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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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Groups take FDA vaping rules fight to Trump, Congress

Bates wrote on his website, “This is our pitch to the Trump administration and (as yet undecided) incoming FDA Commissioner."... The other side of the one-two punch is a report for the Heritage Foundation, “Rethinking Tobacco Policy: The Federal Governme
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Mar 13, 2017 16:21
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[Denmark, Europe, Malta] VIDEO: Watch: Trailer of Danish documentary film on John Dalli snus controversy released

the scandal surrounding Mr Dalli’s resignation from the Barroso cabinet, after one of his associates allegedly asked for a €60 million bribe from a tobacco company. John Dalli was at the time working on a tobacco directive.
Malta Independent (mt)
added Mar 13, 2017 14:15
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[Asia-pacific] Japan’s tobacco lobby fires up as government pushes ahead with tougher smoking laws

Establishments can build a separate smoking room under the latest proposal. And places with less than 30 sq. meters of floor space would not be affected by the restrictions — excluding a huge number of establishments in space-challenged Japan.
Japan Times (jp)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:51
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Quarles says FDA regulation on smokeless tobacco would ‘devastate’ Kentucky growers

KY Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles is asking [FDA] to withdraw a proposed regulation...The proposal to limit the N-Nitrosonornicotine level in finished smokeless tobacco products to one part per million, Quarles wrote, “is not realistic or achievabl
The Lane Report
added Mar 11, 2017 15:24
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Controlling corporate influence in health policy making? An assessment of the implementation of article 5.3 of the World Health Organization framework convention on tobacco control [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion Highly selective and incomplete implementation of specific guideline recommendations facilitates extensive ongoing opportunities for industry policy influence. Stronger commitment to implementation is required to ensure consistently strong com
BioMed Central (uk)
added Mar 11, 2017 00:32
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Ninety percent tax and rising

Giles Roca, director general of the UK’s Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association (UKTMA), has expressed disappointment that yesterday’s budget raised tobacco taxes. “We are disappointed that the government has once again raised taxation on tobacco when tax o
Tobacco Reporter
added Mar 11, 2017 00:16
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Vapor industry seeks support

Four US vapor-industry organizations have written to the speaker of the House of Representatives, Paul Ryan... ‘There is a large and rapidly growing body of scientific evidence that supports the premise that vapor products are the most important tobacco
Tobacco Reporter
added Mar 11, 2017 00:15
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Kansas Set to Slash E-Liquid Tax

When it adopted a 20-cent-per-milliliter tax in 2015, proponents of the vaping industry were outraged, saying it would force consumers to buy product online or across state borders and obliterate the vaping business in Kansas. As a result, lawmakers adop
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Mar 11, 2017 00:00
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