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Rep. Nita Lowey Applauded for Protecting Kids from Tobacco

As the ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, Rep. Lowey fought successfully to make sure the budget agreement announced this week didn't include two harmful provisions that would have undermined tobacco prevention efforts. One provision
PR Newswire
added Dec 17, 2015 22:22
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Sen. Barbara Mikulski Applauded for Protecting Kids from Tobacco

As the ranking Democrat on the Senate Appropriations Committee, Sen. Mikulski fought successfully to make sure the budget agreement announced this week didn't include two harmful provisions that would have undermined tobacco prevention efforts. One provi
PR Newswire
added Dec 17, 2015 22:22
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Provision founders in House

FDA spokesman Michael Felberbaum referred comment about the omnibus bill to the federal Office of Management and Budget. "The final (deeming regulations) rule was submitted to OMB on Oct. 19," Felberbaum said. "OMB is required to review all significant r
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 17, 2015 15:39
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Sen. Jeff Merkley Applauded for Protecting Kids from Tobacco

led the fight to defeat a proposal that would have greatly weakened FDA oversight of electronic cigarettes and cigars, including many candy and fruit-flavored products that have been introduced in recent years and been popular with kids. The House Appropr
PR Newswire
added Dec 17, 2015 15:34
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Budget Agreement Protects Kids and Health by Rejecting Tobacco Industry Giveaways

delivers critical victories for America’s kids and health over the tobacco industry by rejecting proposals to greatly weaken FDA oversight of electronic cigarettes and cigars and slash funding for the CDC’s programs to reduce tobacco use. By rejecting the
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 16, 2015 19:12
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Singapore bans e-cigarettes, smokeless cigars and other emerging tobacco products

The ban on emerging tobacco products would be implemented in two phases. The first phase – announced yesterday – includes a ban on smoking cigars, dissolvable tobacco and other products containing nicotine or tobacco. The second phase – expected to be i
International Business Times (au)
added Dec 16, 2015 17:47
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Survey reveals new trends in teen drug and alcohol use

There is limited data on e-cigarettes due to their unregulated status. When asked what they inhaled the last time they used an e-cigarette, only about 20 percent said they were using nicotine. Most say they inhaled flavoring alone and many admitted they
CBS
added Dec 16, 2015 17:24
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Cigarillo use increases estimates of teen smoking rates by half (PDF)

increased by more than half when cigarillos—small cigars or little cigars—are included with regular cigarettes as a form of tobacco use. The finding supports concerns in the public health community that cigarillos are attracting new youth to tobacco use.
Monitoring the Future
added Dec 16, 2015 17:06
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National Survey Shows Youth Cigarette Smoking Again Falls to Record Low, but E-Cigarettes and Cigars Threaten Progress

Results Show Why FDA Must Act Now to Regulate E-Cigarettes and Cigars... These findings are not surprising given the irresponsible marketing of e-cigarettes and cigars in a wide variety of kid-friendly flavors
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 16, 2015 16:48
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] First phase of ban on alternative tobacco products to take effect from Dec 15

Emerging tobacco products currently not available in Singapore will be banned with effect from Tuesday (Dec 15). The ban ensures "they do not gain a foothold or become entrenched in the Singapore market", the Ministry of Health (MOH) said on Monday (Dec
Straits Times (sg)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:32
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