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ASCHWANDEN: There’s Still No Such Thing As Sound Science / Scott Pruitt wants to base EPA decisions on a kind of science that doesn’t exist.

The idea was pioneered by the tobacco industry to undercut research showing that its products were harmful. The doubt-makers’ trick was to insist that policy be based solely on “sound science,” and then to define “sound” in a way that ensures that nothin
FiveThirtyEight
added Apr 25, 2018 21:38
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FDA Cracks Down on Sales of E-Cigarettes to Minors

Recognizing what it called “the troubling reality” that electronic cigarettes have become “wildly popular with kids,” the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday announced a major crackdown on the vaping industry, particularly on the trendy Juul devices,
New York Times
added Apr 25, 2018 20:21
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McCAFFREE: Physician: Tobacco company racketerring -- Oklahoma's story

Over the next several months, the Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center will release a series of reports summarizing internal tobacco industry documents that tell the story — in the words of tobacco company executives and their lobbyists — of a highly success
The Oklahoman
added Apr 25, 2018 19:53
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VIDEO: FDA 'blitz' aimed at reducing youths' use of Juul, other e-cigarettes

Forty warning letters were sent to brick-and-mortar retailers as a first step toward stopping underage use of e-cigarettes, the FDA said. The government agency also said it sent Juul Labs, the maker of an e-cigarette popular among teens, a request to sub
CNN
added Apr 25, 2018 19:38
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Pruitt's 'Transparency' Rule Would Use Big Tobacco Plan to Gut EPA Science

comes straight from a 1996 memo from lobbyist/lawyer Chris Horner to tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds... another major advocate of this push to identify “extra-judicial” approaches is Steve Milloy. Like Horner, Milloy has worked on behalf of both coal and toba
DeSmogBlog
added Apr 25, 2018 17:44
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[California] Flavors Hook Kids / Why Flavors? Why Kids? Do Something

The tobacco industry has a kids menu.
TobaccoFreeCA.com (California Tobacco Control Program)
added Apr 25, 2018 17:01
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JUUL Labs Announces Comprehensive Strategy to Combat Underage Use

JUUL Labs today announced it will take additional decisive action by actively supporting state and federal initiatives to raise the minimum age to 21+ to purchase tobacco products as part of an initial investment of $30 million over the next three years d
PR Newswire
added Apr 25, 2018 15:44
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FDA reveals 40 warning letters to e-cigarette retailers for sales to youth

“The FDA has been conducting a large-scale, undercover nationwide blitz to crack down on the sale of e-cigarettes – specifically JUUL products – to minors at both brick-and-mortar and online retailers,” the regulator said. (Reporting by Manas Mishra in B
Reuters
added Apr 25, 2018 14:24
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E-Cigarette Sting Operation Prompts Warnings to Retailers

A U.S. government-led sting operation of retailers including 7-Eleven Inc. stores and Royal Dutch Shell Plc gas stations led to 40 warnings for selling Juul e-cigarettes to kids. The Food and Drug Administration letters are part of an undercover operati
Bloomberg News
added Apr 25, 2018 14:23
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UPDATE 2-BAT boosts vaping investment again as competition heats up

is raising its investment in new vaping devices again, as Big Tobacco reacts to new competitors such as fast-growing U.S. group Juul. Cigarette sales are declining, as more people curb the deadly habit due to rising taxes and a proliferation of alternat
Reuters
added Apr 25, 2018 14:18
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