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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Youths back proposed anti‑smoking regulations

The recently proposed anti-smoking regulations have been largely welcomed by young Singaporeans, with many believing the changes, if implemented, will deter them from picking up the habit. The health authorities are looking at raising the legal smoking a
The Star (my)
added Jan 11, 2016 03:23
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Youth favour proposed anti-smoking regulations

The health authorities are looking at raising the legal smoking age from 18 to 21, banning the sale of flavoured tobacco products, using standard plain packaging and enhancing graphic health warnings. Already firm is the move to prevent the open display
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 10, 2016 01:50
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'BAN the sale of e-cigarettes to children': Health experts fear 'advertising tactics threaten to reverse decades of progress in preventing smoking'

This 'unrestricted marketing', which uses themes including sex, independence and rebellion, could jeopardize great strides made in tackling youth smoking, the CDC said. CDC director Dr Tom Frieden said: 'The same advertising tactics the tobacco industr
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 6, 2016 18:41
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Comment Form

Invitation To Comment: The FTC seeks public comments on proposed information requests to marketers of electronic cigarettes. These comments will be considered before the Commission submits a request for Office of Management and Budget ("OMB") review unde
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Dec 28, 2015 04:15
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[Africa] 3 million Kenyans smoke cigarettes

Jane Ongang’o of the Kenya Medical Research Institute said only 40 per cent of Kenyan smokers have tried to quit. Some 17 per cent plan to quit in six months. Though concern for personal health was the most common reason for thinking about quitting, On
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 16, 2015 17:39
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Significant Drop As Teen Cigarette Smoking Hits 7%, Reason For Celebration, But The Fight Is Not Over

The increased use of non-traditional tobacco products documented by the survey should be all the motivation FDA needs to finish a process that started nearly two years ago, when FDA released a draft of deeming regulations that would give the agency auth
PR Newswire
added Dec 16, 2015 17:15
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GLANTZ: More evidence that smokefree laws protect people from SHS and facilitate quitting

Kai-Wen Cheng, Feng Liu, Mariaelena Gonzalez, and I just published “THE EFFECTS OF WORKPLACE CLEAN INDOOR AIR LAW COVERAGE ON WORKERS’ SMOKING-RELATED OUTCOMES,” in Health Economics, which adds to the literature that smokefree workplace laws not only pro
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 8, 2015 16:47
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Nearly 4 Percent of U.S. Adults Regularly Use E-Cigarettes, Survey Says

Nearly 13 percent of adults in the United States have tried an e-cigarette, according to research to be published Wednesday from the National Center for Health Statistics. The data, drawn from a 2014 survey of 36,000 adults, also found that 3.7 percent of
New York Times
added Oct 28, 2015 11:24
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Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request (PDF)

The information sought from those companies would include, among other things, data on annual sales and marketing expenditures. The Commission intends to ask OMB for a three-year clearance to collect this information.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Oct 21, 2015 12:50
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FTC seeks input on e-cigarette study

the Federal Register Notice asks for public comment on the need for the study, the kind of data we should collect, and ways to enhance the quality of the information without imposing an undue burden. If you have feedback about what we’ve proposed, file it
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Oct 21, 2015 12:44
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