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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on efforts to reduce tobacco use, especially among youth, by exploring options to address the role of flavors ‒ including menthol ‒ in tobacco products

We are issuing an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) and calling upon all stakeholders to share data, research and information that can inform our process for examining the role that flavors – including menthol – play in initiation, use and ces
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 20, 2018 15:50

[New Mexico, North Carolina] Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co., founded in 1982, closing Santa Fe offices in June

the fewer than 20 people who still work out of a brown-stucco building on the southern edge of Santa Fe must either move to North Carolina or leave the company, a spokesman said. “It just didn’t make sense to continue using that facility, which is rather
Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Mar 20, 2018 20:18

FDA initiative includes tightening innovative product standards

Part of FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s road map, introduced July 28, involves supporting a continuum of risk strategy to tobacco products that may have a role for electronic cigarettes, heat-not-burn traditional cigarettes and other innovative product
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 19, 2018 20:17
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Clarification of When Products Made or Derived From Tobacco Are Regulated as Drugs, Devices, or Combination Products; Amendments to Regulations Regarding “Intended Uses”; Partial Delay of Effective Date

is issuing this final rule to delay the effective date of amendments to the existing medical product “intended use” regulations, contained in the final rule published January 9, 2017, until further notice. This final rule delays the effective date of the
Federal Register
added Mar 23, 2018 21:19

Tobacco Product Standard for Nicotine Level of Combusted Cigarettes: A Proposed Rule by the Food and Drug Administration on 03/16/2018

(FDA) is issuing this advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) to obtain information for consideration in developing a tobacco product standard to set the maximum nicotine level for cigarettes. Because tobacco-related harms ultimately result from add
Federal Register
added Mar 18, 2018 01:13

The Health 202: Who knew? A top Trump conservative is aggressively taking on tobacco

Republicans reacted in surprisingly muted fashion yesterday after FDA chief Scott Gottlieb proposed a bold and striking change for a conservative member of President Trump’s administration, announcing that he’s setting in motion new regulations to make c
Washington Post
added Mar 16, 2018 22:04

Oregon Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 21

Kids in Oregon will unite against tobacco use on March 21 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day. More than 1,000 events are planned across the United States for this annual day of youth activism, sponsored by the Campaig
PR Newswire
added Mar 16, 2018 17:57

BELLUZ: We have an opioid overdose crisis, but cigarettes still kill 15 times more people

But the FDA announcement hasn’t catalyzed change overnight, however; it only commenced a rule-making process...The US hasn't updated the health warnings on packs in 33 years Cigarette packaging in the US, on the other hand, hasn't changed much since 1985
Vox Media
added Mar 16, 2018 14:54

FDA seeks research, public input in fresh move to curb nicotine addiction

is seeking public opinion as well as scientific research on the role nicotine plays in cigarette addiction, the agency said on Thursday, as it aims to lower tobacco-related deaths across the country.
added Mar 15, 2018 22:58

FDA unveils new tobacco regulation that would drive down cigarettes' addictive power

Breaking ranks with an administration bent on scrapping federal regulations, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced Thursday he was launching an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking — the first steps in the creation of a new regulation — on tobacco
Los Angeles Times
added Mar 15, 2018 22:58
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