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what 2017’s first congressional appropriations deal means for tobacco control

provides money for critical Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state programs and ensures that the Tips From Former Smokers™ campaign will continue. The bill also excludes policy riders intended to erode the Food and Drug Administration’s authorit
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 8, 2017 14:18
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Southeast Asia a smoker's paradise no more

Governments are clamping down on tobacco use as concerns over medical costs rise / Moves to restrict tobacco use have smokers and tobacco companies up in arms across.
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added May 8, 2017 14:08
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[USA] LEADING FROM UP NORTH How Canada Is Solving the Menthol Tobacco Problem (PDF)

How did our neighbor to the North become a global leader in tackling the problem of regulating menthol tobacco? And what lessons can we learn from Canada’s experience in adopting and implementing restrictions on the sale of menthol flavored tobacco pro
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added May 8, 2017 14:05
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Global economic cost of smoking-attributable diseases [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoking imposes a heavy economic burden throughout the world, particularly in Europe and North America, where the tobacco epidemic is most advanced. These findings highlight the urgent need for countries to implement stronger tobacco control measures to a
Tobacco Control
added May 7, 2017 20:16
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[Georgia (Country)] UN supports comprehensive tobacco-control legislation in Georgia

Representatives of the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) called a press conference today to support the adoption of the Tobacco-Control Law in Georgia. UN representatives stressed that the draft legislation
Agenda.ge (ge)
added May 5, 2017 18:14
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[Africa, Nigeria] Activist accuses tobacco industry of ‘aggressive attempt’ to derail anti-smoking law

Oluwafemi said the industry had been coercing government officials to advocate on their behalf, interfering in policy making through trade committees and third parties, and aggressively lobbying and bribing policy makers. “As we speak today, there is an a
Premium Times (ng)
added May 5, 2017 18:10
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[France] PLAIN PACKAGING DOESN’T DETER FRENCH SMOKERS

New figures show an increase in the number of smokers despite efforts by the French government to stamp out smoking.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added May 5, 2017 16:46
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Sexual and Gender Minority College Students and Tobacco Use in Texas

Findings underscore the need for the FDA and other health agencies to tailor health communication efforts specific to SGM populations pertaining to the risks and harms surrounding tobacco product use.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 5, 2017 16:37
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Tackling Tobacco: April 2017 Legislative & Regulatory Roundup

Tobacco legislation and regulation is constantly under review at the local, state and federal levels. In this monthly roundup, Convenience Store News highlights the latest proposals and approved changes happening across the United States.
Convenience Store News
added May 5, 2017 16:05
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how do adults view and use e-cigarettes?

new survey released today by Truth Initiative®, nearly half of current and recent former smokers age 21 and older have tried e-cigarettes...comes on the heels of the [FDA's] decision to delay enforcement of key parts of a rule finalized last year that wou
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 5, 2017 01:50
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