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EDITORIAL: A Doctor to Heal the FDA ($$)

An iron triangle of interest groups, the bureaucracy and the press will resist change, but Dr. Gottlieb could save lives by renovating FDA’s drug-approval processes.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 13, 2017 14:23
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[New York] Oswego's Noel Francisco, likely solicitor general: legal star never forgot his home

He clerked for...Scalia....he was part of the legal team that worked on the Florida recount for George W. Bush...he served from 2001 to 2003 as an associate counsel, and from 20003 to 2005 as deputy assistant attorney general at the Justice Department's O
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Mar 28, 2017 02:36
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Trump's choice for FDA has ties to Wall Street, drug makers

Gottlieb would be tasked with Trump's goal of cutting red tape at the FDA, which regulates everything from pharmaceuticals to seafood to electronic cigarettes. Trump has called the FDA's drug approval process "slow and burdensome" despite changes to speed
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 11, 2017 23:55
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CTP Ombudsman

The Ombudsman’s Office is available to listen to issues and concerns even if they do not rise to the level of a complaint or dispute. The Ombudsman’s Office can also help to facilitate a dialogue or discussion between external parties and CTP staff. Base
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 28, 2017 00:07
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[Florida] SCOTT GOTTLIEB NOMINATED AS FDA COMMISSIONER

A 2012 op-ed written by Gottlieb shows he sides with the cigar industry on one of the fundamental aspects of FDA regulation. Before the 2012 election, he wrote an article talking about cigar regulations playing a potential role in the election due to the
HalfWheel
added Mar 11, 2017 00:38
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Trump nominates FDA head with deep ties to drug companies

has chosen Dr. Scott Gottlieb, a conservative health policy expert with deep ties to the pharmaceutical industry, to lead the [FDA]... If confirmed by the Senate, Gottlieb would be in charge of implementing Trump's plan to dramatically cut regulations go
Reuters
added Mar 10, 2017 23:47
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[UK] New tobacco laws go ahead – including a ban on menthol cigarettes

By May 21 this year, smokers will no longer be able to buy packets of 10 menthol flavoured cigarettes. The ban on the smaller packets is part of a process that will eventually see a complete ban on the nicotine product – which comes into effect in 2020.
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Mar 10, 2017 23:27
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[UK] Smoking cessation in secondary care: acute and maternity settings

This self-assessment tool supports all of the recommendations applicable to acute services in the NICE guidelines on Smoking cessation in secondary care. Please save the self-assessment file to your computer and click ‘enable editing’ before using it. P
GOV.UK
added Mar 10, 2017 23:24
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[North Carolina] BAT deal for Reynolds American clears first regulatory step

The companies said Thursday that a federal anti-trust waiting period related to the transaction has expired without requests for additional information by the U.S. Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission. The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvem
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 10, 2017 17:15
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[Asia] Israel's Strategy for E-cigarettes: Sell First, Worry About Health Later

The upshot of the deceptively laconic announcement last week by the Health Ministry is that Health Minister Yaakov Litzman is shirking his duty to protect Israelis’ health. According to Litzman, pending a ruling by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration,
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Mar 15, 2017 16:08
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