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Westat Awarded Contract to Continue Supporting the PATH Study

Longview News-Journal 21 Feb 2024
The PATH Study is a uniquely large, long-term study of tobacco use and health in the United States ... Findings help inform FDA's actions related to tobacco products under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act.
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‘Come and Take It’: Congress’ War Over ZYN Nicotine Pouches

The Daily Beast 11 Feb 2024
Plenty of lawmakers—perhaps most visibly Republicans—use tobacco products ... In 2009, Congress passed the landmark Tobacco Control Act, giving the FDA authority to regulate tobacco products and restrict marketing to youth.
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American Lung Association flunks Pa. in newest tobacco control report

The Sharon Herald 10 Feb 2024
... prohibit smoking in all workplaces, including bars and casinos, and expanding state funding for tobacco control programs,” said Aimee Van Cleave, the director of advocacy for the ALA in Pennsylvania.
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Menthol flavoring regulatory challenges prompt BAT write-down of Reynolds brands

News & Record 09 Feb 2024
More specifically, Reynolds claimed state and local laws banning the sale of flavored tobacco products are preempted by the federal Tobacco Control Act of 2009, and that the Ninth Circuit made textual errors in its ruling.
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Review: Netflix’s ‘Cigarette Girl’ promotes Big Tobacco interests in Indonesia

Inside Indonesia 08 Feb 2024
Kretek nationalist organisations frame tobacco control efforts as neocolonial propaganda, and claim to act on behalf of ordinary farmers, factory workers, home industries, petty vendors, and smokers rather than their large corporate sponsors.
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New age restrictions in place for the purchase and use of vaping products

Moosejaw Today 07 Feb 2024
In The Tobacco and Vapour Products Control Act and its regulations, new provincial laws have been put in place restricting the sale, display, promotion, and use of vapour products.
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Bipartisan lawmakers raise alarms over vapes from China

The Hill 07 Feb 2024
They also asked why the FDA has not issued a rule requiring foreign manufacturing registration, which the Tobacco Control Act allows for ... for new tobacco products to be legally marketed in the U.S.
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What to know about the federal government's big changes to marijuana rules coming soon

My Central Jersey 06 Feb 2024
Descheduling advocates have said cannabis is more akin to alcohol and tobacco products – which are subject to federal and state regulation, but not included in the Controlled Substances Act – than ...
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Botswana awarded for tobacco control efforts

Xinhua 05 Feb 2024
Botswana's Tobacco Control Act strictly prohibits any form of contributions or corporate social responsibility initiatives from the tobacco industry ... Botswana awarded for tobacco control efforts.
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What to know about the federal government's big changes to marijuana rules

app 05 Feb 2024
Descheduling advocates have said cannabis is more akin to alcohol and tobacco products – which are subject to federal and state regulation, but not included in the Controlled Substances Act – than ...
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Letter: Poisoning our planet with excess

Daily Freeman 04 Feb 2024
Trash Agency Reform Panel Eyes Recycling Enforcement,” (Jan ... Trash is a public health crisis. Several of my 30 years as a public health nurse in a nearby county involved the rollout of the Clean Indoor Air Act under the umbrella of Tobacco Control.
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Sellers violating anti-tobacco law to face strict action: Ludhiana Civil surgeon

Hindustan Times 01 Feb 2024
Under Section 4 of the Tobacco Control Act, the use of tobacco in public spaces, such as railway stations, bus stands, hotels, shopping areas, schools, colleges and government and private institutions, is strictly prohibited.
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Nessel talks new gun laws, shares additional proposals to prevent gun violence

Iosco County News Herald 30 Jan 2024
15, 2023 . Laina G. Stebbins ... Lt ... 24, 2024 ... Lt ... “These kits are sold online and at gun shows legally because the [Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’] interpretation of the federal Gun Control Act does not consider them to be firearms ... ... .
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Cigarette litter lawsuit sent back to Baltimore court

News & Record 25 Jan 2024
Reynolds Tobacco Co ... Rubin said there is "nothing in the text of (the federal Tobacco Control Act of 2009) indicates congressional intent exclusively governs emissions-and environmental-based claims arising out of a tobacco product.".
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American Lung Association report gives failing grades to PA tobacco control efforts

The Times - Beaver 24 Jan 2024
While the state was not ranked as the worst in terms of tobacco control, researchers remained critical of the exemptions provided in the Clean Indoor Air Act and lack of state guidelines and inequality in taxes on alternative tobacco products.
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