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TIERNEY: Scott Pruitt, Warrior for Science

[EPA's] 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....Steve Milloy recounts in his book, Scare Pollution:
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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Crackdown on e-cigarettes coming, FDA chief says

Lawmakers on a House Appropriations subcommittee grilled FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb about excessive use of e-cigarettes among youths... “I am concerned that FDA’s silence on e-cigarettes could open the door to the next public health emergency,” sai
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Apr 19, 2018 19:00
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[Illinois] LETTER FROM LEGISLATORS TO Kevin Bums Chief Executive Officer JUUL Labs, Inc. (PDF)

Your company's popular vaping device (JUUL) and its accompanying flavored nicotine cartridges (JUULpods) are undermining our nation's efforts to reduce tobacco use among youth...Will your company commit to no longer selling JUULpods in flavors that clear
US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Apr 19, 2018 18:52
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E-Cigs Like JUUL Are ‘Undermining’ Efforts to Keep Kids Away From Tobacco, Senators Say

A cohort of 11 lawmakers, led by Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin, on Wednesday sent letters to both JUUL CEO Kevin Burns and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb regarding the youth appeal of the company’s vaping devices, which resemb
Fortune Magazine
added Apr 19, 2018 18:47
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