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[Mississippi] Director spreads tobacco-free message

With several events under her belt, the Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Alcorn and Tippah Counties’ new project director has many more activities on the horizon. Stacy Brooks, new project director for MTFC, began taking on her new duties in mid-Ja
Corinth (MS) Daily Corinthian
added Mar 25, 2017 20:55

[Minnesota] LETTER: Reader's view: Block bills that bolster Big Tobacco

The Minnesota Senate's taxes committee is considering three proposals that, if passed, would serve to be a disaster for Minnesota in respect to preventing the spread of youth tobacco use. The measures would benefit only Big Tobacco.
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Mar 24, 2017 20:28

[Latin America] GLANTZ: Defending strong tobacco packaging and labelling regulations in Uruguay: transnational tobacco control network versus PMI

“Defending strong tobacco packaging and labelling regulations in Uruguay: transnational tobacco control network versus Philip Morris International”...we have also translated the paper into Spanish and also made it available for free on the UCSF open acces
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 24, 2017 17:23

[UK] Calls for tougher penalties against illicit tobacco dealers in Sunderland

Anti-smoking group Fresh is calling for tougher penalties against those caught dealing in illicit tobacco on Wearside as a national consultation looks at effective ways of tackling the black market. Those who smuggle, distribute and sell illegal tobacco,
Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Mar 24, 2017 17:11

[New York] NYACS Battles Cigar Tax Changes

The New York Association of Convenience Stores (NYACS) is fighting Governor Cuomo’s budget recommendation to change the method of taxing cigars from a percentage of wholesale value to 45 cents per cigar.
Convenience Store Decisions
added Mar 24, 2017 20:30

[Australia] Scheduling delegate's final decisions, March 2017

The delegates have confirmed the interim decision and reasons for the decision as no evidence has been received to alter the interim decision. The delegates' final decision is that the scheduling for nicotine remains appropriate. Reasons for the final de
Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) (Australian Government Department of Health) (au)
added Mar 24, 2017 18:22

[Asia-pacific] Will Japan really get tough on smoking or is it just hot air?

“We also want to make a smoke-free Olympics and give foreigners who come for the Games a good impression of Japan’s attitude towards smoking.” Still, even these weakened restrictions are facing challenges as some MPs from the ruling Liberal Democratic P
Asian (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 24, 2017 02:50

Madvapes Tours Washington

traveled to Washington DC in early January to meet with the FDA. In preparation of our meeting with the FDA, Madvapes submitted over 1,000 pages of documentation to seek clarity on the FDA's ruling, guidelines, testing procedures and protocols as well as
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2017 17:54

ATR Urges HHS Secretary Tom Price to Provide Regulatory Relief to Emerging Vapor Market

Norquist today asked for an immediate two-year delay of pending pre-market review requirements imposed by the Food and Drug Administration's May 2016 "Deeming Rule." The Rule applies to vapor products, electronic cigarettes, and premium cigars. Absent imm
Americans for Tax Reform
added Apr 10, 2017 21:13

[Canada] Canadian Convenience Stores Association: Small Business Retailers React to Federal Budget

proposed federal legislation to implement 'plain packaging' of tobacco products is passed. "By making it even harder for law enforcement to distinguish between legal and illegal tobacco products, Bill S-5 will give criminals an even easier ride to sell ci
added Mar 23, 2017 01:44
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