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Looking Beyond Tobacco Tax Decisions

tobacco-session panelists at Winsight's recent Outlook Leadership Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz., asked retailers to keep active, advising they get behind an emerging federal proposal to help ease FDA “deeming” regulations. Referring to the Cole-Bishop
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 21, 2016 04:33

[Africa, Asia, India, Uganda] Tobacco industry frustrating control – watchdog

An anti-tobacco misuse watchdog under the umbrella of Tobacco Control Forum has accused the tobacco industry of conniving with some government officials to frustrate tobacco control efforts. This was at a press briefing at Uganda National Health Consume
The New Vision (ug)
added Nov 21, 2016 03:35

Public Health Groups Sue to Force FDA Action on Graphic Warnings

. The Tobacco Control Legal Consortium at the Public Health Law Center applauds our partners for this bold action to protect public health. More than 1 billion people live in a country that requires cigarette packages to display graphic health warnings b
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Nov 20, 2016 20:48

AMA Strengthens Anti-tobacco Policies to Further Protect Youth

adopted policies today reaffirming its longtime commitment to preventing tobacco use amongst youth. The policies ask the FDA to require tobacco companies to add color, graphic warning labels to all cigarette packages, and call for raising the minimum lega
added Nov 20, 2016 17:01

Public health concerns prompt physician policy

On the last day of the 2016 AMA Interim Meeting... The AMA adopted...The policies ask the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to require tobacco companies to add color, graphic warning labels to all cigarette packages and call for raising the minimum lega
AMA Wire
added Nov 20, 2016 16:59

[Missouri] Where campaign ads mattered: health-related ballot initiatives

Yet big money doesn't always talk. The tobacco industry contributed millions to the election cycle in Missouri but was unable to sway voters to support a limited tobacco tax. In moves that confused the public, tobacco companies supported two different ci
Modern Healthcare Magazine
added Nov 19, 2016 19:08

[Asia, Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] Vapers say smokers deserve alternatives

Consumers fought back at a conference nearby. “On behalf of millions of us who now vape instead of smoke, and in support of the one billion smokers who deserve access to safer alternatives to cigarettes, we adopt today The Delhi Declaration, calling on t
Manila Standard (ph)
added Nov 19, 2016 18:53

[Australia] Philip Morris predicts e-cigarettes to kill off traditional smokes ($$)

says it sees a future without cigarettes as it pushes to overcome legislative hurdles to launch a smokeless cigarette in Australia. The move by Philip Morris International to introduce its new product has so far been thwarted by the Federal Government, wh
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Nov 19, 2016 18:40

High Society Supply: How Does Prop 56 Affect the Vaping Community?

With all the negative discussions about vaping, the positive influences are typically brushed under the rug. Vaping has provided thousands of jobs and given people the opportunity to experience a healthier lifestyle. The vaping community brings people t
PR Newswire
added Nov 19, 2016 17:40

[Canada] Think tanks with ties to tobacco arguing against plain packaging

And yet, these groups typically don’t mention their financial ties when speaking about policy. For example, the Montreal Economic Institute published a report in September saying plain packaging “attacks the value of brands.” It included a disclaimer sa
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 19, 2016 01:39
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