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No change in tobacco use among U.S. youth; e-cigarettes preferred

Mitch Zeller, of the FDA's Center for Tobacco Products, said the agency "remains deeply concerned" about the overall high rate at tobacco use among youth and said finalizing those regulations "is one of FDA's highest priorities." Increases in e-cigarett
added Apr 14, 2016 21:48

New Survey Shows Record 3 Million Kids Used E-Cigarettes in 2015 – How Many More Reasons Does the White House Need to Act?

This survey provides several million more reasons why the Obama Administration must act now to issue a long-overdue rule providing for FDA oversight of all tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes and cigars. The survey shows that a record-high
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 14, 2016 17:34

[Hawaii] Smokers Take A Couple Of Hits At the Legislature

SB 2691 would categorize reusable and disposable smoking devices and e-liquids in the state’s cigarette and tobacco tax law and would apply excise taxes on both products when sold by a distributor or dealer. SB 2083 would “prohibit smoking in a motor ve
Honolulu Civil Beat
added Mar 4, 2016 04:34

SIEGEL: My Public Comment to OIRA on FDA Deeming Regulations

This morning, I met with several staff of the Office on Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) of the White House Executive Office to provide feedback on the proposed FDA deeming regulations for electronic
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Nov 25, 2015 17:03

CHALOUPKA/SWEANOR/WARNER: Differential Taxes for Differential Risks — Toward Reduced Harm from Nicotine-Yielding Products [FREE FULL TEXT]

We believe that implementing differential taxes on nicotine-yielding products on the basis of degree of risk could substantially expedite the move away from cigarette smoking that has occurred during the past half-century, especially now that there are n
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Oct 29, 2015 12:23


Last week, the proposed deeming regulations from FDA were submitted to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. It’s expected to be one of the last steps before FDA’s finalized plans become public and as such law.
added Oct 21, 2015 09:21

The Minefield Of E-Cigarette Labeling And Promotion ($$)

the U.S. Food and Drug Administration the authority to regulate the manufacture, distribution and marketing of tobacco products. In April 2014, the FDA issued a proposed rule (the...
added Oct 2, 2015 15:27

F.D.A Orders R.J Reynolds to Stop Selling 4 Cigarette Products

These four products were introduced during a grace period set up by the law. R.J.R. applied for so-called “substantial equivalence” status at that time. To be considered “substantially equivalent,” tobacco products must be shown to have the same characte
New York Times
added Sep 15, 2015 13:33

[North Carolina] Shareholder trust appeals ruling on Reynolds-Lorillard deal

A trust that tried to block Reynolds American Inc.’s $29.25 billion purchase of Lorillard Inc. is appealing the dismissal of its lawsuit...non-BAT shareholders of Reynolds stock may be shortchanged related to potential international revenue streams from i
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 5, 2015 16:01

SIEGEL; As E-Cigarettes Re-Normalize Smoking, Adult Smoking Prevalence in 2015 Plummets

The drop in smoking prevalence from 2014 to 2015 is the largest year-to-year decline in smoking in the past 18 years. This certainly seems to defy the argument that e-cigarettes are re-normalizing smoking. As Dr. Brad Rodu reported, 2014 data from the N
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 4, 2015 12:30
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