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F.D.A. Warns 3 Tobacco Makers About Language Used on Labels

“The F.D.A.’s job is to ensure tobacco products are not marketed in a way that leads consumers to believe cigarettes with descriptors like ‘additive-free’ and ‘natural’ pose fewer health risks than other cigarettes, unless the claims have been scientific
New York Times
added Aug 27, 2015 21:58
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FDA Warns Tobacco Cos Over 'Additive-Free,' 'Natural' Claims ($$)

marked the first time the FDA has used its authority under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009, which amended the FDCA to grant the agency power to pursue action against tobacco product labeling. In each of the three letters, th
Law360
added Aug 27, 2015 21:51
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[Oregon] Hazy regulations / Feds seek comment on how to regulate e-cigarette industry

The evolution of electronic nicotine devices, commonly known as e-cigarettes, has left the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in a cloud of dust — or vapor — and now the agency is struggling to regulate the growing industry.
Argus Observer (Ontario, OR)
added Aug 25, 2015 19:54
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EDITORIAL: Clashing Views on E-Cigarettes

Strong regulation is needed in Europe and the United States to protect young people from advertising and promotions designed to lure them into trying e-cigarettes and perhaps getting hooked on them. America’s Food and Drug Administration needs to issue r
New York Times
added Aug 24, 2015 06:58
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[Ireland] Gardai send cigs to test for asbestos / 20,000 packets of infamous Jin Ling brand seized at Drogheda Market

The gardaí are now in the process of having the cigarettes tested after analysis on batches of the cigarettes seized previously in Britain found them to contain industrial chemicals and asbestos.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Aug 21, 2015 23:15
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Tobacco companies’ efforts to undermine ingredient disclosure: the Massachusetts benchmark study

the final MBS results offered no useful predictive information to inform regulators, the scientific community or consumers. When implementing FCTC Articles 9 and 10, regulatory agencies should demand detailed by-brand information on tobacco product consti
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2015 10:09
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EDITORIAL: Is it not time to reveal the secret sauce of nicotine addiction?

regulators like the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cannot regulate a moving target. It is long since time to put the interests of consumers before those of cigarette manufacturers and require them to publicly disclose historical by-brand formulas and
Tobacco Control
added Aug 20, 2015 13:23
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[Bermuda, Caribbean] Health Ministry Statement: Tobacco Control Act

The Tobacco Control Act 2015 is intended to make smoking less available and attractive to children the Ministry said, with the Minister of Health, Seniors and Health, Jeanne Atherden saying that “Bermuda is years behind other jurisdictions” when it comes
Bernews
added Aug 19, 2015 18:34
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NEW JAMA STUDY HEIGHTENS PUBLIC HEALTH COMMUNITY’S CONCERNS WITH YOUTH E-CIGARETTE USE

it is critical that the public health community continue to speak out about the inappropriateness of e-cigarette use by youth and the urgent need for regulatory action, including steps to ban the use of flavors, including menthol, in all tobacco products
American Legacy Foundation
added Aug 19, 2015 13:31
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Chile anti-smoking bill has tobacco industry on edge

A tough anti-smoking bill is trying to get nicotine-hooked Chile to kick the habit, but has provoked a backlash from the powerful tobacco industry. The bill would force cigarette makers to use identical packaging covered in chilling anti-smoking ads, lim
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 19, 2015 10:48
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