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Federal study cites tobacco flavorings' appeal to minors

some anti-smoking advocates say the study’s impact is limited because it doesn’t specify which flavors are raising concerns besides menthol...Reynolds Vapor Co., maker of the top-selling U.S. e-cig brand Vuse, is testing crema, rich mint, mint and chai fl
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 3, 2015 19:45

Proposed Bill Could Bring Connecticut Tobacco to Cuba

Democrat Chris Murphy held a round table discussion with Connecticut tobacco growers to hear their take on the issue. ... The Freedom to Export to Cuba Act would also remove a president’s authority to impose future embargoes, and repeal the prohibition on
NBC Connecticut
added Oct 2, 2015 21:27

[New York] Uruguay President vs. Big Tobacco

“Health is a human right,” President Vázquez said in his remarks at the General Assembly. “It is unethical to prioritize commercial aspects at the expense of a fundamental human right.”
WorldCrunch (fr)
added Oct 2, 2015 20:21

[Asia-pacific, Georgia, North Carolina] Burr& Tillis Respond To Administration’s Partisan TPP Tobacco Carve-Out

“By carving out tobacco from the TPP, the Obama Administration is discriminating against an entire agricultural commodity, setting a dangerous precedent for future trade agreements,” said Senator Tillis. “Congress granted the President trade promotion a
added Oct 2, 2015 14:19

[Europe] FANKEL: In RJR case, Supreme Court to decide if RICO reaches abroad

Court’s answer to that question could have important consequences not just for global businesses like RJR but also for human rights plaintiffs shut out of court by the justices’ 2013 decision in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, which said victims of atroc
added Oct 2, 2015 13:45

[Connecticut] EDITORIAL: Set 21 as the legal smoking age

The bill, called the Tobacco to 21 Act, is a move that’s long overdue. It’s no hyperbole on the senator’s part when he says the bill would save “thousands of lives and millions of dollars by snuffing out smoking before it starts.”
Connecticut Post
added Oct 2, 2015 13:42

[Asia-pacific, North Carolina] GOP senators warn Obama on tobacco carve-out

A pair of North Carolina Senate Republicans said Thursday that targeting tobacco in a sweeping trans-Pacific trade agreement puts congressional approval at risk. Sens. Thom Tillis and Richard Burr argued that they will work to defeat the 12-nation Trans
The Hill
added Oct 2, 2015 11:39

[UK] Shocking new figures reveal the extent of damage to children smoking in cars causes

The test found even with the window open, levels were more than 100 times higher than recommended safety guidelines. And with windows closed and the fans on, levels were more than 200 times the safe limits. Levels of poisonous carbon monoxide were two
Western Daily Press (uk)
added Oct 2, 2015 11:28

[Asia, Asia-pacific] Tobacco Industry Interference Index / 2015 ASEAN Report on Implementation of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Article 5.3 (PDF)

Main Findings Interference from the tobacco industry remains a big problem in countries in the ASEAN region. There is marginal improvement in the implementation of Article 5.3 in the region. There is no change in the overall ranking of the countries: Brun
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Oct 2, 2015 11:05

LETTER: BATES: PHE is obliged to challenge false risk perceptions created by poor science and sensationalist communication

I fear that many well-meaning public health activists do not really understand how regulation and markets interact, and that getting tough on harm reduction is little different to promoting harm.
British Medical Journal
added Oct 2, 2015 10:46
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