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FOSTER: FDA missing in action on e-cigarettes

FDA is charged first and foremost with protecting the public health and there is ample evidence questioning e-cigarettes’ safety for general use and showing that these products can be particularly dangerous when used by young people. How many more lives
The Hill
added Sep 21, 2013 14:18
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[Louisiana] Your Mail: Cigars are unhealthy, too

Yet, the public health protection this law provides from the deceitful tactics of the tobacco industry is now being threatened by a new effort in the U.S. House of Representatives to exempt many cigars from regulation. Cigars cause disease and death and,
Alexandria (LA) Town Talk
added Mar 24, 2013 17:07
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[Malaysia] Cigarette price discount ban in the works

Malaysia is preparing to approve a policy that will ban price discounts on cigarettes . . . Philip Morris, which makes Marlboro and L&M cigarettes, does not have a problem with the Health Ministry's proposed plan, as tobacco players have been informed of
Sun Daily (my)
added Sep 18, 2012 00:50
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TTB Addresses RYO Cigarette Machine Ruling

The federal Alcohol, Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) issued an announcement regarding the impact of the Aug. 20 ruling on RYO cigarette machines by the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the National Association of Tobacco Outlets (N
Convenience Store Decisions
added Sep 6, 2012 07:28
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[Florida] Tobacco Preemption Ruling to Get Full 11th Cir. Look

Whether Florida case law stemming from a decertified class suit creates a “flat ban” on cigarettes in conflict with federal legislation will be taken up by the entire Eleventh Circuit. The full U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit voted Jan. 21
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Jan 27, 2016 00:17
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Challenges Engle Tort Liability In Fla. Court ($$)

plaintiff Phil Marotta...successfully argued his strict liability claim in trial court... On appeal, R.J. Reynolds argues that the jury's conclusion should be overturned because the verdict either relies on a theory that all cigarettes are defective — an
Law360
added Oct 13, 2015 17:31
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[Hawaii] Dr. Beach to give extra credit to no-smoking beaches

"Dr. Beach" is starting his list of best beaches over from scratch in 2016. And he'll be giving extra credit to beaches that ban smoking. Professor Stephen Leatherman... "The No. 1 form of litter on beaches is cigarette butts, and it is disgusting," Leat
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 5, 2015 18:17
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LEVIN: Tobacco Industry Batting A Thousand With Federal Judge, While FDA Strikes Out

The three cases...blocked graphic cigarette warning labels and delayed regulation of e-cigarettes...by the same federal judge, Richard J. Leon... the fact that Leon was assigned all three is extraordinary—and extraordinarily good luck for the industry.
FairWarning
added Sep 29, 2014 12:13
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Statement by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell on CVS ending tobacco sales

We applaud CVS Health for becoming tobacco-free and ending the sale of cigarettes and tobacco products at its 7,700 CVS/pharmacy locations. CVS accomplished their goal one month ahead of their deadline of October 1. We also commend CVS Health on the lau
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Sep 3, 2014 17:00
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Sen. Brown Urges Obama Administration to Reconsider Tobacco Proposal in Trans-Pacific Partnership That Could Undermine Public Health Efforts

Brown Urges Administration to Prioritize Public Health, Prevent Use of Controversial Provisions that Chill Anti-tobacco, Public Health Efforts in U.S. and Abroad
US Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH)
added Sep 13, 2013 01:52
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