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UC Strike Continues Despite Tentative Deal

Tentative Agreement Reached For Some UC Workers The University of California has reached a tentative agreement with postdoctoral scholars and academic researchers to increase their pay and other ben…
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HALO TAKES AN AGGRESSIVE STANCE AGAINST TRADEMARK INFRINGERS

Tampa, Florida, Dec. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pure Labs takes action to protect the intellectual property of its flagship E-liquid brand, Halo, relentlessly prosecuting multiple trademark infring…
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Banning menthol cigarettes and more health warnings are only the start. Australia could look to NZ for how to do tobacco control

Pawel Czerwinski/Unsplash, CC BY-SA This week’s announcement of a raft of new tobacco control measures – including banning menthol products and proposing health warnings on individual cigarettes – a…
via The Conversation Africa

Australia is considering banning menthols and making cigarettes look ugly to lower smoking rates

Menthol cigarettes could be banned, and tobacco packets might bear new warnings in the latest move to deter Australians from smoking. ABC News reported that a more aggressive plan could soon be impl…
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Changes in retail sales of tobacco products in Ontario after a menthol sales restriction

Background Ontario, Canada prohibited menthol tobacco product sales beginning 1 January 2017. We measured retail sales of menthol cigarettes and possible substitute products before and after policy i…
via The BMJ

Menthol cigarettes in black neighbourhoods: still cheaper after all these years

California was the second US state to adopt a law to end the sale of most flavoured tobacco products (including menthol) in August 2020.1 However, a tobacco industry front group submitted more than 6…
via The BMJ

Implementation of a comprehensive flavoured tobacco product sales restriction and retail tobacco sales

Introduction Flavoured tobacco product availability is related to youth and young adult initiation, experimentation and regular use of tobacco.1 Among California high school students who are current…
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Anti-smoking push: Menthol cigarettes banned and cigarettes wrapped in 'ugly colours'

Menthol and other flavoured cigarettes will be banned in Australia along with new packet warnings for tobacco products and cigarettes individually wrapped in 'uglier' colours, in a major new effort t…
via Daily Mail

FDA ban on flavored e-cigs didn’t stop vapers

An FDA ban on flavored e-cigarettes didn’t result in adults quitting e-cigarette use and may have driven some back to smoking regular cigarettes, a new survey shows. On February 6, 2020, the US Food…
via Futurity: Research News

Australia Wants to Make Cigarettes Tasteless, Their Design 'Ugly' - Reports

Get the latest news from around the world, live coverage, off-beat stories, features and analysis. https://sputniknews.com/20221130/australia-wants-to-make-cigarettes-tasteless-their-design-ugly---r…
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Bitter taste sensitivity in domestic dogs (Canis familiaris) and its relevance to bitter deterrents of ingestion

Citation: Gibbs M, Winnig M, Riva I, Dunlop N, Waller D, Klebansky B, et al. (2022) Bitter taste sensitivity in domestic dogs (Canis familiaris) and its relevance to bitter deterrents of ingestion. P…
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Fresh hop season 2022 – reviews #13

More fresh hop beer reviews from this season’s catch, as I continue to document the various ones I drank this year. I’m getting close to finishing this series out, so bear with me. Portland’s Kings …
via Thebrewsite.com

Individual cigarettes could get ‘smoking kills’ health warnings: Mark Butler

We know these warnings work, but when a smoker pulls a cigarette out of a pack, there is nothing at the moment to remind them of the harms that cigarettes cause.

Menthol cigarettes to be banned, and others to be made ugly colours, in further efforts to end smoking

Flavoured cigarettes like menthols would be banned, and new warnings could be printed on cigarettes as part of a wide-ranging raft of reforms pursued by the federal government.  Key points: <ul><li…
via ABC News (AU)

Australia to consider tougher nicotine e-cigarette import and labelling laws to tackle teen vaping

The federal government will crackdown on children accessing e-cigarettes, with the regulator to consider key changes including tightening importation rules and tougher labelling laws. As rates of te…
via The Guardian

Big tobacco tries to stop California flavored tobacco ban

SAN DIEGO (AP) R.J. Reynolds and other tobacco companies filed a request Tuesday asking the U.S. Supreme Court to impose an emergency order to stop California from enforcing a ban on flavored tobacco…
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Big tobacco tries to stop California flavored tobacco ban

R.J. Reynolds and other tobacco companies filed a request Tuesday asking the U.S. Supreme Court to impose an emergency order to stop California from enforcing a ban on flavored tobacco products that …
via KPBS

Big tobacco tries to stop California flavored tobacco ban

SAN DIEGO (AP) R.J. Reynolds and other tobacco companies filed a request Tuesday asking the U.S. Supreme Court to impose an emergency order to stop California from enforcing a ban on flavored tobacco…
via Associated Press

Public Urges Multnomah County to Pass Flavored Tobacco Ban While Retailers Raise Concerns

Multnomah County leaders heard hours of public testimony Monday about their proposed ban on flavored tobacco and nicotine products, including menthol. Public comments were split between retailers con…
via The Portland Mercury

The chase is on: Regulators are slowly cracking down on vapes aimed at teens

Nearly two years after the FDA issued a policy denouncing the marketing of fruit-flavored vape juice and other vape products to young people, the products are still widely available in stores. But ex…
via NPR