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FDA seeks ban on menthol-flavoured cigarettes

Putting forward the long-awaited proposals on Thursday, Scott Gottlieb, head of the [FDA], disclosed what he described as “astonishing” new data that indicated a new generation was at risk of getting hooked on nicotine.
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 15, 2018 23:54
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Quitting Can Make You a Winner

Quitting is possible: the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout® reminds us that anyone can take the step to try to quit. Here’s some good news about cigarette smoking— there are now more former smokers than current smokers in the United Sta
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Nov 15, 2018 23:52
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FDA Unveils New Steps to Protect Youth by Preventing Access to Flavored Tobacco Products, Announces Plans to Ban Menthol in Cigarettes and Cigars

FDA will not sit idly by while we face the threat of a whole generation getting addicted to these products. Therefore, today FDA is outlining a new policy framework to address what appear to be the central problems—youth appeal and youth access to flavor
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Nov 15, 2018 23:50
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FDA Seeks Ban On Menthol Cigarettes, Limits On E-Cig Sales ($$)

proposed a ban on menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars, along with new restrictions on sales of flavored e-cigarettes, in an effort to prevent youth access....also proposing to restrict sales of flavored e-cigarettes — except for mint and menthol, tobac
Law360
added Nov 15, 2018 23:48
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the youth e-cigarette epidemic: 5 important things to know

the Kenneth E. Warner Series, “The Youth E-cigarette Epidemic: Unintended Consequences or Strategic Marketing?” A group of public health experts, researchers, youth and education professionals gathered at the event to discuss youth e-cigarette use and t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:43
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Parties Brief Rehearing Motion In Florida Top Court’s Rejection Of Daubert ($$)

Despite Crane Co.’s protestations to the contrary, Florida’s Supreme Court adopted the Frye standard and, rather than overlook the issue of whether nonparty defendants should have appeared on...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 15, 2018 14:41
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Florida Appeals Court Directs Trial Court To Reinstate Tobacco Verdict ($$)

In an Oct. 7 opinion, the Fourth District Florida Court of Appeal affirmed a $20 million award of compensatory and punitive damages on behalf of the...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 15, 2018 14:41
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Why Are So Few COPD Patients Getting Vital Rehab Treatment?

In the study, whites, males, younger patients and those on home oxygen were among those patients likely to receive pulmonary rehabilitation. Patients were less likely to receive the rehabilitation if they were smokers; lived more than 10 miles from a pul
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 15, 2018 14:39
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Juul curbs sales of some e-cigarette flavours, but not in Canada

But the company is not taking the same actions in Canadian stores, where mango, fruit and cucumber flavours continue to be available... "All flavours are compliant with Canadian regulations," Davis said, noting that the company had "chosen to voluntarily
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:38
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“Like Restricting Clean Needles”—Advocates Slam Age-Verification Plan for Under-Fire Juul

As a new video (below) explains, a potential customer must now create a profile that includes name, date of birth, permanent address and the last four digits of their social security number. Juul verifies this information with third-party public records
Filter (The Influence Foundation)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:37
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