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Editorial: ATF tobacco investigation scheme needs scrutiny

In the meantime, the Justice Department should halt its efforts to keep sealed all of the key court filings in the lawsuit brought by the tobacco farmers. It’s time for the agency to own up to its actions.
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Mar 15, 2017 00:17

Trump chooses Gottlieb to run FDA; Pharma breathes sigh of relief

he will be supported by the recently passed 21st Century Cures Act which instructs the FDA among other things to consider the use of "real world evidence" to support new drug applications. This could include anecdotal data, observational studies and patie
added Mar 14, 2017 01:44

EDITORIAL: A Doctor to Heal the FDA ($$)

An iron triangle of interest groups, the bureaucracy and the press will resist change, but Dr. Gottlieb could save lives by renovating FDA’s drug-approval processes.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 13, 2017 14:23

Trump's choice for FDA has ties to Wall Street, drug makers

Gottlieb would be tasked with Trump's goal of cutting red tape at the FDA, which regulates everything from pharmaceuticals to seafood to electronic cigarettes. Trump has called the FDA's drug approval process "slow and burdensome" despite changes to speed
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 11, 2017 23:55


A 2012 op-ed written by Gottlieb shows he sides with the cigar industry on one of the fundamental aspects of FDA regulation. Before the 2012 election, he wrote an article talking about cigar regulations playing a potential role in the election due to the
added Mar 11, 2017 00:38

Trump nominates FDA head with deep ties to drug companies

has chosen Dr. Scott Gottlieb, a conservative health policy expert with deep ties to the pharmaceutical industry, to lead the [FDA]... If confirmed by the Senate, Gottlieb would be in charge of implementing Trump's plan to dramatically cut regulations go
added Mar 10, 2017 23:47

[UK] New tobacco laws go ahead – including a ban on menthol cigarettes

By May 21 this year, smokers will no longer be able to buy packets of 10 menthol flavoured cigarettes. The ban on the smaller packets is part of a process that will eventually see a complete ban on the nicotine product – which comes into effect in 2020.
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Mar 10, 2017 23:27

[UK] Smoking cessation in secondary care: acute and maternity settings

This self-assessment tool supports all of the recommendations applicable to acute services in the NICE guidelines on Smoking cessation in secondary care. Please save the self-assessment file to your computer and click ‘enable editing’ before using it. P
added Mar 10, 2017 23:24

[North Carolina] BAT deal for Reynolds American clears first regulatory step

The companies said Thursday that a federal anti-trust waiting period related to the transaction has expired without requests for additional information by the U.S. Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission. The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvem
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 10, 2017 17:15

National and State Trends in Sales of Cigarettes and E-Cigarettes, U.S., 2011–2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Despite overall declines during 2011–2015, cigarette sales in 2015 grew for the first time in a decade. E-cigarette sales growth was positive, but slowed over the study period in assessed stores. Cigarette sales continued to exceed e-cigarette sales, rei
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Mar 9, 2017 21:44
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