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[UK] Secondhand smoke campaign launches across Kent following national vote

Public Health England – supported by Kent County Council – has launched a campaign to highlight the hidden damage that secondhand smoke can cause to children’s health, following the government’s decision to end smoking in cars carrying children.
KCC Media Hub (Kent County Council) (uk)
added Feb 22, 2015 05:58


· On September 22, 1999, the United States filed a lawsuit against the major cigarette manufacturers and two industry affiliated organizations. The case is before U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Feb 21, 2015 09:23

[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

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

April 9-10, 2015 TPSAC Meeting Notice

Committee will discuss modified risk tobacco product applications (MRTPAs) submitted by Swedish Match North America Inc. for 10 tobacco products: • MR0000020: General Loose, smokeless tobacco, loose snus, 1.59 oz (45g), cardboard can (SKU 4852); • MR00000
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Feb 19, 2015 21:24

A.G. Schneiderman & NYC Corporation Counsel Carter Announce Lawsuit Accusing Ups Of Illegally Shipping Nearly 700,000 Cartons Of Untaxed Cigarettes In New York

“Our lawsuit alleges that UPS blatantly disregarded New York and federal tax and public health laws, by shipping tens of millions of cheap, untaxed cigarettes to New Yorkers,” said Attorney General Schneiderman. “We contend that UPS cost this state milli
New York State Attorney General
added Feb 18, 2015 11:03

[Washington] Gov. Inslee cites new data showing alarming increase in adolescent use of electronic cigarettes

Inslee today released a report that shows Washington’s 8th and 10th grade students use electronic cigarettes, or “vaping,”... “It’s too easy and too cheap for teens to buy and use vaping products. We have to change that. We must have a system in place lik
Office of the Governor (WA)
added Feb 13, 2015 18:05

FDA Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg Stepping Down

We made significant progress in implementing both the letter and spirit of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. Our tobacco compliance and enforcement program has entered into agreements with numerous state and local authorities to enfo
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Feb 10, 2015 23:23

[Asia, Hong Kong] Man sentenced for assaulting tobacco control inspector

at Wai Ming Street Garden at Fanling on September 25, 2014. The man assaulted a TCI when a team of inspectors was inspecting the premises. He was subsequently arrested and charged by the Police.
Hong Kong SAR Government Information Centre (hk)
added Feb 10, 2015 20:15

[Norway] Norwegian Government to consult on proposal for standardised packaging of tobacco products

The Government proposal means that all tobacco products sold in Norway will have standardised packaging. The goal is to prevent tobacco use among children and young people.
Norway Government Administration Services (no)
added Feb 9, 2015 13:43
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