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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.
Manila Times (ph)
added Mar 17, 2017 22:46
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[Connecticut] ‘Kick Butts Day’ urges tobacco legislation

For ‘Kick Butts Day’ on Wednesday, some of Connecticut’s most prominent public health advocates called on state lawmakers to pass legislation that will help young people from ever getting addicted. On Kick Butts Day, kids encourage their peers to be toba
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Mar 17, 2017 21:03
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Fate of tobacco bill continues to hang in balance

A Cabinet meeting on Tuesday failed to reach an agreement on killing the House of Representatives’ initiative to deliberate a controversial tobacco bill, with President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo instructing his ministers to find a solution that would be good
Jakarta Post (id)
added Mar 17, 2017 18:55
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Cigar Industry Supports President Trump’s Nomination For Scott Gottlieb To Head FDA

"We look forward to working with the new administration in hopes of creating a set of fair regulations for the cigar industry," he added. Critics have expressed concern over Gottlieb's ties to the drug industry (he's a consultant and board member for sev
Cigar Aficionado
added Mar 16, 2017 21:08
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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
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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
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[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
Reuters
added Mar 15, 2017 15:25
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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
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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
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[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
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