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White House weighs rule on cancer-causing chemical in chewing tobacco

The White House is reviewing a proposal from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that apparently would require lower levels of a well-known carcinogen in chewing tobacco. While it has not yet been made public, the proposed rule under review by the Wh
The Hill
added Oct 14, 2016 17:10
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[New York] Editorial: Tobacco producers pitch by mail

In the past few days, a number of local residents received in the mail a handout from Marlboro menthol cigarettes that includes two $2 coupons redeemable with the purchase of a pack each....cigarettes are such hazardous products that the government has i
Plattsburgh (NY) Press-Republican
added Oct 11, 2016 16:51
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Philip Morris’s Cigarette Alternative Could Hit U.S. in 2017 / CEO says plan is to release product without health claims

Company to submit FDA premarket tobacco application next year / its iQOS device -- the most advanced product to come out of its multi-billion dollar push to develop cigarette alternatives -- with a U.S. rollout as soon as next year, pushing ahead even be
Bloomberg News
added Oct 11, 2016 16:03
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SIEGEL: FDA Poised to Issue Rule that Will Be Devastating for Public Health, and Possibly Unconstitutional

unless an electronic cigarette company is making a specific claim that its products will treat nicotine dependence by eliminating the symptoms of nicotine withdrawal - and that is the primary aim or use of the product - then I believe that it is making no
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Oct 11, 2016 15:30
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California Moves Against ‘Public Threat’ Of E-Cigarettes With A Tax

Only a small portion of the money raised off the proposed taxes will actually go toward state services in California to help smokers quit. Of the $1.4 billion in annual revenue from the tax, just 13 percent would go towards cessation programs, reports NP
Libertarian Republic
added Oct 11, 2016 01:27
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[Afghanistan, Iraq] Blowing Bureaucratic Smoke / An FDA rule threatens to stop donations of cigars to U.S. troops. ($$)

The FDA’s bureaucrats are happy to have U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines dodge bullets overseas but they’re horrified they might relax by lighting up a stogie. Maybe we should send Mr. Califf and his colleagues who wrote this rule to Helmand pr
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 8, 2016 19:50
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[Florida] Interview: Rep. Posey declares war on red tape, even in space

The last time they came out with new regulations for cigars, they closed every cigar factory in Florida but one. This one will probably close them. It puts expensive testing on future products in order for them to get them approved. It's over regulation
Washington DC Examiner
added Oct 8, 2016 19:48
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SCHOW: The FDA is coming for your premium cigars

"These new FDA rules are more than a nuisance," Bufkin wrote. "They are potentially fatal to the premium cigar industry as we know it, and to the culture of handmade cigar-smoking so many of us now enjoy. Almost inevitably, manufacturers will massively c
Washington DC Examiner
added Oct 8, 2016 19:45
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ARCHIVE: HURT: No ifs, ands or butts — FDA warning photos faked

“Some are photographs; some are illustrations,” a spokesman at the Department of Health and Human Services explained to me Tuesday when I called about the new pictures. The dead man with the zipped-up chest? “It’s not a dead body,” the spokesman assured
Washington Times
added Oct 8, 2016 00:28
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Concern Growing Over E-Cigarette Explosions

Officials at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) say that explosion wasn’t an isolated incident. The federal officials said they are aware that between 2009 and January 2016 there were at least 134 reported incidents of e-cigarettes overheating, catc
Healthline Networks
added Oct 7, 2016 23:14
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