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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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Perspective: Lessons Learned from the First Review of Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

On December 14, 2016, we denied Swedish Match North America Inc.’s request to remove one of the required warning statements for eight General snus products....Below, we explain the scientific review process and what was considered in taking these actions
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 24, 2017 22:16
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Perspective: Lessons Learned from the First Review of Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

we denied Swedish Match North America Inc.’s request to remove one of the required warning statements for eight General snus products. We also provided recommendations related to the applicant’s other requests...Below, we explain the scientific review pro
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 20, 2016 22:31
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Smoking rates in Wisconsin fall to 20-year low

Wisconsin's rate of cigarette smoking has declined steadily since 1994, when 1 in 4 adults smoked / The 17.3 percent figure ranks Wisconsin 23rd nationally.... America's Health Rankings, an annual report of trends in the nation's public health, found tha
Sheboygan (WI) Press
added Dec 17, 2016 04:07
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Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Application - Technical Project Lead (TPL) Review (PDF)

With respect to the request to remove the gum disease and tooth loss warning, based on the available scientific evidence, SMNA has not demonstrated that, as actually used by consumers, the products sold or distributed with the proposed modified risk info
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 16, 2016 22:30
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Perspective: Lessons Learned from the First Review of Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

we denied Swedish Match ...the scientific evidence was not sufficient to demonstrate that consumers would understand the modified risk information proposed by the applicant in the context of total health, particularly when this information is provided in
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 16, 2016 21:29
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