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Six former commissioners say FDA should be independent agency

Making it a Cabinet-level organization or finding another way to give it more autonomy would be a step in the right direction for public health...Dr. David Kessler, who headed the FDA from 1990 to 1997, complained of “micromanagement from the top.” He poi
statnews.com
added Jun 27, 2016 14:24
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Historic Decline in Youth Smoking Is Terrific News, but High Rate of E-Cigarette Use Must Be Addressed

These results show why the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must effectively enforce and strengthen the new rules for e-cigarettes and cigars it announced in May – and why Congress must reject the two industry-motivated efforts to weaken the FDA’s auth
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 9, 2016 20:36
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OMB CHANGES REMOVED FLAVORED TOBACCO RESTRICTIONS FROM FDA RULE

While cigar manufacturers, retailers and smokers are still trying to grasp the impact of new regulations about to go into effect, it turns out the new rules could have been a lot worse—particularly for flavored cigars.
HalfWheel
added Jun 9, 2016 16:58
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SIEGEL: The Last Straw: Anti-Tobacco Groups are Actively Promoting Smoking

the anti-smoking groups care more about kids (most of whom are already tobacco users) experimenting with flavored vaping products than with smokers dying of cancer, lung disease,... Fortunately, the OMB listened to my advice
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jun 6, 2016 12:57
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Now Available: New “Reference Cigarette” to Help Measure Properties of U.S. Cigarettes

A reference cigarette, called the 1R6F, resembles the types of cigarettes commonly sold in the United States and is available for purchase. The “American Blended” reference cigarette—developed under a cooperative agreement between the U.S. Food and Drug
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 26, 2016 19:16
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Vaping Company Sues FDA Over New Regulations

Nicopure Labs LLC, represented by Covington & Burling, argued that the breadth of the regulatory regime’s reach is “staggering.” “The net effect of the Deeming Rule is a regime that arbitrarily frustrates innovations and advances in public health while pr
National Law Journal
added May 11, 2016 02:54
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Requirements for the Submission of Data Needed to Calculate User Fees for Domestic Manufacturers and Importers of Cigars and Pipe Tobacco

The Deeming rule, among other things, subjected domestic manufacturers and importers of cigars and pipe tobacco to the FD&C Act’s user fee requirements...this final rule requires the submission of the information needed to calculate user fee assessments f
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 5, 2016 21:43
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Products, Ingredients & Components

FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) finalized a rule to regulate: E-Cigarettes and All Other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) E-Cigarettes Dissolvables Pipe Tobacco Hookah Tobacco Hookah Tobacco
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 5, 2016 16:05
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Government of Canada moving forward with proposal to ban menthol in most tobacco products - Proposal would expand previous restrictions on flavours that appeal to youth

Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, announced consultations on proposed amendments that would restrict menthol flavoured tobacco products on the Canadian market and would further protect youth from the dangers of tobacco use.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 29, 2016 20:32
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[Asia, India] Hyderabad tobacco retailers join nationwide protest against pictorial warning

The retailers took to the streets, demanding the government to withdraw the new rule as it will have an adverse impact on their livelihood. They staged the protest under the aegis of the Pan Shops Owners Association of India, which claim to represent more
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Apr 22, 2016 12:48
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