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More experts ask the FDA for sensible risk-based tobacco regulations

FDA has been inundated by pleas from public health experts, asking for more sensible regulations...in the last month, the recently-appointed FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb received two letters, one by Attorney General Tom Miller and the other by Allan Er
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jul 21, 2017 17:38
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[Czech Republic] 23,000 People Signed the Petition Against Smoking Ban

The Senate received a petition against the smoking ban...the petition’s goal is to repeal the absolute smoking ban in all pubs and restaurants, which have all reported a decrease in customers and are on the verge of bankruptcy since the ban went into eff
Prague Morning (cz)
added Jul 21, 2017 17:36
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EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes pose health policy conundrum as Australia faces vaping push

Philip Morris has launched a new lobbying onslaught... Meanwhile, it would appear prudent to use one of the certified nicotine-replacement means. One day, people will look back in wonder at tobacco smoking, but before then many are facing a terrible strug
The Age (au)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:44
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Increase Coming On Tobacco Tax

Government has warned that it will be increasing taxes on tobacco and its related products in line with recommended rates set by the World Health Organization to fight lifestyle diseases. But, Carreras, one of the leading marketers and distributors here,
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:27
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Tobacco Control Bill under review, says Tufton

Dr Tufton said the comprehensive legislation seeks to address critical matters which have not been addressed under the existing Tobacco Control Regulations. These, he said, include: Regulating the interactions of Government officials with the tobacco ind
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:24
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[Africa] VIDEO: Tobacco giant fights Kenya's anti-smoking laws

One of the world's biggest cigarette companies, British American Tobacco, has taken Kenya's government to court over its move to make anti-smoking laws stricter. Health groups in Kenya say that international firms' fight against regulations show that
Al-Jazeera (qt)
added Jul 20, 2017 16:38
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Global anti-smoking measures quadruple since 2007: WHO report

Warnings about the dangers of smoking and restrictions on tobacco use have quadrupled worldwide since 2007, but more needs to be done to curb this deadly habit, the UN health agency said Wednesday.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 20, 2017 04:09
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UN reports more people warned against tobacco use, but industry interference continues

shedding light on tobacco industry tactics. Such tactics include “exaggerating the economic importance of the tobacco industry, discrediting proven science and using litigation to intimidate governments.”
UN News Service
added Jul 20, 2017 04:09
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Tobacco firms 'hamper anti-smoking push'

The tobacco industry is hampering efforts to introduce life-saving interventions in low and middle-income countries, according to a report by the World Health Organization. Countries covering two-thirds of the world's population now have measures in plac
BBC Online
added Jul 20, 2017 04:09
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[Africa] Tobacco companies interfere with health regulations, WHO reports

Wednesday’s WHO report, which was funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, comes on the same day as a shareholder vote on a $49bn merger between BAT and Reynolds American Incorporated, a deal that would make BAT the largest listed tobacco company in the world
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 04:08
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