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Will the FDA Burn Tobacco Giants With Low-Nicotine Rules?

Tobacco companies say manufacturing cigarettes with extremely low nicotine levels could result in significant negative impacts, including massive job losses, closed businesses, and lost tax revenue. Giants like Altria (NYSE:MO) and British American Tobac
Motley Fool
added Oct 30, 2018 23:20

Public versus internal conceptions of addiction: An analysis of internal Philip Morris documents [FREE FULL TEXT]

Beyond nicotine’s pharmacology, the industry’s continued aggressive advertising, lobbying, and litigation against effective tobacco control policies promotes various non-pharmacological determinants of addiction. To help tobacco users quit, policy makers
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Oct 30, 2018 21:42
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[New York] Niagara County legislators mull over 'tobacco 21'

At the legislature's business meeting earlier this month, Lockport High School students, school nurses and local physicians urged lawmakers to adopt a "tobacco 21" policy, arguing it would drastically reduce smoking rates and associated illness.
Lockport (NY) Union Sun & Journal
added Oct 30, 2018 17:12

[Australia] State vaping laws burn growth industry, opponents say

The largest e-cigarette industry in Australia will be “decimated” after major parties in South Australia united to pass the tightest regulations in the nation, retailers and public health advocates say. Under amendments to the Tobacco Products Regulatio
The Australian (au)
added Oct 29, 2018 15:38

[UK] Call for Victoria to ban flavoured smokes

The Victorian government is being urged to ban flavoured cigarettes to prevent young people getting hooked to smoking long term. Quit Victoria says the tobacco products with squeezable flavour capsules have been carefully designed by the tobacco industr
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Oct 29, 2018 04:44

LETTER: Today's letters to the editor: I-186, GOP values, Big Tobacco: Montana children's doctors support I-185

As a pediatrician here in Billings, I’m upset about the campaign of misinformation that’s being carried out over our television stations and airwaves. You should know that this is all funded by Big Tobacco. The tobacco companies don’t care for kids in Mo
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Oct 29, 2018 04:18
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E-cigarette makers want the Trump FDA to treat them like the EPA treats emitters

Advocates for e-cigarettes are perplexed as to why the Trump Food and Drug Administration is taking such an aggressive posture against the industry, especially after other agencies like the Environmental Protection Agency have adopted more industry-frien
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Oct 26, 2018 21:27


Despite being one of the first governments in the world to ban flavoured tobacco, the Alberta government is now sitting on its hands while major sections of the Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Act (TSRA) are slated for repeal by December 2018. The Statutes
Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta (ca)
added Oct 26, 2018 21:16

E-cigarette company Juul boosts lobbying spending by 167 percent amid FDA scrutiny

"We are focused on engaging with FDA, lawmakers, regulators, public health officials and advocates to drive awareness of our mission to improve the lives of the world's one billion smokers and to combat underage use so we keep JUUL out of the hands of yo
USA Today
added Oct 25, 2018 23:07

[California] Retail Group Battles Flavored-Tobacco Ban

Tobacco retailers “showed up in force” at a recent Sacramento City Council committee meeting to fight back against a proposed ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products in the city. The California Fuels and Convenience Alliance (CFCA) called the efforts
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Oct 25, 2018 23:01
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