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Statement by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell on CVS ending tobacco sales

We applaud CVS Health for becoming tobacco-free and ending the sale of cigarettes and tobacco products at its 7,700 CVS/pharmacy locations. CVS accomplished their goal one month ahead of their deadline of October 1. We also commend CVS Health on the lau
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Sep 3, 2014 17:00

Guidance for Industry: Establishing That a Tobacco Product Was Commercially Marketed in the United States as of February 15, 2007 (PDF)

FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 6, 2014 18:33

[Thailand] Bangkok launches 'No Smoking' campaign in public health facilities

Bangkok Metropolitan Authority (BMA) today launched a model of a smoke free public health facilities. .. The aim of this campaign is to reduce the smoking rate by 10 percent by 2025. All nine hospitals under the BMA Medical Service Department and 68 publi
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Aug 27, 2014 20:28

Modified Risk Tobacco Product Applications: Applications for 10 Products Submitted by Swedish Match North America Inc.; Availability

(FDA) is announcing the availability for public comment of modified risk tobacco product applications (MRTPAs) submitted by Swedish Match North America Inc. for 10 tobacco products. Dates
added Feb 19, 2015 21:26

[South Africa] SARS clamping down on illegal tobacco trade

South African Revenue Services (SARS) says government is losing out on more than R3 million in excise and Value Added Tax (VAT) revenue annually due to the illegal trade in tobacco. According to SARS Chief Officer for Tax and Customs Enforcement Investig
South African Government News Agency (za)
added Aug 20, 2014 15:56

[Australia, UK] ARCHIVE: The Introduction of Standardised Packaging for Tobacco / HMRC’s Assessment of the Potential Impact on the Illicit Market

We have seen no evidence to suggest the introduction of standardised packaging will have a significant impact on the overall size of the illicit market or prompt a step-change in the activity of organised crime groups. We anticipate that it would, how
added Feb 20, 2015 15:51

[UK] ASA Adjudication on E&L Distribution Ltd

We told Leolites to ensure that they did not use the claim "Love Your Lungs" or make any claims that implied their products were not harmful or were beneficial to the health of users' lungs in future ads, unless they held robust evidence to substantiate t
Advertising Standards Authority (uk)
added Aug 13, 2014 10:25

Re: Deeming Tobacco Products (PDF)

The National Association of Convenience Stores (“NACS”) appreciates this opportunity to provide comments on the Food and Drug Administration’s (“FDA” or the “Agency”) proposed rule deeming tobacco products to be subject to the Food Drug and Cosmetic Ac
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Sep 8, 2014 17:13

American Lung Association Comments to the FDA (PDF)

The FDA must have basic oversight authority over all tobacco products. No tobacco product is safe and all are addictive. Indeed, the TCA which gives FDA authority over all tobacco products states:
American Lung Association
added Aug 25, 2014 17:32

[New York] A.G. Schneiderman And A.G.S Of 29 States Urge FDA To Strenghten Proposed Regulation Of E-Cigarettes

urges the FDA to strengthen its proposed regulation of electronic cigarettes – or e-cigarettes – with the goal of protecting young people from the harms of nicotine addiction. Among other recommendations, the attorneys general pressed the FDA to prohibit
New York State Attorney General
added Aug 8, 2014 14:02
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