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Under the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) final rule deeming tobacco products to be subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (known more commonly as the agency’s “deeming regulations”), the FDA expanded its regulatory authority over several tobacco products, including cigars and pipe tobacco, as well as e-cigarettes and vapor products. In […]
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it shows that the tobacco industry, no matter how much money it spends on misleading ads, can be defeated. This vote should embolden other cities and states to act, because it demonstrates the public will not allow tobacco companies to stand in the way of
I would not be surprised if RJR (and perhaps other tobacco interests) engages in a campaign to undermine the law by encouraging merchants not to comply, publicizing non-compliance, then working to get the law ignored or repealed. It is, therefore, that t
An assistant professor at Loma Linda University School of Public Health, says it’s a matter of conditioning the brain by new ways of thinking and acting. Ernie Medina Jr, DrPH, has been helping smokers break the cycle of addiction for 25 years. He offer
But the ban could also pose a threat to the nascent but booming vape industry— currently dominated by devices like the Juul— where flavors like creme brulee and cool mint are a key part of the allure. Traditional tobacco companies are also displeased wit
RJR’s last-ditch effort to roll back this law illustrates just how important flavors are to the tobacco industry’s efforts to hook kids and keep adults smoking, a lesson that public health advocates should take seriously and prioritize passing the same l
They have an unexpected opponent. Despite being on the other side of the country, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has poured about $1.8 million of his own money into the Yes On E campaign. That’s in addition to the hundreds of thousands of additi
“casual” smoking by young people (between the ages of 21 and 35) is on the rise even as daily smoking is declining. The new campaign, “Never Just A Smoke,” is designed to belie the perception that “social” smoking is any less harmful than “regular” smoki
After months of discussions with business owners and meetings with community members, county officials are set to revisit Tuesday a proposed ordinance prohibiting retailers in unincorporated areas of the county from selling flavored tobacco products. A
an Francisco Proposition E (supported by health groups, opposed by RJ Reynolds Tobacco) was reinforced in Illinois when the tobacco industry agreed to drop its opposition to a state Tobacco 21 law in exchange for preempting local flavor bans (and also pro