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GUZMAN: The FDA Pits Itself Against Big Tobacco

Hopefully, he and the FDA will be able to weather the inevitable backlash from his own party and the tobacco industry alike, and introduce crucial reforms in improving the health of Americans.
Diplomatic Courier
added Nov 28, 2018 23:09

[California] Lafayette considers ban on flavored tobacco products

Calling it “a serious public health crisis in our city,” Lafayette Vice Mayor Cameron Burks is urging the city to move toward banning the sale of flavored tobacco products. At Monday’s City Council meeting, Burks said he was concerned with the flavored t
East Bay (CA) Times
added Nov 28, 2018 22:44
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[Illinois] Tobacco 21 bill override falling short

The Senate was able to get enough votes to pass a bill banning anyone under 21 from getting tobacco and vaping products, but there might not be enough votes in the House to get the bill passed over the governor’s veto. Lawmakers returned to Springfield
Jacksonville (IL) Journal-Courier
added Nov 28, 2018 22:37

[UK] Right-wing think tank accused of promoting tobacco and oil industry “propaganda” in schools

The Institute of Economic Affairs’ magazine distributed to tens of thousands of British schoolchildren promotes tobacco tax cuts, climate change denial, tax havens, and privatising the NHS – but doesn’t say where its money comes from (uk)
added Nov 28, 2018 22:32

[Rhode Island] Fall River health officials consider raising tobacco-buying age to 21

No exceptions, the rule would say; you must be 21, no matter what, to buy cigarettes or vaping products in the city of Fall River. The city's Board of Health is meeting Wednesday afternoon at Government Center to discuss raising the minimum legal sales a
WPRI Fox 12 (East Providence, RI)
added Nov 28, 2018 22:29

[Canada] Couche-Tard ‘optimistic’ about alternative tobacco products, Juul pods

“Couche-Tard is focused on making sure we’re not part of the problem, so we’ve gone back and revisited our processes and practices around making sure that we don’t sell to underaged consumers, whether that be alcohol, tobacco or anything else,” Hannasch
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 28, 2018 22:25

[Connecticut] Greenwich student survey yields surprising results

Nearly 5 percent of eighth graders smoked an e-cigarette in the last 30 days, according to the survey. That percentage jumps to 13 percent of ninth-graders, and almost 36 percent of high school seniors reported vaping in the last month.
Greenwich (CT) Time
added Nov 28, 2018 22:17

[Germany] Electronic cigarette marketing and smoking behaviour in adolescence: a cross-sectional study [FREE FULL TEXT]

a considerable number of German teenagers are exposed to e-cigarette advertisement. There was a clear exposure–behaviour link, indicating that advertising contact was associated with different kinds of “vaping” and also smoking behaviour. Although causal
European Respiratory Journal
added Nov 28, 2018 19:11

[Germany, UK] Teenagers who see adverts for e-cigarettes more likely to smoke, including tobacco, study finds

Teenagers exposed to e-cigarette advertising are more likely to vape and smoke tobacco cigarettes, researchers have discovered. A study of 6,902 pupils from schools across Germany, published in the European Respiratory Society’s ERJ Open Research, found 3 (uk)
added Nov 28, 2018 19:10

[Germany] Exposure to e-cigarette adverts linked to teenagers using e-cigarettes and smoking

The study took place in Germany, where regulations around tobacco and e-cigarettes advertising are more permissive... Researchers say their work provides evidence that children and teenagers should be protected from the potential harms of smoking and usi
Medical Xpress (
added Nov 28, 2018 19:06
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