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SEIDMAN: Should High-Nicotine Cigarettes Be Banned?

Although many people, especially when young, choose to experiment with addictive drugs, no one chooses addiction. Selling high-nicotine cigarettes should be illegal.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Feb 5, 2016 20:50

Regulations Threaten E-Cigarette Industry in Boca

The regulation would be so costly that it would likely kill 90% of the companies that produce vapes, e-cigarettes and mods. This would leave the major players of the tobacco industry left standing, as well as possibly a few larger vape distributors.
Boca Raton (FL) News
added Feb 4, 2016 20:16

ALA Gives White House Low Marks for Full Tobacco Control / Long wait to give FDA authority over all tobacco products called 'frustrating'

Obama administration has received an "incomplete" grade from the American Lung Association (ALA) for being too slow to grant the FDA regulatory authority over e-cigarettes and other noncigarette tobacco products. "As of January 31, 2016, the Obama Adminis
MedPage Today
added Feb 4, 2016 18:08


Nearly 1 in 4 high school students in the U.S. use at least one tobacco product, including e-cigarettes, according to the 2014 National Youth Tobacco Survey 7.7 percent of middle school students use at least one tobacco product, including e-cigarettes.
American Lung Association
added Feb 3, 2016 14:05

Altria CEO Addresses Pressing Tobacco Issues

"We go into the year believing, as a whole, that the adult tobacco consumer continues to feel better going into 2016, as they did in 2015. Unemployment is down, housing starts are up, the effect of gasoline prices — we see improved adult tobacco consumer
Convenience Store News
added Feb 3, 2016 01:00

[Texas] Proposed federal regulations may mean the end for vape smoke shops

Blankenship owns Lucky Ruckus Vape Shop in Lubbock and Amarillo, where he sells several electronic vapor products. But those products might end up being the reason he’ll have to go out of business if the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has its way.
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Feb 3, 2016 00:59

D.C. Circuit Deals Blow to Big Tobacco

But the opinion was silent on what a plaintiff must prove, even after showing that a committee is tainted, to have an agency’s action thrown out. “That’s the $100 million question in this case for the tobacco companies,” said Scott Nelson, an attorney at
National Law Journal
added Jan 30, 2016 20:54

[California] 'Flames came shooting out the bottom': Veteran, 34, is permanently scarred after his e-cigarette exploded near his face

Don George of Los Angeles, California is suing the Lancaster store where he bought an e-cigarette that allegedly exploded exploded / George's attorney Gregory Bentley said that there is no federal regulation of e-cigarettes after the cigarette industry
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 29, 2016 19:19

Sen. Vows Filibuster Of FDA Nominee Over Big Pharma Ties ($$)

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., vowed to filibuster the Obama administration’s pick to lead the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, saying Wednesday that Dr. Robert Califf’s “strong ties” to Big Pharma were unacceptable. In a written statement, the lawmaker ci
added Jan 28, 2016 20:06

UPDATE 3-Sanders blocks Obama nominee to lead FDA, citing industry ties (Adds HHS statement, paragraph 9)

Markey of Massachusetts also placed a hold on the nomination until the agency agrees to reform its process for approving opioid painkillers. The nominee, Dr. Robert Califf, is a cardiologist and researcher who joined the FDA a year ago as a deputy commis
added Jan 27, 2016 15:50
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