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BENTLEY: Don't cut nicotine levels in cigarettes

Gottlieb has made clear that the FDA must support a regulatory framework to reduce smoking. That’s laudable. It’s best achieved by allowing products such as e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn devices — which greatly reduce the risks of smoking but give consum
USA Today
added Aug 30, 2017 19:27
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EDITORIAL: Cutting nicotine in cigarettes is an intriguing idea

American health advocates remain skeptical. Tobacco companies, whose stock prices plunged at Gottlieb’s announcement, will surely fight back. Yet any proposal with the potential to save millions of lives deserves better than to be summarily snuffed out b
USA Today
added Aug 30, 2017 19:23
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U.S. Senators Call for Menthol Ban

Disagreeing with the ban, David Clement, North American affairs manager for the Consumer Choice Center, Arlington, Va., said such a law would only foster black markets and result in greater incarceration rates and less consumer choice and harm-reduction.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 29, 2017 14:22
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How are your local tobacco retailers doing? Compliance Check Inspections of Tobacco Product Retailers (through 06/30/2017)

Note: This search only returns warning letters issued to traditional “brick and mortar” retail stores by the Center for Tobacco Products. For warning letters issued to online retailers and manufacturers, please see FDA’s Electronic Reading Room. All warn
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 29, 2017 13:05
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SABIA: Elizabeth Warren calls for a ban on menthol cigarettes because they are racists against blacks

Fake Native American Sen. Elizabeth Warren has joined other Democrat senators in calling for a ban of menthol cigarettes because they are racist. Warren added her name to the effort led by fellow Massachusetts Sen. Edward Markey and joined by Rhode Islan
BizPac Review
added Aug 28, 2017 21:41
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The FDA’s Consumer Protection Warnings Are Falling Under Trump

The 49 warning letters it has sent through July exceeds the 42 it sent in the same period in 2016. (Bloomberg’s analysis excludes warning letters sent to tobacco retailers, which the FDA issues by the hundreds to stores that sell tobacco to minors. The ag
Bloomberg News
added Aug 28, 2017 16:45
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[California] FRANK: Waste of the Day: Feds Spend $199,665 Analyzing Tweets About E-Cigarettes

Why do we have a $20 trillion national debt? We spend outrageous sums for special interests and crony capitalist... Researchers say they will study “#retweets” and “#replies” of tweets about e-cigarettes. They will analyze all tweets sent about e-cigaret
California Political Review
added Aug 26, 2017 17:21
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[California] Reynolds gains legal victory in lawsuit addressing e-cig vapor

lawsuit claiming public harm from the content of electronic cigarette vapor....Harris sued Reynolds Vapor in September 2015, claiming the company violated California law by failing to include a potential carcinogen risk, particularly exposure to formaldeh
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 26, 2017 14:48
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5 Insights From NATO Forum

Zeller...set an upbeat tone for NATO's summer tobacco forum held Aug. 23 in Denver. During the daylong seminar hosted by the tobacco-outlet organization, everything from digesting the FDA’s new stance on harm-reducing products within the tobacco category
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 25, 2017 20:58
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Altria ups dividend despite U.S. nicotine proposal hit to shares

raised its dividend by 8.2 percent on Thursday, signaling the company did not expect a U.S. government proposal to reduce nicotine in cigarettes to threaten its ability to make the payment to shareholders. The increase, which was widely anticipated by in
Reuters
added Aug 25, 2017 19:13
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