The Anchorage Assembly passed an ordinance to include all vaping products in the city’s tobacco tax. The full story can be read by clicking here.
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The American Medical Association has signed onto a lawsuit filed in June trying to get the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ban menthol flavored tobacco products. The suit says menthol disproportionately affects people of color. An October 13 article from Bloomberg Business further explains the suit and why the AMA decided to sign on […]
This article in the The Guardian shows tobacco companies giving kickbacks- in the form of cash, trips and more, to retailers in Australia for helping boost sales. Australia has some of the toughest laws in the world regarding tobacco control. To read the full article, click here.
This release from the World Health Organization shows how tobacco use is responsible for one in five deaths from coronary heart disease. Below is the release, or you can read at the original link by clicking here. “Every year, 1.9 million people die from tobacco-induced heart disease, according to a new brief released today […]
Make sure you save the date and register for the 2020 Break Free Youth Action Summit. You can register by clicking here
Big news from Bozeman, MT as the city commission voted in favor of a tobacco-free parks resolution. The legislation will prohibit “cigarettes, cigars, pipes, vapes, chewing tobacco and “alternative smoking devices”” To read the full article, click here.
A new study published in Tobacco Control shows how various e-cigarette companies used different stages of the COVID-19 pandemic to boost sales of their products, including using misleading language about the effects of their products. To read the full study, click here
Congratulations to Foster County for passing a tobacco free parks policy! These policies are critical to ensure every North Dakotan breathes clean air in public places. Thanks to all parties and the commission who worked so hard on to make this happen. To read the policy, click here.
The FDA issued a letter to 10 companies on July 20, including Puff Bar, to “remove their flavored disposable e-cigarettes and youth-appealing e-liquid products from the market because they do not have the required premarket authorization.” Puff Bar announced on July 13 they were suspending sales of their product in the United States, but not […]