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FDA Mulls Exempting 'Premium' Cigars from Regulation

the agency has issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) to seek scientific data and public input on patterns of use and safety concerns. The FDA is also asking for input on how a premium cigar should be defined. The move comes a week after
MedPage Today
added Mar 23, 2018 19:21
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Austrian parliament votes to roll back smoking ban in 'Ashtray of Europe'

One opposition politician said the government had made "a deliberate decision today in favor of death." Some 13,000 people die every year in the Alpine country due to smoking-related complications.
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Mar 23, 2018 20:37
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[Canada] Ontario Moves Ahead With Plan to License Cannabis Lounges

the Province of Ontario has announced plans to legalize Cannabis lounges once the country's Cannabis Act is passed. Leading cannabis companies are already preparing for the increased demand including Canopy Growth Inc. (TSX: WEED) (OTC: TWMJF), MedReleaf
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2018 15:02
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[California] LA council expands nonsmoking policy across city

Los Altos City Council unanimously approved a more encompassing smoking ban last week. The original ordinance, reviewed by the council in October, would have extended the smoking ban to cover outdoor dining areas. However, the council asked staff to ame
Los Altos Town Crier
added Mar 21, 2018 11:45
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Measures against secondhand smoke insufficient

tobacco also imposes a heavy financial burden on the nation. In 2014, for example, medical expenses for smoking-related illnesses reached ¥1.49 trillion, accounting for 3.7 percent of the nation’s total medical bills that year. Financial stakes should not
Japan Times (jp)
added Mar 19, 2018 19:41
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[California] City cracks down on cigarette smoking, considers marijuana stores

At a single meeting, Los Altos both cracked down on smoking in public and considered changing its tune on allowing cannabis businesses in town. Smoking was banned in most public places in town, but is still allowed in multi-family buildings under city l
Palo Alto (CA) Daily Post
added Mar 16, 2018 20:45
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[California] San Francisco embraces Amsterdam-style marijuana lounges

The smoke was thick and business brisk at the Barbary Coast Dispensary's marijuana smoking lounge, a darkened room that resembles a steakhouse or upscale sports tavern with its red leather seats, deep booths with high dividers, and hardwood floors. "Ther
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 15, 2018 17:01
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Austrian no-smoking petition against government reaches 500,000 mark

Half a million Austrians have signed a petition calling for a smoking ban in bars and restaurants, embarrassing the ruling coalition of conservatives and far right that has championed both direct democracy and the right to smoke. No smoking signs are see
Reuters
added Mar 8, 2018 17:49
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VIDEO: FDA releases new webinar as part of the Tobacco Compliance Webinar series: Standalone Grandfathered Submissions

This webinar provides an overview of grandfathered tobacco products, how to submit a Standalone Grandfathered Submission, and what to expect while the submission is under review. The webinar also provides key resources to further inform the standalone gra
You Tube
added Mar 7, 2018 15:12
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[Australia] New trade agreement could 'expose taxpayers' to financial risk

Dr Ranald said the only clear exclusion of public interest regulation in the trade agreement is tobacco regulation, which was prompted by the Philip Morris plain packaging case against Australia. Tobacco companies lost their claim under Australian law fo
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 5, 2018 14:42
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