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[Florida] Takeaways from Tallahassee — Tobacco decision cheers one former judge

The appellate decision included a 226-page dissent from Judge Gerald Tjoflat.... That had former 1st District Court of Appeal judge Simone Marstiller, now in private practice, tweeting, “#DissentsIWontBeReading.” A tweet also came out under her law fi
SaintPetersBlog
added May 20, 2017 15:39
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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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HHS announces nearly $212 million in grants to prevent chronic diseases / Funded in part by the Affordable Care Act, grants focus on preventing tobacco use, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke

Funded in part by the Affordable Care Act, the awards will strengthen state and local programs aimed at fighting these chronic diseases, which are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States, and help lower our nation’s health care cos
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Sep 26, 2014 20:52
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FDA: No Surprises Planned for E-Cigarette Regs

While the agency has been putting the issue on its agenda for years, a proposed rule has now been sent to the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The due date had been set for the end of October, although an FDA press officer noted that the O
MedPage Today
added Oct 28, 2013 00:50
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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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I. INDIVIDUAL SMOKER CASES

A. Engle Progeny Cases. Pursuant to the Florida Supreme Court's July 2006 ruling in Engle v. Liggett Group Inc., which decertified the Engle class on a prospective basis, former class members had one year from January 11, 2007 to file individ
Edgar
added Feb 19, 2013 19:46
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Tobacco Act prohibits potato, tomato cultivation in Maldives

The new tobacco control Act would ban cultivation of potato and tomato in the Maldives as cultivating any species of the tobacco family is prohibited under the Act.
Haveeru Daily (mv)
added Dec 24, 2012 17:18
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Vanuatu agency says no to growing tobacco

Vanuatu authorities have turned down a request by a Singapore-based tobacco company to manufacture in Vanuatu but the company is still looking for farmers to grow tobacco for export.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Oct 11, 2012 06:15
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MYERS/GODSHALL: POINT/COUNTERPOINT: Should the FDA regulate cigars?

Despite repeated allegations by anti-tobacco extremists, there is no evidence that cigar companies target market to youth. / Many cigar products are sold with fruit and candy flavors, colorful packaging and cheap prices that make them appealing and affo
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added Aug 12, 2012 17:24
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