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Senators' Letter to FDA on E-cigs (PDF)

We support requiring a label on nicotine’s addictive properties, but we ask the FDA pursue requirements for more extensive warnings that address health risks that e-cigarettes pose.
US Senator Barbara Boxer
added Oct 10, 2014 02:39

ARCHIVE: TRANSCRIPT: Press Conference Call with USTR Michael Froman on Trans-Pacific Partnership Meetings

we want to make sure that countries can regulate on a scientific basis in the interest of public health, and that those health authorities will be consulted before any challenge to a tobacco-related regulation might take place. And on the other hand, we d
Office of the United States Trade Representative
added Oct 8, 2014 18:06
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[New York] Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy's Message to the County Legislature

I applaud all efforts that reduce the effects of smoking, especially among the young. I cannot, however, support Local Law D. There are numerous legal defects among them that Local Law D lacks an enforcing agency, lacks a collection procedure for fines an
Albany (NY) County Executive
added Oct 8, 2014 14:01

Made In America: Food, Beverages, and Tobacco Products (PDF)

Combined, these industries accounted for $881 billion (15.4 percent), forming the largest single industry within the manufacturing sector....while North Carolina and Virginia rank 13th and 20th in terms of food manufacturing, their large tobacco industri
US Department of Commerce - Economics and Statistics Administration
added Oct 7, 2014 11:53

Guidance for Industry: Establishing That a Tobacco Product Was Commercially Marketed in the United States as of February 15, 2007 (PDF)

FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 6, 2014 18:33

[Canada] Province Proclaims Act for Tobacco Litigation

The Tobacco Damages and Health-care Costs Recovery Act was proclaimed today, Sept. 26. It allows the province to sue tobacco manufacturers for unlawful activities that increased smoking. "This is about holding the tobacco industry accountable for fraud,
Government of Nova Scotia (ca)
added Sep 27, 2014 13:58

Cigarette, E-Cigarette, and Other Tobacco Product Advertisements and Imagery in Magazines with Large Numbers of Teen Readers (PDF)

This analysis reveals that in spite of the progress made in reducing direct marketing of tobacco to teens, millions of teen readers continue to be exposed to tobacco and e-cigarette advertising and editorial and news content containing images of celeb
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
added Sep 26, 2014 20:57

HHS announces nearly $212 million in grants to prevent chronic diseases / Funded in part by the Affordable Care Act, grants focus on preventing tobacco use, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke

Funded in part by the Affordable Care Act, the awards will strengthen state and local programs aimed at fighting these chronic diseases, which are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States, and help lower our nation’s health care cos
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Sep 26, 2014 20:52

[Massachusetts] Proposed new tobacco regulations in Wayland

The following was submitted by Director of Public Health Julia Junghanns: The Wayland Board of Health will hold a public hearing for changes to local tobacco regulations on Monday, Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. in the Wayland Town Building, located at 41 Cochituat
Wicked Local (MA)
added Sep 26, 2014 12:39

[France] Intervention de Marisol Touraine [Announcement of the National Programme to reduce smoking by Marisol Touraine, Minister of Social Affairs, Health and Women's Rights] (PDF)

The program that I present today, includes a series of coordinated, proactive and innovative. Our goal is ambitious... The program revolves around three main axes: protect young people, help smokers stop and act on the tobacco economy.
Minister of Health (France) (fr)
added Sep 26, 2014 08:01
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