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National Prevention Strategy

The National Prevention Strategy, released June 16, 2011, aims to guide our nation in the most effective and achievable means for improving health and well-being. ... The seven Priorities are: Tobacco Free Living
US Surgeon General Site (DHHS)
added Aug 16, 2014 11:50
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[Florida] 11th Circ. Scraps Engle Preemption Ruling, To Rehear Case ($$)

The Eleventh Circuit's ruling in Graham v. R.J. Reynolds et al., which had said federal law preempted those claims, marked a significant victory for the cigarette maker defendants. While it made clear that plaintiffs could continue to bring negligence an
Law360
added Jan 22, 2016 23:19
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[Virginia] Reducing tobacco use at Langley AFB

nearly 1,300 active duty U.S. Air Force airmen at Langley Air Force Base were documented as tobacco users, according to the Corporate Dental Application U.S. military Dental Data Status. In an attempt to reduce these numbers, using smoke and smokeless p
Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS)
added Mar 17, 2014 14:17
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AGs urge FDA to Regulate Sale and Advertising of E-Cigarettes

called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today to immediately regulate the sale and advertising of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) as "tobacco products" under the Tobacco Control Act, as they are products made or derived from tobacco.
National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG)
added Sep 25, 2013 08:25
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FDA and NIH create first-of-kind Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science

Despite decades of work to reduce tobacco use in the United States, it continues to be the leading cause of preventable death and disease. A new, first-of-its-kind regulatory science tobacco program, TCORS is designed to generate research to inform the r
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
added Sep 23, 2013 10:42
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[Europe] ARCHIVE: BRAUCHLI: Cigarettes and Senators

Consider Senators Mitch McConnell (R - KY) and Richard Burr (R - N.C.). ... The money that cigarettes have paid the two men, as well as some of their colleagues, makes them understandably sensitive to the well-being of their donors and they have expresse
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 15, 2013 16:30
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Congress Again Urges FDA to Regulate Cigars and Pipe Tobacco

In an August 27, 2012 letter to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, Representative Henry Waxman (the architect of the Tobacco Control Act giving FDA regulatory authority over tobacco products) again urged FDA to assert jurisdiction over cigars and pipe tob
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Oct 3, 2012 20:52
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Transportation bill includes apple for big tobacco

The transportation bill that passed last week includes language that basically shuts down the Roll Your Own tobacco movement.
Daily Kos (blog)
added Jul 3, 2012 14:52
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[Togo] The Time John Boehner Personally Battled To Stop An Anti-Smoking Executive Order

learned that George H.W. Bush was considering signing an Executive Order banning workplace smoking by federal employees, he decided to take a stand for “individual rights and freedoms.” “I has come to my attention that OMB is circulating a proposed Execut
BuzzFeed
added Sep 25, 2015 15:57
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State of Tobacco Control 2015 - Federal Grades: Highlights

(FDA) must finalize the regulation that would extends its authority over all tobacco products; FDA must issue product standards governing the design and content of tobacco products; Congress must increase and equalize tobacco taxes across all products.
American Lung Association
added Jan 21, 2015 06:09
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