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Scott Pruitt unveils controversial 'transparency' rule, limiting what research EPA can use

Conservatives, such as Trump EPA transition team member Steve Milloy, have long tried to discredit independent research the agency used to justify limiting air pollution from burning coal and other fossil fuels. A series of studies has shown that fine pa
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 26, 2018 15:30
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Pruitt signs proposed rule to erase 'secret science' from EPA

Speaking in front of a number of well-known climate change skeptics including the Competitive Enterprise Institute's Myron Ebell, Pruitt announced that the new rule would require science to "be transparent, reproducible and able to be analyzed by those i
The Hill
added Apr 26, 2018 15:04
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[Connecticut] Blumenthal Commends FDA Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan

“This commendable crackdown holds Big Tobacco accountable for marketing these increasingly insidious products to children. But FDA must act immediately to halt deadly cycles of addiction before they begin – removing all kid-friendly e-cigarette and cigar
US Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
added Apr 26, 2018 11:51
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FDA Targets JUUL E-Cigs in Crackdown on Underage Sales

On Tuesday, the FDA outlined the steps it has taken and will take to keep JUUL and other e-cigarette brands from being sold to minors. "The troubling reality is that electronic nicotine delivery systems such as e-cigarettes have become wildly popular w
MedPage Today
added Apr 25, 2018 17:32
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NATO Gives National Perspective on Tobacco Lawmaking

Here’s an overview of legislative activity involving tobacco-related issues: Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products (OTP) Tax Increases Numerous state legislatures have introduced or are considering some kind of tobacco-product tax legislation during 201
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Apr 25, 2018 17:30
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The FDA Is Cracking Down on 'Juuling' and Youth E-Cigarette Use

As a first step, the FDA on April 6 began “a large-scale, undercover nationwide blitz” on the illegal sale of e-cigarettes to minors, online and in stores. The agency discovered numerous violations of tobacco law through the blitz, according to the annou
TIME Magazine
added Apr 25, 2018 15:56
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[California] GLANTZ: Today was a bad day for e-cigarettes and flavored tobacco products generally, particularly JUUL

The California Department of Public Health launched a brilliant (and colorful) educational effort on the impact of flavored tobacco products on kids. You can see the TV ads on “the tobacco industry’s kids menu” here. At least two of the ads, Fruit Can
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 25, 2018 14:20
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Climate deniers and tobacco flacks headline the EPA’s new science standard announcement

“This day vindicates the efforts of some real heroes in the public health debate — Dr. Robert Phalen, Dr. James Enstrom, Dr. John Dunn, M.D., and Steve Milloy.”... James Enstrom...has published research defending the impact of both tobacco smoke and dies
Think Progress (blog)
added Apr 25, 2018 10:33
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Agency warns retailers not to sell Juul e-cigarette to kids

issued warnings to 40 retail and online stores as part of a monthlong operation against illegal sales of Juul to children. Investigators targeted 7-Eleven locations, Shell gas stations and Cumberland Farms convenience stores as well as vaping shops. FDA
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 24, 2018 20:13
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5 things fda should do about juul e-cigarettes

1. Order the removal of certain JUUL flavors 2. Suspend internet sales of JUUL 3. Reverse the decision to delay e-cigarette regulation 4. Prohibit branded merchandise 5. Order the removal of JUUL look-alikes
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 24, 2018 19:53
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