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[District of Columbia] FDA to Hear Public Input on Smoking Cessation Products

On Monday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is set to hear public comments on smoking cessation products. The hearing, titled "FDA Actions Related to Nicotine Replacement Therapies and Smoking-Cessation Products; Report to Congress on Innovative Pr
Convenience Store News
added Dec 14, 2012 18:16

[California] Illegal cigarette sales to teens on the rise, report says

Illegal sales of cigarettes to minors has increased for the first time in three years across California, and the use of smokeless tobacco products such as snus is rising among youth, according to a first-of-its-kind report released by state public health
Long Beach (CA) Press-Telegram
added Dec 14, 2012 13:57

Report: Smokeless tobacco use up among California students

Though the prevalence of cigarette smoking among California high school students has declined over the past decade, smokeless tobacco use has risen among high school students, from 3.1 percent in 2004 to 3.9 percent in 2010, according a report released
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Dec 13, 2012 15:17

[India] Apex court moved for stringent ban on tobacco items

The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to the government on a plea for ban on manufacture, distribution, sale, export, import and consumption of chewing tobacco, gutka and pan masala in all their forms.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Dec 12, 2012 15:51

[Sweden] Population-based survey of cessation aids used by Swedish smokers

although most smokers who have quit did so unassisted, snus continues to be the most frequently reported cessation aid among male smokers, whereas usage of pharmaceutical nicotine was more prevalent among females. Use of snus at the latest quit attempt ap
Harm Reduction Journal
added Dec 4, 2012 01:40

Alabama's largest employer to stop hiring smokers, dippers and chewers

Starting July 1, 2013, all new hires at the University of Alabama Medical Center must be tobacco-free. The new policy announced Wednesday makes UAB the latest medical facility across the country on record refusing to hire tobacco users. (National)
added Nov 21, 2012 11:34

[Korea - South] BATES: Open letter to delegates to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control COP-5

First do no harm – please do not agree to regulations, internationally or domestically, that deny smokers access to ways of taking nicotine with greatly reduced risk. . . . Delegates should insist on a broader assessment and should request an impartial
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Nov 14, 2012 06:38

[India] How tobacco victims are downing the shutters of the industry that sold them cancer

The Voice of Tobacco Victims (VOTV) has been a game-changer in pushing for a ban on chewable tobacco products. On 31 May 2008, a small group of 10 cancer patients met with oncologists and cancer researchers at Mumbai’s Tata Memorial Hospital and said, “T
Moneylife Personal Finance site and magazine (MoneyWise) (in)
added Nov 8, 2012 11:41

[Europe] STOTESBURY: Smokeless tobacco: EU dogma or dialogue?

The emergence of smokeless tobacco in Sweden and now Norway should make the European Commission think twice about its decision to impose a ban, writes Steve Stotesbury.
added Oct 26, 2012 16:08

[Europe] MEPs look for smoking gun after Dalli resignation

Lawmakers in the European Parliament called yesterday (23 October) for the tobacco directive update to be published before the end of this year, amid requests for clarity surrounding the resignation of John Dalli as EU health commissioner last week.
added Oct 25, 2012 07:36
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