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Big Tobacco targeted Black Floridians. Menthol ban aims to reverse the damage.

Tampa Bay Times 21 Jun 2021
For decades, the tobacco industry has used the flavored cigarettes to target communities of color, low-income groups and LGBTQ people ... In 2009, the federal Tobacco Control Act banned flavors in cigarettes — but not menthol ... The flavoring makes cigarette smoking more soothing and less harsh, she said, by masking unpleasant tobacco flavors ... Big >Tobacco.
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Mbongwe - Sheer will to win the fight against tobacco use

Mmegi Online 18 Jun 2021
Mbongwe explained that at the time she left government in 2004 to join UB, (I was the then head of Environmental Health Unit in the Ministry), her team had started the amendment of the Control of Smoking Act to be aligned to the WHO Framework convention on tobacco control.
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Experts warn Asia-Pacific leaders on WHO’s ‘baseless’ vaping rules

Manila Standard Today 17 Jun 2021
“The WHO—at the behest of its various billionaire and corporate financial sponsors who are promoting their own moralistic or commercial agendas—is not acting in the best interests of the people, even though that is what they are mandated to do in their own FCTC [Framework Convention on Tobacco Control] charter,” said Loucas.
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LA City Council requests ordinance to ban flavored tobacco

LA Daily News 17 Jun 2021
Tobacco manufacturers and retailers have challenged many of the laws and ordinances, but, in every instance so far, courts have upheld restrictions on the sale of flavored tobacco products, finding them constitutional and in line with the Tobacco Control Act.
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Big Tobacco uses flavors to lure customers into lifetime of addiction, by Lisa Lacasse

Atlantic City 09 Jun 2021
In 2009, the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act prohibited the use of flavors in cigarettes and cigarette smoke but exempted menthol — a shocking deference to an industry that profits from products that result in death ... to adequately fund tobacco control programs.
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FDA can continue regulating e-cigarettes after Supreme Court declines to hear a case arguing that ...

The Daily Mail 08 Jun 2021
The appeal from Big Times Vapes Inc, a Mississippi vape shop, centers around the 2009 Tobacco Control Act (TCA), in which Congress gave the FDA broad authority to regulate tobacco products ... and hookah because, under federal law they were all classified as 'tobacco products.'.
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FDA to Keep Regulating Vaping Products After Supreme Court Rejects Industry Challenge

Rollingstone 07 Jun 2021
The challenge — brought by a Mississippi vape store called Big Time Vapes, Inc., as well as the United States Vaping Association — alleges the 2009 Tobacco Control Act gives an unconstitutional amount of power to the FDA.
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FDA worried over rise in tobacco use among young female adults

Business Ghana 03 Jun 2021
... Ghana had made tremendous progress to reduce tobacco use considerably by effectively enforcing the complementary smoke-free policies through the implementation of the Public Health Act 2012 (Act 851) and the Tobacco Control Regulations 2016 (LI 2247), among other interventions.
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Point/Counterpoint: For everyone's health, ban on tobacco flavoring long overdue

Duluth News Tribune 02 Jun 2021
In 2009, the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act prohibited the use of flavors in cigarettes and cigarette smoke but exempted menthol — a shocking deference to an industry that profits from products that result in death ... to adequately fund tobacco control programs.
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Amazon Ends Testing Most Employees For Marijuana, Will Lobby For Legalization

Slashdot 02 Jun 2021
Amazon is also acting on the political level, throwing its weight behind the push to legalize marijuana in the U.S ... The MORE Act would remove marijuana from the list of drugs in the federal Controlled Substances Act, making its status similar to alcohol and tobacco.
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Amazon Will Stop Testing Job Seekers For Marijuana And Now Backs Legalizing Weed

Jacksonville Free Press 02 Jun 2021
Amazon is also acting on the political level, throwing its weight behind the push to legalize marijuana in the U.S ... The MORE Act would remove marijuana from the list of drugs in the federal Controlled Substances Act, making its status similar to alcohol and tobacco ... The House approved the MORE Act in the previous congressional session after Rep.
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Tobacco flavors lure customers into a lifetime of addiction

Las Vegas Sun 01 Jun 2021
In 2009, the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act prohibited the use of flavors in cigarettes and cigarette smoke but exempted menthol — a shocking deference to an industry that profits from products that result in death ... to adequately fund tobacco control programs.
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Tobacco has no benefits except to destroy, 'commit to quit' now!

Ghana Web 31 May 2021
The implementation of Ghana’s Tobacco Control Law (Act 851) is seriously challenged as such this is time for stakeholders to rise and take action ... It is important to note that the Tobacco Control Measures of the Public Health Act (Act 851) bans the sale of tobacco in single sticks.
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WHO fetes Kenyan official for championing anti-tobacco war

Sina 31 May 2021
... against tobacco use in the country. Rudi Eggers, WHO representative in Kenya, said that Anne Kendagor, acting director of the Division of Tobacco Control at the Ministry of Health, is one of the awardees of the 2021 World No Tobacco Day Awards.
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Point: Big Tobacco uses flavors to lure customers into lifetime of addiction

Johnson City Press 30 May 2021
In 2009, the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act prohibited the use of flavors in cigarettes and cigarette smoke but exempted menthol — a shocking deference to an industry that profits from products that result in death ... to adequately fund tobacco control programs.

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