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House Republicans just passed a bill forbidding scientists from advising the EPA on their own research

two other bills aimed at impeding the EPA, including one that prevents the agency from relying on what it calls “secret science” in crafting its regulations — but which in reality, opponents argue, would effectively block the EPA from adopting any new rul
Salon Magazine
added Nov 26, 2014 11:06
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Menthol Risk Recedes; FTC Risk Accruing Largely to LO [Lorillard]

The release of OMB’s unified agenda (no menthol mentions) further reduces FDA-related transaction risk. However, LO shares still offer balanced riskreward & <50% implied probability of closure, while RAI valuation appears full, even post-accretion. Unifi
Morgan Stanley
added Nov 25, 2014 19:24
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Morgan Stanley says Obama is not moving on menthol

The investment firm Morgan Stanley has looked at the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) plans and sees no action on menthol planned. Here is what they say:
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 25, 2014 19:21
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Affordable Care Act Aimed to Increase Smoking Cessation

Several provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) intend to improve smoking cessation rates by increasing insurance coverage for effective interventions, according to a perspective piece published in the New England Journal of Medicine on November 19,
Pharmacy Times
added Nov 21, 2014 23:56
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Colorado insurance alert urges smokers to quit

Colorado insurance Commissioner Marguerite Salazar is urging people to take advantage of smoking-cessation programs at no cost through plans under the country’s new health-care law.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 21, 2014 23:41
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[Florida] Big Tobacco Says Using Engle Findings Violates Federal Law

Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. on Thursday argued before the Eleventh Circuit that Engle progeny plaintiffs cannot rely on the findings of that landmark suit to establish their strict liability and negligence claims against the tobacco co
Law360
added Nov 21, 2014 12:48
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Public Health Experts Call on Insurers to Comply with the ACA Requirement to Provide Tobacco Cessation Assistance to All Tobacco Users

Noting that the “current rate of progress in tobacco control is not fast enough,” the report called for a number of specific actions, including “fulfilling the opportunity of the Affordable Care Act to provide access to barrier-free proven tobacco use ce
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 20, 2014 11:51
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Swift FDA Action Urged to Regulate E-Cigs

Action Points In 2014, Americans will spend about $2.2 billion on e-cigarettes -- numbers that exceed those for nicotine-replacement therapy. In a Perspective in the NEJM the authors encourage the FDA to accelerate their regulations to eliminate uncertai
MedPage Today
added Nov 19, 2014 15:52
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Sharecare & American Cancer Society Team Up to Host the Second Annual Great American Smokeout Twitter Chat

The chat, which will also feature the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Sarah Cannon Research Institute, will use the hashtag #quittogether and will allow smokers, their friends and family and anyone interested in the topic to pose que
Business Wire
added Nov 19, 2014 15:34
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Ready to quit smoking? Here's what works best

Thursday is the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout, a day on which all smokers will be encouraged to abstain or start making a plan to quit. In coming weeks, even more people will make resolutions to quit as New Year's Day approaches. Sadl
USA Today
added Nov 18, 2014 10:56
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