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ATR Supports Predicate Date Change in the Tobacco Control Act

First, the Tobacco Control Act (TCA) established an arbitrary date of February 15, 2007 of which all tobacco or tobacco-derived products must establish existence in the market in order to avoid an expensive, if not impossible regulatory pre-approval proce
Americans for Tax Reform
added Apr 20, 2016 14:23

MARQUEZ: Taxing tobacco and the new vision for financing development

We at the World Bank, in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Bloomberg Philanthropies, as well as World Health Organization, are already working and committed to support countries in the design and implementation of tobacco taxation
World Bank blogs
added Apr 20, 2016 01:21

[Australia] Terry Barnes – What is the Turnbull Government’s e-cig policy review hiding?

The pro-vaping trend in particularly relevant, but has been attacked by outspoken Australian public health figures including Simon Chapman. His very presence in the review team raises doubts about its impartiality, and that the department a
Catallaxy Files (blog) (au)
added Apr 19, 2016 13:50

[UK] HARTUNG: Can we wait for e-cigarette trials?

in the medium term, controlled trials will be necessary. But if we wait for this evidence to emerge and prohibit or hinder the use of e-cigarettes, we would probably miss a tremendous opportunity to save lives on a large scale.
Royal Society of Chemistry (uk)
added Apr 19, 2016 13:42

[Canada] GOLDSTEIN: Rates of women with COPD skyrockets as more women take up smoking / Many female smokers say they were encouraged by ads in the ’60s and ’70s that marketed smoking as a symbol of equality.

Each day in my practice at West Park Healthcare Centre, I am reminded of how affecting women in increasing numbers. In the last 15 years the number of women who are now suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) has skyrocketed.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Apr 18, 2016 22:55

SULLUM: The CDC Keeps Lying About Adolescent Vaping and Tobacco Use

Public health officials who see the rise of vaping as a sinister development, rather than an opportunity to dramatically reduce smoking-related disease and death, insist on calling e-cigarettes "tobacco products," even though they do not contain tobacco.
Reason Magazine
added Apr 18, 2016 22:44

[California] ANGELIDES: CalPERS Should Just Say No to Tobacco

Felix Rohatyn...put it best: “There is no contradiction between the fiduciary responsibility of a pension fund manager and the social responsibility of a public official.” CalPERS should remember his words and firmly reject re-opening the debate on tobac
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 18, 2016 22:11

CONLEY: Congressional action on electronic cigarette regulations may save vapers

The FDA’s current proposal will freeze innovation and kill jobs through unnecessary and costly paperwork. For the millions of Americans who try to quit smoking every year, Congress should act to ensure that overregulation does not prevent smokers from ac
The Hill
added Apr 18, 2016 21:26

ATR Supports Predicate Date Change in the Tobacco Control Act

The U.S. House Committee on Appropriations will begin markup on the 2017 Agriculture Bill tomorrow, representing a significant opportunity to halt the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) overregulation of vapor products in the United States. An amendmen
Americans for Tax Reform
added Apr 18, 2016 21:25

SIEGEL: Former Associate Dean of Continuing Medical Education at Stanford Essentially Acknowledges Undisclosed Conflict of Interest in Recent Tobacco Control Paper

In response to yesterday's blog post, Dr. Jackler argued (in the comments section of the blog) that I was categorically wrong, and that he had no conflict of interest based on the alleged association with Pfizer. He wrote the following: "This is Robert
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Apr 18, 2016 21:22
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