EU clash with tobacco industry over plain packaging effectiveness

The industry says plain packaging has no visible impact on smoking rates while it opens the door to black markets. On the contrary, the WHO insists on the effectiveness of the measure and rules out any link to illicit trade. From its side, the EU has ad
EurActiv
added Jun 6, 2018 00:28
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[California] San Francisco to vote on overturning ordinance banning flavors in tobacco products

However, ordinance opponents — with nearly $12 million in R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. funding support — were able to persuade at least 34,000 individuals to sign a petition in support of the referendum. “Last summer, the Board of Supervisors rushed throug
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 5, 2018 23:25
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[Canada] Health Unit recognizes six tobacco-free champions for 2018

The six winners of the 2018 Tobacco-Free Champion awards have contributed on two important fronts – helping people quit smoking and increasing the number of smoke-free condos and apartment options available in the region.
BarrieToday.com (ca)
added Jun 5, 2018 23:09
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WILSON: Big Tobacco’s smoke and mirrors revived by Pruitt’s science transparency policy

Big Tobacco realized the best chance of avoiding regulation lay not in attempting to combat each study as it came out, but rather in changing the standards to which those studies were held. To do this, they sought to use transparency and reproducibility
The Hill
added Jun 4, 2018 22:02
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[New Mexico] More than 230 "smoke-free" pledges collected locally by Boys & Girls Club

Members of the Sierra Blanca Boys & Girls Club collected more than 230 pledges from individuals to remain smoke-free in their homes and vehicles as part of the New Mexico Department of Health's Tobacco Use Prevention and Control campaign "Kids for Smoke-
Ruidoso (NM) News
added Jun 4, 2018 22:01
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[California] San Francisco to vote on flavored tobacco ban

A $12 million campaign primarily funded by R.J. Reynolds is urging San Francisco voters next Tuesday to reject the city’s ban on selling flavored vaping products, hookah tobacco and menthol cigarettes. The flavored tobacco comes in brightly colored packa
Politico
added Jun 4, 2018 16:45
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Health campaigner Mike Daube named West Australian of the Year

A staunch health campaigner who helped toughen up tobacco control has been named Western Australian of the Year. Mike Daube was awarded the State’s top honour at Crown Perth last night, ahead of this weekend’s WA Day celebrations.
West Australian (au)
added Jun 4, 2018 14:47
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[California] Opponents of Prop E Gather at City Hall Urging a "No" Vote on the Prohibition Proposition

"Prop E is arbitrary and patronizing. It explicitly targets the products preferred by communities of color, as if we're not capable of making these kinds of adult choices for ourselves," explained Shawn Richard, Executive Director of Brother Against Guns
PR Newswire
added Jun 4, 2018 14:26
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[California] MINTON: Prop E Win in San Francisco Would Be Loss for Public Health

Though anti-tobacco groups insist the media frenzy over the Juul is an organic response to rising Juul use in high schools and middle schools, there is compounding evidence that it was part of a calculated and concerted effort by anti-tobacco activists.
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jun 2, 2018 10:17
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