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[New York] FDA cracks down on teen e-cigarette 'epidemic' by taking 'historic action' against retailers

More than 1,300 warning letters and fines were dished out to shops, gas stations and online stores across the country that illegally sold vaping products to minors during an undercover blitz this summer. In addition, the FDA fired off letters to manufact
New York Daily News
added Sep 14, 2018 17:25
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New York’s Tribal Cigarette Tax Ruling Heads To High Court ($$)

U.S. Supreme Court intervention is needed to correct a New York appeals court’s decision allowing the state to collect taxes on cigarettes sold on an Indian reservation to nontribal members because the ruling goes against state law and an 1842 treaty, a
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2018 03:23
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FDA campaign a potential win for large tobacco companies, some observers say

“We do wonder how satisfactory any plan will be, given that teens report having easy access to a whole host of products that are viewed as dangerous, in particular when consumed by underage consumers,” Azer said. Azer’s report cited a national Blue Matr
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 14, 2018 03:23
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FDA move on e-cigarettes means new risks for Fidelity funds

Fidelity Investments’ bet on a privately held maker of e-cigarettes faces new risks after U.S. health regulators on Wednesday said they are considering a ban on flavored versions of the popular “vaping” products. Closely held e-cigarette maker Juul Labs a
Reuters
added Sep 14, 2018 03:23
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FDA may ban flavored e-cigarettes if makers don't do enough to limit youth use

FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said the latest step in an overall process that began in April 2017 is necessary because “I now have good reason to believe that (youth e-cig smoking) has reached nothing short of an epidemic proportion of growth.”
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 14, 2018 01:34
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Indonesia faces numerous tobacco control challenges: Minister

"It is disappointing, as many Indonesian children smoke. We have to do something," Yembise remarked during the 12th Asia Pacific Conference on Tobacco or Health (12th APACT) in Nusa Dua, Bali, on Thursday.
Antara News (id)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:57
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[New Jersey] Seton Hall still not a smoke-free zone

Trunk, said via email that “[t]he campus store has been selling tobacco products for over 30 years.” When asked whether the university has ever faced negative backlash because it sells cigarettes, Trunk said, “Not in my experience.” When asked about the
The Setonian (Seton Hall University)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:37
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Retailer Calls FDA Attack on E-Cig Flavors ‘Disingenuous’

Retailers contacted by CSP Daily News responded with little surprise. “I believe this is one of many new initiatives from the FDA with the goal of helping create a healthier population from Scott Gottlieb’s viewpoint,” said Lonnie McQuirter, operator of
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24
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FDA takes new steps to address epidemic of youth e-cigarette use, including a historic action against more than 1,300 retailers and 5 major manufacturers for their roles perpetuating youth access

PR Newswire
added Sep 18, 2018 04:04
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Vapor Technology Association Responds To FDA's Announcement

Unfortunately, FDA and Commissioner Gottlieb took a giant step backwards against the best interest of public health. By threatening an industry – and technology that millions of adult smokers are successfully using to reduce or quit smoking deadly cigaret
PR Newswire
added Sep 18, 2018 04:03
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