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Impact of the WHO FCTC on non-cigarette tobacco products [FREE FULL TEXT]

Future work should address the deep-rooted social acceptance of NCTP, the laxity in their control, their exclusion from regulations in some countries and the failure to subject them to increased taxation. Control measures should also specifically target t
Tobacco Control
added Jul 31, 2018 22:36
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Productivity burden of smoking in Australia: a life table modelling study [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study highlights the potential health and productivity gains that may be achieved from further tobacco control measures in Australia via application of PALYs, which are a novel, and readily estimable, measure of the impact of health and health risk
Tobacco Control
added Jul 31, 2018 22:33
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more than 760,000 children protected by nationwide smoke-free housing policy

In addition to protection from secondhand smoke exposure, studies indicate that smoke-free homes encourage smokers to quit and reduce the number of cigarettes they consume per day. One study suggests that HUD’s smoke-free policy will increase quitting ra
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:36
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DR. CHERYL HEALTON OF NEW YORK UNIVERSITY JOINS ACTION ON SMOKING AND HEALTH BOARD OF TRUSTEES

pleased to welcome Dr. Cheryl Healton to its Board of Trustees. Her extensive experience in public health will be a remarkable asset to ASH as we work towards zero deaths from tobacco. Dr. Cheryl Healton is the Dean of the New York University College of
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Aug 7, 2018 18:20
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United States Supreme Court Decides South Dakota V. Wayfair, Overrules Decades Of Precedent For Taxation Of Remote Sales And Imposes New Responsibilities For Internet And Other Remote Sellers Of Tobacco Products

means that remote sellers could be required to collect and remit taxes for sales, even if they do not have a physical presence in the consumer’s state. Although the decision in Wayfair dealt only with sales taxes, it seems that the Court’s rationale could
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jul 31, 2018 21:53
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Deeming Regulations Litigation Update–U.S. District Court For The District Of Columbia Expected Forum For Three Appointments Clause Challenges

The FDA has advanced in its “procedural maneuvering” in three constitutional challenges to the Deeming Regulations. The challenges – premised on the First Amendment and on the Appointments Clause – were filed by vapor-industry plaintiffs represented by t
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jul 31, 2018 21:50
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[New York] AUDIO: HORNER: An Anniversary Of A Public Health Achievement

Last week was the 15th anniversary of a law that has helped to dramatically improve the public’s health. Despite the intense opposition from the tobacco industry and its front groups, on July 24, 2003 a state law was approved that prohibited smoking in m
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (Albany, NY)
added Jul 31, 2018 20:45
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Dr. Cheryl Healton of New York University Joins Action on Smoking and Health Board of Trustees

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH US) is pleased to welcome Dr. Cheryl Healton to its Board of Trustees. Her extensive experience in public health will be a remarkable asset to ASH as we work towards zero deaths from tobacco.
PR Newswire
added Jul 31, 2018 07:43
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GLANTZ: Incorporating best practices from tobacco control into California’s cannabis regulations still needed

Dan Orenstein, Candice Bowling, and I submitted this public comment... Incorporating best practices from tobacco control into California’s cannabis regulations is necessary to protect public health by restricting harmful product formulations, ensuring ind
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 31, 2018 07:34
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[UK] Sunderland has the second highest number of adult smokers in England

Health chiefs and council bosses have agreed to reform an alliance to tackle tobacco... Recent smoking prevalence data from Public Health England for 2017 showed Sunderland had risen to 22.7% from 18% the previous year falling behind Kingston upon Hull (2
ChronicleLive (uk)
added Jul 30, 2018 16:43
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