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[Massachusetts] Court Requires FDA to Issue Graphic Warning Labels for Cigarette Packages

The District Court for the District of Massachusetts is requiring the FDA to develop a timeline for issuing labels after years of having “unlawfully delayed” or “unreasonably withheld” adherence to a 2011 law requiring it.
Law.com
added Sep 7, 2018 01:52
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[Massachusetts] Court Orders FDA to Move Forward With Graphic Cigarette Warnings

Talwani, of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, ruled in favor of a lawsuit filed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Lung Association, and six other public health and medical groups contending that the FDA had "unre
MedPage Today
added Sep 6, 2018 14:29
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Judge orders FDA to speed up graphic warnings requirements for cigarettes

Federal authorities cannot continue delaying guidance on requiring cigarette packs to carry graphic health warnings, a judge ruled today. The decision is a victory for the Academy and other health groups that filed suit against the Food and Drug Administ
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Sep 6, 2018 14:11
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[Massachusetts] AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS et. al. v. FDA: MEMORANDUM AND ORDER (PDF)

The court orders that, no later than September 26, 2018, the FDA shall provide to this court an expedited schedule for the completion of outstanding studies, the publication of the proposed graphic warnings rule for public comment, review of public com
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 5, 2018 21:05
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[Massachusetts] Federal Court Orders FDA to Quickly Implement Graphic Cigarette Warnings as Mandated by Law

a federal court today ordered the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to expeditiously issue a final rule requiring graphic health warnings on cigarette packs and advertising, as mandated by a 2009 federal law. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Indi
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 5, 2018 20:58
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From 0 to 10 Million: Vaping Takes Off in the U.S.

But there’s no dispute that e-cigarettes have grown popular since their introduction in 2004. Now a nationwide survey has found that 10.8 million adults in the United States are vaping. The analysis, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, found t
New York Times
added Sep 2, 2018 13:27
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TACKLING TOBACCO: AUGUST 2018 LEGISLATIVE & REGULATORY ROUNDUP

Tobacco legislation and regulation is constantly under review at the local, state and federal levels. In this monthly roundup, Convenience Store News highlights the latest proposals and approved changes happening across the United States. ARIZONA Tucson
Convenience Store News
added Sep 2, 2018 13:19
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[Arizona] Vape device explodes, severely burns Scottsdale man's leg

More and more cases of e-cigarettes exploding without warning. The latest, a Phoenix-area man is severely burned when the vape device in his pocket blows up.
KPNX-TV 12 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Sep 2, 2018 13:13
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[Missouri] Residents of public housing in St. Louis must smoke outside to stay put

“You try to do right, but you feel like your rights are being taken away from you as a smoker, as a tenant,” said Parker, 75. All housing organizations receiving federal funds must comply with the ban. The new rule went into effect in July, but some age
90.7 KWMU-FM (St. Louis, MO)
added Aug 31, 2018 12:07
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InfoTech Marketing Releases White Paper on Food Stamps: Subsidized Entertainment, Dining Out, Tobacco, and Donations

"While SNAP households typically spend less than their non-SNAP counterparts on these four categories, tobacco is the one category where their spending exceeds non-SNAP households. At least 33% of SNAP beneficiaries spent money on tobacco products, roughl
PR Newswire
added Aug 30, 2018 20:41
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