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Philip Morris Products S.A. Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

To Comment on the Philip Morris Products S.A. MRTP Applications You may submit comments including data, research, and other related information to docket FDA-2017-D-3001. On November 21, FDA issued a notice in the Federal Register extending the comment
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Nov 28, 2017 18:41
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[Asia-pacific] Blow to tobacco control treaty as industry wins tax fight in south-east Asia

The powerful tobacco lobby last year stopped proposed cigarette tax increases in Malaysia and Indonesia, while Vietnam waived all duties on dried tobacco imports from Cambodia, the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance said in a report released on Mond
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Nov 28, 2017 16:56
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Tobacco Industry Interference Index (PDF)

Summary Findings:... •While Philippines and Thailand have instituted concrete measures to prevent or reduce tobacco industry interference, there is not much improvement across the region. Many countries still have not implemented a procedure for disclosin
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Nov 28, 2017 16:53
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[Europe] Andriukaitis lashes out at tobacco industry, says it uses ‘tricks’ to bypass legislation

The tobacco industry is already feeling the pressure from the implementation of EU anti-tobacco legislation and is exploring ways to bypass it and mislead EU consumers, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis told EURACTIV.com in an i
EurActiv
added Nov 27, 2017 16:31
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[New York] Sen. Schumer Urges FDA to Regulate E-Cigarettes Immediately

In a statement, Sen. Schumer noted a study indicating that 20% of New York kids are using e-cigarettes. More than one in five high school students in the state used e-cigarettes last year. That rate is higher than the national average. In 2016, 11.3% o
USA Herald
added Nov 27, 2017 16:25
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Indonesia, where smoking is widespread, just placed tough restrictions on e-cigarettes

bitive restrictions on the sale of e-cigarette materials, and Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita last week offered an easy solution for the growing number of citizens using the products. They can just “become regular smokers,” he told local newspaper Kom
Washington Post
added Nov 27, 2017 16:23
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[North Carolina] Tobacco ads return to broadcast TV to warn consumers of cigarette risks

ads will run in major U.S. metropolitan areas, including Charlotte... cost several millions of dollars for each manufacturer. [RJR] has said that compliance could cost $20 million... manufacturers continue to spend more than $8 billion annually on the mar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 27, 2017 15:50
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[Minnesota] Hurt: Don't be fooled by Big Tobacco smokescreen

I have seen the same cycle repeated too many times. Spread the message they don't want you to hear, the true story of their history: what they knew, when they knew it and what they did about it. Help make the 21st century the time in history when Big Toba
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Nov 27, 2017 15:39
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[France] BNP Paribas Says It Will Stop Funding for Tobacco Industry

BNP Paribas SA will cease funding and advising tobacco companies, the latest financial firm to distance itself from the industry over health concerns. The French bank will halt transactions and investments related to the sector and “progressively diseng
Bloomberg News
added Nov 27, 2017 15:32
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[France] European Commission backs proposals to ban smoking in French films

However, the statement has received backlash from a number of film critics and some politicians. For cinema critic Serge Toubiana, banning smoking on the screen would be “an admission of the failure of all the public health policies” and that health pol
Verdict (uk)
added Nov 27, 2017 15:29
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