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Trinity Health and Other Investors Caution Smokefree Disney on Purchase of "Tobacco-Contaminated" Fox Movies

Disney shrank the number of its films with smoking to zero by 2017. But Fox, now a Disney acquisition target, has continued to release movies with tobacco imagery, which are proven to recruit millions of new, young smokers worldwide. Large-scale investor
GlobeNewswire
added Apr 26, 2018 11:53
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[Denmark] Jack up cigarette prices significantly to stop juvenile smokers, politicians urged

The best way to stop young people smoking is to price them out of the cigarette market. That seems to be the message from a new report complied by the prevention council, Vidensråd for Forebyggelse. The report’s authors examined all the scientific evide
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Apr 26, 2018 11:53
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[Illinois] Durbin & Senators Press JUUL Labs, Inc. For Answers On Marketing Addictive E-Cigarette Vaping Product To Teens, Urge FDA To Take Swift Action

“Your company’s popular vaping device (JUUL) and its accompanying flavored nicotine cartridges (JUULpods) are undermining our nation’s efforts to reduce tobacco use among youth and putting an entire new generation of children at risk of nicotine addicti
US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Apr 26, 2018 11:52
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[Connecticut] Blumenthal Commends FDA Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan

“This commendable crackdown holds Big Tobacco accountable for marketing these increasingly insidious products to children. But FDA must act immediately to halt deadly cycles of addiction before they begin – removing all kid-friendly e-cigarette and cigar
US Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
added Apr 26, 2018 11:51
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[Massachusetts] Hopkinton board raises tobacco age, bans plastic bags

With an 11-year-old student taking action to make sure his town is healthier, the Board of Health voted Monday night to increase the age to buy tobacco in town from 18 to 21. Logan Sullivan, a fifth-grader at Hopkins Schools, told the board Monday night
Metro West Daily News (Framingham, MA)
added Apr 26, 2018 11:51
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LETTER TO WALT DISNEY Re: Fox Searchlight movies(PDF)

Dear Mr. Iger: As investors representing $556 billion... Summary We propose the following steps to manage the public health risk posed by the Fox film acquisition, which align with recommendations from global health experts: (1) Extend The Walt D
Seventh Generation Interfaith CRI
added Apr 26, 2018 02:57
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Juul to Ramp Up Efforts to Combat Underage Use of E-Cigarettes ($$)

Juul Labs said Wednesday it would support state and federal measures that would restrict tobacco purchases to people age 21 and older. The company, one of the most popular sellers of such products in the U.S., also said it would spend money over the next
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 25, 2018 22:59
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Illinois Senate votes to raise minimum age to buy cigarettes, vaping devices to 21

Chicago Tribune
added Apr 25, 2018 22:44
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[UK] Teenager tells court he was put in a shop cellar so he could hand up illegal cigarettes to customers

Zanyar Mohammdi said he was recruited by fellow Kurds in a city restaurant the night before - but thought he would be helping with a delivery, a court heard. When he arrived at the Nottingham Mini Market in Hyson Green, he said that three men were pres
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Apr 25, 2018 20:34
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Juul E-Cigarettes Face FDA Probe

In addition to Juul, the agency mentioned e-cigarette brands myblu and KandyPens, saying they have similar characteristics that could facilitate youth use. An FDA spokesman declined to say whether the companies behind them had been contacted. “Juul Labs
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 25, 2018 20:26
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