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Department of Health and Human Services: Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Research on E-Cigarettes (R01)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
added Sep 26, 2016 17:46
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This Week in CTP - September 7, 2016: CMP Amounts for Tobacco Retailers Increased for Inflation

(HHS) recently issued a new regulation that adjusts, for inflation, the civil money penalty (CMP) amounts assessed against tobacco retailers who have violated the law. The adjusted amounts apply to CMPs assessed after August 1, 2016, even if the associat
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Sep 8, 2016 04:06
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head start updates will help protect children from tobacco smoke

Last week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services finalized a major update to its Head Start Standards, including a provision that has the potential to help families reduce the amount of secondhand smoke that Head Start students are exposed to
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 8, 2016 03:48
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[South Dakota] Rapid City scientist promoting smoke-free policies on reservations

Patricia Nez Henderson, vice president of the Black Hills Center for American Indian Health, has been appointed to the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services to serve a four-year term on special committee to raise awareness on the dangers of smoking
Rapid City (SD) Journal
added Aug 20, 2016 15:40
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[Minnesota] FINAL DECISION ON REVIEW OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DECISION (PDF)

we conclude that the ALJ’s rationale for finding only one violation and reducing the CMP to $0 is legally erroneous. We conclude that CTP’s determination to impose the original CMP is supported by a reasonable and permissible published interpretation of t
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Aug 10, 2016 19:57
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JOHN MIDDLETON COMPANY LLC v. FDA/DHHS: COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF (PDF)

Categorically banning the word “mild” and extinguishing Middleton’s BLACK & MILD® trademark violates not only the TCA and the APA, but also the Constitution. The First Amendment protects trademarks and brand names. A per se ban on certain words in a tra
Amazon CloudFront
added May 28, 2016 02:01
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VIDEO: Feds announce much tougher e-cigarette, cigar rule

New federal rules announced Thursday have the potential to upend the multibillion-dollar electronic cigarette industry just as it is attempting to position itself as an alternative to traditional cigarettes
USA Today
added May 5, 2016 21:40
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Tobacco Press Conference

In 2009, a bipartisan Congressional act entrusted FDA to regulate the manufacturing, distribution and marketing of tobacco products in order to protect public health. With that authority, today we are taking significant steps to do just that. We are pr
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added May 5, 2016 18:45
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Statement by HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell on Senate confirmation of Dr. Robert Califf as FDA Commissioner

I look forward to working with Dr. Califf to ensure the FDA can carry out every aspect of its critical mission;... to protecting the nation’s food supply and implementing its oversight of tobacco products
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Feb 24, 2016 19:21
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Fed agencies want tobacco packaging lawsuit tossed

Two federal health agencies have filed — as expected — for a dismissal of a lawsuit by the Big Three tobacco manufacturers that aims to prevent implementation of new packaging guidelines. The Food and Drug Administration and Department of Health and Huma
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 9, 2015 20:06
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