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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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Capitol Notebook: Maine DHHS a no-show for tobacco-fund hearings

Lawmakers reviewing the Fund for a Healthy Maine have been frustrated that staffers from the Department of Health and Human Services have refused to appear before their committee. Rep. Roberta Beavers, a South Berwick Democrat, was among those annoyed th
Falmouth (ME) Forecaster
added Nov 16, 2015 22:18
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78 groups call for tobacco education in head start programs public education youth/young adults

we’re leading the charge with 77 other non-profit and government agencies, corporations and individuals to urge the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to include tobacco control measures as part of Head Start: the program that promotes sc
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 18, 2015 11:45
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DEFENDANTS’ AND POST-JUDGMENT PARTIES REGARDING REMEDIES’ RESPONSE TO PLAINTIFFS’ MOTION TO REINSTATE THE DESCRIPTOR BAN

should a Tobacco Company obtain approval...to use a prohibited descriptor or other modified health claim...may seek an order from this Court stating that use of the approved language in compliance with the Secretary’s order would not violate Order #1015
Tobacco On Trial
added Sep 11, 2015 12:33
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