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[California] Altria Suffered a Big Defeat on Election Day

a major ballot initiative in California will send tobacco taxes soaring and potentially begin a new offensive among states across the nation to impose heavier levies on cigarettes.
Motley Fool
added Nov 12, 2016 02:17
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[North Carolina] Reynolds' Vuse tank style goes nationwide

R.J. Reynolds Vapor Co. has gone national once again with another style of its top-selling Vuse electronic cigarette, this time with its answer to vaporizer competition. Vuse Vibe is a pre-filled, closed vapor tank system with a rechargeable battery. It
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 11, 2016 21:28
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[Asia-pacific] Yeutter says Pacific trade pact big U.S. win

and revisiting a last-minute deal that exempted tobacco from protections allowed for other agricultural sectors. If President Obama would negotiate those fixes, Yeutter said, the agreement may be able to move through Congress. The tobacco provision infur
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Oct 2, 2016 13:30
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[California] LETTER: Our troops don’t need free tobacco

How wonderful that Duncan Hunter has the time and energy as a congressman to lobby for the tobacco industry’s desire to provide free cigars for our servicemen, all the while spending supporters’ contributions on his own personal expenses as prohibited by
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Sep 12, 2016 14:43
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FDA Rule Describes Acceptance Threshold for Tobacco Product Applications

Types of tobacco product applications include: requests for exemption from demonstrating substantial equivalence (SE), SE reports, premarket tobacco applications (PMTAs), and modified risk tobacco product (MRTP) applications.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 8, 2016 21:01
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FDA tightening tobacco review process

Tobacco manufacturers are facing new roadblocks from the Obama administration... The FDA says tightening up its review process will allow it to focus on “quality submissions” from other tobacco companies.
The Hill
added Aug 5, 2016 19:58
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[North Carolina] Japan Tobacco Muscles Into American Market With LD Brand

Japan Tobacco instead has zeroed in on independent retailers, such as Monroe Convenience in Charlotte, N.C. Already, Japan Tobacco has upped its U.S. staff by a fifth; it also acquired U.S. e-cig firm Logic Technology Development in 2015.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 21, 2016 04:27
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This Week in CTP - July 18, 2016: FDA Seeks Members of Industry for Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee

seeking nominations for a nonvoting representative of the tobacco manufacturing industry to serve on the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee and an alternate to this representative. Nominees may be self-nominated or nominated by an organization
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jul 18, 2016 20:48
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[Asia] Up in Smoke: Why China has Banned Foreign Investment in the Tobacco Industry

Although China is moving toward regulation, wavering government commitment and deep-seated use within society stand in the way...Although China is not yet primed for tobacco cessation products, it is a question of time before the public comes to grips wit
Asia Briefing (hk)
added Jun 28, 2016 11:43
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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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