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House Appropriations Committee Cuts Funding for CDC’s Life-Saving Tobacco Control Programs

the committee approved a bill that cuts funding for the CDC’s tobacco control programs by nearly a quarter, threatening the continued success of the CDC’s highly effective initiatives to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit. Last week, the Appr
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 20, 2017 18:37
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[UK] Bosses 'should let staff vape at desk to cut smoking rates': Plan comes as health chief pledge to cut the number who light up to 12% in five years

Bosses should consider allowing workers to use e-cigarettes at their desks to cut smoking rates, according to Government plans. Health chiefs yesterday pledged to slash smoking rates from 15.5 per cent to 12 per cent in five years. They said vaping was
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 02:24
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SIEGEL: IN MY VIEW: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is Deliberately Lying to the Public

The truth is that the Bishop-Cole bill would not exempt e-cigarettes from FDA review of their public health impact. All it does is to prevent the FDA from requiring expensive and burdensome pre-market applications in order for e-cigarettes to remain on t
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jul 18, 2017 22:51
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House Committee Looks to Dilute Tobacco Control Act

The U.S. House Appropriations Committee ...approved a rider to the agriculture funding bill that would exempt certain cigars from FDA's authority and weaken its regulatory oversight over e-cigarettes, little cigars, and hookah tobacco.
MedPage Today
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] A law gone up in smoke

In a surprising move, the ministries of tourism and health, the Greater Amman Municipality and the Jordan Restaurant Association reached an “agreement” whereby hundreds of restaurants and cafés will no longer be fined for allowing smoking the hubble bubb
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:30
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House panel seeks to block FDA 'vaping' rules

A House panel is again trying to exempt increasingly popular e-cigarettes from new Food and Drug Administration rules. The legislation approved Wednesday by the Republican-controlled Appropriations Committee would prevent the FDA from requiring retroacti
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 13, 2017 14:06
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Should e-cigarettes be exempt from FDA rules? A House panel says yes

The legislation approved Wednesday by the Republican-controlled Appropriations Committee would prevent the FDA from requiring retroactive safety reviews of e-cigarettes already on the market. It would exempt some premium and large cigars from those same r
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 13, 2017 00:57
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[Alaska] Anchorage Assembly resolution calls for regulations on allowing pot consumption in retail stores

urged state marijuana regulators to pass laws allowing tourists and locals to smoke or consume marijuana in retail shops, saying it's a problem that tourists and locals can buy commercial pot products but can't legally smoke it outside of private homes.
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Jul 12, 2017 09:15
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[Australia] SCOTT: No worries with the durries at city stadium

The knuckle-dragging decision that Venues NSW snuck through last week will no doubt be defended through arguments about the term ‘spectator areas’. Section 6A of the Smoke-free Environment Act 2000 states that smoking is banned in spectator areas at publ
Newcastle Herald (au)
added Jul 10, 2017 00:54
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CRIPE: Clean air for all / Time to rally for those left behind by Indiana's smokefree law

July 1 marked the five-year anniversary of Indiana's 2012 smokefree air law....To this day, unless covered by stronger local ordinances,the employees of bars, casinos, private clubs and fraternal organizations in Indiana are exempted from protection, leav
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Jul 5, 2017 17:17
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