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[Canada] TOBACCO ACT: Notice of proposed order to amend the schedule to the Tobacco Act

This notice offers interested parties the opportunity to provide comments on proposed amendments...These amendments would further restrict the use of additives, including flavouring additives that are used to market cigars that appeal to youth.
Canada Gazette (ca)
added Oct 10, 2014 15:59

[UK-Scotland] A Consultation on Electronic Cigarettes and Strengthening Tobacco Control in Scotland

The primary aim of this consultation is to invite views on a range of potential measures for the sale and use of electronic cigarettes and strengthening tobacco control in Scotland.
Scottish Government (uk)
added Dec 28, 2014 16:11

[UK-Scotland] Electronic Cigarettes and Tobacco

The Scottish Government is seeking views on a number of potential changes to the regulation of electronic cigarettes and strengthening tobacco control in Scotland.
added Oct 13, 2014 10:36

Senators' Letter to FDA on E-cigs (PDF)

We support requiring a label on nicotine’s addictive properties, but we ask the FDA pursue requirements for more extensive warnings that address health risks that e-cigarettes pose.
US Senator Barbara Boxer
added Oct 10, 2014 02:39

Made In America: Food, Beverages, and Tobacco Products (PDF)

Combined, these industries accounted for $881 billion (15.4 percent), forming the largest single industry within the manufacturing sector....while North Carolina and Virginia rank 13th and 20th in terms of food manufacturing, their large tobacco industri
US Department of Commerce - Economics and Statistics Administration
added Oct 7, 2014 11:53

Electronic Cigarette Fires and Explosions (PDF)

• Fires or explosions caused by e-cigarettes are rare. • Twenty-five separate incidents of explosion and fire involving an e-cigarette were reported in the United States media be-tween 2009 and August 2014. • Nine injuries and no deaths were associated w
United States Fire Administration (USFA)
added Oct 13, 2015 18:02

CHANGE IS IN THE AIR / An Action Guide for Establishing Smoke-Free Public Housing and Multifamily Properties (PDF)

the movement of secondhand smoke between units cannot be controlled in multifamily buildings.* Research has shown that ventilation and other air filtration technologies cannot eliminate the health risks caused by secondhand smoke exposure.2 HUD also suppo
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
added Jan 28, 2015 11:38

[Canada] Province Proclaims Act for Tobacco Litigation

The Tobacco Damages and Health-care Costs Recovery Act was proclaimed today, Sept. 26. It allows the province to sue tobacco manufacturers for unlawful activities that increased smoking. "This is about holding the tobacco industry accountable for fraud,
Government of Nova Scotia (ca)
added Sep 27, 2014 13:58

[Massachusetts] Proposed new tobacco regulations in Wayland

The following was submitted by Director of Public Health Julia Junghanns: The Wayland Board of Health will hold a public hearing for changes to local tobacco regulations on Monday, Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. in the Wayland Town Building, located at 41 Cochituat
Wicked Local (MA)
added Sep 26, 2014 12:39

HHS announces nearly $212 million in grants to prevent chronic diseases / Funded in part by the Affordable Care Act, grants focus on preventing tobacco use, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke

Funded in part by the Affordable Care Act, the awards will strengthen state and local programs aimed at fighting these chronic diseases, which are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States, and help lower our nation’s health care cos
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Sep 26, 2014 20:52
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