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Altria's Companies Prepare for Deeming Rule Compliance / The FDA and tobacco player resolve the issue of "mild."

The new provisions under the rule will mostly affect two of Altria's operating companies, Nu Mark LLC (e-vapor) and John Middleton Co. (cigars). "We believe we are well-prepared for these regulations, and Nu Mark and John Middleton are working now to co
Convenience Store News
added Jul 28, 2016 13:59
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Health Groups' Letter to the President on FDA Regulation (PDF)

Dear Mr. President: It has been more than a year since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed a regulation to extend its authority over all unregulated tobacco products. Given the health risks of these unregulated products, particularly to
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 28, 2015 12:37
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Tobacco's Continuing Health Threat

But health threats from tobacco products continue, with stagnant rates of cigar and smokeless tobacco use and rapidly increasing electronic cigarette use.
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Aug 27, 2014 02:07
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FDA has summer to finalize tobacco deeming regs, Senate Dem says

Blumenthal is giving the Food and Drug Administration until the end of the summer to finalize its deeming regulations...“We’re pushing them hard to protect the public, and I will introduce legislation if they fail to act promptly.”
The Hill
added May 15, 2015 16:18
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FDA proposes to extend its tobacco authority to additional tobacco products, including e-cigarettes

Products that would be “deemed” to be subject to FDA regulation are those that meet the statutory definition of a tobacco product, including currently unregulated marketed products, such as electronic cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, nicotine gels, wate
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Apr 24, 2014 09:43
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Lawsuits mount against FDA regs on e-cigarettes

Legal challenges are mounting against the Food and Drug Administration’s move to regulate cigars and e-cigarettes, which for the first time would be treated just like traditional tobacco products under new rules. As many as five lawsuits have been filed
The Hill
added Jul 10, 2016 14:58
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[Canada] 'Increasing harassment' of smokers: Cigarette chief on no-tobacco day

Ms. Polet, who has been with British American Tobacco, Imperial’s parent, for decades, issued a statement today calling for a new approach to curb tobacco use, specifically a program known as “tobacco harm reduction” that includes such things as e-cigare
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 29, 2014 14:16
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[UK] Smoking knowledge still a real drag

In a new survey conducted by OnePoll, more than one in four people (28 per cent) are still unaware that smoking is the leading cause of mouth cancer, a disease that kills one person every five hours in the UK. A lack of knowledge didn't stop at traditio
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Oct 15, 2013 14:06
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[Canada] Big Tobacco giant pledges to quit cigarettes, but skeptics accuse firm of ‘double-speak’

Rothman’s Benson and Hedges, PMI’s Canadian subsidiary, is fully on board with that vision — “to eventually eliminate cigarette usage, eliminate smoking,” managing director Peter Luongo told the National Post. “And we are going to do everything in our po
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Feb 7, 2017 17:19
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Big Tobacco Sues FDA Again Over Revised Label Guidance ($$)

“Under FDA’s view, if a manufacturer makes a label change that renders the product ‘distinct’ from its predicates, the manufacturer cannot market the product without preauthorization — which requires waiting for 90 days in some cases and for an unlimited
Law360
added Oct 1, 2015 21:53
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