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[Florida, Nebraska] D.C. Circuit: Tribal Corporations Not Exempt From Record Keeping ($$)

The record-keeping requirements of the Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Act (CCTA) “do not turn on any territorial determination,” and therefore, businesses incorporated under the laws of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska must still maintain data on the pur
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 9, 2018 15:31
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[Florida] Temporary D.C. court injunction stops larger warning labels on cigar boxes

By Aug. 10, premium cigars were to be packaged in boxes with new, larger health warnings. The cigar industry says this is costly and ruins boxes considered works of art. But on July 5, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia placed
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Jul 9, 2018 15:18
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[Africa] Kenya is making progress in cutting tobacco use, but the going is slow

A smaller proportion of Kenyans are using tobacco products but progress in the past six years has been slow, reveals a Nation Newsplex review of tobacco use data. This is despite the high taxes and laws that ban the sale of loose cigarette sticks and pub
Daily Nation (ke)
added Jul 9, 2018 14:58
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Population awareness of tobacco-related harms: implications for refreshing graphic health warnings in Australia

These findings reveal the limited awareness of many serious harms of tobacco, and the considerable potential for further educating Australians. Our findings can assist policy makers identify harms for which the potential for knowledge gains is greatest.
Medical Journal of Australia
added Jul 9, 2018 13:58
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[Asia, Israel] Yehuda Glick: Government is owned by Big Tobacco

Likud MK Yehuda Glick charged that the government is beholden to Big Tobacco after the ministerial committee for legislation scuttled his bill on Sunday that would have banned advertising for tobacco products. The bill would have prohibited advertising
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Jul 8, 2018 22:07
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Are you smoking? Automatic alert system helping people keep away from cigarettes

we describe the development of a novel smoking cessation system that combines motion detection and an Android software application to monitor smoking in real-time. In this system, a personalized smoking cessation plan will be created based on the goal of
Science Direct
added Aug 2, 2018 15:02
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VIDEO: STAFFORD: Flavor Spam | Fake Anti-Vaping Comments Flood FDA

FDA sources tell RegWatch; the spammed entry of over a quarter-million fake comments is “extraordinary” and “unprecedented”...Was it Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids? Find out – Only on RegWatch by RegulatorWatch.com
RegulatorWatch.com (ca)
added Jul 19, 2018 18:44
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[Africa, South Africa] How ‘Big Tobacco’ derailed Sars’ investigative ability

It’s a tragic tale of industrial espionage, profit-shifting schemes, disinformation, an alleged honeypot triple spy and questionable journalism. A new study attributing the loss of R7 billion to the fiscus through the illicit trade of tobacco and cigaret
The Citizen (za)
added Jul 29, 2018 22:57
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Indonesia] Govt 'wasted budget' on WTO tobacco packaging dispute, says YLKI

The Indonesian Consumers Foundation (YLKI) has criticized the government for “wasting the state budget” on challenging Australia’s plain tobacco packaging law... Tulus said the WTO decision was foreseeable and accused the government of not supporting int
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 10, 2018 13:10
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FDA Can't Compel New Tobacco Co. Warning Labels Yet ($$)

Cigar and pipe-tobacco makers received a reprieve Thursday from a looming deadline for the placement of new, larger health warnings on packages and ads when a federal judge, citing a recent Supreme Court decision, halted the U.S. Food and Drug Administrat
Law360
added Jul 8, 2018 02:42
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