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SENATE DEMS BLAST FDA FOR “STEP BACKWARDS” ON TOBACCO OVERSIGHT; CALL ON AGENCY TO GET SERIOUS ABOUT PLAN TO CURB NICOTINE IN CIGARETTES

today 13 Senate Democrats sent a letter to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb denouncing the agency’s recent move to delay oversight of newly-regulated tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes and cigars. Senate Democrats are deeply concerned this d
US Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
added Aug 5, 2017 22:45
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Judge Extends Deadlines In FDA Lawsuit By 30 Days

a judge has granted an extension in the cigar industry's lawsuit that challenges the agency's controversial Final Deeming Rule, which places severe limitations on how cigars are made and sold. Judge Amit Mehta, who sits on the U.S. District Court for th
Cigar Aficionado
added Aug 3, 2017 01:05
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FDA’s move to lower nicotine and examine flavoring a promising step, but Deeming Rule delay disappointing, says American Heart Association

We are also concerned that the FDA has raised the possibility of exempting premium cigars in the future. Tobacco in any form presents risk. That’s why we have advocated for – and will continue to insist – that FDA oversight of all tobacco products is abs
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Aug 1, 2017 00:42
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fda nicotine reduction plan announced today has promise, but timeline puts young lives at risk

The four-year delay in fully regulating newly deemed combustible products will leave tens of millions of youth and young adults subject to the enticing flavors and marketing of little cigars, cigarillos and hookah. The five-year delay in regulating e-cig
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 29, 2017 19:45
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Cigarette maker stocks plunge on FDA announcement, but health experts are skeptical

“What didn’t happen today is an announcement on actual regulation... What happened was an announcement that a docket would be opened,” said Dave Dobbins, the chief operating officer of antismoking nonprofit Truth Initiative, referring to the FDA docket t
CBS MarketWatch
added Jul 29, 2017 13:26
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FDA DELAYS SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR CIGAR APPROVAL TO 2021

It’s a three-year delay only to the approval deadline for substantial equivalence, a process by which manufacturers would submit for product approval based on reports that the cigar in question is substantially equivalent in its threat to public health,
HalfWheel
added Jul 28, 2017 20:30
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CRA & IPCPR ISSUE STATEMENT ON FDA’S SUBSTANTIAL EQUIVALENCE DELAY

“This has been a long and complicated process, which is not over. However, we commend the objective approach announced today by the Commissioner of the FDA. This revisiting of the rule is testament to the recognition that you cannot regulate all products
HalfWheel
added Jul 28, 2017 20:29
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FDA's New Plan for Tobacco and Nicotine Regulation

Lowering Nicotine in Cigarettes to Non-Addictive Levels / Public Comment and other Opportunities to Communicate with FDA / Extending Timelines to Encourage Innovations / Applications to market newly-regulated combustible products, such as cigars, pipe t
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jul 28, 2017 17:47
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CIGAR ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, et al., v. FDA: MOTION TO INTERVENE AS DEFENDANTS (PDF)

2. Public Health Intervenors Have Legally Protected Interests at Stake / 3. If Successful, Plaintiffs’ Action Would Impair Public Health Intervenors’ Interests / 4. Public Health Intervenors’ Interests May Not Be Adequately Represented by Defendants
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 26, 2017 02:56
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Leading Health Organizations Seek to Intervene in Defense of FDA Rule on E-Cigarettes, Cigars

In contrast to the current Administration’s actions, the DOJ in August 2016 strongly defended the FDA rule as essential to protecting public health in another case brought by e-cigarette manufacturers, Nicopure Labs, LLC v. FDA. On Friday, the judge rule
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 25, 2017 22:52
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