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MYERS: Congress, don't help Big Tobacco peddle candy-flavored wares to kids

H.R. 1136 protects the ability of tobacco companies to market candy-flavored e-cigarettes and cigars that have fueled the popularity of these products among kids. It does not inhibit the introduction of products that will actually help smokers reduce thei
The Hill
added Mar 27, 2017 19:32
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Vape Takes New Shape on Capitol Hill

But once Republicans learned they would be firmly in control of the White House and Congress, they no longer felt the need to rush through the appropriations bill—putting the Cole-Bishop Amendment and HR 2058 in limbo. Although they may be rechristened a
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 27, 2017 03:39
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A Combustible Matter / Flavor innovation is boosting the cigar category, grabbing both shopper and FDA attention

A cigarillo universe with stripped-down flavor profiles is like a snack aisle being robbed of jalapeno chips. It’s a scenario that has both suppliers and retailers waiting for more information and, in the meantime, leveraging other key attributes such a
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 27, 2017 03:37
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Public reactions to e-cigarette regulations on Twitter: a text mining analysis

In the days following the FDA’s announcement of the new deeming regulations, the public reaction on Twitter was largely negative. Public health advocates should consider using social media outlets to better communicate the policy’s intentions, reach and p
Tobacco Control
added Mar 25, 2017 17:32
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IRVING: SMOKESCREEN Inside Big Tobacco’s Academy of Lies, the Inventor of ‘Alternative Facts’

an industrial scale exercise in the promotion of an alternative scientific reality. It involved not just alternative facts but an entire body of false scientific... Hill & Knowlton outlined a four-point strategy to deal with scientific critics: “(a) smear
The Daily Beast
added Mar 25, 2017 17:01
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NITZKIN: The government has to change its tune on how to reduce harm from tobacco

what we need is a major rewrite of tobacco-control policy in ways that would sensibly regulate e-cigarettes and other lower-risk products, while recognizing the crucial role they can play in ending adult cigarette use within a generation.
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Mar 24, 2017 20:31
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[Kentucky] Smoking Cessation Coverage Law Signed by Governor

Bevin has signed Senate 89 into law. Kentucky law now will require health insurance plans offered in the Commonwealth to provide coverage for all FDA-approved tobacco cessation medications, as well as tobacco cessation programs recommended by the U.S. Pre
SurfKY News
added Mar 24, 2017 20:31
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[Tennessee] LETTER: COMMENTARY: New FDA rule impossible for tobacco farmers

The new rule being proposed by the FDA restricts NNN (referred to as a nitrosamine) levels in dark smokeless tobacco, which is the type of tobacco we grow here in Tennessee. NNN is a naturally occurring component of the tobacco-growing process. This new
Clarksville (TN) Leaf Chronicle
added Mar 24, 2017 20:31
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Burning Issues for Cigars

made the cigar segment a consistent performer in the other tobacco products (OTP) category. In turn, cigars, little cigars and cigarillos have come under increased scrutiny from regulatory bodies. The latest development occurred in 2016. Because of the de
Convenience Store Decisions
added Mar 24, 2017 20:30
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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 t
SurfKY News
added Mar 24, 2017 20:30
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