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[Asia] Israeli Health Minister Concedes: Philip Morris IQOS Cigarette to Be Restricted as Tobacco Product

The Health Ministry announced on Sunday to the High Court of Justice that it is adopting the view that the new cigarettes (IQOS) produced by tobacco giant Philip Morris will be defined as a “tobacco product” and be subject to all the restrictions applyin
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Apr 6, 2017 21:36

E-Cigarette Industry Appeals to Trump Administration to Help Keep it in Business

the industry is now turning to the pro-corporate, anti-regulation Trump Administration and the GOP Congress in order to get the FDA to back down on the new rules.
Ring Of Fire Network
added Apr 6, 2017 21:30

FDA nominee won't commit to banning flavored e-cigarettes, cigars

Gottlieb said he can see where flavored products may be inappropriate in one context and appropriate in another, adding that his experts on staff should be making those determinations. "Gummy bears? Cookies and cream?" Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) asked..
The Hill
added Apr 6, 2017 21:27

5 Takeaways As Trump's FDA Pick Hits Capitol Hill ($$)

Senators also prodded Gottlieb — a doctor, writer, businessman and FDA official during the George W. Bush administration — on...regulation of electronic cigarettes...
added Apr 6, 2017 02:35

Opponents of FDA Nominee Scott Gottlieb Invoke Opioid Crisis

Gottlieb also said he would not unfairly favor e-cigarette companies. He resigned last year from a position with e-cigarette company Kure. "As a cancer survivor, I am not going to countenance a rise in adolescent smoking rates in this country under my w
NBC News
added Apr 6, 2017 02:34

Trump nominee to lead FDA questioned on ties to pharmacy industry

Gottlieb, who held a financial interest in the vape shop Kure..."An e-cigarette or vaping product might be a good smoking cessation tool while a chocolate chip-flavored e-cigarette might not be," he said. Ultimately, he said, science will tell where to d
added Apr 6, 2017 02:32
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With a resume that’s both asset and liability, Scott Gottlieb preps for FDA confirmation hearing

Gottlieb has invested in Kure, a company that makes e-cigarettes, and he has written that imposing restrictions might make it hard for some people to use them as a tool to quit smoking traditional cigarettes...Gottlieb is expected to be confirmed easily.
added Apr 6, 2017 02:31
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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

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
added Apr 6, 2017 01:59
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