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How Could Lowering Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes Change the Future of Public Health?

What if a federal regulation could help to create a future in which cigarettes were no longer responsible for lifetimes of addiction and disease? FDA is working toward that future. In July 2017, Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb announced a new comprehensi
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 15, 2018 19:19
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FDA Seeks Public Comment on a Potential Product Standard to Lower Nicotine in Cigarettes to a Minimally or Non-Addictive Level

FDA is seeking comments, research and data on many topics related to a potential product standard for nicotine in cigarettes including, but not limited to: What potential maximum nicotine level would be appropriate for the protection of public health; H
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 15, 2018 18:55
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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on pivotal public health step to dramatically reduce smoking rates by lowering nicotine in combustible cigarettes to minimally or non-addictive levels

The ANPRM being issued today provides a wide-ranging review of the current scientific understanding about the role nicotine plays in creating or sustaining addiction to cigarettes and seeks comments on key areas, as well as additional research and data f
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 15, 2018 17:01
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China’s ministry in charge of tobacco control had ties to the tobacco industry. Not anymore

As part of a sweeping reshuffle, a new health commission will take over from the industry ministry as the government body responsible for tobacco control, implementing a set of international rules from the World Health Organisation. Beijing signed the F
South China Morning Post
added Mar 15, 2018 16:28
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[Florida] World Vapor Expo 2017: e-cigarette marketing tactics

A newly emerging public health issue is the surge of ‘vaping conventions’...Guests were encouraged to socialise and try new flavours. Conventions such as the World Vapor Expo are becoming increasingly popular. More …
Tobacco Control
added Mar 15, 2018 15:27
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FDA moves forward on nicotine regulation in cigarettes

The regulator is publishing an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking, a first step in the process to require the level of nicotine in cigarettes be low enough to make them minimally or non-addictive.
CNBC
added Mar 15, 2018 15:00
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[Florida] Marco Rubio, Bill Nelson, Ted Deutch Continue Efforts to Get Iran to Release Bob Levinson

Levinson worked for the FBI and DEA and went missing in 2007 during a private investigation case in Iran involving cigarette smuggling. Back in 2013, the Associated Press ran a story insisting Levinson worked for the CIA.
Sunshine State News (Tallahassee, FL)
added Mar 14, 2018 23:03
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[New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Virginia] Rocky Mount business owners charged in $25 MILLION cigarette trafficking ring

On January 31st of this year a complaint was filed in the Manhattan New York Federal Court against H&H Distributors located in Rocky Mount. The defendants are ANWAR ALSAIDI, MUSSA HAMZA, SHAREEF HASSAN, AMJED HATU and AKRAM SHAMAKH
Fighting Crime NC
added Mar 14, 2018 23:02
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VIDEO: Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska's long-smoldering cigarette dispute with feds heats up

“They have wanted the documents, I think … so they can create problems for us with other states,’’ Monaghan said last week. “Every state deals with this issue of taxation and distribution (of cigarettes manufactured on Indian land). The ATF, I think, was
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Mar 14, 2018 22:52
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NATO Encourages Outreach on State Tobacco Legislation

Around the country, 33 state legislatures are in active regular legislative sessions with many considering laws that would create new layers of regulation by restricting or prohibiting the sale of legal tobacco products, raising excise tax rates or increa
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 14, 2018 22:16
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