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[UK-Scotland] Tobacco Control Strategy - Creating a Tobacco-Free Generation

The strategy sets out a 5 year plan for action across the key themes of health inequalities, prevention, protection and cessation. Key actions include: setting 2034 as a target date for reducing smoking prevalence to 5%; a pilot of the schools-based ASSI
Scottish Government (uk)
added Apr 3, 2013 03:08
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[UK] Lords gather evidence on the proposed revision to the Tobacco Products Directive

The House of Lords Home Affairs, Health and Education EU Sub-Committee will be conducting enhanced scrutiny of the EU’s proposed revision of the Tobacco Products Directive on Wednesday 6 March.
UK Parliament (uk)
added Mar 7, 2013 14:42
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Smokeless Tobacco Product Warning Statements; Request for Comments and Scientific Evidence

Due: Apr 01, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Regulations.gov
added Feb 6, 2013 19:40
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FDA and NIH Study: Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health

In October 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced a new national study called the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study. The PATH study will monitor and measure why peopl
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Feb 6, 2013 19:29
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[Illinois] Lobbyists paid $2.4 million in 2012 to influence Cook County officials

Tobacco lobby prominent in 2012
Cook County (IL) Clerk
added Jan 31, 2013 18:49
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Secretary of Health and Human Resources Announces 10-Year Drop in Smoking Among Virginia High School Students

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell praised the milestone achievement, saying, "The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth and Secretary Hazel should be commended for their excellent work in reducing youth smoking rates and improving public health. Instilling
Office of the Governor Virginia
added Jan 18, 2013 13:59
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Youth Smoking Hits All-Time Low in Wisconsin

State health officials today reported a 26% drop in high school smoking and a 36% drop in middle school smoking since 2010, according to the 2012 Wisconsin Youth Tobacco Survey (YTS). The survey is conducted by a partnership between the Wisconsin Departme
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
added Dec 29, 2012 12:02
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[California] City Council to Consider New Smoking Ordinance - 10/1

On October 1, the San Rafael City Council will consider changes to current regulations regarding smoking and secondhand smoke. After receiving direction from the Council at an April 16 meeting, staff developed a proposed ordinance that strengthens San Ra
City of San Rafael (CA)
added Oct 17, 2012 02:25
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[India] Ban on Tobacco Products

The Directors of 14 Regional Cancer Centres have written letters to Government appealing for ban on sale of Gutkha and other tobacco products in the country
Press Information Bureau-Government of India (in)
added Sep 8, 2012 22:43
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Governor Cuomo Signs Bills to Protect New York's Youth from Harmful Effects of Cigarettes

The new laws include measures to prohibit smoking within 100 feet of the entrances or exits of any public or private schools (A.10141-B / S.6854-B), as well as prohibit the sale of electronic cigarettes to individuals under the age of 18 (A.9044-B /S.292
Office of the Governor (NY)
added Sep 5, 2012 16:35
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