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Trump administration quietly moves to weaken radiation regulations

The radiation regulation is supported by Steven Milloy, a Trump transition team member for the EPA who is known for challenging widely accepted ideas about...health risks of tobacco. He has been promoting Calabrese’s theory of healthy radiation on his bl
Boston (MA) Globe
added Oct 3, 2018 08:40
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[Illinois] LETTER FROM Sen. DICK DURBIN to FDA re ENDS (FDA)

it is abundantly clear that tobacco companies are developing and marketing e-cigarette flavors that appeal to, and addict, children. A recent search of the FDA's own database reveals more than 1,000 results for scores of different flavored e-cigarette pro
US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Oct 2, 2018 19:11
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Philip Morris Products S.A. Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

We anticipate making amendments received thus far publicly available over the next several months, and amendments received in the future will be made publicly available as they are redacted. On November 21, 2017, FDA issued a notice in the Federal Regist
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 2, 2018 03:59
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[Massachusetts] Global Report Shows U.S. Ranks Last in Size of Cigarette Warnings; FDA Must Act Quickly to Close the Gap

Together, these two court decisions mean the FDA is still legally obligated to require graphic health warnings, using different images from those struck down by the D.C. Circuit. The U.S. District Court decision delivered in September means the FDA will b
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 1, 2018 17:38
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[UK] Alcohol, drugs and tobacco: commissioning support pack

Annual guidance on smoking, drinking and drug misuse for commissioners of tobacco control, drug and alcohol services for adults and young people.
GOV.UK
added Oct 5, 2018 13:51
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[UK] Severe mental illness (SMI) and physical health inequalities: briefing

Tobacco use is a common risk factor for CHD, COPD, HF and stroke, and high smoking rates in the population with SMI may partially explain higher rates of these conditions 9. At the same time, it is also a risk factor for hypertension and cancer, and the
GOV.UK
added Sep 28, 2018 13:50
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In These Red States, the Health of More Than 450,000 People Is on the Ballot / The Koch brothers and Big Tobacco are fighting initiatives to expand Medicaid in Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, and Utah.

Americans for Prosperity, the conservative group funded by the Koch brothers and which poured millions into persuading Republican legislatures to reject Medicaid expansion, are fighting the measures, but so far the group’s opposition has amounted mostly t
The Nation
added Sep 28, 2018 20:12
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FDA Voices: Perspectives From FDA Experts

we are rethinking how we communicate and seizing the opportunity to simplify and streamline how we share information with our stakeholders, collaborators and the public... Tobacco 11/29/2017 Advancing Medicinal Nicotine Replacement Therapies as New Drug
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Sep 28, 2018 01:48
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'There Will Be Evictions': New Smoking Ban Roils Public Housing's Oldest Residents

It is supposed to save states $150 million a year in health and renovation costs. Elderly residents, who are more likely to lack mobility and to have smoked for a longer period of time, are slowest to adjust. Evictions for smoking violations are rare but
Governing Magazine
added Sep 26, 2018 16:11
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Tobacco Product Application Review - A Public Meeting October 22-23, 2018

This meeting is intended to improve public understanding and seek feedback on the policies and processes for the submission and review of tobacco product marketing applications, including the general scientific principles relevant to various application p
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Sep 26, 2018 01:03
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