Tuesday 22 Jul 2014

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FDA asked to extend its jurisdiction to all tobacco products

With the 5th anniversary of the landmark tobacco law looming, the American Heart Association called on the Food and Drug Administration to do much more. Nine public health groups joined in a public statement on Thursday asking the FDA to …

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For the first time, federal regulators order tobacco products off the shelves

Federal regulators ordered four tobacco products off the market Friday, the first time the Food and Drug Administration has taken such an action since it was given regulatory

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CVS Caremark phasing out tobacco sales

Pharmacy and retailer CVS Caremark announced Wednesday that it will phase out tobacco sales over the next year, saying that profits from the sales are not worth the

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Young smokers using flavored cigarettes or little cigars, CDC says

Two of every five young smokers are using flavored cigarettes or little cigars, according to a report released from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday.  The

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FDA denies marketing and sales of four new tobacco products

The Food and Drug Administration has denied the ability of manufacturers to market or sell four new tobacco products because the products did not meet their requirements for