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Summary of FY2017 Omnibus Appropriations Act (PDF)

. The Omnibus does not include a House provision allowing thousands of unregulated tobacco products to escape full FDA review. The House provision would have exempted e-cigarettes, little cigars, cigarillos, hookah, cigars and other products from the T
Committee on Appropriations, Democrats
added May 1, 2017 17:42

WEGMANN: After extinguishing e-cigarettes with regulation, Democrats brag about keeping Big Tobacco the Marlboro Man in business

Lowey, D-N.Y., recently released a white paper trumpeting the fact that a coming spending bill "does not include a House provision allowing thousands of unregulated tobacco products to escape full FDA review." No doubt, Big Tobacco is breathing a bit eas
Washington (DC) Examiner
added May 1, 2017 17:29

[California] HURD: Why Oakland needs a multi-unit smoke free housing policy

Smoking and tobacco products kill more African-Americans than alcohol, AIDS, car accidents, illegal drug use, homicide, suicide and other non-tobacco related cancers.
San Francisco Bay View
added Apr 30, 2017 15:06

[North Carolina] Countrywide smoking ban could mean eviction for those who light up

All public housing is going smoke-free in the U.S., and residents who light up in their homes could be evicted. The Charlotte Housing Authority has already banned smoking in its high-rises, and officials are in the process of doing same to its other prop
WSOC-TV Channel 9 (Charlotte, NC)
added Apr 29, 2017 03:09

VIDEO: Congress considers removal of FDA oversight to e-cigarettes

Two proposals before Congress would remove FDA oversight from the e-cigarette industry. One, which is attached as a rider to budget, would exempt thousands of vaping devices... The second proposed bill would soften the approval process. “The Cigarette S
Channel 3000/WISC-TV Ch. 3 (Madison, WI)
added Apr 29, 2017 03:04

[UK] Takeover bid from Japan Tobacco on Imperial Tobacco extremely unlikely, Citi says

The chief reason is that Japanese laws require the government to maintain a one-third stake in JT. To circumvent antgi-trust legislation JT might buy 60% of Imperial, but that would push its leverage, in terms of net debt to EBITDA to near 5%, far exceed
Digital Look (uk)
added Apr 28, 2017 22:48

Truth, CVS Aim to Make HBCUs Smoke-Free

The Truth Initiative and the CVS Health Foundation are joining together to make campuses at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) 100 percent smoke- and tobacco-free. The organizations plans to work with students and administrators at HBCU
Washington Informer Newspaper
added Apr 27, 2017 20:15

E-cigarette industry gains allies in regulation fight

the measure would be the latest sign of the $4.4 billion vaping industry’s growing clout in Washington. The provision favored by the industry was introduced by Reps. Tom Cole, R-Okla., and Sanford Bishop, D-Ga., and would exempt thousands of vaping produ
USA Today
added Apr 27, 2017 14:58

FDA nominee says agency must strike right balance between risk, regulation

There is a split in the public health community between those who view e-cigarettes as a good way to reduce smoking, and those who are more concerned that teenagers who use flavored e-cigarettes will later graduate to cigarettes. Gottlieb said he was com
added Apr 26, 2017 16:07

Virginia's 2019 Commemoration, AMERICAN EVOLUTION™, Receives $500,000 Sponsorship From Altria Group

announced Altria Group as a Virginia Colony Partner. Altria's $500,000 sponsorship will support commemoration projects marking the 400th anniversary of pivotal 1619 Virginia events that set Virginia and America on a course towards the ideals of democracy,
PR Newswire
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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