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[UK] Retailers reminded about new tobacco control laws

Retailers are being reminded to make sure that all tobacco products are out of view from the public when stores open on Monday next week.
The Information Daily (formerly eGov monitor - A Policy Dialogue Platform) (uk)
added Jul 21, 2012 15:09
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MISHRA: Bhutan's Tobacco Politics

Nepal News (np)
added Jan 1, 2012 00:00
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[Canada] PICARD: The health hazards of vaping are overblown

In other words, harm is reduced. Yet public-health officials are quite divided on vaping. Far too many have embraced an abstinence-only approach rather than a harm-reduction philosophy. This is curious because no one knows better than public-health exper
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:57
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[Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar struggles to kick a deadly addiction

shows red-stained teeth, the mark of the long-time betel user. “If you chew three continuously, it’s equal to smoking a pack of cigarettes,” ... Today there are about 600 million betel users worldwide — most of them in Asia. The WHO ranks it as the fourth
GlobalPost
added Sep 19, 2014 16:02
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White House weakened draft of FDA's proposed tobacco regulations

weakened language detailing health risks from cigars and deleted restrictions that might have prevented online sales of e-cigarettes...Office of Management and Budget, which analyzes the potential economic consequences of proposed regulations, deleted lan
Reuters
added Jun 25, 2014 06:42
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GLANTZ: Contradicting the science it cites, FDA decides against warning cigar users about reproductive dangers

The FDA’s decision to drop this warning is inconsistent with the FDA’s own summary of the scientific evidence on the health effects of tobacco smoke There is strong scientific evidence to support inclusion of this “fifth” warning, including
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 7, 2014 23:34
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ALCORN: Redefining public health in New York City

“We have really the nation's first and maybe the world's first public health mayor, who has made clear that he is willing to take controversial positions if they're going to improve the health of his citizens.” Of all Bloomberg's legacies to New York, len
The Lancet (uk)
added Jun 21, 2012 08:42
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FDA's misplaced priorities: premarket review under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act

We conclude that FDA has not implemented the premarket review process in a manner that prioritises the protection of public health. In particular, FDA has (1) prioritised the review of premarket applications that allow for the introduction of new tobacco
Tobacco Control
added Apr 11, 2016 22:50
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[Korea - South] Korea's 2015 cigarette tax increases

This commentary suggests two lessons for public finance practitioners. Substantive tax increases are crucial to reducing tobacco use... Second, as a rule of thumb, governments cannot afford to neglect the annual increases that ensure that tobacco taxes do
Tobacco Control
added Feb 12, 2015 10:47
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State of Tobacco Control 2015 - Federal Grades: Highlights

(FDA) must finalize the regulation that would extends its authority over all tobacco products; FDA must issue product standards governing the design and content of tobacco products; Congress must increase and equalize tobacco taxes across all products.
American Lung Association
added Jan 21, 2015 06:09
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