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U.S. lawmakers ask FDA to reject Philip Morris' iQOS application

The senators, all Democrats, cited remarks by an expert scientific panel that reviewed the application for the U.S. FDA and voted last month against granting Philip Morris permission to do so, according to the letter, a copy of which was seen by Reuters
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 7, 2018 19:17
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Statewide Effort Launched To Support Raising Tobacco Sale Age in Connecticut

has recently launched Tobacco 21, an educational campaign to generate awareness and support for raising Connecticut's minimum tobacco sale age to 21. "About 95% of smokers begin smoking before the age of 21," explains Bryte Johnson, Government Relations
PR Newswire
added Feb 7, 2018 00:31
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[Colorado] VIDEO: Hard Work Pays Off For Girl Scouts, Council Approves Ban On Smoking With Kids In Car

After a year of pushing to get the Aurora City Council to ban smoking when children are in a car, a group of Girl Scouts is seeing their hard work pay off.
CBS4 (Denver, CO)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:14
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Aurora Girl Scouts spur adoption of Colorado’s first vehicle smoking ban to protect minors

What started off last spring as an effort by an Aurora Girl Scout troop to take on a social service project turned into passage Monday of Colorado’s first ban on smoking in a vehicle while children ...
Denver (CO) Post
added Feb 6, 2018 16:38
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[New York] CNY group talks tobacco epidemic in Albany

The Tobacco Free Network of CNY visited Albany Feb. 6 to stress the need to reduce the burden of tobacco addiction on New Yorkers. “We’ve made great strides in combating the tobacco epidemic, but more work needs to be done to reduce the significantly hi
Auburn (NY) Citizen
added Feb 8, 2018 04:52
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‘The industry must be inconspicuous’: Japan Tobacco’s corruption of science and health policy via the Smoking Research Foundation

(JT) in 1986 established the Smoking Research Foundation (SRF)...launched with the covert goal of influencing tobacco policy both inside and outside Japan...represents the expansion into Asia of the denialist campaign that began in the USA in 1953.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 5, 2018 23:36
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[Missouri] Joplin asked to adopt stricter smoking regulations

Eight years after a resident-driven effort failed to persuade Joplin officials to ban smoking in businesses and other public places, another organization has rekindled the cause. Vision Joplin 2022 is aiming to implement two measures: One would raise th
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Feb 4, 2018 17:02
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New Jersey Considers Menthol Ban

On the heels of San Francisco, Minneapolis and almost a dozen other municipalities banning or restricting the sale of menthol-flavored tobacco products, New Jersey lawmakers recently proposed a bill that would make it the first state to do so.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 3, 2018 00:47
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[Asia] TOBACCO BANNED FOR UNDER 21-YEAR-OLDS IN ISRAEL

Deputy Health Minister Ya’acov Litzman said on Thursday he agrees to raise the minimum age required to buy tobacco products to 20. ...Although tobacco lobbyists are sure to put on pressure, Litzman said the bill will be approved for government support in
Jerusalem Post
added Feb 2, 2018 17:59
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Proposed bill would raise age for tobacco, vaping sales to 21 in Washington

A bill heard by the Washington Senate Labor and Commerce committee would raise the purchasing age for tobacco and vaping products to 21 in the state.
The Spokesman-Review
added Feb 2, 2018 17:59
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