Tag Archives: flavored tobacco

Hawaiʻi Youth Advocates Gather at the Capitol to Rally Support for Bills to End Youth Vaping

Youth, health advocates and elected officials gathered at the State Capitol for a press conference to educate young people about the vaping epidemic. Additional events were held on Kaua’i, O’ahu, Maui and Hawai’i Island to build support across the state. Speakers at the State Capitol included Zoey Duan and Logan …

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Cigars aim for stability in 2022

Cigar sales have shown moderate growth in 2021, and convenience store tobacco category managers are waiting for inventory reliability. By Anne Baye Ericksen | March 10, 2022 Now that cigar supply chain issues have begun to find more stable ground since the early days of the pandemic, convenience store tobacco …

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Santa Ana chooses to ban the sale of flavored tobacco products

The Santa Ana City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to ban the sale of flavored tobacco products to protect young residents. “We are in the midst of a youth smoking epidemic in which tobacco companies are luring children into a life of nicotine addiction with the sale and targeted marketing …

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Tobacco Bills State by State

Photography: Shutterstock LAKEVILLE, Minn.— From banning flavored tobacco products to increasing the tax on cigarettes to requiring e-cigarette manufacturers to have a recycling plan for their products, there are many proposals to regulate the tobacco. The state tobacco-related legislative bills that have been introduced this year to date are listed …

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Opinion: San Diego can promote health equity during Black History Month with vaping ban

A teenager secretly smoking an electronic cigarette. Photo via Pixabay It’s amazing that 42% of high school students in San Diego have vaped. Nicotine addiction among adolescents is on the rise, affecting brain development, attention span, memory and learning ability. Fortunately, the people of San Diegan have an attorney on …

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Ads Hooked Black Smokers on Menthols. Now CU experts are fighting back

Years of targeted advertising by big tobacco have turned menthol cigarettes into a racial issue, hooking mostly black Americans to mint-flavored tobacco products. Today, public health experts at the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Campus have rallied a powerful community effort to reverse a deadly trend and social injustice.

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Opinion: San Diego should ban the sale of flavored tobacco products and flavored e-cigarettes

Regarding “San Diego’s Proposed Ban on Flavored Tobacco Unpopular with Neighborhood Market Owners” (February 9): I would like to thank the San Diego City Council, particularly Marni von Wilpert, for their leadership in the introduction of the sale of flavored tobacco products. Removing such products from stores reduces addiction to …

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Many Juul Vapors Left in Limbo as Teen Rates Delay FDA Rulings

Thousands of vapers await their fate on the market as the FDA works past a court-ordered deadline to determine whether their benefits for adult smokers outweigh the risks of addiction for teens. The Food and Drug Administration is still evaluating 55,000 premarket applications for e-cigarettes from Juul Labs. Inc. and …

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US government failing on tobacco reduction, American Lung Association report finds | Health

The federal government gets “mostly failing grades for its tobacco prevention and reduction efforts,” according to a new report from the American Lung Association. The 20th annual “State of Tobacco Control” calls for an end to flavored tobacco manufacturing, saying flavored tobacco products and e-cigarettes undermine progress made in tobacco …

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Editorial: The State must redouble its efforts to fight tobacco addiction | Opinion

Massachusetts has done a great job over the past two years to reduce smoking prevalence. But as a new report from the American Lung Association clearly shows, there’s still a lot of work to be done. First, the good news. The association credited the state for a “robust” indoor air …

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Ban on sale of flavored vaping products gains new momentum in CT

The campaign to ban the sale of flavored vaping products in Connecticut is gaining momentum with a group of Democratic lawmakers expected to voice their support, joined by health advocates, at an online press conference on Wednesday . State Sens Julie Kushner, Saud Anwar, Jorge Cabrera and James Maroney, and …

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Supporters stage massive campaign in support of California’s ban on flavored tobacco products

The law banning the sale of flavored tobacco is suspended subject to a referendum It’s been about 18 months since California lawmakers passed a law signed by Governor Gavin Newsom banning the sale of flavored tobacco products in the state. An ongoing referendum on a ballot measure ahead of the …

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Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Ranks Oregon First in Prevention Funding

PORTLAND, Ore. (KTVZ) — A recent report from the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids ranked Oregon first in the nation in funding for tobacco prevention at levels recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CTFK’s Jan. 13 report, “Broken Promises: A State-by-State Look at the 1998 Tobacco Settlement 23 …

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Menthol cigarette consumption highest among marginalized groups, report finds

According to Ollie Ganz, who does public health research at Rutgers University in New Jersey, rates of menthol smoking are particularly high among lesbians and LGBTQ+ female smokers. Photo by me, SpuriousQ/Wikimedia Commons WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 (UPI) — According to a new report from the American Lung Association. Along with …

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Biden’s approval rating on COVID sinks; monoclonal lottery; US$$ for WHO Refused

Note that some links may require registration or subscription. Public support for President Biden’s handling of the pandemic has hit a new low, with just 41% of Americans surveyed this month, down from a peak of 59% last April, according to a Pew Research Center poll. Some hospitals are using …

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‘Ready to go.’ Banning flavored vaping on Lamont’s agenda

Governor Ned Lamont’s warm welcome to Phillip Morris last year, with his headquarters moving from New York to Stamford, drew a swift rebuke from anti-tobacco activists who said the move would be a test of governor’s support for banning flavored products. vaping products in Connecticut. At the time, the governor …

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2022 could prove to be another active year for tobacco legislation

NATIONAL REPORT — It may be a new year, but when it comes to tobacco laws and regulations, the same issues are on the table. During the 2021 session of Congress, Congress considered a budget reconciliation bill that included significant increases in federal tax rates on cigarettes and other tobacco …

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Public Support for Policies to Regulate Flavored Tobacco and E-Cigarette Products in Rural California

This article was originally published here Tob Control. 2022 Jan 21:tobaccocontrol-2021-057031. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2021-057031. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION: Flavored tobacco policy exemptions and e-cigarette products can help increase youth access and disparities in tobacco use. METHODS: We assessed public support among residents of California’s Central Valley for four policies …

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San Leandro bans the sale of menthol cigarettes

SAN LEANDRO — San Leandro has joined several other cities in banning the sale of menthol cigarettes. The city council on Tuesday unanimously approved the ban, which will take effect in January 2023. “Big Tobacco is trying to squeeze every penny out of people,” Vice Mayor Pete Ballew said. “I …

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States continue to sacrifice tobacco prevention programs, although a few states show a welcome increase

WASHINGTON, January 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — As the country continues to face a dual health threat from an unprecedented respiratory pandemic and a youth e-cigarette epidemic that threatens millions of young people with lifelong addiction, a new report highlights how most states continue to circumvent programs designed to prevent children …

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Sacramento County bans flavored tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and menthol

Updated, January 11, 2022 After an hour-long debate and public discussion Tuesday night, the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors voted to ban sales of flavored tobacco, including menthol. Here’s what’s banned from July 2022: candy-flavored electronic cigarettes, shisha tobacco, menthol cigarettes, and sweet cigars often used to smoke cannabis. The …

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Support for quitting smoking

January is a popular month to quit smoking, so if you are considering quitting smoking there are some helpful tools available from the Cancer Foundation, the Ligue Médico-Sociale, and the Luxembourg Ministry of Health. Figures from a study carried out for the Cancer Foundation in 2020 show that 26% of …

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A push to end the sale of flavored tobacco products in Maine

A bill to stop the sale of flavored tobacco products was postponed from the last Parliament. AUGUSTA, Maine – A survey by the US CDC found that more than 30 percent of teens in Maine were vaping. Only five states have permanently banned flavored tobacco products, California, Massachusetts, New Jersey, …

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Year in review: Denver mayor veto flavored tobacco ban | Government

In 2021, Denver’s local government has seen significant successes and failures regarding city modification projects, from city council to the mayor’s office to the ballot. In the 2021 election, Denverites adopted a $ 260 million bond package to fund more than 80 infrastructure projects as part of the city’s COVID-19 …

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New report shows e-cigarettes remain widely available, including in Maine, three months after FDA deadline for action

Three months after a court-imposed deadline for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to decide which e-cigarette products can stay on the market, FDA delays have left e-cigarettes in kid-friendly flavors widely available across the country, including Portland, according to a new report released by the Campaign for Tobacco Free …

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Bloomington’s ban on flavored tobacco to take effect January 1

Mike Alhataba says he believes 2022 will kill his Oxboro Market tobacco store after more than 20 years in business. The reason: Bloomington will enact a ban on flavored tobacco in January, then roll out one of Minnesota’s toughest tobacco regulations later in the new year. After banning the sale …

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Colorado state lawmakers want to ban flavors for tobacco and vaping products in 2022

Following a defeat to ban flavored smoking and vape products in Denver, state lawmakers are considering a flavor ban that could be enacted throughout Colorado. Several cities have passed similar bans, but an attempt to do so in Denver failed after Mayor Michael Hancock vetoed the city council vote and …

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The global tobacco paper market share is expected to reach

New York, USA, December 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Facts and Factors Market Research has released a new report titled ‘Tobacco paper market by paper grade (wrapping paper, rolling paper, tipping base paper and cigarette paper), by material (rice straw, linen, wood pulp, sisal, hemp and esparto) , By Weight …

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Politicians are still stuck on the ban

Few of the explanations for Prohibition’s ultimate uselessness are better than those found in Creedence’s 1969 song Clearwater Revival, Bootleg: “Have yourself a drink of water, do it against the law. water tastes good when you can’t have it at all. Smuggling, contraband, contraband, howl. “ That’s a good way …

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MA reaches settlement with Vaping Company – NBC Boston

A now-defunct e-cigarette retailer and its two owners have agreed to pay nearly $ 51 million to settle allegations they illegally marketed products to minors in Massachusetts, the attorney general’s office said Thursday. of State. The settlement filed in Suffolk Superior Court against Eonsmoke LLC, Gregory Grishayev and Michael Tolmach …

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Denver council bans sale of flavored tobacco products

The ordinance bans flavored menthol cigarettes, chewing tobacco and vaping products sold in all locations in Denver. DENVER – Denver City Council has banned the sale of certain flavored tobacco products in the city starting in 2023. The proposal was adopted by 8 votes to 3 on Monday evening. It …

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Politicians Still Stuck On Prohibitionist Policies – San Bernardino Sun

SACRAMENTO – Few of the explanations for Prohibition’s ultimate uselessness are better than those found in Creedence’s 1969 song Clearwater Revival, Bootleg: “Have a glass of water, make it illegal.” See how good water tastes when you can’t have it at all. Contraband, contraband, contraband, howl. That’s a good way …

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The overlooked public health issue that could make or break Biden’s new drug regulator

With cigarette sales on the rise for the first time in 20 years, more than 10% of high school students vaping regularly, and tobacco-related illnesses killing nearly half a million Americans each year, the agency faces a a pivotal moment when it could be forced to face these tough regulatory …

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Philadelphia Cannot Enforce Flavored Tobacco Ban, Under Federal Court Rules

Menthol cigarettes are displayed in a store in New York on March 30, 2010. REUTERS / Lucas Jackson Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register now Summary Law firms Related documents 3rd Circuit Says Philadelphia Borders Preempted By State Law FDA proposed to ban flavored cigars The …

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Vaping may increase the risk of bone fractures, even in young adults

A new observational study has found a link between e-cigarette use (vaping) and the potentially increased risk of fragility fractures, raising concerns about bone health. The link was found even in younger users, according to the researchers behind the study, who also found that smoking and vaping combined can significantly …

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Lobbying to ban flavored tobacco products undermines public health

On November 9, the Portland City Council Safety Committee voted to approve a sweeping ban on the sale of all flavored tobacco products. The entire city council is expected to take action in the coming weeks. If passed, the Portland ordinance would make it the latest in a series of …

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Dr. Richard Feldman: Flavored vaping products require stricter regulations | Columns

We have made significant strides in the fight against smoking and nicotine addiction since the 1960s, with smoking rates dropping dramatically among adults and children. Reducing smoking rates and gradually making smoking socially unacceptable has been a global effort involving prevention and cessation programs, media campaigns, smokefree air laws, increased …

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BIDLACK | Risky freedom? | Opinion

Hal Bidlack My regular reader (hi Jeff!) Will recall that I have often recalled the idea that freedom in the United States can be summed up well in the idea that your right to swing your arm ends where my nose begins. And as any alumnus of mine who took …

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FDA Finds Certain Electronic Cigarette Products “Appropriate For The Protection Of Public Health” But Not “FDA Approved” | Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

On October 12, 2021, the United States Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) issued orders authorizing RJ Reynolds (RJR) Vapor Company to market three of its electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) products – the Vuse Solo ENDS electronic cigarette and accompanying tobacco flavored pods. In issuing the orders, the FDA found …

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Don’t let children get caught up in tobacco | New

OKLAHOMA CITY – This Halloween, the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) is reminding parents, teachers, healthcare providers and community leaders of the dangers of flavored tobacco and vaping products in disguise to mimic candy and other goodies. “The flavors make it easier to use tobacco or vape products,” TSET Executive …

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Moorhead bans flavored tobacco | INFORUM

She listed some of the first names of those she saw die in their fifties, sixties and seventies – as she put it, “Far too soon.” So, speaking on behalf of Sanford, she urged Moorhead City Council on Tuesday night, October 12, to pass its city ordinance which not only …

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Novato to ban menthol cigarettes

NOVATO, CA – Joining a nationwide trend, the town of Novato has become the latest municipality to push forward a ban on menthol cigarettes. The Sept. 28 city council voted unanimously to consider a menthol ban at a later date. The ban would be an amendment to an existing ordinance …

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UPDATE: San Jose bans the sale of flavored tobacco

September 28, 2021 San José is the largest city in California to ban flavored tobacco products in an effort to fight nicotine addiction in children. The city council voted unanimously on Tuesday to ban the sale of flavored tobacco products, including flavored e-liquids and menthol cigarettes. Possession of such products …

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San José bans flavored tobacco and smoking in apartments

Flavored vapes or menthol cigarettes will soon be erased from the shelves of San José. San José City Council unanimously adopted a new ordinance on Tuesday evening banning the sale of flavored electronic cigarettes and menthol cigarettes. City leaders hope the new measure will protect the city’s teens from nicotine …

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San José plans to stop sales of flavored tobacco

Tobacco products presented in eye-catching packaging with fruity, sweet and minty flavors may soon be pulled from San Jose shelves. Under a proposal led by council member Pam Foley, city council on Tuesday will consider banning the sale of flavored tobacco products, including flavored e-juices and menthol cigarettes. Mayor Sam …

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FDA Stifles Cloud of Electronic Cigarette and Vaping Products But Delays Big Decision | Patrick Malone & Associés PC | DC Personal Injury Lawyers

The Federal Food and Drug Administration has launched a scheduled showdown over e-cigarettes, delaying a decision to allow Juul and other dominant companies in the market to continue selling trendy ‘smoke-free’ devices while banning millions vaping products from other manufacturers, mostly smaller. . The agency argued defensively and defiantly that …

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Letters: Save a Generation | School renovation

Send your letter to the editor using this form. Read more Letters to the Editor. Ban on flavored tobaccocould save the generation “Dude, you gotta try the mango!” “No man, I prefer the strawberry.” A regular discussion between my eighth-grade neighbor and his friend, I thought. After all, I regularly …

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Two Californian cities decide to ban vaping

No more bans in the future. LOS ANGELES – Two major cities in California are expected to move towards banning flavored e-cigarettes and tobacco products in the coming weeks. The cities with the proposed measures are Los Angeles and San Jose, reports Reason.com. Proponents of the proposals say the ban …

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La Verne bans the sale of flavored tobacco products

An interim ban on flavored tobacco products was passed by La Verne city council this week as California voters await a statewide referendum on the issue. At its meeting on Monday, July 19, city council unanimously approved an ordinance banning the sale of flavored tobacco, which includes fruit-flavored products for …

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Price, Ridley-Thomas and Harris-Dawson Lead Charge to Protect Blacks from Menthol Flavored Tobacco – Los Angeles Sentinel | Los Angeles Sentry

Price, Ridley-Thomas and Harris-Dawson lead the charge to protect blacks from menthol flavored tobacco Board Member Curren Price (Courtesy photo) Flavored tobacco products are set to be banned from Los Angeles retailers thanks to efforts by LA city councilor Curren Price to protect the health of African Americans. Council member …

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San Jose could ban flavored tobacco products

San Jose, California city council has announced it will ban the sale of flavored tobacco products. SAN JOSE – Flavored tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, may soon be a thing of the past if San José City Council votes to ban the sale of such products. The San Jose Spotlight, …

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San José to ban flavored tobacco

Flavored tobacco may soon be a thing of the past in San José. On June 15, city council will consider ending the sale of flavored tobacco products, including flavored e-juices, hookah and menthol cigarettes. Dr John Maa, Board Member of the American Heart Association, said that with colorful packaging with …

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Letter to editor: Editorial overlooks pitfalls of proposed flavored tobacco ban in Maine

The May 24 Press Herald’s main editorial, “Our Take: Stop Tobacco Companies from Targeting Young People,” reflects the uninformed and militant rhetoric around this important issue and overlooks many important facts. As we’ve learned throughout history, government prohibition doesn’t work. Banning flavored tobacco will not discourage use by young people. …

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Stroud: Bans are no way to curb youth vaping | Columns

Under the pretext of “protecting the children”, lawmakers in Maine are trying to ban the sale of flavored tobacco and vaping products. While the protection of children from the harms of adult products is laudable, this ban effectively punishes adults for failures of poorly executed and underfunded tobacco control programs. …

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The Center for Black Health and Equity

Press release: A new statewide initiative aims to shine a light on how the tobacco industry has specifically targeted African American communities for decades with its aggressive marketing of menthol-flavored tobacco products. The campaign “It’s not fair” is launched at regional and national levels on No menthol Sunday – today …

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Back Biden ban on menthol-flavored cigarettes

Barack Obama has tried and failed. Donald Trump’s administration did the same from the start. Now Joe Biden is taking on Big Tobacco with his proposal to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars. It’s a commendable endeavor, but don’t expect a win anytime soon. RJ Reynolds calls Senate Minority Leader …

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Leaders warn of menthol threat

A coalition of religious, government and educational leaders met on Friday morning to call attention to the dangers of menthol-flavored tobacco products and to urge the public to avoid using such products next Sunday. Katherine Donald, executive director of the Coalition for a Tobacco Free Arkansas, told about 20 people …

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