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[Georgia, New York] A New Smoking Ban in Public Housing Roils Some Residents

Many housing advocates support the ban. But they worry about how it will be enforced. Elderly, disabled and mentally ill tenants, they say, will have a harder time complying because the ban forces them to stand 25 feet away from their front door to smoke
Pew Center on the States & stateline.org
added Aug 20, 2018 15:46
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[UK] House of Commons: Science and Technology Committee: E-cigarettes: Seventh Report of Session 2017–19 (PDF)

Three-quarters of NHS trusts were mistakenly concerned about ‘second-hand’ e-cigarette vapour, despite the negligible health risk. NHS England should set a policy of mental health facilities allowing e-cigarette use by patients unless trusts can demonst
UK Parliament (uk)
added Aug 19, 2018 20:34
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[UK] Government missing opportunity with e-cigarettes

The Science and Technology Committee publishes its Report, E-cigarettes. The Report reviews the current evidence base on the harmfulness of e-cigarettes compared to conventional cigarettes and looks at the current policies on e-cigarettes, including in N
UK Parliament (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:15
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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on significant public health value and cost savings resulting from the agency’s youth smoking prevention campaign

“The Real Cost” has resulted in savings of more than $31 billion for youth, their families and society at large by reducing smoking-related costs like early loss of life, costly medical care, lost wages, lower productivity and increased disability – that
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 16, 2018 16:24
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FDA In Brief: FDA takes steps to improve efficiency, transparency of tobacco product application review process as part of comprehensive framework to reduce the disease and death related to tobacco products

“We’re committing to provide additional information about the FDA’s science-based review decisions to manufacturers who’ve received a decision from the FDA that their product has not met the standards for authorization under the agency’s pathway for demon
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 15, 2018 05:03
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TRUMP’S PLAN TO MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN INVOLVES GIVING HIS CONSTITUENTS CANCER

is considering a proposal—a “significant new-use rule”—that says manufacturers of asbestos products would have to inform the agency prior to an asbestos-containing item going to market, in order to give the E.P.A. time to evaluate its risks. But, shocker
Vanity Fair
added Aug 11, 2018 15:17
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Comment from Andrey Khlystov, Desert Research Institute / Comment from Andrey Khlystov, Desert Research Institute The is a Comment on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Proposed Rule: Regulation of Flavors in Tobacco Products

The current evidence from several independent research groups strongly suggests that flavoring compounds influence production of aldehydes, carbon monoxide, total particulate matter, and free radicals in e-cigarettes. Evidence to the contrary is limited
Regulations.gov
added Aug 10, 2018 17:27
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[New York] DAVID: City's battle against smoking is far from over

We must advocate for smoke-free environments and educate our youth on the dangers of tobacco use. If we don’t, we risk reversing decades of lifesaving progress and jeopardizing the health of communities not only in New York City, but across the nation.
Crain's New York Business
added Aug 10, 2018 16:31
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Tobacco Product Marketing Orders

To legally market a new tobacco product in the United States, you must receive a written order from FDA. FDA's traditional "safe and effective" standard for evaluating medical products does not apply to tobacco. Instead, FDA regulates tobacco products bas
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 10, 2018 15:23
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Effective and Compliance Dates Applicable to Retailers, Manufacturers, Importers, and Distributors of Deemed Tobacco Products

Retailers that mix and prepare e-liquids or create or modify vaporizers may be regulated as both retailers and manufacturers. Importers of tobacco products must ensure that the tobacco products they import are in compliance with the law.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 9, 2018 23:09
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