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Statement from Mitch Zeller

As a result of the expanded COI criteria outlined in Judge Leon’s ruling, each voting TPSAC member was rescreened and four members – Chairman Jonathan Samet, Claudia Barone, Joanna Cohen, and Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin – have resigned or their terms on TPSA
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 6, 2015 12:18
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Electronic Cigarettes and the Public Health: Second Public Workshop

March 9 and March 10, 2015 ... The purpose of this workshop is to gather scientific information and stimulate discussion among scientists about electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes). This is the second in a series of three workshops intended to obtain inf
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Feb 24, 2015 14:34
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[Washington] Gov. Inslee cites new data showing alarming increase in adolescent use of electronic cigarettes

Inslee today released a report that shows Washington’s 8th and 10th grade students use electronic cigarettes, or “vaping,”... “It’s too easy and too cheap for teens to buy and use vaping products. We have to change that. We must have a system in place lik
Office of the Governor (WA)
added Feb 13, 2015 18:05
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[Michigan] Gov. Rick Snyder vetoes bills relating to ‘e-cigarettes,' measures do not go far enough, threaten public health

House Bill 4997, Senate Bills 667 and 668 ...would have excluded alternative nicotine products including e-cigarettes from the definition of tobacco products and prohibit them from being regulated as tobacco products under Michigan law.
Office of the Governor Michigan
added Jan 17, 2015 06:32
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[UK] Statistics on NHS Stop Smoking Services in England April 2014 to September 2014 (PDF)

. 207,883 people set a quit date through NHS Stop Smoking Services and at the 4 week follow-up 103,899 people had successfully quit (self-reported)b, 50 per cent of those setting a quit date. . 70 per cent of successful quitters (self-reported)b had t
GOV.UK
added Jan 16, 2015 17:36
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LETTER TO ILL. AG Lisa Madigan (PDF)

we urge you to consider taking action at the state level. Specifically, we believe you could take a significant step in the battle against tobacco use by classifying e-cigarettes as cigarettes under the Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) with the tobacco c
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
added Dec 23, 2014 23:25
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Democratic Leaders Urge FDA Action, Call for State Attorneys General to Classify E-Cigarettes Under the Master Settlement Agreement

Waxman, Sen. Dick Durbin, and Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. sent letters to 29 State Attorneys General applauding their ongoing efforts to press the FDA to use its enforcement discretion to prevent e-cigarette manufacturers from targeting teens. The members al
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
added Dec 23, 2014 23:21
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[UK-Wales] Exposure to secondhand smoke in cars and e-cigarette use among 10-11 year old children in Wales

This report describes changes in children’s exposure to smoking in cars between 2008 and 2014. It also includes data on the prevalence of e-cigarette use and associations with parental smoking and future smoking intentions.
GOV.UK
added Dec 4, 2014 07:24
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US Labor Department announces updated lists of goods produced by child labor, forced labor

The sixth edition of the "List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor," mandated by the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2005, was released today by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of International Labor Affairs. In ac
US Department of Labor
added Dec 3, 2014 03:50
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[UK] NICE guidance on smoking cessation in hospitals could have a major impact on cutting smoking rates

Clinicians should make better use of opportunities to help people quit smoking when they present to hospitals in England, and have the potential to prevent hundreds of thousands of premature deaths by reaching 1.1 million smokers each year, say researche
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence.(NICE) (uk)
added Nov 11, 2014 10:51
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