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Studies look at dangers of e-cigarettes; AAP continues push for regulations

Adolescents who used e-cigarettes were more likely to go on to use marijuana, according to new research. The study was one of two on e-cigarettes released in Pediatrics today. The devices have been growing in popularity, but so has the evidence that th
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Apr 23, 2018 16:53
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TELLING THE PUBLIC HEALTH STORY TO THE FDA (PDF)

the voice of the public health community can be drowned out by the often voluminous comments from those that oppose regulation, like tobacco product manufacturers. This fact sheet is intended to give the public health community an overview of the rulemak
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Apr 23, 2018 16:42
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GETTING SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH TO THE FDA (PDF)

FDA is required to make its rulemaking decisions based on a record comprised of comments submitted by the public...This fact sheet is intended to give scientists and academics in the public health community an overview of the rulemaking process and inform
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Apr 23, 2018 16:40
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TIERNEY: Scott Pruitt, Warrior for Science

. Its conclusion that secondhand smoke was killing thousands of people annually was ruled by a judge to be in violation of “scientific procedure and norms”—and was firmly debunked by later research.
City Journal (Manhattan Institute)
added Apr 23, 2018 16:37
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[Washington] Seattle Joins Growing List of Cities with Tobacco-Free Baseball – 15 of 30 MLB Stadiums Have Knocked Tobacco Out of the Park

Adding momentum to the national campaign to take tobacco out of baseball, the King County Board of Health voted unanimously today to prohibit use of smokeless tobacco products (like chew, dip and snuff) at professional sports venues, including Safeco Fiel
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 20, 2018 17:54
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Submit Ingredient Listing for Tobacco Products

In response to feedback from industry, FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) has provided manufacturers with additional information and updated forms to assist with electronic submission of ingredient listings for tobacco products, focusing on deemed t
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Apr 19, 2018 23:37
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FDA Update on Provisional Substantial Equivalence (SE) Review Process

FDA is announcing a change in its process for reviewing the marketing SE Reports for a subset of tobacco products – known as “provisional substantial equivalence tobacco products” – that have been provisionally permitted to be sold on the market since 201
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Apr 19, 2018 23:37
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AAFP Responds to FDA Nicotine Steering Committee

On April 10, the AAFP wrote a letter to the FDA in response to the agency's request for comments on the use of nicotine for tobacco product cessation. The letter stated the AAFP's support of over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy, calling it a "sa
American Family Physician
added Apr 19, 2018 23:36
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[Canada] Anti-smoking advocates say NDP government a disappointment on tobacco issues

Tobacco opponents note the Notley government continues to delay proclaiming key pieces of the Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Act that was passed five years ago under the previous Progressive Conservative regime. The NDP has also made no changes to tobacc
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Apr 19, 2018 23:34
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FDA Update on Provisional Substantial Equivalence (SE) Review Process

Since the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (TCA) was signed in 2009, FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) has been responsible for using the tools of product regulation to help reduce the disease and death associated with tobacco use
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Apr 19, 2018 23:33
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