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[UK] Nine in ten e-cigarettes shops break their own retail rules by selling devices to people who have never smoked

An investigation by the Royal Society of Public Health found nine of ten retailers happily sold to customers who had never smoked - contravening guidelines Experts in this country have vehemently supported the technology, which they insist offers cigaret
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 9, 2017 19:52
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[UK] VIDEO: Nine out of 10 vape shops 'break industry code by selling to non-smokers', reveals undercover investigation

Some 1,700 specialist shops in England, Scotland and Wales are advised to “never knowingly sell to anyone who is not a current or former smoker, or a current vaper”. The Independent British Vape Trade Association (IBVTA) guidelines aim to stop non-smoke
The Independent (uk)
added Apr 7, 2017 18:51
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CIGAR ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, et al. v FDA: NOTICE OF AMICUS CURIAE CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO-FREE KIDS IN RESPONSE TO THE COURT’S NOTICE TO PARTIES

Lawyers with the law firm, Zuckerman Spaeder LLP, have been representing Tobacco-Free Kids and other public health and medical organizations in connection with amicus curiae briefs either filed, or to be filed, in various lawsuits challenging FDA’s deemi
Tobacco On Trial
added Apr 6, 2017 03:41
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With a resume that’s both asset and liability, Scott Gottlieb preps for FDA confirmation hearing

Gottlieb has invested in Kure, a company that makes e-cigarettes, and he has written that imposing restrictions might make it hard for some people to use them as a tool to quit smoking traditional cigarettes...Gottlieb is expected to be confirmed easily.
statnews.com
added Apr 6, 2017 02:31
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FDA pick faces questioning on ties to industry he'd regulate

data showing he received hundreds of thousands of dollars in consulting or other fees from several FDA-regulated companies in recent years. In ethics documents filed last week, Gottlieb said that if confirmed he would recuse himself for a year from decis
WTAE-TV 4 (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Apr 6, 2017 02:15
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FDA Nominee Scott Gottlieb Should Recuse Himself from All Decisions Involving E-Cigarettes Given His Financial Interests in a Vape Shop Company

Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the nominee for commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, has held financial interests in Kure, a vape store franchiser that both sells electronic cigarette products and promotes “vaping” lounges that the company says will "bri
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 6, 2017 02:07
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E-Cigarette Industry Appeals to Trump Administration to Help Keep it in Business

the industry is now turning to the pro-corporate, anti-regulation Trump Administration and the GOP Congress in order to get the FDA to back down on the new rules.
Ring Of Fire Network
added Apr 6, 2017 21:30
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[Europe, Malta] EDITORIAL: Hands off the rule of law

The man who investigated the case insists there is a case for arraignment. Mr Dalli denies the allegations. In an environment where the rule of law prevails, only a court can settle that...This government has already corrupted governance and tries to ‘man
Times of Malta (mt)
added Apr 4, 2017 12:16
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Trump Team Financial Disclosures Reveal Millions in Stock Investments

Kellyanne Conway lists holdings in drug company Pfizer and tobacco companies Altria Group and Philip Morris...Cohn, director of the National Economic Council...up to $1 million in Microsoft (MSFT) , Philip Morris and Reynolds American (RAI) (he appears to
thestreet.com
added Apr 4, 2017 11:50
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[Canada] Ethics probe clears former Alberta premier Redford again in tobacco lawsuit

Another investigation has cleared former Alberta premier Alison Redford of wrongdoing on how she selected a law firm to sue tobacco companies on behalf of the province. Redford was Alberta's justice minister in 2010 when she chose a consortium of law fir
Canadian Press
added Apr 4, 2017 12:13
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