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[Asia] Sri Lanka to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes, tobacco products

as a result of the direct and indirect harm caused by the use of tobacco, it has been estimated that the death toll in Sri Lanka annually exceeds 25,000. The programs implemented for the prevention of the use of tobacco and alcohol throughout the past ha
LankaPage.com
added Apr 15, 2018 16:24
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[UK] History in the making

The event, which was staged by the New Statesman magazine in association with Philip Morris International...set out to address the question: How long until smoking is history [in England]?
Tobacco Reporter
added Apr 15, 2018 00:13
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GLANTZ: FDA Should Facilitate Investigational New Drug Applications (IND) for Commercially Available Electronic Nicotine Delivery Devices

ues and I just submitted this public comment to the FDA Nicotine Steering Committee...Recommendations: Develop IND guidelines that are based on relative toxicity of ENDS compared to tobacco cigarette smoking, based on emissions testing. If ENDS emission
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 14, 2018 21:19
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[California] GLANTZ: RJR isn’t bragging about its single-handed backing of effort to overturn SF tobacco flavor ban

has single-handedly financed the referendum – Proposition E on the June ballot -- to overturn San Francisco’s prohibition on flavored tobacco products (to the tune of $3.5 million so far). They certainly don’t brag about it on their internet ads like th
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 14, 2018 21:13
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Who is the target? Package health warnings and the role of market segmentation [FREE FULL TEXT]

While the extant literature concerning health warnings on tobacco packaging is considerable, future research could further account for the role of market segmentation to evaluate which themes and message content appear most effective. One direction for fu
Tobacco Control
added Apr 14, 2018 01:47
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Unraveling FDA’s Recent Flurry Of Tobacco Activity ($$)

adopting and implementing a rule in any of these areas will be a time-consuming process. While Congress gave the FDA authority to promulgate the Deeming Rule in June 2009, the first product application deadline for deemed products is now August 2021, more
Law360
added Apr 14, 2018 00:30
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[Alaska] Opening statements begin in Bethel tobacco trial

On Wednesday, Dolores Hunter vs. Phillip Morris USA went to trial for the third time in seven years. The trial could have wide-reaching implications for the tobacco company. In their opening statements, the attorneys chose to focus on the legacy of a sin
Alaska Public Media
added Apr 13, 2018 15:25
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[Florida] RJR to Blame for Smoker's Nearly Half-Century Cigarette Addiction, COPD, Atty Argues

A Florida woman’s nearly half-century cigarette addiction was so powerful, she was unable to quit smoking despite 15 years of progressively worsening lung disease, the woman’s attorney said as trial opened Wednesday against R.J. Reynolds. Rozar v. R.J. Re
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 13, 2018 14:56
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[Asia, China] State Media Blames Cooking, Secondhand Smoke for Lung Cancer

Cooking fumes and secondhand smoke may be responsible for a rising incidence of lung cancer in China’s nonsmoking women, the Ministry of Science and Technology’s newspaper reported Thursday. The article follows a report published earlier this year by t
Sixth Tone (cn)
added Apr 13, 2018 14:54
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Impact of New York City’s 2014 Increased Minimum Legal Purchase Age on Youth Tobacco Use

Public Health Implications. Other cities and states currently raising their MLPA for tobacco may need to pay close attention to policy enforcement and conduct enhanced monitoring of retailer compliance to achieve the full benefits of the policy.
American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 12, 2018 19:57
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