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[California] Measures in the fight on tobacco and e-cigarettes

• Include e-cigarettes in a special enforcement program against the sale of cigarettes to minors. (SB 24) • Strengthen existing law prohibiting online marketing of tobacco to minors. (AB 1541) • Make tobacco cessation services a covered Medi-Cal benef
Los Angeles Times
added Apr 15, 2015 08:37

UPDATE 3-Tobacco companies sue U.S. FDA over label approvals (Adds R.J. Reynolds comment)

A spokesman for Reynolds American, the parent company of R.J. Reynolds and two smokeless tobacco plaintiffs, said companies had a right to "truthful, non-misleading speech."
added Apr 15, 2015 08:27

New bills renew California's anti-smoking effort

California has become a battleground between the tobacco industry and health groups as lawmakers push proposals that include increasing cigarette taxes by $2 a pack and raising the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. The state once led the nation in snuffi
Los Angeles Times
added Apr 15, 2015 08:21

New Poll: Americans Strongly Support FDA Regulation of Tobacco Products, Want Limits on E-Cigarettes

Voters strongly oppose efforts by the cigar industry to get Congress to exempt some cigars from FDA regulation and support FDA regulation of electronic cigarettes. ...Fully 81 percent favor the law that gave the FDA regulatory authority over tobacco produ
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 14, 2015 15:40

FDA’s tobacco advisory panel is “dazed and confused” at best, clearly conflicted on snus

TPSAC members — the membership was belatedly (but not thoroughly) purged a few weeks ago, as conflicted members beholden to Big Pharma still predominate — could not even bring themselves to admit that snus is safer than smoking. ACSH’s Dr. Gil Ross had t
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Apr 14, 2015 15:27

Meeting of the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee Modified Risk Tobacco Product Applications for ten General brand snus tobacco products / Swedish Match North America, Inc. (PDF)

FDA intends to bring the following matters for discussion with TPSAC: 1. The relative health risks to individual users of the snus tobacco products that are the subject to the proposed modified risk snus tobacco products, particularly with respect to a. g
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Apr 14, 2015 15:22

UPDATE 2-Tobacco companies sue U.S. FDA over label approvals (Adds Altria comment, additional details from lawsuit)

Altria spokesman Brian May said the company wanted the court to resolve the issues so it and other manufacturers would know how to proceed. Several smokeless tobacco companies are also plaintiffs, including U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co and American Snuff C
added Apr 14, 2015 14:56


to assert a broad power of prior restraint over Plaintiffs’ marketing communications, even though the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act… denies FDA that power and the First Amendment bars it. Furthermore, FDA engaged in this unlawful action under the g
American Lawyer
added Apr 14, 2015 13:31

[California] Ban chewing tobacco at baseball games? Voters like the idea

A new poll by market researcher Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates shows about two-thirds of city voters support the proposal. The telephone survey of 503 city voters was conducted in late March and has a margin of error of plus or minus 4.5 pe
San Francisco Chronicle
added Apr 14, 2015 02:49

[California] On Giants’ Home Opening Day, New Poll Shows Strong Support for Measure To Make San Francisco Baseball Completely Tobacco-Free

– A new poll shows San Francisco voters strongly support a proposal before the Board of Supervisors to prohibit the use of all tobacco products – including chewing and spit tobacco – at all baseball venues within the city. The measure aims to set the righ
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 13, 2015 22:43
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