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AGENCY: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Treasury. ACTION: Final rule; Treasury decision (PDF)

(c) Required information. In the case of tobacco products and cigarette papers and tubes imported into the United States for consumption, the importer, if filing electronically, must file with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) the information
Amazon Web Services / Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
added Dec 23, 2016 00:26

RODU: FDA Rejects Plea to Correct Smokeless Tobacco Warnings; A Closer Look at Flawed Interpretations

nter for Tobacco Products rejected Swedish Match’s request... The FDA justified its rejections in a six-page letter to the company (here) in a 115-page supporting document (here), and subsequently in an announcement proclaiming, “FDA Issues Science-Based
Tobacco Truth (Brad Rodu blog)
added Dec 23, 2016 14:07

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Butting out

Maybe the government should consider providing some smoking cessation help...should a citizen who must rely on the government — in other words his/her fellow taxpayers — to pay for his or her housing, really be paying $8 per day for a pack of cigarettes?
New Castle (PA) News
added Dec 21, 2016 19:11

Cigarette Taxes and Smuggling: A 2016 Update (PDF)

hiking cigarette taxes can encourage illegal casual smuggling, raise the profit motive for professional criminals to engage in commercial smuggling, create new law enforcement and court costs and introduce new violence on the public as criminals fight ove
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Jan 10, 2017 21:58

Who Will Trump Pick to Helm the FDA? Health policy experts discuss rumored contenders

A group of cardiologists have lobbied for Califf to stay on-board....Nancy Brown, CEO of the American Heart Association agreed...."he has been instrumental to the FDA's success in curbing tobacco use and ensuring food safety," she stated.
MedPage Today
added Dec 28, 2016 13:50
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[Louisiana] New Orleans’ public housing will be smoke-free by third-quarter 2018

“We have lots of questions about how these restrictions will work for our residents,” Cynthia Wiggins, president of Guste Homes Resident Management Corporation in Central City, said last week. “We’re told that you’ll have to be 25 feet from a building to
Louisiana Weekly
added Dec 20, 2016 16:27

[Wisconsin] Smoke-Free Public Housing is Coming

Oneida County Community Health Specialist Corie Zelazoski says the rule requires agencies enact smoke-free policies applying to all living units, indoor common areas, offices and within 25 feet of buildings. "This is going to protect the vulnerable pub
WSAU (550 AM) / WSAU-FM 99.9 (Wausau, WI)
added Dec 20, 2016 16:26

[Pennsylvania] County's public housing will soon go smoke free

Residents of Neshannock Village, above, and the county's other 11 public housing complexes will be barred from smoking in their apartments starting in 2017, thanks to a new federal law. Residents of public housing in Lawrence County will soon be pr
New Castle (PA) News
added Dec 20, 2016 16:25

[UK] Senator: Exploding e-cigarette recalls need to be considered

Schumer is increasing the heat on the federal government to consider recalling e-cigarette batteries and devices that explode and catch fire, injuring users. Schumer, a New York Democrat, has called e-cigarettes "ticking time bombs" and said they continu
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 18, 2016 15:47

[California, Florida, New York] The US plans to ban smoking in public housing — but will it work?

NYCHA declined to comment on whether it will provide smoking cessation programs when the ban goes into place. Other public housing authorities with smoke-free policies say that they use education, counseling, and smoking cessation to help residents quit.
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Dec 17, 2016 21:00
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