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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] RAZAK: Drug war 4.0 must be won

it already has in its midst a well-functioning "gateway" substance which does just that. This refers to tobacco-products openly sold almost everywhere with virtually no control at all...our failure to find a substitute to replace tobacco as a subsistence
Sun Daily (my)
added Dec 27, 2017 15:23
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Richard Smith: A public health witch hunt—bad for everybody

I used to be the editor of The BMJ...WHO and other public health bodies should think more deeply before reacting so quickly and negatively. Finally, I hope that you are not being used to conduct a witch hunt when there are no witches. Or perhaps I’m one
BMJ Group blogs
added Dec 26, 2017 07:20
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Juliana Frederick: An opportune moment to fight back against tobacco

In West Virginia, nearly 25 percent of adults still smoke, and more than 1,000 kids under 18 become new daily smokers every year... The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network calls upon West Virginia’s elected officials to finish what these correc
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Dec 24, 2017 16:53
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PITMAN: Antitobacco Campaigners Seize Olympic Opportunity for Clearing Smoke in Japan’s Public Places

This high-profile event has been seized upon by antitobacco campaigners as a catalyst for improving Japan’s tobacco policy. The hope is that it will provide a deadline for Japan to introduce proper legislation against passive smoking and help it vault fro
Nippon Paper Group (jp)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:44
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[Asia-pacific] SmokeFreePH: Can the Philippines become a smoke-free country?

“In order for us to qualify if the entire country is already smoke-free is to see if every LGU (local government unit) is already complying with even the minimum requirements [based on the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco C
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:42
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[Florida] SJUGGERUD: Builders and developers - and lawmakers - could lead way for smoke-free communities

Unlike nearly all other southeastern states, Florida prohibits local governments from regulating smoking under the Florida Clean Indoor Air Act (the “Act”). While the Act laudably regulates smoking inside of workplaces, the Act prohibits local governments
Florida Today
added Dec 22, 2017 15:21
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Letter to FDA protesting the way that they are handling public comment in RJR snus MRTP

Dear Mr. Zeller: Today, December 18, 2017, FDA filed for substantive scientific review six modified risk tobacco product applications (MRTPA) from R.J. Reynolds for six styles of Camel Snus smokeless tobacco products referenced above. We are writing t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 22, 2017 02:43
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Public comment submitting Reuters story on PMI irregulatities in IQOS clinical studies to PMI MRTP docket

Lauren Lempert submitted this comment to FDA on December 20...Reuters published a special report on December 20, 2017 identifying several irregularities in Philip Morris' IQOS research. The kind of industry behavior documented in this report is questionab
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 22, 2017 02:40
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Letter to FDA TPSAC urging them to delay action on IQOS until the record is closed and they can consider public comments

As someone who has served and does serve on committees similar to TPSAC, I do not see how the schedule that the FDA has established for TPSAC’s consideration of this application can permit a responsible assessment of the applications and associated publi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 22, 2017 02:39
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GLANTZ: Good news for Big Tobacco: E-cigs are a strong gateway for young adults to start smoking cigarettes

47.7% of never-smoking young adults who used e-cigarettes at baseline were smoking cigarettes a year later...The tobacco companies have worked for decades to crack the young adult market and e-cigarettes are the path.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 22, 2017 02:34
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