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Packaging colour research by tobacco companies: The pack as a product characteristic (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

FDA should require full-length SE reports, rather than streamlined “Same Characteristics” reports, for all SE submissions with any color changes to the product’s packaging and labeling, and should conduct Social Science reviews that consider the public
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 23, 2016 20:09
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New Product Marketing Blurs the Line Between Nicotine Replacement Therapy and Smokeless Tobacco Products

Tobacco companies have started to market nicotine replacement therapies (NRT). As a result, a variety of products are coming into the market, such as chewing gum, lozenges and snus packages, affecting regulations that are placed on smoking cessation pro
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 30, 2016 22:43
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] South Korea came up with a plan to cut down smoking. The opposite happened.

government launched an initiative to up the price of cigarettes...bump the average price of a pack of cigarettes...New no-smoking zones and required health warnings on labels would follow. Moon predicted that South Koreans would buy 34 percent fewer ciga
Washington Post
added Aug 2, 2016 15:01
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GLANTZ: More evidence that e-cigarettes pollute the air and expose bystanders

Significantly, as Czogala and colleagues note, despite the lower level of nicotine pollution that e-cigarettes produce, people exposed to this air have similar levels of cotinine (a measure of the amount of nicotine taken into their bodies) as people exp
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 26, 2016 18:18
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[Oceania] Tiny Vanuatu approves world’s largest tobacco pack warnings

Vanuatu has joined Nepal with the world’s largest graphic health warnings (GHWs) on tobacco packages, covering 90 percent of the pack surface. Officials in Vanuatu responsible for the measure say that they also considered implementing plain packaging (
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jul 20, 2016 21:14
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Tobacco industry response to menthol cigarette bans in Alberta and Nova Scotia, Canada [FREE FULL TEXT]

The redesign of menthol packs to connote ‘smooth’ taste and flavouring may undermine the public health benefits of the menthol ban. ... may indicate the beginnings of market testing by tobacco companies, or conversely, might suggest that menthol replaceme
Tobacco Control
added Jul 20, 2016 09:55
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Tobacco control in Thailand means creative approaches to quitting

Here’s how the Asian nation dramatically curbed tobacco usage and got 91% of smokers to support harsher action against cigarettes...due to a combination of political commitment, restrictive laws, health warnings and tax hikes – plus the leadership of grou
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2016 09:43
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[Indiana] Mike Pence, Cigarette Truther

carried the tobacco industry’s water, denying the dangers of cigarettes, opposing government regulation, and slashing smoking cessation efforts. In return, they rewarded him with more than $100,000 in campaign donations.
Think Progress (blog)
added Jul 15, 2016 02:35
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where we stand: little cigars, cigarillos and cigars

Given their well-documented appeal to youth, all flavors, including menthol, should be eliminated from little cigars, cigarillos and other cigar products. The marketing of all cigar products should be restricted so that it does not target or appeal to you
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:34
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A study of pyrazines in cigarettes and how additives might be used to enhance tobacco addiction [FREE FULL TEXT]

ingredients with chemosensory effects that promote addiction by acting synergistically with nicotine, increasing product appeal, easing smoking initiation, discouraging cessation or promoting relapse should be regulated by the US Food and Drug Administrat
Tobacco Control
added Jun 22, 2016 13:30
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