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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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Epstein Barr and the cause of the cause – O’Reilly

One of the most intriguing news stories of the new year claimed that the The Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is the “cause” of multiple sclerosis (MS), and suggested that antiviral drugs or Epstein-Barr vaccines could eliminate MS. I am neither a doctor nor an epidemiologist. But I think this article forces …

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How the Tobacco Industry is Profitable – Explore the Drivers | Tobacco Market to Reach $262.8 Billion Globally by 2027 at a CAGR of 6.7%

The practice of smoking began in Mexico in the 1800s. Since then, it has spread to Italy, Portugal, and eventually to various parts of Asia and Europe. Traditionally, all cigarettes were rolled by hand, but in the 1900s cigarette wrapping machines were developed. Tobacco is grown in two varieties, namely …

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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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Charlie’s Holdings Appoints Edward Carmines, Ph.D., Accomplished Scientist and PMTA Expert, to Board of Directors

Carmines has submitted hundreds of PMTAs to the FDA and successfully led the MRTPA submitted by 22nd Century Group (NASDAQ: XXII) which won a marketing order from the FDA in December 2021. COSTA MESA, CA / ACCESSWIRE / March 2, 2022 / Charlie’s Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: CHUC) (“by charlie“or the”Company“), …

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FDA’s promised menthol ban is about to face a critical test

You’re reading the web edition of DC Diagnosis, STAT’s weekly newsletter on health and medical policy and politics. Register here to receive it in your inbox. Senior Trump official spills the tea on Operation Warp Speed Pfizer and the Operation Warp Speed ​​team really didn’t get along – and that …

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King’s Speech omits Tobacco and Bills 342

KUALA LUMPUR, 28th February – The absence of the new Tobacco Bill and Bill 342 Amendment Bill from the King’s Speech to Parliament today signals that the government cannot table these legislations during the current meeting of Dewan Rakyat. The government’s legislative priorities are usually set out in the King’s …

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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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REPEAT – TAAT™ Channel Incentive Program Deployment

LAS VEGAS and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TAAT™ GLOBAL ALTERNATIVES INC. (CSE: TAAT) (OTCQX: TOBAF) (FRANKFURT: 2TP) (the “Company” or “TAAT™”) is pleased to announce that beginning in the first quarter of 2022, it will offer a program to retail chains in the United States that …

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Switzerland approves tobacco ad ban

ZURICH — Glamorous cigarette ads will soon be a thing of the past in Switzerland, after voters overwhelmingly approved legislation on Sunday banning tobacco companies from displaying them in public spaces. Health advocates said the legislation, which was approved in a referendum, was an important step towards tightening the country’s …

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TAAT™ Deployment of the incentive program for retail chains to

LAS VEGAS and VANCOUVER, Feb. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TAAT™ GLOBAL ALTERNATIVES INC. (CSE: TAAT) (OTCQX: TOBAF) (FRANKFURT: 2TP) (the “Company” or “TAAT™”) is pleased to announce that beginning in the first quarter of 2022, it will offer a program to retail chains in the United States that sell TAAT™ …

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Tobacco laws strengthen public health

By Wen Chi-pang and Yen Chi-hua 温啟邦,顏啟華 After the government and opposition camps negotiated amendments to the Tobacco Harm Prevention Law (菸害防制法) over the past decade, the Cabinet on January 13 finalized draft amendments. Preventing the dangers of tobacco is one of the priorities of the WHO, and Taiwan cannot …

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Top 10 Major States, Competition, Forecast and Opportunities to 2026

Tobacco market in the United States Tobacco market in the United States Tobacco market in the United States Dublin, 08 Feb. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “United States Tobacco Market, By Product (Cigarettes, Cigars, Smoking Tobacco, Smokeless Tobacco), By Distribution Channel, By Region, By Top 10 Leading States, Competition, Forecast …

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TAAT™ Adds Inaugural Merchandise Collection to Its TryTAAT

LAS VEGAS and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, 04 Feb. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TAAT™ GLOBAL ALTERNATIVES INC. (CSE: TAAT) (OTCQX: TOBAF) (FRANKFURT: 2TP) (the “Company” or “TAAT™”) is pleased to announce that its first collection of TAAT™ branded products is now available for purchase on the TryTAAT e-commerce portal (http://trytaat.com). While …

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United States Tobacco Market Report 2022: Analysis and Forecast of Cigarettes, Cigars, Smoking Tobacco, Smokeless Tobacco, 2016-2026 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “United States Tobacco Market Report, By Product (Cigarettes, Cigars, Smoking Tobacco, Smokeless Tobacco), By Distribution Channel, By Region, By Top 10 Leading States, Competition, Forecast and Opportunity , 2026” was added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The tobacco market in the United States was valued at USD 90.27 billion …

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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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Increase tobacco tax to heal the economy and people’s health

Increase tobacco tax to heal the economy and people’s health John Rijo Many smokers are also in favor of tax hikes because they want to kick the habit. As it prepares for the next budget, the Union Government will look for ways to generate more revenue to heal the Covid-19 …

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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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Should electronic cigarettes be permitted as medicine?

Nicholas Hopkinson of Imperial College London welcomes the move, saying it will give doctors another way to help smokers quit. Electronic cigarettes are currently regulated as consumer products and therefore cannot be promoted as smoking cessation aids, he explains. Yet a Cochrane review already supports existing e-cigarettes as a smoking …

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Why TAAT Global Alternatives Inc Could Be a Threat to the Tobacco Industry (TOBAF, PM, MO, BTI, VGR, IMBBY)

The tobacco industry has been the darling of investors in the 20th century. Tobacco stocks were among the top performers, enjoying an addicting, highly profitable and recession-resistant product, as well as a reputation for delivering generous dividend yields to investors. However, new generation products like electronic cigarettes and vaporizers, which …

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calls for a ban on ultra-potent nicotine sachets intended for children | Politics | News

A leading UK tobacco executive pleaded with the government to pass regulations to control the sale of nicotine packets which were introduced to the UK market in 2019. Dean Gilfillan, UK Managing Director of Japan Tobacco International (JTI), has raised concerns that nicotine packets are only covered by the General …

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Anti-tobacco campaigners push for 70% health warning on cigarette packs

ISLAMABAD – The Society for the Protection of the Rights of the Child (SPARC) held a seminar on the highlight graphic health warnings for at least 70 percent of the cigarette pack area, a press release said. here Monday. Graphic warnings on cigarette packages are a proven and cost-effective measure …

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New Chinese e-cigarette regulations spark heated debate

The 5th International Electronic Cigarette Industry Summit is held in Shenzhen, December 17, 2021. / CGTN The 5th International Electronic Cigarette Industry Summit is held in Shenzhen, December 17, 2021. / CGTN Electronic cigarette makers have donated their two cents, after China expanded its tobacco monopoly law last month to …

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TAAT ™ is now sold at tobacco retailers across Great

LAS VEGAS and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, December 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – TAATâ„¢ GLOBAL ALTERNATIVES INC. (CSE: TAAT) (OTCQX: TOBAF) (FRANKFURT: 2TP) (the “Company” or “TAAT™”) is pleased to announce that TAAT â„¢ is now sold at tobacco retailers in the Greater London area of ​​the UK, primarily in the …

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TAAT ™ launches multi-state billboard campaign as part of

LAS VEGAS and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, December 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – TAATâ„¢ GLOBAL ALTERNATIVES INC. (CSE: TAAT) (OTCQX: TOBAF) (FRANKFURT: 2TP) (the “Company” or “TAAT™”) is pleased to announce that in 2022, it will launch a multi-state advertising campaign as part of nation-wide initiatives aimed at leveraging TAAT’s existing …

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BAT sticks to forecast as demand for tobacco alternatives increases

Adds 3.6 million customers for non-fuels Maintains 5% full-year revenue growth and average single-digit EPS Says recognizes “clear value” in buyout at current valuation Shares up 1.75% Dec. 7 (Reuters) – British American Tobacco (BATS.L) said it sees 2021 as a “pivotal year” as it backed its full-year profit and …

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TAAT ™ Expands Northeastern US Footprint with Additional 350

LAS VEGAS and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, December 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – TAATâ„¢ GLOBAL ALTERNATIVES INC. (CSE: TAAT) (OTCQX: TOBAF) (FRANKFURT: 2TP) (the “Company” or “TAAT™”) is pleased to announce that TAAT â„¢ Original, Smooth, and Menthol will be sold in 350 retail stores in the state of Virginia (population …

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IPS joins Juul in targeting teens

Indianapolis Public Schools is the latest public school district in Indiana to join a lawsuit against the makers of vape products JUUL, one of the most popular e-cigarette brands accused of fueling what health officials called a new “epidemic of electronic cigarette use among young people.” “ Earlier this month, …

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China changes tobacco monopoly law to include e-cigarettes and vaping – JURIST – News

China’s State Council on Friday amended its tobacco monopoly law to include regulations on e-cigarettes and vaping. This result comes after months of deliberation by the Chinese government to regulate e-tobacco consumption. Sales of electronic cigarettes have been operating in the gray area of ​​the law since they became popular …

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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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TAAT ™ becomes an official supplier to HT Hackney, one of the largest wholesale distributors in the United States

Receive instant alerts for news on your actions. Claim your 1-week free trial for Street Insider Premium here. LAS VEGAS and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, November 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – TAAT™ GLOBAL ALTERNATIVES INC. (CSE: TAAT) (OTCQX: TOBAF) (FRANKFURT: 2TP) (the “Company” or “TAAT™”) is pleased to announce that it …

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ITC: ITC’s alignment with global healthcare trend needs to be deepened

ET Intelligence Group: S shares gained 1.5% on Thursday thanks to the company conducting clinical trials to develop a nasal spray for the prevention of Covid-19. He plans to market the nasal spray under the Savlon brand once he gets all the required approvals. Investors applauded the move even though …

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Laffer says tobacco industry faces ‘critical’ challenge of dealing with untaxed cigarettes – Business & Finance

ISLAMABAD: Renowned US economist Arthur Betz Laffer has said that the tobacco industry in Pakistan faces a critical challenge of dealing with a large presence of untaxed cigarettes. In a recent interaction with reporters on tobacco taxation here in Islamabad, Laffer said that the implementation of the tracking and tracing …

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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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Wall Street predicts these 3 health care stocks under $ 5 will rise by more than 35%

The discovery of COVID-19 vaccines and drugs, the development of integrated medical diagnostic devices and solutions, virtual consultations, and treatments and therapies for other critical illnesses have all helped the healthcare industry grow in ways significant and attracting the attention of investors. This is demonstrated by the SPDR ETFs of …

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The Canadian Cancer Society celebrates Quebec Court of Appeal unanimously upholding Quebec restrictions on electronic cigarette advertising

Judgment protects youth from tobacco industry marketing MONTREAL, November 17, 2021 / CNW / – The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) salutes the judgment of the Quebec Court of Appeal which upheld the constitutionality of Quebec e-cigarette legislation in its entirety, including comprehensive restrictions on advertising for e-cigarettes. CCS was an …

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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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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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British tobacco wholesalers enthusiastic about TAAT ™

LAS VEGAS and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, October 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – TAAT â„¢ GLOBAL ALTERNATIVES INC. (CSE: TAAT) (OTCQX: TOBAF) (FRANKFURT: 2TP) (the “Company” or “TAAT™”) is pleased to announce that several large scale tobacco wholesalers in the UK have received TAAT â„¢ and have expressed a high level …

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How cigarettes became a civil rights issue

An American advertisement for menthol cigarettes from the 1970s.Credit: Alamy Pushing the Freshness: Big Tobacco, Racial Marketing and the Untold Story of the Menthol Cigarette Keith Wailoo Univ. Chicago Press (2021) In 2019, when New York City Council proposed a ban on menthol cigarettes, health advocates noted their popularity among …

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Vaping, e-cigarettes: 100 world experts ask WHO’s CCLAT to adopt “low risk” products

The WHO’s “prohibitionist” anti-vaping policy will cause “more death and suffering from smoking,” according to more than 100 global experts. More than 100 global experts have criticized the World Health Organization for a stubborn anti-vaping stance that contributes to “millions” of preventable smoking-related deaths. In an open letter ahead of …

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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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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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Batsa’s cigarette pricing strategy has b …

(Photo: Gallo Images / Ziyaad Douglas) After two decades of limited competition and ever-growing profits, things started to go downhill for British American Tobacco SA in 2010 after a number of aggressive small cigarette manufacturers entered the SA market. Previously, the company had been able to harness its near-monopoly power …

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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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New TAAT ™ facilities now operational, tobacco wholesalers

LAS VEGAS and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, September 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – TAATâ„¢ GLOBAL ALTERNATIVES INC. (CSE: TAAT), (OTCQX: TOBAF), (FRANKFURT: 2TP), (the “Company” or “TAAT™”) is pleased to announce that it has begun operating from its new facility in the Las Vegas, Nevada area, providing significant additional operational space …

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TAAT ™ will be sold on three continents with Australia

LAS VEGAS and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, August 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – TAATâ„¢ GLOBAL ALTERNATIVES INC. (CSE: TAAT) (OTCQX: TOBAF) (FRANKFURT: 2TP) (the “Company” or “TAAT™”) is pleased to announce that Green Global Earth (“GGE”), the exclusive distributor of TAAT â„¢ for the United Kingdom and Ireland, has recently placed …

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Press release | Press releases | Writing

23.07.21 WASHINGTON – US Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) joined US Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Susan Collins (R-ME), Tammy Baldwin (D -WI) and Mitt Romney (R-UT) will introduce bipartite and bicameral legislation to protect children from the dangers of electronic cigarettes. the Youth vaping prevention resources …

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A decade after plain packaging, what is the result?

Today, 20 countries, including the UK, Turkey, France, Sweden, Belgium, the Netherlands and Ukraine, have adopted their own plain packaging legislation. Thousands of Australians still die from smoking-related illnesses each year, but smoking rates have continued to decline. Data from the National Anti-Drug Strategy Household Survey estimated that about 11.6% …

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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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Sars tackles counterfeit cigarettes at SA-Botswana border

Johannesburg – The customs unit of the SA Revenue Service discovered thousands of counterfeit Pacific cigarettes at the SA-Botswana border last week. The cigarettes were heading to South Africa and last week more than 475,000 packets of counterfeit cigarettes were discovered in Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth). The cigarettes are believed to …

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Chest Doctors Call for Higher Taxes on Cigarettes

PESHAWAR: Pakistan Chest Society (PCS), a representative body of Pakistan’s chest physicians, has demanded an increase in the taxation of cigarettes in the upcoming federal budget. Citing the recent report from Pakistan Institute Development Economics, Professor Nisar Rao of the Ojha Institute of Chest Diseases said the total costs attributable …

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National public health and minority organizations launch Stop the Influence, an engagement campaign to reject big tobacco and vape money

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council, Black Women’s Health Imperative, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and Truth Initiative®, announced today Stop the influence: reject the big tobacco and the money of the vape, a call for organizations to sign a pledge to …

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Vaping products will continue to be regulated by the FDA

The Supreme Court Monday refused to hear a challenge on the Food and Drug Administration’s authority to impose guidelines on the vaping industry, ensuring (for now at least) that the agency will continue to regulate e-cigarettes and vaporizers as it sees fit. The challenge – launched by a Mississippi vape …

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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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Tobacco tax increase in next budget highlighted

PESHAWAR: Hafiz Tahir Mahmood Ashrafi, Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Special Assistant on Interfaith Harmony and the Middle East, on Wednesday urged the government to increase taxes on all tobacco products in the upcoming budget to keep cigarettes out the purchasing power of children and adults. Speaking at an online seminar …

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Cigarette production figures rigged to evade tax: SDPI – Journal

ISLAMBAD: The Institute for Sustainable Development Policy (SDPI) said powerful lobbies were involved in rigging the figures for cigarette production in the country to gain benefits from the authorities. The SDPI study titled “Regional Tobacco Tax Regime and Its Health Implications” released on Saturday said the tobacco lobby in the …

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Vaping and e-cigarettes are showcased on social media, putting young people at risk

Despite their widespread reputation as a “safer” alternative to cigarettes, electronic cigarettes (also known as electronic cigarettes or vapers) are far from harmless, especially for adolescents, whose developing brains may suffer from the lifelong adverse effects of nicotine-containing products. Yet vaping and electronic cigarettes are widely disseminated on social networks …

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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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