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Tobacco Or Medicinal Product? Europe Divided Over E-Cigarettes

The vote has set the stage for an e-cigarette tussle in Brussels. Will the council agree that e-cigarettes should be treated like tobacco? Or will the council continue to insist that e-cigarettes should be regulated as medicinal devices?
Radio Free Europe
added Oct 13, 2013 01:21
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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
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Tobacco firms to be hit by Russia smoking ban

Russia is set to bring in tough new tobacco rules could see shock images on cigarette packets and smoking banned in some public places.
ShareCast(uk)
added Sep 4, 2012 17:55
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[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
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[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
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[Washington] US surgeon general joins effort to reduce smoking in youths

Despite efforts to reduce smoking in Washington state, 70,000 youths smoke cigarettes and 50 start every day, according to state officials...
Seattle (WA) Times
added Jun 16, 2012 08:14
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[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
maltastar.com (mt)
added May 23, 2012 05:58
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Four country case studies now available in Russian language

Tobacco control in practice is a series of country case studies illustrating the implementation of various articles of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). These documents are now also available in Russian and focus on a specific a
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 1, 2015 12:15
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AF's updated policy further promotes tobacco-free environments

Now, an updated Air Force instruction, published in March, seeks to further reduce health impacts from smoking, the nation's leading cause of death. "The Air Force is committed to promoting Comprehensive Airman Fitness (CAF), and tobacco free living is a
U.S. Air Force
added Apr 1, 2015 18:04
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[China] Anti-tobacco lobby protests cigar-smoking robot in Transformers

. The campaigners asked the administration to "examine and limit" the number of smoking shots, and require all cinemas to run anti-smoking advertisements before the movie.
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 8, 2014 06:28
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