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[Japan] Tokyo Smoking Ban Could Shake Up Tobacco, Retail Markets

The Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly passed an ordinance Wednesday that essentially bans smoking inside 84 percent of the city’s bars and restaurants. The rule is seen as stricter than a bill under debate in the Japanese Diet, which would restrict smoking at
Bloomberg News
added Jun 29, 2018 22:04
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Australia Wins Landmark Trade Case on Tobacco Plain Packaging – Bold Strategy Is Spreading Worldwide

This victory for Australia provides a tremendous boost to the growing global movement to require that cigarettes and other tobacco products be sold in plain packaging, without colorful logos and other branding that attract youth, mislead consumers and in
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 29, 2018 21:10
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Justice Kennedy’s Important Antitrust Opinions

wrote the majority opinion on four significant antitrust cases while on the bench, two dealing with pricing practices...Brooke Group v. Brown & Williamson Tobacco, 1993 In the Brooke Group...
Law360
added Jun 29, 2018 21:05
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Marketing with tobacco pack onserts: a qualitative analysis of tobacco industry documents

onserts simultaneously seek to increase sales using materials that are novel, attractive and provide independent value, while undercutting public health messages about the risks of tobacco use using materials that repeat over time and are comparatively un
Tobacco Control
added Jun 29, 2018 20:29
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#Hookahlife: Social media posts spread misleading information on hookah use

study finds that Instagram users using #hookah or #shisha portray hookah use in an overwhelmingly positive manner, despite its serious health risks. Published in Health Education & Behavior, the study authors examined nearly 300 Instagram posts and found
EurekAlert
added Jun 29, 2018 20:21
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[Illinois] Durbin & Senators Press FDA To Protect Children From Addictive Vaping Products

Durbin (D-IL), along with 13 of his Senate colleagues, sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about JUUL e-cigarette vaping products, and other e-cigarettes with flavors like gummy bear, cotton candy, peanut butter cup, and cookies ‘
US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Jun 29, 2018 19:31
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Florida Man Dies from E-Cigarette Explosion

Authorities found a Florida man, who was only 38 years old, deceased in his St. Petersburg home. They responded to a fire alarm and found the victim with a “wound to his top lip area and areas of burns to his body,” according to CNN. The burns were later
The Legal Examiner
added Jun 29, 2018 14:42
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The US children working in tobacco fields: 'I wanted to help my mama'

Workers in tobacco are vulnerable to heat sickness, in temperatures which regularly reach 32C (89F); they risk injuries from sharp objects; and, if the Trump administration has its way, children will return to using the most toxic agrochemicals. Then th
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 29, 2018 14:33
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Flavors in Tobacco Products: What are the Potential Risks and Benefits to Public Health?

The current ANPRM is a new opportunity to look more broadly at the issue and consider all flavors, including menthol, as we comprehensively explore their public health impact and receive information to inform what regulatory action, if any, the FDA might
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jun 29, 2018 02:03
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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] The Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products is live!

The Secretariat of the [FCTC] is pleased to announce that with the ratification of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland the necessary number of Parties to the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products (the Protocol) has been
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 29, 2018 01:58
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