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[Canada] Anti-smoking warnings getting a cold shoulder

Young adults are brushing off warnings that smoking will kill them, choosing instead to light up in social settings. This is helping to stall the decline in Canada's smoking rate, a new University of Waterloo report suggests. Researchers argue Canada mu
Kitchener-Waterloo (ONT) Record (ca)
added Jan 31, 2014 00:03
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[Canada] E-cigarettes take social scene by storm; pose headaches for regulators

Some proponents of e-cigarettes contest that assertion, suggesting e-cigarette juice containing nicotine is governed by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations of 2001. Health Canada disagrees. "That is wrong," one of the officials declares. "
Canadian Press
added Dec 24, 2013 01:01
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Comments on the Philip Morris-funded London Economics report “An analysis of smoking prevalence in Australia, Final”, November 2013 (PDF)

given the likely mode of effect of this policy, it is likely to be many years before an impact on the decline in prevalence can be accurately assessed. While statistics can be misused for political purposes, the laws of mathematics can be changed for no
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Nov 28, 2013 00:30
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Is This Beginning of the End for Combustible Cigarettes?

The common theme of yesterday's Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI) conference here was that it's not the nicotine that harms or kills smokers, it's the combustion/delivery, according to Bonnie Herzog, managing director of Beverage, Tobacco & Convenience S
Convenience Store News
added Oct 30, 2013 15:45
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FDA: No Surprises Planned for E-Cigarette Regs

While the agency has been putting the issue on its agenda for years, a proposed rule has now been sent to the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The due date had been set for the end of October, although an FDA press officer noted that the O
MedPage Today
added Oct 28, 2013 00:50
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MCCUTCHEON, ET AL., v. FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION (PDF)

Senator McConnell believes that all restrictions of this nature should be reviewed under strict scrutiny. To begin with, this is a severe restriction on political speech.
Supreme Court of the United States
added Oct 9, 2013 16:42
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Tobacco Companies Rejected by High Court in Florida Case

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected the tobacco industry’s appeal of a Florida ruling that may help thousands of smokers sue cigarette makers over smoking-related illnesses.
Bloomberg News
added Oct 8, 2013 03:59
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] 10 ASEAN countries are home to 10 percent of world’s adult smokers

The 10 ASEAN countries are home to 10 percent of the world’s 1.25 billion adult smokers with 17.3 million of them from the Philippines, a report of the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) showed. Based on the 2013 ASEAN Tobacco Control Atlas
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Sep 15, 2013 10:31
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[UK] October becomes ‘Swaptober’ for smokers

Nicolites is investing in a month-long ‘Swaptober’ nationwide advertising and marketing campaign to encourage smokers to quit traditional tobacco cigarettes.
SourceWire (uk)
added Sep 12, 2013 11:59
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[Florida] Punitive damages upheld in Miami-Dade County smoker case

Pointing to decades of efforts by the tobacco industry to mislead the public, a state appeals court Wednesday upheld a $25 million punitive-damages award against Lorillard Tobacco Co. The 3rd District Court of Appeal also said Lorillard should pay $8 mil
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Sep 5, 2013 06:56
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