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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Haunted by Deadly Legacy of Kent Asbestos Filters

R.J. Reynolds and a filter maker must pay $3.5 million to the estate of a Florida man, the state’s top court held this week. It’s a ruling that draws renewed attention to another, lesser known, deadly aspect of some cigarettes of the 1950s.
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Oct 21, 2018 19:47
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[Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Utah] Medicaid-Expansion Fights Pit Hospitals, Labor Against Conservative Groups, Tobacco Companies

Voters in four states will decide Nov. 6 whether to expand Medicaid ...Top spenders in the campaigns are groups linked to the tobacco industry and the Koch brothers, which are aligned against the initiatives, and hospitals and union-back advocacy groups,
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 21, 2018 19:47
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[UK] Tobacco commissioning support 2019 to 2020: principles and indicators

The new plan sets out the ambition for a further reduction in smoking rates, down to 12% by the end of 2022, as the first step toward a generation of non-smokers, which will be achieved when smoking prevalence is at 5% or below. The plan prioritises red
GOV.UK
added Oct 21, 2018 19:17
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Climate change doubters are finalists for Environmental Protection Agency Science Advisory Board

said that Enstrom's research, which has vastly different conclusions from those of the majority of scientists, justifies rolling back EPA regulations on air pollution... "His research shows that the EPA PM2.5 NAAQS is scientifically unjustified and must u
Science
added Oct 19, 2018 12:15
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Philip Morris Products S.A. Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

Due to the large size of these applications, FDA is posting the application documents in installments on a rolling basis as they are redacted in accordance with applicable laws. FDA completed posting the originally submitted applications on November 28,
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 18, 2018 17:31
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Submit Ingredient Listing for Tobacco Products

In response to feedback from industry, FDA's Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) has provided manufacturers with additional information and updated forms to assist with electronic submission of ingredient listings for tobacco products, focusing on deemed t
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 18, 2018 15:28
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FDA and NIH Study: Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health

The Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study is a uniquely large, long-term study of tobacco use and health in the United States. A collaboration between the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Tobacco Products and the Nati
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 17, 2018 20:26
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[Kansas] Stopping US teens from smoking – one town at a time

When it comes to cutting down on teens smoking, activists found they could enact more change by going small. Instead of working at the national level, they’re focusing on small towns and cities – and seeing big results.
Christian Science Monitor
added Oct 16, 2018 20:39
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FDA Tobacco Compliance Webinars

The FDA has finalized a rule—commonly referred to as the "deeming rule"—extending its authority to all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars, hookah tobacco, and pipe tobacco, among others. The FDA's series of webinars will help tobacco retai
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 16, 2018 18:00
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FDA Takes Positive Step to Address Illegal Sales of Kid-Friendly E-Cigarettes – Agency Follow-Up Is Critical

the marketplace has been flooded with new e-cigarette products with no federal oversight. The FDA’s letters require companies to provide evidence within 30 days that their products were on the market as of August 8, 2016, and have not been modified since
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 14, 2018 19:26
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