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LETTER: The FDA’s new plans could just switch one form of nicotine addiction with another

As a physician who treats patients devastated by tobacco-caused lung disease, I was concerned ... Mr. Gottlieb appears willing to risk future generations of young people to nicotine addiction by granting Big Tobacco free rein to hook children on e-cigare
Washington Post
added Aug 10, 2017 03:50
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New York City Set To Hike Cigar Prices

For cigar lovers and retail shops, bill number 1544-B is the most important piece of legislation, which was passed by the Health committee via a 7-0 vote (with two members absent). Astute readers may recall that these anti-tobacco measures were introduce
Cigar Aficionado
added Aug 10, 2017 03:45
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[Colorado] Rocky Mountain Cigar Festival Celebrates Eighth Year

set to take place at the Omni Interlocken Resort in Broomfield, Colo. on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. ...Created to cater to the premium cigar industry...attracts over 2,000 consumers, collaborating with more than 100 vendors within the cigar, craft beer, dis
Convenience Store Decisions
added Aug 10, 2017 03:36
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Cigars Fend Off Challengers

The impact that taxes, bans and restrictions have on cigar sales are often difficult to measure. The effect of a flavor ban can prove devastating for retailers that bump against another jurisdiction that does not have a ban. The same goes for taxes. In s
Convenience Store Decisions
added Aug 10, 2017 03:36
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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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