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The Best and Worst U.S. States for Your Health

How healthy is your state? The United Health Foundation knows: For nearly three decades, the organization has been comparing all 50 states in its annual America's Health Rankings. This year's report is based on variables in a handful of categories, incl
Health Magazine
added Dec 24, 2016 15:12
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House ‘Freedom Caucus’ Asks Trump To Undo 232 Rules On Net Neutrality, Tobacco, Nursing Homes & Ceiling Fans

wants cigarettes and other tobacco products removed from under the regulatory thumb of the Food and Drug Administration... The caucus also seeks to prevent the Dept. of Housing and Urban Development from banning smoking inside of all public housing.
The Consumerist (blog)
added Dec 16, 2016 16:44
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[Illinois] Local housing authorities tasked with enforcing smoking ban

learned last week they have a daunting task ahead of them — ensuring their buildings and perimeters are smoke-free in little more than 18 months’ time. “It’s going to be a challenge for us to enforce it,” said Greg Denton, executive director of the Alton
Illinois River Bend Telegraph
added Dec 15, 2016 11:10
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LETTER to SWEDISH MATCH from FDA (PDF)

we are not issuing modified risk orders...with respect to your requests to remove the mouth cancer warning and revise the “not a safe alternative” warning. We have determined that in their present form, the applications do not contain sufficient evidence
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 23, 2016 14:06
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MRTP Application Actions (Orders, Denials, and Responses)

FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 16, 2016 21:30
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[UK] Excise Notice 2003: Tobacco Duty - the Raw Tobacco Approval Scheme

This notice tells you about the Raw Tobacco Approval Scheme. From 1 April 2017 anyone who carries out any activity involving raw tobacco in the UK must be approved by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) unless an exemption applies.
GOV.UK
added Dec 16, 2016 20:12
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[California] People who live in public housing would be banned from smoking and vaping in their homes under new bill

“This is a great step forward in protecting families by significantly reducing exposure to second-hand smoke and this bill codifies federal regulations,” Wood said. “In AB 62, we are taking it a step further by including the use of e-cigarettes to be con
Los Angeles Times
added Dec 15, 2016 05:00
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[Washington] Tribe’s Cig-Tax Suit Barred By Federal Law, 9th Circ. Says ($$)

ruled Tuesday that the Yakama Indian Nation can't sue to bar the imposition of a federal excise tax on a member-owned company's tobacco products, saying the tribe's claims fall under a federal law that "bars any suit that would restrain the assessment and
Law360
added Dec 14, 2016 20:49
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The rising popularity of e-cigarettes has been accompanied by a climbing number of explosions in the decade since their debut

The numbers kept by the FDA may be an undercount. One hospital, the UW Medicine Regional Burn Center at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, says it has seen about 23 patients with e-cigarette burns since it started tracking them informally in October 2
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 14, 2016 19:55
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FDA takes action on applications seeking to market modified risk tobacco products

Based on the scientific evidence provided in the applications, as well as other available data, the agency determined that the request to remove the warning related to gum disease and tooth loss should be denied because these products can cause gum disea
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 14, 2016 19:53
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