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State AGs Want Tobacco Regs Protected In Trade Deals ($$)

Dozens of state attorneys general on Monday urged the U.S. Trade Representative to exclude tobacco products while negotiating trade and investment agreements, pointing to concerns that trade pacts might open the door for corporations to undermine anti-tob
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 30, 2014 14:40

U.S. TRADE AGREEMENTS SHOULD NOT APPLY TO TOBACCO / Forty-five state and territorial attorneys general sent a letter urging the U.S. trade representative to exclude tobacco and tobacco products when negotiating all international trade and investment agree

Dear Ambassador Froman: The undersigned Attorneys General write to request that the United States Trade Representative act to preserve the ability of state and local governments to regulate tobacco products to protect the public health. This request is
National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG)
added Jan 28, 2014 07:47

[Vermont] Attorneys General Call On Trade Representative To Preserve Tobacco Regulation

the chief law enforcement officers of 44 states and territories are calling upon the United States Trade Representative to exclude tobacco and tobacco products from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which is currently under negotiation. This would preserve t
Vermont Office of the Attorney General
added Jan 28, 2014 07:42

VIDEO: With e-cigs Vuse and Blu, Big Tobacco makes its way back onto Utah airwaves

Smoking » Unless the FDA steps in first, R.J. Reynolds’ ads will hit Utah airwaves by early 2014.
Salt Lake Tribune
added Nov 23, 2013 10:30

[Connecticut] FDA Tells Jepsen It's On Same E-Cigarette Page

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) shares George Jepsen's concerns about electronic cigarettes—and plans to step in to regulate them. The FDA sent that message to Jepsen, Connecticut's attorney general, and 39 of his colleagues in a letter sen
New Haven (CT) Independent
added Nov 20, 2013 02:34

[South Dakota] Jackley Pushes for E-Cigarette Regulation

"We need you to take a look at and protect our minors. We need you to look at these ingredients and tell us whether or not, health-wise, they are truly safer than cigarettes," Jackley said. A tobacco settlement means South Dakota receives about $28-mill
KELO 1320 AM / 107.9 FM (Sioux Falls, SD)
added Nov 16, 2013 02:49

E-cigarette use growing rapidly in Iowa, but regulation lacking

For now, e-cigarettes exist in a legal limbo of sorts, where government is trying to play catch-up to private enterprise. “There’s no current Iowa Department of Public Health position,” said Jerilyn Oshel, interim director of the department’s Division o
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Oct 8, 2013 13:50

[Delaware] Biden calls for ban on e-cigarette sales to kids, restrictions on advertising

Attorney General Beau Biden has joined 39 other state Attorneys General in calling for the Food and Drug Administration to regulate the marketing and sale of electronic cigarettes. In a letter sent this week to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, the Att
Cape Gazette Newspaper (Lewes, DE)
added Oct 3, 2013 04:21

[Florida] E-cigarettes an industry on the make

International chains and e-cigarette- specific stores are spreading as the smoke-free cigarette business explodes into an industry that has already marked $1 billion in sales this year. Totally Wicked, an e-cigarette chain based in the United Kingdom, o
Sarasota (FL) Herald-Tribune
added Sep 29, 2013 20:54

State AGs, Members of Congress Demand Regulation of E-Cigarettes

These demands for FDA regulation come amidst an explosion of marketing for e-cigarettes and a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showing a doubling in youth use of e-cigarettes from 2011 to 2012.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 28, 2013 21:08
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