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FDA pick faces questioning on ties to industry he'd regulate

data showing he received hundreds of thousands of dollars in consulting or other fees from several FDA-regulated companies in recent years. In ethics documents filed last week, Gottlieb said that if confirmed he would recuse himself for a year from decis
WTAE-TV 4 (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Apr 6, 2017 02:15
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FDA Nominee Scott Gottlieb Should Recuse Himself from All Decisions Involving E-Cigarettes Given His Financial Interests in a Vape Shop Company

Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the nominee for commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, has held financial interests in Kure, a vape store franchiser that both sells electronic cigarette products and promotes “vaping” lounges that the company says will "bri
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 6, 2017 02:07
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[Kentucky] Ethics Reporter: Lobbyists combined to spend $4.6 million over just 20 days of 2017 short session

Although the General Assembly was in session for just 20 days, $4.6 million was spent on lobbying in the first two months of the 2017 short session....Altria is the next highest spender, spending $57,386 on tobacco-related issues including a resolution ur
KyForward
added Apr 6, 2017 01:59
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E-Cigarettes: The Questions Still Burn

Zhu and colleagues reported that e-cigarette popularity has been boosted by free media coverage in news reports, cameos in popular movies and endorsements by celebrities who tout them as a tool to quit smoking. During January’s Golden Globes Awards, for
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Medical Center
added Apr 4, 2017 21:21
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[Kentucky] Smokeless tobacco proposal comment period extended

Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has announced that the comment period for a proposed federal regulation on smokeless tobacco products has been extended from April 10 to July 10. “This proposed rule would have a devastating economic impact on dark to
The Gleaner
added Apr 4, 2017 18:06
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[Greece] Philip Morris Hints Again That Cigarettes Aren't the Future

the tobacco giant sees combustible cigarettes as something that will eventually be a thing of the past. Now it's hastening that path forward by announcing it will be spending $324 million to convert a plant that manufactures regular cigarettes into one t
Motley Fool
added Apr 4, 2017 16:34
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[North Carolina] Reynolds enters FDA modified-risk regulatory gauntlet for 6 Camel Snus styles

covers four main areas: • Chemistry, pre-clinical and clinical toxicology, as well as epidemiology; • Consumer perception and understanding studies of the proposed modified risk tobacco product (MRTP); • Likelihoods of use studies based on the proposed
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 3, 2017 18:28
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R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY SUBMITS MODIFIED RISK TOBACCO PRODUCT APPLICATIONS FOR CAMEL SNUS

Reynolds has provided the FDA more than 450,000 pages of documentation. As the submission guidelines advise, the documentation covers results and discussion from an extensive suite of scientific studies, including:  Chemistry, pre-clinical and clinical t
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Apr 3, 2017 16:36
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Health Officials Look To Cut Number Of Smokers By About 10M By 2024

Kenneth Michael Cummings, co-leader of the Tobacco Research Program, is part of the group and co-authored the report outlining the plan. "It's not a character flaw, it's a drug addiction," Cummings said of cigarette smokers. "We think it's time to step
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR)
added Apr 1, 2017 22:00
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Top Premium Cigar Retailer Launches Cigar Smokers' Rights Guide

Famous Smoke Shop, the leading online distributor of discounted premium cigars, has debuted...The Smokers' Rights Hub also offers cigar smokers a detailed understanding of how FDA's new regulations will negatively impact the premium cigar industry, and th
MarketWired
added Apr 1, 2017 17:21
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