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FDA tobacco crackdown draws fire from right

The Trump administration is under fire from GOP lawmakers and conservative groups over its proposed crackdown on e-cigarettes and menthol tobacco products.
The Hill
added Nov 18, 2018 21:05
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The FDA is taking aim at menthol and other tobacco flavorings. Here’s why that may be tricky

Can he do that? It’s not entirely clear whether the FDA has the power to ban menthol in cigarettes... What about menthol in e-cigarettes? Unanticipated by the landmark Tobacco Control Act, the delivery of nicotine by electronically heated dispensers — va
Los Angeles Times
added Nov 18, 2018 20:59
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Big Tobacco prepares to fight proposed ban on menthol cigarettes

The past few days, in some industry watchers’ eyes, have been just important a moment in the fight against smoking. “I think it’s as big of a milestone, and builds off those earlier milestones,” said Joelle Lester, director of tobacco control for the Pub
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 18, 2018 20:48
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Public Health Experts On New FDA E-Cigarette Rules: It's Complicated

“First is raising the price of e-cigarettes...“run media campaigns to try to change social norms regarding vaping,” Siegel said. “... Juuling is what absolutely needs to be addressed, as this is the real threat in terms of youth addiction to nicotine, not
Forbes
added Nov 18, 2018 00:05
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HAELLE: FDA Ban On E-Cigarette Flavors: A Showdown Between Protecting Kids And Reducing Harm

Gottlieb may have seemed an unlikely ally for public health folks wishing for greater e-cigarette regulation. He previously served on the board of a North Carolina vaping company and has previously expressed support for e-cigarettes, even when he introdu
Forbes
added Nov 17, 2018 23:22
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Big Tobacco prepares to fight proposed ban on menthol cigarettes ($$)

It is 54 years since the US surgeon general estimated the average smoker was almost 10 times as likely to die of lung cancer as a non-smoker, and 18 years since a class-action lawsuit resulted in a record — albeit subsequently overturned — $145bn damages
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 17, 2018 23:17
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SIGN THE PETITION ... Tell the FDA to ban all flavored tobacco products

The tobacco industry is addicting a whole new generation of kids, using more than 15,000 flavors like gummy bear, cotton candy, and chocolate. In many cases, the packaging even mimics that of popular candy brands.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 17, 2018 05:24
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VIDEO: Juul to eliminate social media accounts, stop retail sales of flavors

"Our intent was never to have youth use JUUL," Kevin Burns wrote in the Tuesday statement that outlined an action plan divided into four key areas: flavors, retail stores, social media and the future. Burns said the company will be "eliminating our own s
CNN
added Nov 17, 2018 05:06
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VIDEO: FDA sees nearly 80% jump in teens using e-cigarettes

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.Source: CNN
CNN
added Nov 17, 2018 05:03
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High school e-cigarette use has jumped nearly 80%. Now, the FDA wants new regulations

"These data shock my conscience," FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said in a statement, proposing to strengthen the agency's policies against flavored e-cigarette products. These proposals could ultimately prompt their removal from shelves and website
CNN
added Nov 17, 2018 05:00
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