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22nd Century Highlights Public Comments to the FDA’s Nicotine Reduction Plan

Public Health Officials, Published Researchers, and Major Medical Associations Urge FDA to Move Quickly to Reduce the Nicotine Level in Cigarettes
Business Wire
added Jul 4, 2018 05:11
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Data the key to fighting tobacco firms, says Wong Chen

Subang Jaya MP Wong Chen today highlighted data gathering as one of the most important tools in the war against cancer. Speaking to reporters at a press conference on the status of world cancer control here today, he said data would help anti-tobacco adv
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Jul 4, 2018 04:55
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[Minnesota] Luverne teen’s proposal to ban flavored tobacco products gains traction

One of eight mock bills signed into law at the recent American Legion Auxiliary Minnesota Girls State summit, Jaydn Anderson’s bill would ban the sale of flavored tobacco products in an effort to reduce the appeal of teen tobacco use.
Worthington (MN) Daily Globe
added Jul 2, 2018 21:11
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[California] YEE: Vaping Rising Among Teens: What San Francisco Banning Flavoring May Do

it shows that the tobacco industry, no matter how much money it spends on misleading ads, can be defeated. This vote should embolden other cities and states to act, because it demonstrates the public will not allow tobacco companies to stand in the way of
Forbes
added Jul 2, 2018 20:58
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STREIT: Marking a decade of smoke-free air in Iowa

It was significant for me, as a longtime volunteer for the American Cancer Society and its advocacy affiliate, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. We worked hard... But I’d be remiss if I left you with the idea that our work is done. It’s
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Jul 1, 2018 18:32
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[Africa] Brussels Declaration: a vehicle for the advancement of tobacco and alcohol industry interests at the science/policy interface? [FREE FULL TEXT]

The Brussels Declaration is a statement of ethics and principles for science and society policymaking...argues for the need to protect science from distortion by vested interests. Yet it appears to be a vehicle for advancing the vested interests of certai
Tobacco Control
added Jun 30, 2018 16:10
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BIRR: Vaping Industry Rallies To Oppose Looming Flavor Crackdown From The FDA

The vaping industry is rallying former smokers who quit using an electronic cigarette to share their stories with federal regulators, who are mulling restrictions on flavored products. The advocacy campaign, dubbed #Fight4Flavor, comes in response to a
Libertarian Republic
added Jun 29, 2018 14:42
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[Canada] No logos: Tobacco firms under tight timeline to adopt plain packaging

The new federal regulations are poised to take effect within the next year, pending the outcome of further consultations — a timeline tobacco companies are already calling "unrealistic" and an "extreme measure" that will simply bolster the supply of cont
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 26, 2018 21:14
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Imperial Tobacco 'shocked' by Health Canada's proposal for plain packaging of cigarettes

'We still cannot understand how this government can justify legalizing marijuana while imposing such extreme measures on tobacco products'
Canadian Press
added Jun 26, 2018 21:12
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[Australia] Anti-smoking advocates urge governments to plug gaps in smoke-free laws

Heart Foundation and Quit Victoria are urging all employers, especially those whose staff work outdoors, to follow Eastlink's lead and introduce smoke-free policies and state governments to plug gaps in existing smoke-free legislation, which leave many p
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 26, 2018 21:10
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