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Nicotine Science and Policy - Daily Digest - Thu, 19 March 2015

The introduction of plain packaging for cigarettes in Australia has reduced the appeal of smoking among adolescents and prompted smokers to think about quitting, the most comprehensive research on the legislation to date shows. Health experts said the research would prompt other countries to adopt similar legislation, [...]

2015-03-19
theguardian.com

Although using e-cigarettes in the workplace is not prohibited and employers do not have to ban the use of ecigarettes, they equally do not have to agree to e-cigarettes being used. Ultimately, whether or not e-cigarette use in the workplace is permitted will be for the employer to decide and enforce through its internal policies. 

2015-03-19
lexology.com

You may think tobacco companies have stopped marketing their deadly and addictive products to young people, but they haven't. In fact, Big Tobacco is constantly searching for new ways to make tobacco look appealing, and they're aiming these tactics at young people like me. Tobacco companies spend $8.8 billion a year - $1 million every hour [...]

2015-03-19
huffingtonpost.com

Washington state lawmakers are considering imposing a steep tax and other restrictions on the sale of e-cigarettes, legislation the bill's sponsor said on Wednesday would be the toughest in the nation. The bill is the latest effort by lawmakers across the country to address concerns over the health impacts of e-cigarettes, [...]

2015-03-19
reuters.com

The U.S. government is preparing to roll back a widely criticized approach to public health, in which the "lost pleasure" people might suffer if they quit smoking or chose to eat healthier foods was used to reduce the projected benefits of new regulations, government officials told Reuters. Officials at the FDA and its parent agency, [...] have now intervened to curtail such analysis, [...]

2015-03-19
reuters.com

Attorney General Maura Healey on Tuesday proposed banning the sale of e-cigarettes to people younger than 18 and subjecting the devices to the same sales restrictions applied to traditional cigarettes. The regulations, which Healey can put into effect after seeking public comment, would help standardize practices around the state, [...]

2015-03-18
bostonglobe.com

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