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NITZKIN: Trump's FDA nominee faces steep climb to reform tobacco regulation

FDA considers smoking to be a disease, not a behavior. We need effective FDA regulation of all tobacco-related products to protect consumers...we have a system designed to keep new products off the market and to prevent anyone from claiming reduced risk
The Hill
added May 9, 2017 16:03

[Kentucky] ARCHIVE: VIBO Corp., Inc. v. Conway, et al.: OPINION (PDF)

ARGUED: John K. Bush, GREENEBAUM DOLL & McDONALD... For the reasons stated above, the judgment of the district court dismissing all claims against Defendants and denying Plaintiff’s request for preliminary relief is AFFIRMED.
US Court of Appeals For The Sixth Circuit
added May 9, 2017 15:23

ARCHIVE: 6th Circ. Snuffs Out Tobacco Settlement Antitrust Case

John Bush of Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP, who represents General Tobacco, said Wednesday that his client was "surprised and disappointed"... claiming 16 manufacturers...violated the Sherman Act by helping to create the allegedly discriminatory master sett
added May 9, 2017 15:13

10 People Nominated by Trump to Federal Bench

NAME: John K. Bush...NOMINATED TO: 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...Bush also was involved in litigation related to the tobacco industry's Master Settlement Agreement, in which some cigarette makers agreed to pay states for smoking-related health care
AP - Associated Press
added May 9, 2017 15:09

[Asia-pacific] The Factor Hindering Moves of Indonesian Gov‘t to Restrict Tobacco Use

This massive scale gives the industry significant influence in the country's political and economic affairs, a factor that could be hindering government moves to restrict tobacco use. Indonesia still allows tobacco companies to advertise on TV and sponso
Netral English--People’s Reflection (id)
added May 9, 2017 14:24

LONGMAN: The GOP’s Turn to Fake Science Should Have Consequences

The Republican Party is more and more resembling an organization like the Center for Indoor Air Research. Because its lies have such a negative impact on human health, they ought to face the same fate.
Washington Monthly
added May 9, 2017 13:48

UW researchers map widening gap in life expectancy and call for policy changes

A county-by-county survey of U.S. life expectancy reports a 20-year gap between the lows and the highs – a gap that correlates with socioeconomic factors, race and well as preventable risk factors such as obesity and smoking.
added May 8, 2017 20:49

GARRETT: GOP's message to Americans: You're on your own

The "blame the victim" mantra of the 1980s that saw employers firing elders, smokers...All of these programs will disappear -- 12% of the CDC's total budget...view that government shouldn't "meddle" in personal decisions such as whether or not to smoke ci
added May 8, 2017 20:44

Some Americans expected to live 20 YEARS longer than others: Map reveals shocking disparities in health and medical care across the US

'Risk factors like obesity, lack of exercise, high blood pressure, and smoking explain a large portion of the variation in lifespans, but so do socioeconomic factors like race, education, and income.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 8, 2017 20:37

FOJTIK: FDA Delays Rules That Would Cripple E-Cigarette Industry

Absent meaningful change to the deeming regulations, many believe that thousands of vapor products will be effectively banned, shuttering tens of thousands of small businesses that compete with tobacco companies for customers. The current rules would lik
Reason Foundation
added May 8, 2017 19:12
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