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Eliminating Youth Electronic Cigarette and Other Tobacco Product Use: The Role for Drug Therapies; Public Hearing

An unpublished Proposed Rule by the Food and Drug Administration on 11/05/2018
Federal Register
added Nov 2, 2018 20:21

FDA will unveil plan to halt ‘health tragedy’ of teen e-cigarette use

The FDA announced Tuesday it will unveil “forceful” steps in mid-November to cut down on youth use of e-cigarettes, potentially including increased enforcement of identification and age verification requirements. This comes after the agency issued a call
MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Nov 2, 2018 20:13

Philip Morris Products S.A. Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

You may submit comments including data, research, and other related information to docket FDA-2017-D-3001. There is currently no deadline for public comments. There may be conflicting deadlines posted on and While we
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Nov 2, 2018 08:49

[Canada] Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey (CTADS): summary of results for 2017

The prevalence of current cigarette smoking in 2017 was 15% (4.6 million smokers), an increase from 13% (3.9 million smokers) in 2015. A higher percentage of males (17% or 2.5 million) than females (13% or 2.1 million) were current smokers. Eleven percen (ca)
added Nov 2, 2018 06:39

Tobacco Policy Reform Group Asks Gottlieb for a National Summit on Vaping Regulation

The National Tobacco Reform Initiative (NTRI) has sent a letter to Scott Gottlieb, calling on the FDA commissioner to hold a summit of stakeholders to discuss FDA’s policy on vapor products and vaping.
Vaping360 (TBEC Review)
added Oct 31, 2018 21:17

Recycle that: Many household items find surprising new lives

Pittsburgh, New Orleans, San Francisco and dozens of other cities, partnering with TerraCycle, are finding it worthwhile to collect and process old cigarette butts and packaging, which is shredded, separating the ash, tobacco and paper from the plastic fi
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 31, 2018 21:05

[New York, West Virginia] Virginia man sentenced for cigarette smuggling charges

Udayappan Subramanian, of Haymarket, Virginia, was sentenced to 12 months probation for unlawful cigarette smuggling, First Assistant United States Attorney Randy Bernard announced today. Subramanian, age 41, pled guilty to one count of “Trafficking of C
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Oct 30, 2018 17:11

[Canada] New Health Labelling for Tobacco Packaging

the Government of Canada has committed $330 million over the next 5 years to help Canadians who smoke to quit or reduce in order to minimize the harmful health effects of tobacco. A key initiative under this strategy is the renewal of health messages for (ca)
added Oct 30, 2018 15:23

[Canada] Consultation on New Health Labelling for Tobacco Products

Current status: Open Opened on October 29, 2018 and will close to new input on January 04, 2019. Health Canada is consulting Canadians on potential changes to the current approach to tobacco health labelling. Regularly updating the content and styles of (ca)
added Oct 30, 2018 15:22

Altria to Stop Selling Some E-Cigarette Brands That Appeal to Youths

The company also said, for the first time, that it would support federal legislation to raise the age to 21 for the purchase of any tobacco and vaping product.
New York Times
added Oct 27, 2018 17:50
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