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[UK] Tobacco chief likens nicotine abolitionists to condom opponents

Philip Morris’s Calantzopoulos says argument has parallels with safe sex debate...concedes the way some ecigarette liquids are described and marketed is a ‘concern’ but says campaigns to curb sales to teenagers could backfire
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 3, 2018 08:36
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GLOBAL PROGRESS REPORT on Implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (PDF)

11. The implementation of the Convention is at crossroads. There are international developments that could provide impetus to WHO FCTC implementation, including the opportunities for integration with other horizontal programmes, such as those on NC
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 2, 2018 15:28
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[Switzerland, UK] Report by Public Health Experts Laments "Missed Opportunity" as World Health Organization Debates Global Tobacco Policy

authors of a new report, "No Fire, No Smoke: Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction," are fiercely criticizing the WHO's record. The public health experts accuse the WHO of failing to comply with international treaty obligations to back reduced-harm alter
PR Newswire
added Oct 2, 2018 15:12
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Don't treat e-cigarettes like cigarettes

a new Northwestern Medicine report published Friday, Sept. 28, in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research. Assuming e-cigarettes are equal to cigarettes could lead to misguided research and policy initiatives, the paper says.
EurekAlert
added Oct 2, 2018 15:10
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Battle for lungs and minds as tobacco control treaty meeting opens

A meeting on a global tobacco control treaty opened in Geneva Monday, with organisers scrambling to keep cigarette companies at bay, even as the industry demanded a seat at the table.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 2, 2018 04:41
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Florida Jury: Widow Entitled To $2.4 Million In Compensatory Damages ($$)

Although denying an award of punitive damages on Sept. 26, a Florida jury on Sept. 25 awarded the wife of a lung cancer victim $2.4 million in compensatory damages...
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 2, 2018 04:20
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Philip Morris Products S.A. Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

We anticipate making amendments received thus far publicly available over the next several months, and amendments received in the future will be made publicly available as they are redacted. On November 21, 2017, FDA issued a notice in the Federal Regist
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 2, 2018 03:59
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[Korea - South] Philip Morris sues South Korea over e-cigarette info disclosure

Philip Morris Korea Inc. said on Monday it has filed a lawsuit against the South Korean government, demanding the disclosure of information on a recent test that concluded electronic cigarettes contain harmful substances. An advertisment displaying L&M c
Reuters
added Oct 1, 2018 18:12
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[Massachusetts] Global Report Shows U.S. Ranks Last in Size of Cigarette Warnings; FDA Must Act Quickly to Close the Gap

Together, these two court decisions mean the FDA is still legally obligated to require graphic health warnings, using different images from those struck down by the D.C. Circuit. The U.S. District Court decision delivered in September means the FDA will b
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 1, 2018 17:38
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[Canada] Tobacco plain packaging momentum growing worldwide with 25 countries and territories moving forward with regulations

there is tremendous momentum worldwide for tobacco plain packaging. There are now 25 countries and territories moving forward with plain packaging, with 9 having adopted the measure and 16 working on it.
PR Newswire
added Oct 1, 2018 17:21
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