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Registration and Product Listing for Owners and Operators of Domestic Tobacco Product Establishments (Revised*) Guidance for Industry (PDF)

Every person who owns or operates any domestic establishment engaged in manufacturing regulated tobacco products must register under section 905(b) of the FD&C Act, and every registrant must file a list of its regulated tobacco products in accordance wit
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 9, 2016 23:28

Registration and Product Listing for Owners and Operators of Domestic Tobacco Product Establishments

This guidance document is intended to assist owners and operators of domestic tobacco product establishments with the registration and product listing submissions required by section 905 of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act). The guidance docume
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 9, 2016 23:27

FDA takes action against four tobacco manufacturers for illegal sales of flavored cigarettes labeled as little cigars or cigars

The companies received warning letters for products under the “Swisher Sweets,” Cheyenne,” “Prime Time” and “Criss-Cross” brands in a variety of youth-appealing flavors, including grape, cherry, wild cherry and strawberry.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 9, 2016 22:07

Tobacco Marketing Presents Persistent Challenges for Health Experts

"The images that the FDA proposed were very similar to other graphic images that we have seen being used in warning labels in other countries around the world." However, the tobacco industry challenged those images and won the lawsuit. So now the FDA i
Time Warner Cable (Spectrum) News
added Dec 9, 2016 22:01

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Our view: Smoking ban clears air, saves money

Numbers provided by the government make a sound, convincing case for the ban, especially when the interests of taxpayers are factored in.
Erie (PA) Times-News
added Dec 9, 2016 21:38

[Asia, China] Hong Kong leads mainland in war to cut smoking

When a person goes to buy a packet of cigarettes in Hong Kong, he or she faces two obstacles.... The mainland...has only recently started to learn the lessons of Hong Kong. Since 2010, the number of smokers has increased by 15 million and cigarette prod
EJ Insight (Hong Kong Economic Journal) (hk)
added Dec 9, 2016 15:34

Medicaid Expansion Extends Smoking Cessation Coverage to Millions

The increase in Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act has expanded smoking cessation treatment coverage to approximately 2.3 million previously uncovered smokers in 31 states and the District of Columbia, according to the CDC and the America
MedPage Today
added Dec 9, 2016 14:10


On December 7, 2016 Vector Group Ltd. and its Liggett Group tobacco subsidiary reached an agreement resolving 124 Engle progeny tobacco litigation cases pending...plaintiffs are dismissing their claims, with prejudice, against the Company and Liggett.
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
added Dec 9, 2016 04:52

[Minnesota] Surgeon General: E-cigarettes pose imminent risk to kids

"This report from the Surgeon General highlights what we have already seen in Minnesota: young people are using e-cigarettes, despite potential health risks," said Andrea Mowery, Vice President at ClearWay Minnesota. "There is no safe level of nicotine f
PR Newswire
added Dec 9, 2016 04:18

[New York] MARCANO/TORRES: Is It Fair to Ban Public Housing Tenants From Smoking?

Overcoming My Misgivings, I Saw That It Would Save Lives / Smoking Is Awful, but So Is Invading People’s Privacy
New York Times
added Dec 8, 2016 21:05
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