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Legacy Urges the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to Place Restrictions on All Tobacco Products

The FDA Must Regulate Emerging Products With Particular Appeal to Youth Such as Little Cigars, Hookah and E-cigarettes
American Legacy Foundation
added Aug 12, 2014 15:01

Continued implications of taxing roll-your-own tobacco as pipe tobacco in the USA

smokers who would otherwise quit will continue to have a low-cost alternative product available for purchase. Potential solutions include: (1) US Treasury Department distinguishing between RYO and pipe tobacco based on physical characteristics and (2) cha
Tobacco Control
added Apr 11, 2014 15:33

FDA and NIH create first-of-kind Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science

Despite decades of work to reduce tobacco use in the United States, it continues to be the leading cause of preventable death and disease. A new, first-of-its-kind regulatory science tobacco program, TCORS is designed to generate research to inform the r
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
added Sep 23, 2013 10:42

[Malaysia] No more discounts on cigarette packets

From next month, retailers are banned from offering discounts on the price of cigarettes and can only sell packets of 20-sticks.
New Straits Times (my)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:47

[Connecticut] Blumenthal Statement On CDC's New Report About Youth Smoking

"Today, the CDC has released new evidence that proves we must redouble our efforts against big tobacco. Declines in cigarette smoking among our youth are only buffered by increases in other forms of tobacco use - like flavored cigars,"
US Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
added Aug 12, 2012 17:24

[India] Noida village bans gutkha, fine on sellers

A Noida village panchayat has passed a bizarre order to make its area tobacco-free. On Sunday, a panchayat was held in Sarfabad village wherein the elders discussed how youth in their 20s have been suffering from critical diseases.
Times of India
added Jul 22, 2012 19:48

[China] Gates spearheads anti-smoking push

the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has launched the first-ever anti-smoking social media campaign in China to raise public awareness, particularly of secondhand smoking. . . . "Say No to Forced Smoking"
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 9, 2012 11:40

[Malta] 20,000 Maltese in Ex-Smokers Campaign

On the occasion of an event at the smoke-free children playing field in Ħaż-Żebbuġ Malta, European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy John Dalli said that “I am delighted with the response to date” said Commissioner Dalli. “I am particularly ple (mt)
added May 23, 2012 05:58

Effect of price changes in little cigars and cigarettes on little cigar sales: USA, Q4 2011–Q4 2013

Our results suggest that US cigarette smokers are avoiding the high cost of cigarettes by switching to lower priced little cigars. Increasing and equalising prices among comparable products, like cigarettes and little cigars, may motivate cost-conscious s
Tobacco Control
added Sep 11, 2015 01:31

Pleasure Factor May Override New Tobacco Rules

Buried deep in the federal government’s voluminous new tobacco regulations is a little-known economic analysis ...The obscure formula would have a perverse effect, experts said. The more successful regulators are at reducing smoking, the more it hurts the
New York Times
added Aug 6, 2014 14:00
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