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BLOOM: Don't exempt e-cigarette products from FDA or tobacco standards

Federal legislation recently introduced by Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) proposes to eliminate oversight of e-cigarettes ... I encourage parents, health professionals, and the public to urge your legislators to continue FDA regulation of e-cigaret
The Hill
added Jun 8, 2017 03:53
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[Minnesota] Public housing smoking policy opposition flares up

Olmsted County's Housing and Redevelopment Authority Board split Tuesday ..."I think when government starts intruding in your personal home and your behavior within your household, I have a problem with it," Commissioner Sheila Kiscaden said. "While I und
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Jun 7, 2017 18:09
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Armenia will impose limitations on the use of electronic cigarettes

Armenpress (Armenian News Agency) (am)
added Jun 10, 2017 21:25
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[Georgia (Country)] REIMSCHISEL: When it comes to tobacco and cigarettes, people are smarter than you think

A recent measure passed by parliament in the country of Georgia provides a picture of what could be coming in the United States....The recent actions of the FDA indicate that the agency is also trending towards paternalism. Instead of making choices for
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Jun 7, 2017 16:42
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[Asia, India] Call to bar airport tobacco sales

The Union health ministry has directed civil aviation authorities to ban the sale of tobacco from shops near "smoking rooms" in airports, a new move to implement provisions in the country's tobacco control laws. A senior health official has written to th
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Jun 7, 2017 02:06
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McCAUGHEY: Dems' Smokescreens on E-Cigarettes Blocks Safer Alternatives

Hypocrisy has reached new heights, even by Washington, D.C. standards... Sens. Al Franken, D-Minn., Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Patty Murray, D-Wash., and other Democrats are demanding new FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb crack down on e-cigarettes without
NewsMax
added Jun 6, 2017 20:03
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Cigar Magazine Launches Campaign to Snuff Out FDA Rule

Cigar Aficionado...has a message for the new Food and Drug Administration Commissioner: Hands off our sticks. In a letter to FDA head Scott Gottlieb, the magazine’s editor and publisher called on the administration to exempt “handmade” cigars from the t
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Jun 8, 2017 18:02
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[Africa, Nigeria] Enforce tobacco laws, NGO tells FG

IPPA’s Executive Director, Mr Thompson Ayodele, who made the call in a statement in Abuja, said Nigeria had made substantial progress with the enactment and passage of National Tobacco Control Act (NTCA, 2015). He said “This Act is a customised version o
Pulse.ng (ng)
added Jun 5, 2017 16:51
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[Africa, Nigeria] IPPA: FG should implement laws on tobacco control

Thompson Ayodele, executive director of Initiative for Public Policy Analysis, a non-governmental organisation, has urged the federal government to implement laws on tobacco control instead of leaving the task to the private sector.
The Cable Newspaper (ng)
added Jun 5, 2017 16:50
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AGAJANIAN: Vapor Smoke And Mirrors: The Future Of E-Cigarettes ($$)

between the change in the presidency and the subsequent confirmation of Gottlieb, the May 2016 “deeming rule” was likely just vapor smoke and mirrors in the rapidly evolving world of e-cigarettes.
Law360
added Jun 5, 2017 16:25
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