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Tobacco industry virtual space activities must be regulated

Ghana News Agency 24 Jun 2022
“While Nigeria has made some enviable strides in regulating the activities of the tobacco industry since the implementation of the National Tobacco Control (NTC) Act 2015 and the National Tobacco Control (NTC) Regulations 2019, it is evident that a lot still needs to be done in monitoring and regulating their activities in the virtual space.”.
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Veto vape bill as ‘last act’ for Filipinos, doctors urge Duterte

The Philadelphia Inquirer 23 Jun 2022
Maricar Limpin, executive director of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Alliance-Philippines, said in a press conference.
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Time to nail tobacco to save youth and kids from cancer grip Today you won’t ...

Deccan Herald 22 Jun 2022
Thanks to the government’s proactive tobacco-control measures like implementation of Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products ... The Union Health Ministry has identified these loopholes and is considering ways to plug them through amendments to the existing tobacco control act COTPA.
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FDA targets smoking with lower nicotine levels in cigarettes

The Buffalo News 22 Jun 2022
Other major tobacco initiatives outlined in the landmark 2009 Tobacco Control Act have been slow to take shape ... The Tobacco Control Act of 2009 gave the FDA broad powers to regulate tobacco products with standards "appropriate for the protection of the public health," although it ...
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Nigeria: Tobacco Industry Exploiting Social Media to Promote Product - Report

All Africa 21 Jun 2022
The tobacco industry in Nigeria is allegedly exploiting social networking platforms to promote and market its products in contravention of provisions of the National Tobacco Control Act 2015 and its regulations, a new report has revealed ....
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Biden administration is expected to move to cut nicotine in cigarettes

Union Leader 21 Jun 2022
About 480,000 Americans die of smoking-related causes each year, and tobacco use remains the No ... The 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act gave the FDA the authority to regulate cigarettes, including cutting nicotine to minimally and nonaddictive levels.
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Tobacco control for all

The Star 19 Jun 2022
IN support of the upcoming Tobacco and Smoking Control Act, Universiti Malaya (UM) has introduced a tobacco control module to create agents of change among students across all faculties. Read full story ... .
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FDA extends public comment period on tobacco products

Winston-Salem Journal 17 Jun 2022
The actions had been expected by industry analysts and anti-tobacco advocates ... The FDA likely will face multiple lawsuits from tobacco manufacturers and anti-smoking groups considering that in 2009, Congress exempted menthol from banned flavorings in traditional cigarettes in the federal Tobacco Control Act.
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Ban “Shisha” – CSOs

Ghana News Agency 15 Jun 2022
... Diseases (NCD), they were worried about the health implications posed to young students engaged in the act ... It said the act violated the Tobacco Control Measures of the Ghana Public Health Act (Act 851) of 2012, which aims to protect children from tobacco usage and exposure.
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(Opinion) Other Voices: Needed action on menthol cigarette ban

The Tribune Greeley 15 Jun 2022
There, she was an outspoken advocate against tobacco use, particularly menthol cigarettes whose green packages she saw far too often growing up in her family and community ... In 2009, Congress passed the Tobacco Control Act, a public health milestone that banned cigarette flavorings but left the decision on menthol up to the regulatory agency.
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Shisha is a threat to Ghanaian youth; Government must urgently ban it - CSOs

Ghana News Agency 14 Jun 2022
“This is a clear violation of the Tobacco Control Measures of the Ghana Public Health Act (Act 851) of 2012, which seeks to protect children from the use and exposure to tobacco smoke,” it stated ... “A study on ‘The Economics of Tobacco Control/Taxation in Ghana’ facilitated by ...
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Shisha is a threat to Ghanaian youth; Government must urgently ban it —CSOs

Ghana News Agency 14 Jun 2022
“This is a clear violation of the Tobacco Control Measures of the Ghana Public Health Act (Act 851) of 2012, which seeks to protect children from the use and exposure to tobacco smoke,” it stated ... “A study on ‘The Economics of Tobacco Control/Taxation in Ghana’ facilitated by ...
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Editorial: Needed action on menthol cigarette ban

Finger Lakes Times 14 Jun 2022
There, she was an outspoken advocate against tobacco use, particularly menthol cigarettes whose green packages she saw far too often growing up in her family and community ... In 2009, Congress passed the Tobacco Control Act, a public health milestone that banned cigarette flavorings but left the decision on menthol up to the regulatory agency.
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Pia Cayetano lauds SC ruling backing FDA’s regulatory power over tobacco products

The Philadelphia Inquirer 13 Jun 2022
"This is a major victory for our people and advocates for tobacco control and public health," she said in a statement on Sunday ... Act No.
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The Biden administration wants to slash nicotine levels in all cigarettes sold in the US: WSJ

Business Insider 11 Jun 2022
Nicotine is an addictive chemical found in cigarettes and other tobacco products ... In 2009, the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act gave the FDA the authority to regulate the manufacture, distribution, and marketing of tobacco products including lowering nicotine levels, based on scientific evidence.

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