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FDA nominee won't commit to banning flavored e-cigarettes, cigars

Gottlieb said he can see where flavored products may be inappropriate in one context and appropriate in another, adding that his experts on staff should be making those determinations. "Gummy bears? Cookies and cream?" Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) asked..
The Hill
added Apr 6, 2017 21:27
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[Canada] DOYLE: Tobacco prevention school resource

Alberta Health Services and the University of Lethbridge have teamed up and created a school-based tobacco-prevention resource called the Academy for Tobacco Prevention.
Pincher Creek Echo (ca)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:14
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[California] Study shows big tobacco targeting youth with e-cigarettes, flavored products

A scientific study of more than 7,100 retail stores across California reveals big tobacco is marketing to what it hopes is its next generation of smokers: today's youth. "We need to get the message out our youth are being targeted," Dr. Charity Dean, Sa
Santa Maria (CA) Times
added Mar 9, 2017 21:07
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[Canada] Health groups want Alberta to raise tobacco tax, bolster anti-smoking programs

EDMONTON -- A coalition of health groups wants the Alberta government to raise the tobacco tax in its next budget and spend some of the money on anti-smoking programs aimed at young people. Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta said an increase of $1.50 on a
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 20, 2017 15:26
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Characteristics of Electronic Cigarette Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2015

Comprehensive and sustained strategies are warranted to prevent and reduce the use of all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, among U.S. youths. Monitoring the characteristics of e-cigarette use among youths, including product types, brands, and in
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 30, 2016 06:25
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Teens May Not Heed Health Warnings on Cigars

"Many still believe that risks of cigars can be mitigated by not inhaling or inhaling less," he said in a university news release. "But we know that cigar smoking can cause serious harm, including cancer and heart disease." The researchers surveyed mor
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 16, 2016 18:22
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[Australia, Canada] CHASSIN/KERR: Is plain packaging the best option to lower smoking rates?

what is the most efficient means of reducing smoking rates?... The best way to do so is education, information and sensitization. But these solutions are not flashy and do not score political points. Also, they do not hurt tobacco companies, which seems a
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Oct 10, 2016 16:00
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[Canada] Lack of 'adequate evidence' makes vaping regulations difficult, Philpott says

The Liberal government says it plans to introduce legislation later this fall to regulate vaping. Health Canada says the move will balance the need to protect young people from nicotine addiction while allowing adult smokers to legally buy vaping produc
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:55
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FDA Warning Wire: A New Cop On The E-Cig Beat ($$)

wasted no time in exercising its authority over newly regulated e-cigarettes and other tobacco products, marking the end of summer by sending out a bounty of warning letters to dozens of retailers over sales to minors. A month after a...
Law360
added Sep 21, 2016 03:23
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Senator seeks answers from FDA on e-cigarette regulations

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., sent Friday a third letter to FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf that expressed his frustrations about the agency providing “inadequate responses” to the regulatory oversight questions he posed May 17. Johnson is chairman of the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 18, 2016 13:28
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