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[Malaysia] IDRIS: CAP: Gov't must say no to tobacco companies

The health and well-being of its citizens is priceless. The government has to walk its talk since it became a Party to the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in 2005.
Malaysiakini (my)
added Aug 16, 2012 02:27
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[Africa, Uganda] New tobacco law comes into force

The President’s signature means that the Tobacco Control Bill, 2014, that criminalises display of cigarettes at the point of sale, advertising, promotion and sponsorships of tobacco companies. The law also bans the sale of cigarettes to people under the
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Sep 28, 2015 18:35
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[Oregon] House Kills Steiner Hayward’s Smoke Shop Certification Bill

Rep. Brent Barton led six moderate Democrats to join with Republicans to support the cigar lobby, helping them to avoid paying any fees to the state for their certification, and perpetuating an unseemly state policy that steals money from the tobacco pre
The Lund Report
added Jul 4, 2015 11:33
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[Canada] Harper Government Implements Further Restrictions on Flavoured Cigars That Appeal to Youth

The changes follow the 2009 Cracking Down on Tobacco Marketing Aimed at Youth Act, which banned the use of certain additives, including flavours like chocolate and bubble gum, in cigarettes, little cigars and blunt wraps, thereby making them less attract
Government of Canada (ca)
added Jun 22, 2015 12:51
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Tobacco industry use of flavours to recruit new users of little cigars and cigarillos

Tobacco companies engaged in a calculated effort to blur the line between LCCs to increase the appeal to cigarette smokers, and the use of flavours facilitated these efforts. Bans on flavoured cigarettes should be expanded to include flavoured LCCs, and t
Tobacco Control
added Oct 30, 2014 14:48
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F.D.A. Will Propose New Regulations for E-Cigarettes

will propose sweeping new rules on Thursday that for the first time would extend its regulatory authority from cigarettes to electronic cigarettes, popular nicotine delivery devices that have grown into a multibillion-dollar business with virtually no fed
New York Times
added Apr 24, 2014 00:39
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GODSHALL: Impact of FDA Deeming Regulation on Public Health -- FDLI (Food and Drug Law Institute) Annual Conference April 23, 2013

a deeming regulation for e-cigarettes would threaten the lives of cigarette smokers and e-cigarette consumers, and would only protect existing cigarette and drug industry markets. FDA’s actions on e-cigarettes since 2009 have been unethical public health
Google Docs
added Sep 27, 2013 03:32
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[California] HODER: E-Cigarette Marketers Have an Eye on Teens

companies vying for a stake in the fast-growing e-cigarette business are clearly updating the playbook once used successfully by the tobacco industry to hook a new generation of tech-savvy young people. Countless celebrities — like Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate
New York Times Blogs
added Sep 6, 2013 15:37
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[UK] Back of pack health warnings make little impact on teen smokers

suggests research published online in Tobacco Control. Pictorial warnings work better than text alone, but if positioned on the back of the pack are less visible and less effective, say the researchers. In 2008 the UK became the third European Union cou
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Sep 4, 2013 12:40
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[North Carolina] Peer Efforts Contribute to Historic Low in NC Teen Smoking Rates

A DHHS press release notes an apparent correlation between tobacco prevention efforts and the lowered rates. Since September 2007, the release says, nearly 10,000 North Carolina high school and middle school youths have pledged to stay tobacco-free in a
Southern Pines (NC) Pilot
added Aug 13, 2012 11:53
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