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E-Cigs Like JUUL Are ‘Undermining’ Efforts to Keep Kids Away From Tobacco, Senators Say

A cohort of 11 lawmakers, led by Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin, on Wednesday sent letters to both JUUL CEO Kevin Burns and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb regarding the youth appeal of the company’s vaping devices, which resemb
Fortune Magazine
added Apr 19, 2018 18:47
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Leading Health and Medical Groups Urge Immediate FDA Action to Address Rising Youth Use of Juul E-Cigarettes

Six leading public health and medical organizations today urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to take strong and immediate action to address the dramatic rise in teen use of Juul electronic cigarettes, which has been widely reported by media and e
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 19, 2018 16:36
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[Pennsylvania] Cancer Patients, Survivors Urge PA Lawmakers to Act

"The General Assembly has decided to borrow against Pennsylvania's Tobacco Settlement," she said, "and in fiscal year 2019-20, we're concerned about funding for tobacco prevention and cessation programs." The current state budget includes $362 million
Public News Service (PNS)
added Apr 18, 2018 13:26
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AAFP Responds to FDA Nicotine Steering Committee

On April 10, the AAFP wrote a letter to the FDA in response to the agency's request for comments on the use of nicotine for tobacco product cessation. The letter stated the AAFP's support of over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy, calling it a "sa
American Family Physician
added Apr 19, 2018 23:36
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Louisiana bars, casinos, sports arenas could be smoke free if this bill passes

If Opelousas Democratic Rep. Dustin Miller succeeds in clearing committees and both chambers, Louisiana would soon be the first Southern state to have a comprehensive statewide smoke-free law. He sidestepped a vote last week on his House Bill 881 and pr
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Apr 17, 2018 18:59
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Annual KCSP Conference Honors Smoke-free Advocates Across Kentucky

The Kentucky Center for Smoke-free Policy (KCSP) and their community partners celebrated fifteen years of smoke-free stories across the Commonwealth during its annual conference, "Sharing the Smoke-free Story" on Wednesday, April 11, at the Lexington Conv
University of Kentucky
added Apr 17, 2018 16:11
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PRESS DIGEST - Bulgaria - April 16

-- The National Front for the Salvation of Bulgaria, part of junior coaltion partner United Patriots, plans to submit a bill of amendments to the Public Health Act aimed to remove the ban on smoking in cafes, bars, restaurants and other places of enterta
Reuters
added Apr 16, 2018 21:18
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[New Zealand] New study finds tobacco industry delayed plain packs

A new study has suggested that threats of lawsuits given by the tobacco industry contributed to the stall in New Zealand’s plain packaging legislation by at least three years. Plain packaging legislation was first announced in April of 2012, completed i
Scoop (nz)
added Apr 16, 2018 19:28
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[Minnesota] Trying to snuff out tobacco use: Minnewaska students visit Capitol, talk with legislators

"Increasing the tobacco age will prevent 30,000 Minnesota kids from becoming smokers over the next 15 years," said Braten, an eighth-grader in the Minnewaska School District. "It's common sense." Amy Reineke, a health educator with Horizon Public Health
Alexandria (MN) Echo Press
added Apr 14, 2018 22:10
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Tobacco industry stalled New Zealand plain packs legislation

Threats of lawsuits by the tobacco industry helped delay the New Zealand legislation for plain tobacco packs by at least three years, new University of Otago research suggests. The tobacco companies threatened to sue the NZ Government for compensation,
Scoop (nz)
added Apr 13, 2018 17:13
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