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[Australia] The tobacco industry plays price games to make it even tougher to quit smoking

It is therefore unsurprising that the tobacco industry has a well-documented history of undermining regulations that seek to control the use and sale of tobacco for the benefit of public health. For instance, the largest tobacco companies have continued t
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 9, 2018 17:07
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AUDIO: FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb / POLITICO'S PULSE CHECK Episode 128

"All the great gains that we've made in this country, reducing smoking rates ... all of that will be reversed or lost if we can't address the youth use of e-cigarettes." FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is planning a crackdown on sales of e-cigarettes —
Politico
added Nov 9, 2018 16:56
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Andrew Cuomo plans to ban sale of flavored e-cigarettes in New York

The state Department of Health posted the regulations Wednesday but rescinded them to allow additional time for legal review.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 9, 2018 16:43
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U.S. to restrict e-cigarette flavors to fight teenage vaping 'epidemic'

next week will issue a ban on the sale of fruit and candy flavored electronic cigarettes in convenience stores and gas stations... The ban means only tobacco, mint and menthol flavors can be sold at these outlets, the agency official said, potentially dea
Reuters
added Nov 9, 2018 16:39
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New York to ban flavored e-cigarettes next year

the Cuomo administration plans to ban flavored e-cigarettes next year because so many kids are getting hooked on them. The state Health Department has issued regulations to prohibit the manufacture, sales and possession of the flavored e-smokes, which ha
New York Post
added Nov 9, 2018 16:16
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FDA plans curbs on e-cigarette sales over concerns about surge in teen vaping

As soon as next week, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is expected to announce a ban on the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes in tens of thousands of convenience stores and gas stations across the country, according to senior agency officials. The agency
Washington Post
added Nov 9, 2018 16:11
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ILO Ends Contracts With Tobacco Companies – Will It Be Forever?

(FCA) is confident that the ILO will ... ensure that it no longer accepts funding from the tobacco industry. The FCA also commends the ILO for its continued dedication to protecting the rights of workers within the tobacco sector and for the commitment
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:31
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Fla. Jury Says Engle Plaintiff Was Not Addicted ($$)

found the plaintiff was not addicted and thus disqualified as an Engle class member, capping a dispute so bitterly fought it made a judge leave after its second trial. The jury in Jacksonville, Florida, decided that Eddie Starbuck, the surviving spouse o
Law360
added Nov 9, 2018 03:28
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[Asia] Cities mull ban on e-cigarettes in public even though China is the biggest producer

Chen Yang (pseudonym), 10, enjoys puffing on the new device that she bought in a shop near her school. It's an e-cigarette, and popular among her classmates. Her mother was later astonished to find that e-cigarettes are common in shops near her school
Global Times (cn)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:16
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[France] Plain tobacco packaging, increased graphic health warnings and adolescents’ perceptions and initiation of smoking: DePICT, a French nationwide study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Plain packaging (PP) of tobacco products and increased graphic warnings may contribute to lower attractiveness of smoking... Conclusion Our findings suggest that PP and increased graphic warnings could contribute to changes in smoking norms and rates amon
Tobacco Control
added Nov 9, 2018 02:24
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