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FDA's Intended Use Rule Seen As Far-Reaching, Gets Senate GOP's Attention ($$)

Unexpected language tucked into an FDA tobacco rule on intended uses, put out in the final days of the Obama administration, is raising alarms among industry and lawmakers who worry the additions could expose companies to misbranding liability beyond tob
Inside Health Policy
added Jan 30, 2017 23:39

David L. Ashley, Ph.D., and Matthew R. Holman, Ph.D., Directors, Office of Science

David L. Ashley, Ph.D. is currently Director of the Office of Science at the Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. He was appointed to that position in June 2010. The Office of Science at CTP is responsible for ide
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 30, 2017 21:56

Anti-Tobacco Groups Worried About Trump, Congress

expressed concern that many of these hard-fought gains will be rolled back by the new administration and Congress. "There is no question that what government does makes a big difference," Matthew L. Myers of Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids told MedPage Tod
MedPage Today
added Jan 30, 2017 15:34

1 in 4 U.S. Adults, 1 in 10 Teens Use Tobacco / About 40 percent of cigarette smokers also use e-cigarettes or other tobacco products, report finds

Researchers looked at more than 46,000 people and found that 28 percent of American adults currently use some form of tobacco, while 9 percent of teens said they used tobacco in the past month... Even more worrisome, 40 percent of tobacco users turned to
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 26, 2017 18:24

Huff, puff and explode: E-cigarette injuries on rise

Similar painful accidents have been recorded with increasing frequency over the past year as use of e-cigarettes has climbed, with faulty batteries seen as the suspected culprit. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which started regulating e-cigarett
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 25, 2017 18:27
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State of Tobacco Control > At-A-Glance

A series of important actions taken by officials in 2016 lay the groundwork for state action in 2017 if state officials will seize the opportunity to save lives by reducing tobacco use. There are also many steps the new Trump Administration should take to
American Lung Association
added Jan 25, 2017 15:23

FDA Campaign Decreased Teen Smoking Initiation, but E-Cigs Continue to Entice Youth

The FDA’s anti-smoking campaign warning teens about “The Real Cost” of cigarettes was successful at preventing smoking initiation, according to the results of a nationwide survey. However, another study found that levels of e-cigarette use have increased
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Jan 25, 2017 01:15

Trump’s Health Secretary Nominee: Anti-Abortion, Against Stem Cell Research, Thinks Tobacco Isn’t a Drug

In 2009, Price voted against a bill to regulate tobacco as a drug. And, as a congressman, Price, reportedly a cigar smoker, tried to exempt the cigar industry from Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations that require premium, hand-rolled cigars t
Healthline Networks
added Jan 25, 2017 01:09

FDA Reprieve for Premium Cigars?

House lawmakers recently reintroduced a new version of a bill that would pull premium cigars out from under the ominous FDA “deeming” rules, easing potential restrictions on new product development. Earlier this month, Rep. Bill Posey, R-Fla., above, rei
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 24, 2017 23:13

FDA Works To Regulate Manufacture Of Smokeless Tobacco ($$)

Thursday proposed a new standard to limit a carcinogen in smokeless tobacco products like snuff, saying it would prevent about 2,200 deaths from oral cancer over the next two decades if it goes into effect. The proposed rule in the National Register woul
added Jan 24, 2017 00:44
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