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FDA's misplaced priorities: premarket review under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act

Despite the premarket review requirements, there is evidence that the tobacco industry is introducing new products that have not been authorised by FDA, and the agency has yet to take an action to stop or prevent this practice despite the fact that the i
Tobacco Control
added May 28, 2016 17:07

[Central America] Tobacco industry success in Costa Rica: The importance of FCTC Article 5.3 [FREE FULL TEXT] (PDF)

Conclusions—The Costa Rica experience demonstrates the importance of vigorous implementation of FCTC Article 5.3 which insulates public health policymaking from industry interference.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 4, 2016 22:12

[Kentucky] Whistleblower Stanton Glantz Reflects on Tobacco Control Progress, Emerging Challenges

On April 28, Glantz addressed unfinished business in the fight against tobacco and identified modern threats posed by the tobacco industry during his keynote address at the Kentucky Center for Smoke-Free Policy’s annual conference titled “Mobilizing an Ar
University of Kentucky
added Apr 29, 2016 09:28

[Europe] Germany: tobacco graphic health warnings to finally turn the tide?

Germany is set to introduce graphic health warnings. Despite tentative progress in recent years, Germany has historically been one of Europe’s poster children for tobacco control legislative failure. That reputation may begin to change from 20 May, when
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 16, 2016 11:13

Slovenia looks to tighten tobacco rules as effects of 2007 law fade ($$)

Slovenia is expected to get new restrictions on tobacco products, including regulation of electronic cigarettes, as the Health Ministry works to reverse a rebound in the number of smokers in recent years.
Slovenian Press Agency (STA) (si)
added Feb 21, 2016 16:30

LETTER to Dept. of Justice re: BAT in Africa (PDF)

We request the Department of Justice investigate BAT's alleged bribery to determine whether it violated the terms of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. On November 30, 2015, a British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) documentary 2 revealed that BAT alleged
Corporate Accountability International
added Feb 5, 2016 21:29

Turkmenistan president outlaws all sale of tobacco products, effectively banning smoking altogether

A new decree allegedly bans the sale of all tobacco products, with shops facing a fine of up to £1,200 (or 6,900 manats in Turkmen currency) if they are caught selling cigarettes. Chrono-TM, an independent website reporting on Turkmen affairs from outsid
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 20, 2016 01:41

FTC should collect and release detailed information on e-cigarette marketing and promotions

We just submitted the following public comment to the FTC regarding its proposal to monitor e-cigarette marketing. This is not only valualbe in its own right, but would also provide useful information to the FDA should the Obama Administration actually
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 28, 2015 04:00

Tobacco control and the World Trade Organization: mapping member states’ positions after the framework convention on tobacco control

during the past decade tobacco firms have been marginalised from the domestic policy-making process in many countries, which has forced them to look for other ways and forums to influence decision-making. Furthermore, the finding that almost all recent op
Tobacco Control
added Nov 20, 2015 16:21

GLANTZ: When listening to what CDC people say about e-cigs, pay attention to their caveats

I contacted both Brian King and Terry Pechacek to see if this is an accurate understanding....neither person said that e-cigarettes are harmless. What they did say (and which I agree with) is that: If smokers switched entirely to e-cigarettes things w
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 22, 2015 14:28
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