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EDITORIAL: The FDA Wakes Up to the Danger of E-Cigarettes

Gottlieb and...Azar hold out hope that e-cigarettes can still be, for hardened smokers, a less-harmful alternative to burning tobacco. That remains to be seen. In the meantime, it’s the FDA’s responsibility to keep them away from kids and protect everyone
Bloomberg News
added Oct 30, 2018 23:20
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AZAR/GOTTLIEB: We cannot let e-cigarettes become an on-ramp for teenage addiction

The technology that might help adults end one addiction cannot pull a generation of kids into a new one... At the Department of Health and Human Services, we are deeply concerned about the risks that e-cigarettes pose for children, given how quickly teen
Washington Post
added Oct 12, 2018 15:52
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Health Tip: Manage Cravings After You Quit Smoking

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services suggests how to manage cravings: Keep your hands busy, such as by sorting the mail or washing the dishes. Prepare healthy snacks in the morning to have them ready throughout the day. Chew sugar-free gum.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 3, 2018 18:36
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HHS Chief Azar: Regulators aren't going to to let e-cigarettes become a 'pathway to nicotine dependency'

Azar said he "completely supports" the FDA in its proposed crackdown Friday in an interview with CNBC's "Squawk on the Street." A father of teens himself, he said he sees the "pervasiveness" and "rapid spread" of teen e-cigarette use. FDA Commissioner S
CNBC
added Sep 17, 2018 15:24
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U.S. health secretary backs proposed FDA crackdown on e-cigarettes: CNBC

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar told CNBC on Friday he was “completely in support” of the [FDA]'s proposed crackdown on e-cigarettes. “We are not going to permit e-cigarettes to become a pathway to nicotine dependency” or the use of combust
Reuters
added Sep 17, 2018 11:27
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Proposed Collection; 60-day Comment Request; Collection of Customer Service, Demographic, and Smoking/Tobacco Use Information From the National Cancer Institute's Contact Center (CC) Clients (National Cancer Institute)

smoking/tobacco use behavior of individuals seeking NCI's smoking cessation assistance through the CC in order to provide smoking cessation services tailored to the individual client's needs and track their smoking behavior at follow up. This is a request
Federal Register
added May 16, 2018 03:20
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Statement from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Regarding CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald

Dr. Fitzgerald owns certain complex financial interests that have imposed a broad recusal limiting her ability to complete all of her duties as the CDC Director. Due to the nature of these financial interests, Dr. Fitzgerald could not divest from them in
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Feb 1, 2018 22:08
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Scott Gottlieb rocketed to the top of FDA. He may keep rising

Seven months later, he is attracting praise from some of President Trump’s staunchest critics — including former Obama administration officials. He may also be in line to succeed his old boss, Tom Price, as secretary of health and human services.
statnews.com
added Oct 6, 2017 02:56
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[USA] VIDEO: From Pence to Price: How Big Tobacco Gained Massive Influence Under Trump, Plans to Expand in Africa

AMY GOODMAN: Talk about the tobacco industry and its connections to the Trump administration and members of the Cabinet. JESSICA GLENZA: Sure. So, I think—I always like to start off with something that really surprised me, which was the amount of lobbyi
Democracy Now!
added Jul 17, 2017 20:42
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FDA Sued Over Allowing ‘Natural’ To Be Part Of Cigarette’s Brand ($$)

saying the defendants violated federal law by allowing a tobacco company to use the word “natural” in the brand name and trademarks (Justin Sproule v. United States Food and Drug Administration, et al., No. 9:17-cv-80709, S.D. Fla.).
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 9, 2017 17:30
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