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The Health 202: Who knew? A top Trump conservative is aggressively taking on tobacco

Republicans reacted in surprisingly muted fashion yesterday after FDA chief Scott Gottlieb proposed a bold and striking change for a conservative member of President Trump’s administration, announcing that he’s setting in motion new regulations to make c
Washington Post
added Mar 16, 2018 22:04

Oregon Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 21

Kids in Oregon will unite against tobacco use on March 21 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day. More than 1,000 events are planned across the United States for this annual day of youth activism, sponsored by the Campaig
PR Newswire
added Mar 16, 2018 17:57

BELLUZ: We have an opioid overdose crisis, but cigarettes still kill 15 times more people

But the FDA announcement hasn’t catalyzed change overnight, however; it only commenced a rule-making process...The US hasn't updated the health warnings on packs in 33 years Cigarette packaging in the US, on the other hand, hasn't changed much since 1985
Vox Media
added Mar 16, 2018 14:54

FDA seeks research, public input in fresh move to curb nicotine addiction

is seeking public opinion as well as scientific research on the role nicotine plays in cigarette addiction, the agency said on Thursday, as it aims to lower tobacco-related deaths across the country.
added Mar 15, 2018 22:58

FDA unveils new tobacco regulation that would drive down cigarettes' addictive power

Breaking ranks with an administration bent on scrapping federal regulations, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced Thursday he was launching an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking — the first steps in the creation of a new regulation — on tobacco
Los Angeles Times
added Mar 15, 2018 22:58
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FDA Moves To Cut Nicotine In Cigarettes, Helping Smokers Kick Habit

Stripping cigarettes of all or most of their addictive power could lead 5 million adults to quit smoking within a year of the plan going into place and another 8 million to quit within five years, according to an analysis published Thursday in The New En
Kaiser Health News
added Mar 15, 2018 22:58

Nicotine Steering Committee; Establishment of a Public Docket; Request for Comments

docket to receive suggestions, recommendations, and comments on topics or policy issues for consideration by FDA's Nicotine Steering Committee (NSC). FDA would like to receive feedback from interested parties, including academic institutions, regulated in
Federal Register
added Mar 15, 2018 22:57

Blunt products more popular in states where marijuana is legal

finds that cigars commonly used to roll blunts--hollowed out cigars that are filled with marijuana and smoked--dominate the cigar marketplace in states where recreational marijuana is legal compared to nationally. The findings, which could help direct tob
added Mar 15, 2018 22:57

FDA Seeks Public Comment on a Potential Product Standard to Lower Nicotine in Cigarettes to a Minimally or Non-Addictive Level

(FDA) issued Tobacco Product Standard for Nicotine Level of Combusted Cigarettes, an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) seeking public comment for consideration in developing a potential nicotine product standard. Lowering nicotine to a minima
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 15, 2018 20:56

Tobacco Product Standard for Nicotine Level of Combusted Cigarettes

(FDA) is issuing this advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) to obtain information for consideration in developing a tobacco product standard to set the maximum nicotine level for cigarettes. Because tobacco-related harms ultimately result from add
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 15, 2018 19:29
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