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LEMPERT/GLANTZ: Heated tobacco product regulation under US law and the FCTC [FREE FULL TEXT]

All components of HTPs should be regulated at least as stringently as existing tobacco products, including restrictions on labelling, advertising, promotion and sponsorship, sales to minors, price and taxation policies and smokefree measures. There is not
Tobacco Control
added Oct 6, 2018 15:36
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[Lebanon] AKKAOUI: Smokers’ rhapsody / No longer feeling the burn: an addict’s take on IQOS

my sons are obviously extremely concerned for my health. They’re not alone; I was troubled by these three incidents as well. I need to be more conscientious about my addiction, and the effect it is having on my family. That same week, my brother gifted m
Executive Magazine (lb)
added Oct 6, 2018 14:07
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CHOWDHERY: Why India Is Tobacco Harm Reduction’s Most Important Frontier

Tobacco is India’s Trojan horse. It was brought to our shores five centuries ago... This massive human tragedy will worsen if we don’t act. But worse still than inaction, the government of India—just recently, more than ever—appears determined to behave
Filter (The Influence Foundation)
added Oct 5, 2018 19:52
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DUNNE: E-cigarettes shouldn’t be marketed to kids, but the FDA shouldn’t target goofy flavors

Such a ban will likely do little to cut down on the appeal of vaping as “cool” for teens, and it will prevent adult users from accessing products that they want and might help them quit the far more dangerous traditional cigarettes.
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Oct 4, 2018 16:59
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HASSETT-WALKER: When smoking was a feminist act

Four decades later...Virginia Slims cigarettes told women, “You’ve come a long way, baby.”... Women have striven for the freedom to chart their own path. For some, smoking is part of that. And they shouldn’t be judged for it any more than men are.
Washington Post
added Oct 4, 2018 16:06
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BACON: Five Virginia Corporations Among Most Transparent

including the frequently criticized Dominion Energy and Altria Group — are included among the 57 transparency “trendsetters” in the 2018 CPA-Zicklin Index... percentile basis compared to other companies in the S&P 500...Altria Group — 94.3%
Bacon’s Rebellion - Reinventing Virginia for the 21st Century (blog)
added Oct 4, 2018 15:37
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CALDER: E-Cig Regulation Likely to Burn Low-Income Americans

First, low-income and low-skill Americans are more likely to smoke traditional cigarettes, and ... heavily. .. Second, when it comes to quitting smoking, poor and less-educated Americans have the hardest time....Third, poor and less-educated Americans are
RealClearPolicy
added Oct 3, 2018 18:54
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[North Carolina] FORTSON: Should we still be concerned about the effects of tobacco in the Tobacco State?

Little does Caleb know, vapes can be just as addictive, and are welcomed by the tobacco industry...To the surprise of many—lawmakers included—North Carolina remains in the clutches of a very lucrative, alternative reality.
Black Mountain (NC) News
added Oct 3, 2018 17:56
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[Switzerland, UK] Letter to WHO's DG against prohibition and for risk-proportionate regulation

We’ve sent a letter to WHO and the FCTC secretariat in advance of FCTC COP-8 (1-6 October, Geneva) – protesting about WHO’s inclination towards prohibition and excessive regulation of alternative nicotine delivery systems (ANDS). For background, see pap
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Oct 2, 2018 18:36
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[Switzerland, UK] BATES: Over 70 experts call on WHO to embrace technology innovation in the fight against diseases caused by smoking

Dear WHO FCTC, do not block the exits for people trying to quit smoking using vaping, smokeless, heated tobacco or novel products. Remember, the enemies of innovation can do more harm than good. Every two years, the Parties to the WHO Framework Conventi
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Oct 2, 2018 18:35
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