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[Kansas] Topeka Files Notice Of Appeal In Dispute Over Tobacco Age Restrictions ($$)

the city of Topeka. intends to appeal a March 22 holding by the Shawnee County District Court that struck down a city ordinance raising the minimum age for tobacco purchases from 18 to 21 (DWAGFYS Manufacturing Inc., et al. v. Topeka, No. 2018CV35, Kan.
Lexis Nexis
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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FDA warns more companies to stop misleading kids with e-liquids that resemble kid-friendly foods as part of Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan

today issued four new warning letters to manufacturers and retailers for selling e-liquids used in e-cigarettes with labeling and/or advertising that cause them to resemble kid-friendly food products, such as cereal, soda and pancakes. One of the companie
PR Newswire
added May 11, 2018 02:08
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[UK] VAPE NO WAY E-cigarettes could STOP smokers from quitting their deadly habit, experts warn

E-CIGARETTES could stop smokers from quitting their deadly habit if they are prescribed by a doctor, vaping companies have warned. They cautioned that allowing doctors to prescribe the devices as a stop-smoking tool could have a “detrimental effect” on
The Sun (uk)
added May 10, 2018 18:28
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Juuling: If you don’t know what it is, ask your kids ($$0

Sales have skyrocketed since the company launched in 2015. The San Francisco-based firm represents nearly 55 percent of the e-cigarette market, according to data from Wells Fargo. School administrators, law enforcement officials and health workers said
Washington Post
added May 10, 2018 17:59
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[Nepal] Cities and NCDs: The struggle toward a smoke-free Kathmandu

But it has much to reveal about how Bloomberg's foundation works in the area of public health. About 18.5 percent of the respondents in the 2013 Noncommunicable Diseases Risk Factors STEPS Survey in Nepal smoke tobacco, while 17.8 percent consume smokele
Devex
added May 10, 2018 17:51
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FDA's Hand Can't Be Forced On 'Natural' Tobacco Labeling ($$)

dismissed a case challenging the [FDA]’s allowance of the word “natural” in the product packaging and labeling of Natural American Spirit cigarettes. The plaintiff lacked standing to sue under Article III, § 2, of the U.S. Constitution, which limits feder
Law360
added May 10, 2018 17:48
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[Florida] Premium cigars have second chance to gain exemption from FDA regulation

The FDA has announced it is willing to reconsider the 2016 decision. It began accepting public input in March on whether premium cigars should be exempt from oversight. The comment period runs through June 25. In Tampa, known as Cigar City for its histo
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added May 10, 2018 17:32
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[UK] The £2bn fire-sale of a cigarette empire: Imperial Brands set to sell-off chunks of the company as it looks to focus on global vaping craze

Chief executive Alison Cooper said it was too early to say which parts of the business would be sold, but admitted vaping was now a big focus. The 52-year-old said: ‘When you have got a dynamic like this happening – the opportunity for consumers to swit
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 10, 2018 17:17
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Why Minnesota's 1998 tobacco settlement was a game-changer

So if you were the lead attorneys in this case, and your work is now being used around the world, what would you have done for an encore? Lead attorneys Mike Ciresi and Roberta Walburn went right from their success in the courtroom to the community, whe
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added May 10, 2018 02:22
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Don’t Even Think of Smoking Inside Your New York City Apartment ($$)

The smoking lamp is going out at co-ops and condos across New York City. Dozens of buildings caught up in the zeitgeist of green buildings and healthy living have voted to ban smoking even behind the doors of individual privately owned apartments in the
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 10, 2018 18:52
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