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Under fire, HHS nominee Tom Price says financial dealings were legal

The question was among the most antagonistic and personally hitting for Price, who had said earlier that his father had been a "Lucky Strike smoker from World War II" who died from emphysema. "I have no idea what stocks I held in the '90s or the 2000s or
CNN
added Jan 25, 2017 17:25
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KAPLAN: 6 questions for Rep. Tom Price, Trump’s nominee to lead HHS

As a congressman, Price tried to exempt the cigar industry from the new FDA rules that require premium, hand-rolled cigars to comply with the same testing and labeling requirements that smokeless tobacco and flavored must follow. The industry opposes th
statnews.com
added Jan 25, 2017 17:24
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GLIED/FRANK: Care for the Vulnerable vs. Cash for the Powerful — Trump’s Pick for HHS

Price’s record demonstrates less concern for the sick, the poor, and the health of the public and much greater concern for the economic well-being of their physician caregivers...The proposed nomination of Tom Price to HHS highlights a sharp contrast betw
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Dec 23, 2016 00:56
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Nicopure Labs Releases Statement on the U.S. Surgeon General's Report on E-Cigarettes

"We are extremely disappointed that the US Surgeon General Report makes no mention of the UK Royal College of Physicians comprehensive report published earlier this year, which arrived at different conclusions about the vaping products' potential to redu
PR Newswire
added Dec 9, 2016 23:06
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Trump Taps Cigar Friendly Congressman for Health and Human Services Head

Rep. Tom Price, R-Georgia, has been selected by President-elect Donald Trump to be the next secretary of the Department Health and Human Services (HHS)... Price, who is an orthopedic surgeon, is a cigar smoker who supported previous efforts to exempt pre
HalfWheel
added Dec 10, 2016 18:25
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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
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
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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