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[California] An Update on Federal Issues: ATF and Contraband Cigarettes

CDA has become aware that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) has begun to enforce more aggressively a decades old law known as the Trafficking in Contraband Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco Act. This can affect all distributors, but especi
California Distributors Association (CDA)
added Apr 25, 2018 18:00
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EPA Administrator Pruitt Proposes Rule To Strengthen Science Used In EPA Regulations

Pruitt signed a proposed rule to strengthen the science used in regulations issued by EPA. The rule will ensure that the regulatory science underlying Agency actions is fully transparent, and that underlying scientific information is publicly available in
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
added Apr 25, 2018 17:44
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FDA Targets JUUL E-Cigs in Crackdown on Underage Sales

On Tuesday, the FDA outlined the steps it has taken and will take to keep JUUL and other e-cigarette brands from being sold to minors. "The troubling reality is that electronic nicotine delivery systems such as e-cigarettes have become wildly popular w
MedPage Today
added Apr 25, 2018 17:32
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NATO Gives National Perspective on Tobacco Lawmaking

Here’s an overview of legislative activity involving tobacco-related issues: Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products (OTP) Tax Increases Numerous state legislatures have introduced or are considering some kind of tobacco-product tax legislation during 201
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Apr 25, 2018 17:30
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[California] Flavors Hook Kids / Why Flavors? Why Kids? Do Something

The tobacco industry has a kids menu.
TobaccoFreeCA.com (California Tobacco Control Program)
added Apr 25, 2018 17:01
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The FDA Is Cracking Down on 'Juuling' and Youth E-Cigarette Use

As a first step, the FDA on April 6 began “a large-scale, undercover nationwide blitz” on the illegal sale of e-cigarettes to minors, online and in stores. The agency discovered numerous violations of tobacco law through the blitz, according to the annou
TIME Magazine
added Apr 25, 2018 15:56
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JUUL Labs Announces Comprehensive Strategy to Combat Underage Use

JUUL Labs today announced it will take additional decisive action by actively supporting state and federal initiatives to raise the minimum age to 21+ to purchase tobacco products as part of an initial investment of $30 million over the next three years d
PR Newswire
added Apr 25, 2018 15:44
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[California] GLANTZ: Today was a bad day for e-cigarettes and flavored tobacco products generally, particularly JUUL

The California Department of Public Health launched a brilliant (and colorful) educational effort on the impact of flavored tobacco products on kids. You can see the TV ads on “the tobacco industry’s kids menu” here. At least two of the ads, Fruit Can
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 25, 2018 14:20
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Warning Letters Issued to Retailers for Selling JUUL to Minors

These 40 retailers received warning letters from the FDA Center for Tobacco Products for selling e-cigarettes – specifically JUUL products – to minors. FDA issued these warning letters (PDF) in April 2018 as part of a concerted effort to ensure youth are
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Apr 25, 2018 14:17
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Climate deniers and tobacco flacks headline the EPA’s new science standard announcement

“This day vindicates the efforts of some real heroes in the public health debate — Dr. Robert Phalen, Dr. James Enstrom, Dr. John Dunn, M.D., and Steve Milloy.”... James Enstrom...has published research defending the impact of both tobacco smoke and dies
Think Progress (blog)
added Apr 25, 2018 10:33
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