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court victory means fda must act fast to put graphic warnings on cigarettes

The recent ruling is “a major victory for the nation’s health and the fight against tobacco,” according to a statement by Truth Initiative® and the seven other public health and medical groups that filed the lawsuit in October 2016. Here’s why: Current
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 18, 2018 21:33
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FDA Ad Campaign Hopes to Extinguish E-Cigarette Use Among Teens

The new program, called "The Real Cost" Youth E-Cigarette Prevention Campaign, is targeted at the nearly 11 million at-risk teens, aged 12 to 17. The effort will include digital, social media and school ads. "The new campaign we're announcing today seek
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 18, 2018 21:29
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[Asia] WHO calls Pakistan to introduce uniform tobacco taxation structure

(WHO) has called upon the government of Pakistan to simplify tobacco taxation through a uniform tax structure; increase tobacco taxation to 70% of the retail price; and immediately withdraw the third tier of taxation introduced by the previous government
The News (pk)
added Sep 18, 2018 21:11
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[UK] Council warned market smoke ban ‘unlawful’

BARNSLEY Council has been warned by lawyers its plan to ban the sale of smoking goods from its prestigious new market complex is ‘legally defective’ and ‘unlawful’ and stands accused of interfering with ancient rights.
Barnsley Chronicle (uk)
added Sep 18, 2018 21:09
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[UK] Sheffield council targets shisha users in health campaign

A council has launched a health campaign aimed at shisha users, likening smoking it for an hour to smoking 100 cigarettes. Since June, Sheffield City Council has prosecuted a number of bars across the city, issuing £15,000 in fines for breaking a ban on
BBC Online
added Sep 18, 2018 21:08
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Item development and performance of tobacco product and regulation perception items for the Health Information National Trends Survey

A “don’t know” response option is helpful for items assessing many emerging tobacco products, but presents several analytic challenges that should be carefully considered. Multiple items assessing specific tobacco product and regulation perception items
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 18, 2018 19:10
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FDA's Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan

a series of actions to stop youth use of tobacco products, especially e-cigarettes, with special focus on three key areas: Preventing youth access to tobacco products Curbing marketing of tobacco products aimed at youth; and Educating teens about the dan
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Sep 18, 2018 18:06
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FDA acknowledges youth e-cigarette use has hit epidemic proportions

an epidemic requires urgent and serious action, and the FDA must not cede its authority to the industry. Asking the tobacco industry to come up with solutions is the proverbial case of asking the fox to guard the hen house. After decades, there is no ev
PR Newswire
added Sep 18, 2018 04:03
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GLANTZ: Heated tobacco products: another tobacco industry global strategy to slow progress in tobacco control

the latest round of heated tobacco products fits into and supports the tobacco companies’ political efforts to avoid meaningful regulation and protect their ability to sell all their products – including conventional cigarettes. We see these products as
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 18, 2018 03:45
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Stopping the tobacco epidemic in low-and-middle income countries

At the upcoming Eighth session of the Conference of the Parties to the WHO FCTC, countries from around the world will consider a carefully drafted, cost-effective Global Strategy for Tobacco Control, to help them step up their national efforts to stop th
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Sep 17, 2018 17:04
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