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FDA Takes Positive Step to Address Illegal Sales of Kid-Friendly E-Cigarettes – Agency Follow-Up Is Critical

the marketplace has been flooded with new e-cigarette products with no federal oversight. The FDA’s letters require companies to provide evidence within 30 days that their products were on the market as of August 8, 2016, and have not been modified since
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 14, 2018 19:26
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FDA advances investigation into whether more than 40 e-cigarette products are being illegally marketed and outside agency's compliance policy

sent letters to 21 e-cigarette companies, including the manufacturers and importers of Vuse Alto, myblu, Myle, Rubi and STIG, seeking information about whether more than 40 products – including some flavored e-cigarette products – are being illegally mark
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 12, 2018 18:19
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Turning Point Brands Hires Dr. Sarah E. Evans as Director of FDA Science

Dr. Sarah E. Evans, who will oversee key aspects of the company’s FDA filings as the Director of FDA Science. Dr. Evans’ hiring is a significant addition as the company rounds out its regulatory team.
Business Wire
added Oct 12, 2018 18:18
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In crackdown, U.S. FDA seeks details on new electronic cigarettes

sent letters to companies including Reynolds American Inc...asking for evidence that the products were on the market before the August 2016 cutoff date...“will not allow the proliferation of e-cigarettes” being sold without proper approval and “will take
Reuters
added Oct 12, 2018 16:01
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Juul E-Cigarette Lawsuit

a number of individual lawsuits alleging injury or death due to vape use have been filed in various federal courts. Here are a few notable e-cigarette legal claims as examples of the types of lawsuits that are being filed.
CONSUMERSAFETY.ORG
added Oct 12, 2018 14:33
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[Asia] A look at the cigarette epidemic in China

Poisonous Pandas: Chinese Cigarette Manufacturing in Critical Historical Perspectives. The book brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars — including Stanford editors Matthew Kohrman, PhD, professor of anthropology, and Robert Proctor, PhD,
Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Oct 12, 2018 21:31
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Jones Day Employment Atty Gets DOJ Civil Rights Chief Job ($$)

Senate confirmed Jones Day employment attorney Eric Dreiband to head the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division on Thursday amid opposition from leading civil rights groups.
Law360
added Oct 12, 2018 15:57
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AZAR/GOTTLIEB: We cannot let e-cigarettes become an on-ramp for teenage addiction

The technology that might help adults end one addiction cannot pull a generation of kids into a new one... At the Department of Health and Human Services, we are deeply concerned about the risks that e-cigarettes pose for children, given how quickly teen
Washington Post
added Oct 12, 2018 15:52
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[New York] SHACKFORD: Michael Bloomberg Is No Defender of the Constitution

The very idea that Bloomberg is a protector of our constitutional rights is comical. Bloomberg is the archetype of the "Nanny knows best" authoritarian... He supports just about every government effort to meddle with people' smoking habits: smoking bans;
Reason Magazine
added Oct 12, 2018 15:39
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Discrimination Defense Lawyer Confirmed for Trump Civil Rights Post

Senate Oct. 11 confirmed Eric Dreiband, a Jones Day attorney...voted 50-47 to confirm Dreiband to head the DOJ Civil Rights Division...won a case for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco that made it harder for workers to sue for age discrimination under federal law.
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Oct 12, 2018 14:42
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