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Compliance Policy for Required Warning Statements on Small-Packaged Cigars (PDF)

This guidance document is being distributed for comment purposes only... This guidance document is intended to assist any person who manufacturers, packages, sells, offers to sell, distributes, or imports cigars in small packages with respect to the wa
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 14, 2017 09:53
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FDA Offers Compliance Policy for Certain Vape Shop Activities in New Draft Guidance

FDA issued... a draft guidance intended, among other things, to assist retailers who sell newly-regulated tobacco products such as e-cigarettes, e-liquids, vaporizers and other electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), as well as their component and pa
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 14, 2017 09:51
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JAKAB: Smoke ‘em If You Got ‘Em (and Are a Toddler) in Russia

It turns out Russian two year olds are a lot worldlier than anyone knew. The country’s Health Ministry has proposed banning the sale of cigarettes to anyone born after 2014 according to Radio Free Europe. The regulators realize (one hopes) that the numbe
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Jan 13, 2017 22:47
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Ex-Indiana health commissioner: Raise smoking age to 21

FELDMAN: Any chance in Indiana? Many would think Indiana would probably be one of the last states to enact such a law, but I anticipate such a measure will actually be considered this legislative session. The prestigious Institute of Medicine issued a re
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Jan 13, 2017 22:35
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[New York] National Park Service proposes formal vaping ban

inhaling nicotine with electronic cigarettes, formally would be banned in various areas or buildings at national parks under a proposed rule by the National Park Service. This would equalize how vapers and other smokers are treated, permitting superinten
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jan 13, 2017 19:00
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[Canada] National Non-Smoking Week: January 15-21, 2017

Weedless Wednesday: January 18th, 2017 This year's theme is: Tobacco Free for Life... Choose Now!
National Non-Smoking Week (Canadian Council for Tobacco Control) (ca)
added Jan 12, 2017 22:05
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[Russia, District of Columbia] Smoking Baroness causes a stir at White House

On Jan. 12, 1910, at a White House dinner hosted by President William Howard Taft, Baroness Rosen, wife of the Russian ambassador, caused a stir by requesting and smoking a cigarette — it was, apparently, the first time a woman had smoked openly during a
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 12, 2017 22:03
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[Connecticut] KRISHNAN-SARIN: Youths, E-Cigarettes A Bad Combination

Never in my career as a scientist have I seen such a rapid and widespread increase in use by youths of something containing an addictive substance....Adolescents, parents and teachers need to know that these products do not just produce benign water vapor
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jan 12, 2017 22:02
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Final Rule Clarifies When Tobacco Products Are Regulated as Drugs, Devices

The rule, released by the Food and Drug Administration Jan. 6, describes the circumstances in which a product made or derived from tobacco that is intended for human consumption will be subject to regulation as a drug, device or a combination drug/device
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Jan 12, 2017 21:58
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Influence of the Flavored Cigarette Ban on Adolescent Tobacco Use

The results suggest the 2009 flavored cigarette ban did achieve its objective of reducing adolescent tobacco use, but effects were likely diminished by the continued availability of menthol cigarettes and other flavored tobacco products.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 12, 2017 18:53
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