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Physician: Tobacco company racketerring -- Oklahoma's story

Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center will release a series of reports summarizing internal tobacco industry documents that tell the story — in the words of tobacco company executives and their lobbyists — of a highly successful 50-year campaign to influence O
The Oklahoman
added Apr 20, 2018 18:13
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[Alaska] LETTER: Support Senate Bill 63

We have been walking the halls in Juneau this session in support of Senate Bill 63 ...As owners of local bars and restaurants in Fairbanks, we believe that our employees and our customers have the right to breathe smoke-free air. Smokers have been taking
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Apr 20, 2018 17:26
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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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[Massachusetts] Updated: City holds firm on proposed flavored tobacco ban despite Chamber pushback

City Manager Ed Augustus Jr. is holding to a commitment to a partial ban on flavored tobacco products after the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce blasted the proposal in a recent letter. “A sales restriction is not going to properly address the pro
Worcester (MA) Magazine
added Apr 19, 2018 23:35
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[Africa, Nigeria] OJO: Why The New Excise Duty On Tobacco Should Stay

Last month’s call by the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) that the federal government halt the proposed hike in the excise duty on tobacco products... tobacco transnationals like the British America Tobacco Nigeria (BATN), Philip Morris Nigeria
Leadership (ng)
added Apr 19, 2018 23:35
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[California] GLANTZ: The tobacco industry is using the same old arguments against San Francisco law ending the sale of flavored tobacco products

their unsuccessful campaign in 1988 to block Proposition 99, California’s landmark tobacco control education and research program. Back then they argued that if the voters increased cigarette taxes there would be a huge increase in crime. Check out thei
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 19, 2018 19:28
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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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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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