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[California] State Health Officer’s Report on E-Cigarettes: A Community Health Threat (PDF)

First and foremost, education is needed to counter the marketing of e-cigarettes which is often misleading and highly appealing to teens. Second, there is a need to treat e-cigarettes in a comprehensive manner that is consistent with how we approach tra
California Department of Public Health
added Jan 29, 2015 00:09
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Hoping to snuff e-cigarette use, California declares vaping a public health threat

In a report and advisory released by the California Department of Public Health, researchers found that more than twice as many 8th- and 10th-graders reported vaping, or using e-cigarettes, than smoking traditional cigarettes in 2014. Among seniors in hi
Los Angeles Daily News
added Jan 28, 2015 23:48
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FDA Taps Duke Research Expert To Head Drug, Tobacco Unit ($$)

the vice chancellor of clinical and translational research at Duke University, to oversee the agency's medical products and tobacco subunits including the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, the Center for Devices...
Law360
added Jan 26, 2015 21:26
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Duke's Rob Califf Named FDA Deputy Commissioner

Leadership of the FDA Office of Medicinal Products And Tobacco is second in scope only to being commissioner of the agency. OMPT provides leadership and coordination over all centers in review and approval of drugs, biologics, medical devices, and FDA’s
Forbes
added Jan 26, 2015 21:21
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Duke University's Robert Califf headed to FDA to oversee drug and tobacco regulation

Robert Califf will step down as vice chancellor at the Duke University School of Medicine to become deputy commissioner at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA and Duke announced Califf's appointment Monday.
Columbia (SC) State
added Jan 26, 2015 21:19
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FDA Regulations Threaten Cigar Industry Shutdown

“Some domestic producers may cease to sell their products domestically or discontinue some products. Foreign producers may cease selling their products to the US or reduce the number of distinct products they sell in the US.”
Town Hall
added Jan 26, 2015 18:14
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Why do teens still smoke? On addiction, advertising, and the rise of e-cigarettes

Why teens smoke at all is a question that public health advocates have been scratching their heads over since the 1960s— when a U.S. Surgeon General’s report exposed the health risks of smoking— and even more so since the 1970s, when the federal governme
Fox News
added Jan 26, 2015 17:05
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FDA to Conduct Second Public Workshop on E-Cigarettes

The agenda for the March 2015 e-cigarette workshop focuses on the impact of e-cigarettes on a person’s individual health. The specific topics to be discussed include, (1) exposure to nicotine and toxicological considerations; (2) pharmacokinetics (the mo
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 23, 2015 14:57
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These are the retailers that sold cigarettes to minors last year

Food Lion stores and BP gas stations are "particularly high on the list of offending retailers," Vocativ notes. For every 200 stores, each received an average of one warning letter. BP-branded stations paid the most fines for illicit tobacco sales in 201
The Week
added Jan 23, 2015 13:31
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Wendell Ford, Longtime Kentucky Senator, Dies at 90

Harry Reid, D-Nev., called Ford “a fine man.” “As a new senator I met with him,” Reid said. “He said ‘I am from Kentucky, I drink Kentucky bourbon, and I smoke Kentucky cigarettes all the time’ … “No one is against efforts to stop teen smoking, but turni
Roll Call
added Jan 22, 2015 23:39
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