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Leading Cancer Organizations Urge FDA to Regulate All Tobacco Products

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), in a joint letter responding to a proposal by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to extend its regulatory authority over tobacco products, today
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Aug 12, 2014 11:36
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[Massachusetts] Mass gov't. officials attempt to regulate e-cigarette sales

As a bill to prohibit minors from purchasing electronic cigarettes works its way through the state legislature, Mass. Attorney Gen. Martha Coakley, along with 39 other attorneys general, signed a letter to the Food and Drug Administration asking that e-c
The Daily Free Press (Boston University)
added Oct 2, 2013 03:32
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Health Groups' Letter to the President on FDA Regulation (PDF)

Dear Mr. President: It has been more than a year since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed a regulation to extend its authority over all unregulated tobacco products. Given the health risks of these unregulated products, particularly to
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 28, 2015 12:37
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FOSTER: FDA missing in action on e-cigarettes

FDA is charged first and foremost with protecting the public health and there is ample evidence questioning e-cigarettes’ safety for general use and showing that these products can be particularly dangerous when used by young people. How many more lives
The Hill
added Sep 21, 2013 14:18
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[Louisiana] Your Mail: Cigars are unhealthy, too

Yet, the public health protection this law provides from the deceitful tactics of the tobacco industry is now being threatened by a new effort in the U.S. House of Representatives to exempt many cigars from regulation. Cigars cause disease and death and,
Alexandria (LA) Town Talk
added Mar 24, 2013 17:07
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Altria's Companies Prepare for Deeming Rule Compliance / The FDA and tobacco player resolve the issue of "mild."

The new provisions under the rule will mostly affect two of Altria's operating companies, Nu Mark LLC (e-vapor) and John Middleton Co. (cigars). "We believe we are well-prepared for these regulations, and Nu Mark and John Middleton are working now to co
Convenience Store News
added Jul 28, 2016 13:59
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FDA has summer to finalize tobacco deeming regs, Senate Dem says

Blumenthal is giving the Food and Drug Administration until the end of the summer to finalize its deeming regulations...“We’re pushing them hard to protect the public, and I will introduce legislation if they fail to act promptly.”
The Hill
added May 15, 2015 16:18
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[North Carolina] CDC: Youth smoking rates fall to another historic low

Cigarette smoking rates fell from 15.8 percent in 2011 to 14 percent in 2012 ... But rather than tout the declines, CDC officials and some anti-tobacco advocates chose instead to stress their concerns about incremental increases in use of electronic cig
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 15, 2013 02:25
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E-Cigarette Ads Spark Lawmakers' Concern for Youths

If the FDA were to institute broader regulations—something that has been discussed for a while now—then a simple claim that e-cigarettes are safer than cigarettes would require FDA approval.
National Journal
added Oct 13, 2013 14:25
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Cigars Loaded With Harmful Toxins, Study Shows

Even though they may not be inhaled, 'cloud' of smoke could be as dangerous as that from cigarettes
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 7, 2014 11:32
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