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Health Groups Call on FDA to Speed Up Regulation of E-Cig, Cigars

Close to a dozen major health groups are lending support to a lawsuit charging the FDA with harming the health of children, teens, and young adults by delaying regulation of non-cigarette tobacco products. The lawsuit, filed in March by the American Aca
MedPage Today
added Jul 28, 2018 03:33
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Tobacco Regulation Advocates Get Support from Medical Professional Organizations in Court Filing

The American Thoracic Society led 10 medical professional organizations in filing an amicus brief last week regarding the FDA’s failure to apply pre-market review to new tobacco products. The brief was submitted in support of the American Academy of Ped
Newswise
added Jul 28, 2018 03:18
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Re: Docket No. FDA-2018-N-0529, Draft Concept Paper: Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products After Implementation of a Food and Drug Administration Product Standard (PDF)

The undersigned organizations agree with the conclusion reached by the National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine in their 2015 report that “the limited evidence now available suggests that if conventional cigarettes are modified by regulatio
American Family Physician
added Jul 27, 2018 21:45
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BAT to launch heated tobacco in U.S., shares jump

said it would test launch its Eclipse tobacco heating product in the United States within the next 12 months, giving it a head start in a highly competitive market...Its shares rose more than 5 percent as BAT...reported better-than-expected first-half pro
Reuters
added Jul 27, 2018 21:45
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The jury is still out on whether e-cigs help treat tobacco addiction

What's happening now: The FDA has taken a strong stance against the unlawful use of e-cigarettes by youngsters, particularly in their use of the vaping product Juul, which looks like a cool USB flashdrive, offers hundreds of flavors and is popular enough
Axios
added Jul 27, 2018 21:44
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Turning Point Brands to Host Second Quarter 2018 Conference Call

Louisville, Kentucky-based Turning Point Brands, Inc. (NYSE:TPB) is a leading U.S. provider of Other Tobacco Products. TPB, through its three focus brands, Stoker’s® in Smokeless products, Zig-Zag® in Smoking products, and the VaporBeast® distribution en
Business Wire
added Jul 27, 2018 21:42
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Senators Urge FDA to Get Tough on Flavored Vaping Products

The letter poses a number of pointed questions as to how FDA will seek to curb e-cigarette use in children moving forward and is particularly critical of FDA’s 2017 decision to delay its regulation of e-cigarette products and flavorings from 2018 to 2022
National Law Review
added Jul 27, 2018 21:41
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[South Africa] Vaping in SA may cost more if British American Tobacco is allowed to buy Twisp, Competition Commission says

The Competition Commission believes British American Tobacco's (BAT) plan to buy e-cigarette company Twisp would lead to higher vaping prices in South Africa. BAT is already a global e-cigarette player and could've easily entered the South African market
Business Insider
added Jul 27, 2018 21:40
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STIER: FDA's Anti-Smoking Strategy Puts Lives At Risk

Although other methods have helped some smokers quit, a significant portion of the adult population still smokes, even though they’d like to quit. Until e-cigarettes came along, they had few alternatives. What an ironic shame, and public health disaster i
RealClearPolitics (blog)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:40
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Altria Reports 2018 Second-Quarter and First-Half Results; Tightens 2018 Full-Year Earnings Guidance

Our core tobacco businesses performed well as they continued to make strategic investments in support of their long-term objectives. Of course, our results benefited from a lower corporate tax rate,” said Howard Willard, Altria’s Chairman and Chief Execut
Business Wire
added Jul 27, 2018 18:55
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