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The FDA's Incomprehensible Answer To A Crucial Question About Its E-Cigarette Regulations

The Food and Drug Administration's legal rationale for regulating e-cigarettes as "tobacco products," even though they do not contain tobacco, is that they deliver nicotine derived from tobacco. But e-cigarettes do not always do that. There are many vari
added Jul 25, 2016 16:08

[Florida] Ybor City cigar company ratchets up new blends ahead of tighter rules

Eric Newman, president of J.C. Newman Cigar Co., is rushing 20 new cigars to market to better position them for a new review process that will be required by the Food and Drug Administration starting Aug. 8.
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Jul 22, 2016 18:26

[Florida] New rules could leave cigar industry in ashes

U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor of Tampa, as liberal a Democrat as they come, has been a champion for Newman in Congress. Her efforts to exempt cigars from these FDA rules hasn't gone anywhere, though, and nothing is likely to happen on that front until after th
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Jul 22, 2016 18:24

[Florida] HORTON: Think e-cigs are safe for kids? You’ll think twice after reading this

Parents can guard against these dangers. Talk to children as young as 6, before they are influenced by their peers, Duggan said. Parents should also not indulge in e-cigarette use, Schaechter said. “We know children of smokers are more likely to smoke,
Miami (FL) Herald
added Jul 22, 2016 17:11

FDA rules could snuff out Central Florida cigar makers

"It's government over-reach," said Jeff Borysiewicz, founder of Corona Cigar Co., which carved a niche as an online cigar distributor based in Ocoee before expanding sales with cigar bars in Central Florida. "Nobody's chain-smoking two boxes of cigars a
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Jul 22, 2016 17:05

Testing on Animals Is Shameful, Says Tobacco Industry Insider

Countless animals will suffer and die now that newer tobacco products, such as e-cigarettes, will be required to have Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval in order to enter or remain on the market—and one tobacco industry insider isn’t pleased one
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)
added Jul 20, 2016 19:50

Altria urges FDA to loosen planned e-cig regulations for public health benefit

Altria said in its 22-page comments to the FDA, sent July 11, that ENDS represent the type of reduced-risk products that Congress intended for the agency to support “when it empowered FDA to regulate tobacco products” to improve public health. “If adopted
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 20, 2016 18:37

This Week in CTP - July 18, 2016: FDA Seeks Members of Industry for Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee

seeking nominations for a nonvoting representative of the tobacco manufacturing industry to serve on the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee and an alternate to this representative. Nominees may be self-nominated or nominated by an organization
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jul 18, 2016 20:48

SIEGEL: Altria Urges Changes in FDA E-Cigarette Regulations that Would Decrease Its Share of Vaping Market and Help Save Many Smaller Manufacturers

Altria Client Services, on behalf of Nu Mark (the maker of Mark Ten e-cigarettes), has submitted comments to the FDA that blast its pre-market tobacco application (PMTA) requirements for e-cigarettes, arguing that these requirements are unduly burdensome,
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jul 18, 2016 17:30

Senator seeks answers from FDA on e-cigarette regulations

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., sent Friday a third letter to FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf that expressed his frustrations about the agency providing “inadequate responses” to the regulatory oversight questions he posed May 17. Johnson is chairman of the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 18, 2016 13:28
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