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Roundup of Recent Tobacco Product Review Actions

FDA continues to review tobacco product marketing applications and issue decisions on those submissions. In May, FDA issued 11 Not Substantially Equivalent (NSE) orders, including orders that stop the sale and distribution of 10 cigarette products from E
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jun 16, 2015 18:07
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Retailer Training and Enforcement

FDA has issued a guidance document related to retail training programs: The Tobacco Retailer Training Programs guidance assists tobacco retailers in developing effective training programs for employees. Compliance Check Inspections of Retailers
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jun 16, 2015 18:05
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[Asia-pacific] SINGAPORE ENHANCES TOBACCO CONTROL EFFORTS WITH BAN ON EMERGING TOBACCO PRODUCTS

(MOH) is banning emerging tobacco products as a pre-emptive measure to protect public health against the known and potential harms of such products. This will be done via the Prohibited Tobacco Products Regulations made under Section 15 of the Tobacco (Co
Singapore Ministry of Health (sg)
added Jun 16, 2015 06:45
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[UK] Croydon takes historic step to support cut in tobacco use

when the leader of Croydon Council signs the Local Government Declaration on Tobacco Control. The declaration puts a spotlight on the harmful effects of smoking tobacco. With the signing, Croydon will be joining other local authorities in uniting behind
GOV.UK
added Jun 15, 2015 22:39
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Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc.; Analysis of Proposed Consent Order To Aid Public Comment: A Notice by the Federal Trade Commission on 06/08/2015

The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair methods of competition. The attached Analysis to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the draft complaint and the terms of the consent order
Federal Register
added Jun 9, 2015 10:34
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Electronic Cigarettes: Imports, Tariffs, and Data Collection (PDF)

We are not making recommendations in this report. We provided a draft of this report to CBP, USITC, Census, the Department of the Treasury, and the Food and Drug Administration. We received technical comments from CBP, USITC, Census, and the Department of
General Accounting Office (GAO)
added Jun 9, 2015 09:54
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ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES: Imports, Tariffs, and Data Collection: SUMMARY (PDF)

federal government does not systematically collect data on e-cigarette sales, numbers of manufacturers and importers, or types of products sold. Although information about the e-cigarette market is incomplete, most e-cigarettes sold in the United States a
General Accounting Office (GAO)
added Jun 9, 2015 09:50
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WYDEN LETTER TO U.S. International Trade Commission (PDF)

as GAO reports, the full extent of imports of e-cigarette and related liquids is unknown because these products, as well as e-cigarette components and intermediate chemicals used to manufacture nicotine-containing liquids, are not currently tracked under
U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
added Jun 9, 2015 09:47
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Wyden Calls for Insight on E-Cigarette Imports / GAO Report Points to Lack of Import Tracking Despite Booming Market

in response to a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) which looked at the e-cigarette market and rise in imports over the past year. New reporting data would provide insights into the source, value, and volume of e-cigarette imports
U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
added Jun 9, 2015 09:39
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Governor Cuomo Announces New York's Smoking Rates Reduced to Lowest Levels in Recorded State History

as a result of the state’s wide-ranging tobacco cessation efforts. Data shows that in the last four years, the smoking rate among high school students has dropped 42 percent and now remains at 7.3 percent, while the adult smoking rate has dropped to 14.5
Office of the Governor (NY)
added Jun 9, 2015 08:54
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