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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Duterte prodded on natl smoking ban

In a news conference in Quezon City, New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) president Emer Rojas said the longer that the smoking ban EO is not signed, the higher the risk that debilitating diseases will affect smokers and non-smokers alike. “Th
Manila Times (ph)
added Mar 16, 2017 19:06

UN agency shelves vote on ties with Big Tobacco

International Labor Organization, which has taken millions of dollars in funding from Big Tobacco, has shelved a decision about whether to cut ties with the industry. The ILO body voted Wednesday to delay until November a decision about whether to join o
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 15, 2017 22:12

[Asia-pacific] Indonesia tobacco bill would fire up output despite health fears

"Health should not be used as an excuse to destroy people's livelihood,"... Under the draft law, manufacturers of tobacco products have to use locally sourced tobacco for at least 80 percent of their production, while imports of ready-to-use cigarettes m
added Mar 15, 2017 15:25

THE FLAVOR TRAP How Tobacco Companies Are Luring Kids with Candy-Flavored E-Cigarettes and Cigars (PDF)

This report documents the widespread availability of these flavored other tobacco products and the scientific evidence demonstrating that flavors play a critical role in the popularity of these products among youth. These flavored products are undermin
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 15, 2017 15:20

Booming Market of Candy-Flavored E-Cigarettes and Cigars Threatens to Hook a New Generation of Kids, New Report Warns

“Tobacco products simply shouldn’t be sold in flavors that appeal to kids, let alone in thousands of flavors that make them seem fun and harmless,” said Matthew L. Myers, President of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. “When you see a gummy bear e-cigar
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 15, 2017 15:13

[New York] Tobacco Free Network, Reality Check Youth Advocates Met with State Lawmakers on Tobacco

However, higher rates of smoking persist among individuals with less than a high school education (22.4%), income less than $25,000 a year (22.2%) and those with poor mental health (27.2%). “We’ve made great strides in combating the tobacco epidemic, bu
Oswego County (NY) Today
added Mar 14, 2017 23:58

Groups take FDA vaping rules fight to Trump, Congress

Bates wrote on his website, “This is our pitch to the Trump administration and (as yet undecided) incoming FDA Commissioner."... The other side of the one-two punch is a report for the Heritage Foundation, “Rethinking Tobacco Policy: The Federal Governme (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Mar 13, 2017 16:21

[Denmark, Europe, Malta] VIDEO: Watch: Trailer of Danish documentary film on John Dalli snus controversy released

the scandal surrounding Mr Dalli’s resignation from the Barroso cabinet, after one of his associates allegedly asked for a €60 million bribe from a tobacco company. John Dalli was at the time working on a tobacco directive.
Malta Independent (mt)
added Mar 13, 2017 14:15

[Asia-pacific] Japan’s tobacco lobby fires up as government pushes ahead with tougher smoking laws

Establishments can build a separate smoking room under the latest proposal. And places with less than 30 sq. meters of floor space would not be affected by the restrictions — excluding a huge number of establishments in space-challenged Japan.
Japan Times (jp)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:51

Quarles says FDA regulation on smokeless tobacco would ‘devastate’ Kentucky growers

KY Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles is asking [FDA] to withdraw a proposed regulation...The proposal to limit the N-Nitrosonornicotine level in finished smokeless tobacco products to one part per million, Quarles wrote, “is not realistic or achievabl
The Lane Report
added Mar 11, 2017 15:24
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