News tagged with tobacco control act
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(HealthDay News) —The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a tobacco industry challenge to a controversial 2009 federal law that mandates graphic warning labels on cigarettes. The high court refused to ...
Health Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 3
(HealthDay)—Tobacco retailers are generally adherent to all provisions of the Tobacco Control Act, according to a study published in April issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's ...
Health Apr 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Quitting smoking is a common New Year's resolution for Americans each year, but research has repeatedly shown it is not an easy task. Some groups, such as racial/ethnic minorities, have an even harder time quitting. New research ...
Health Jan 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—U.S. teens are much less likely to buy cigarettes if they are hidden from view, new research suggests.
Addiction Dec 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- In the latest salvo in the battle over U.S. government plans to put graphic anti-smoking images on cigarette packs, a federal appeals court has upheld the proposed changes.
Health Mar 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new Institute of Medicine report specifies the types of research that the Food and Drug Administration should require before allowing tobacco companies to sell or advertise 'modified risk' tobacco products as being capable ...
Health Dec 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A research team from Yale and the University of Connecticut has found that the cooling effect of menthol may actually cause people to smoke more and become addicted to cigarettes because ...
Health Sep 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Devices marketed as "electronic cigarettes" are in reality crude drug delivery systems for refined nicotine, posing unknown risks with little new benefits to smokers, according to tobacco control experts.
Health Jul 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 15 |