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Three-Month Extension of Certain Tobacco Product Compliance Deadlines Related to the Final Deeming Rule: Guidance for Industry (PDF)

FDA is providing a three-month extension of all future compliance deadlines for requirements under the final deeming rule. The extension applies to compliance deadlines set for May 10, 2017 or later and applies to all categories of newly regulated produc
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 11, 2017 05:23

Guidance: Three-Month Extension of Certain Tobacco Product Compliance Deadlines Related to the Final Deeming Rule

This guidance document is intended to assist any person who manufactures, packages, sells, offers to sell, distributes, or imports for sale and distribution within the United States newly regulated tobacco products, roll-your-own tobacco, and cigarette t
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 11, 2017 05:21

[New York, West Virginia] Virginia company and five individuals indicted on cigarette smuggling charges

indictment charges that the defendants transported large quantities of cigarettes across state lines for redistribution and sale. The cigarettes were acquired in Virginia, where the tax rate for cigarettes is one of the lowest in the nation, and sold in o
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added May 11, 2017 03:25

[New York, Washington] Vape Shops Want to Do Good, but Fear F.D.A. Won’t Let Them Do Well

For many vape store owners, it’s not just a business but a mission, a way to help others stop smoking, as they have. Yet the looming F.D.A. deadline has upended the industry and left many business operators frustrated and confused. Kim Thompson has owne
New York Times
added May 10, 2017 16:21

Senate Confirms Scott Gottlieb to Head F.D.A.

He will take over a sprawling agency that regulates everything from tobacco to food to drugs and medical devices: Products regulated by the F.D.A. account for 20 cents of every dollar spent by American consumers each year.
New York Times
added May 10, 2017 04:11

Tobacco Use in Canada: Patterns and Trends

2017 Edition now available!
University of Waterloo (ca)
added May 26, 2017 12:51

UPDATE 2-U.S. Senate confirms Scott Gottlieb as FDA commissioner (Adds comment, background)

added May 11, 2017 00:35

FDA to Extend E-Cig Marketing Compliance Deadline

As of this writing, the FDA has not clarified when the disclosed three-month deferral period will take effect, which of the FDA e-cigarette rulemaking deadlines will be deferred, or whether the enforcement deferral might signal a larger push by the new a
Lexology (uk)
added May 10, 2017 16:18

Life expectancy gap between rich and poor US regions is 'more than 20 years'

“We have places where there’s an obesity epidemic, and we have an epidemic of smoking that’s coming down but still as high in some rural areas as Europe and the Middle East.”
The Guardian (uk)
added May 10, 2017 16:14

[Africa, Nigeria] CSOs raise alarm over planned suppression of anti-smoking laws

alarm over dubious schemes by tobacco companies to derail the implementation of the National Tobacco Control, NTC Act, signed into law in 2015 by former President Goodluck Jonathan. The Deputy Director ERA/FoEN Dr Akinbode Oluwafemi, the Sub-Regional Coo
Daily Trust (ng)
added May 9, 2017 21:49
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