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[Texas] BOSTICK: A Year After it Laid Out New Regulations, FDA's Plans for Vaping Industry May Go Up in Smoke

A year later, those threats seem empty as new products continue to show up on the shelves. But beneath a tranquil surface lies a complicated string of lawsuits, delays and political conflict. The future of the vaping industry still hangs in the balance;
Dallas Observer
added Jul 31, 2017 23:14
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POWELL: To the surprise of everyone, a bit of good sense comes out of Washington

Even critics of vaping were hard pressed to complain about the decision. “This long delay will allow egregious, kid-friendly e-cigarettes and cigars, in flavors like gummy bear, cherry crush and banana smash, to stay on the market with little public heal
Athens (OH) News
added Jul 31, 2017 18:06
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[Canada, USA] PICARD: A sea change in the war on smoking

Smoking low-nicotine cigarettes is better than smoking high-nicotine ones, and vaping is better than smoking. Those are the kind of plain language messages that regulators and public-health officials need to deliver in Canada, not just the U.S.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jul 31, 2017 13:34
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[Georgia (Country)] MONTANARI/THOMPSON: Georgia Should Protect IP Rights Not Weaken Them with Plain Packaging

the measure doesn’t work and significantly weakens the backbone legal structure of modern economies: intellectual property rights, which are responsible for creating IP-intensive industries that employ millions, pay higher wages, and contribute significan
Forbes
added Jul 31, 2017 23:30
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MERCER: Fighting, Voting and Smoking

Do we really care as a society if the teen gang member who’s making our city streets unsafe has a pack of cigarettes in his pocket? Recognizing that young people have the brains to make the right choices in life is a first step toward creating a respons
Lynchburg (VA) News & Advance
added Jul 31, 2017 12:29
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[UK] How millions of us have become dependent on tobacco - for income

Even if you do not directly own shares in Britain’s two biggest tobacco firms – British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands – you are quite likely to have exposure via pensions, Isas or other funds. Currently, 47 out of the 84 funds in the UK Equity In
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:28
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[Asia-pacific, China, Indonesia, Philippines] PAREDES: Kicking a bad habit

When I was in Bali few years ago, I saw how my artist-friends there seemed to be killing themselves...It will still probably take some time for these countries to make advances in the campaign to make people stop smoking that the Philippines is achieving
Cebu Daily News (ph)
added Jul 29, 2017 18:40
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GROSS: Tobacco Investors Just Learned That Trump Isn’t the Salvation of Every Odious Industry

That’s the mistake tobacco investors made. Gottlieb, after all, is a physician, and a cancer survivor to boot. The science and medicine surrounding tobacco is long since settled, and the consensus is broad. The product has been regulated, without much co
Slate
added Jul 29, 2017 13:29
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CHON: A Rare Victory for Science in an F.D.A. Move

It is a marked departure from the White House’s rejection of evidence on climate change and its stated zeal for deregulation... The Food and Drug Administration is turning out to be the odd agency defying corporate interests.
New York Times
added Jul 29, 2017 13:10
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SULLUM: Embracing Harm Reduction, FDA Gives E-Cigarette Industry a Regulatory Reprieve

Instead of wrecking an industry that seems to be accelerating the downward trend in smoking, the agency may actually embrace market-driven harm reduction.
Reason Magazine
added Jul 28, 2017 22:17
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