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At the Legislature: Ending sale of flavored tobacco products

The St Helens Chronicle 29 Jan 2023
This year, there were new steps taken by the government to prevent and reduce tobacco use, including proposed rules to end the sale of menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars, Congress passing a law requiring the FDA to regulate tobacco products made with synthetic nicotine, and increased federal enforcement of the Tobacco Control Act.
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Tobacco restrictions to be enforced in BVI

Jamaica Observer 29 Jan 2023
In delivering his Throne speech to the legislature last week, Governor John Rankin indicated that this will take the form of legislative amendments to the Tobacco Products Control Act. “Government will seek to amend the Tobacco Products Control Act, 2006 to provide for ...
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Pa. gets failing marks for tobacco control policies | Friday Morning Coffee

Victoria Advocate 27 Jan 2023
The new results “ us an important opportunity to improve the health of our state through proven policies, such as preserving state funding for comprehensive tobacco prevention and control programs and closing the loopholes in the state’s Clean Indoor Act,” Deborah Brown, the group’s chief mission officer, said in a statement.
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American Lung Association gives Pa. failing grades in tobacco report

The Bradford Era 26 Jan 2023
PITTSBURGH (TNS) — The American Lung Association has released its State of Tobacco Control report cards, and Pennsylvania received mostly failing grades ... The 2022-2023 state budget has allocated about $15.5 million for tobacco control programs.
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Report finds many states’ efforts to prevent tobacco use are lagging

WPXI 26 Jan 2023
The annual “State of Tobacco Control” report grades statewide policies across five categories ... This year, advocates want Congress to ban online sales of all tobacco products and for the FDA to fully Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act ... https.//www.lung.org/getmedia/54b62731-072e-4aba-9734-61da097d6a89/State-of-Tobacco-Control-2023.
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Is Your State Among the Worst for Tobacco Control?

News & Record 25 Jan 2023
25, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to tobacco control, some states do a far better job than others of preventing and reducing smoking ... Food and Drug Administration to regulate tobacco products made with synthetic nicotine, and increased federal enforcement of the Tobacco Control Act.
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New Report Reveals Best and Worst States for Tobacco Control Policies; Highlights Dramatic Differences from ...

Victoria Advocate 25 Jan 2023
25, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association's 21st annual "State of Tobacco Control" report, released today, ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to regulate tobacco products made with synthetic nicotine, and 3) increased federal enforcement of the Tobacco Control Act.
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FDA rejects two menthol Vuse e-cigarette products

The Philadelphia Tribune 25 Jan 2023
Brian King, director of the FDA's Center for Tobacco Products said in an agency news release ... The FDA said that when it reviews applications for tobacco products, it evaluates the health risks as well as how the product is manufactured, labeled and packaged ... That's the standard required by the 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act.
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Reynolds turns to 'fresh, crisp' for marketing traditional cigarettes in California

News & Record 24 Jan 2023
Reynolds Tobacco Co ... businesses to prevent California from enforcing a voter-referendum approved ban of most menthol and other flavored tobacco products ... LLC, Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co ... tobacco volume ... The manufacturers said at that time the rules are too restrictive under the federal Tobacco Control Act of 2009 and the First Amendment.
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Nevada Reps ‘disappointed’ in US court block on bump stock ban prompted by Oct. 1 shooting

Las Vegas Review-Journal 10 Jan 2023
Judge Jennifer Walker Elrod wrote in the lead majority opinion that a bump stock is excluded from the technical definition of “machine gun” set forth in the Gun Control Act and National Firearms Act, although the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives ...
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Nevada lawmakers ‘disappointed’ in block on bump stock ban

Las Vegas Review-Journal 10 Jan 2023
Judge Jennifer Walker Elrod wrote in the lead majority opinion that a bump stock is excluded from the technical definition of “machine gun” set forth in the Gun Control Act and National Firearms Act, although the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives ...
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FDA updates potential tobacco regulatory timelines

Winston-Salem Journal 06 Jan 2023
... and all non-tobacco flavorings in cigars ... The FDA likely will face multiple lawsuits from tobacco manufacturers and anti-smoking groups considering that in 2009, Congress exempted menthol from banned flavorings in traditional cigarettes in the federal Tobacco Control Act.
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Gambia: The Long Road to Elimination of Tobacco Products

Foroyaa 01 Jan 2023
The Gambia has enacted the Tobacco Control Act and has also come up with Tobacco Control Regulations ... In their effort to curtail the use of tobacco the Gambia government through the Ministry of Health came up with an Act in 2016 called the ‘Tobacco Control Act 2016’. The Tobacco ...
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Proposed State Rules

Times Argus 29 Dec 2022
The rules adopted by the Board of Liquor and Lottery includes several groups of regulations to ensure public safety by preventing the misuse of alcohol and tobacco through controlled distribution, providing for applicable enforcement, and establishing robust education requirements.
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Report urges FDA to be more proactive in reviewing, regulating tobacco products

Winston-Salem Journal 22 Dec 2022
Ever since the FDA gained regulatory authority over tobacco through the 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, the agency has struggled with how to lower the public-health risks associated with the legal but deadly products ... a declared role in tobacco control.".

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