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FDA Urged To Regulate Electronic Cigarettes
2013-09-25 04:46:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online [ Watch the Video: The Risks Of Smoking E-Cigarettes For Teens ] A group consisting of 40 state attorneys general has petitioned the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) calling upon the regulatory agency to start regulating electronic cigarettes in much the same way that they do tobacco products. In a letter dated September 24, members of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) urged the FDA to meet the...

2012-08-02 06:25:20

Loopholes in tax structure, classification system are possible causes ATLANTA, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sharp increases in total adult consumption of pipe tobacco (used for roll-your-own cigarettes) and cigarette-like cigars since 2008 have offset declines in total cigarette consumption, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Although total cigarette consumption continued an 11-year downward trend with a 2.5 percent decline from...

2011-11-18 14:00:00

CINCINNATI, Ohio, Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RYO Machine, LLC (RYO) and SAM Manufacturing, LLC (SAM) today announced a major licensing agreement, bringing together two of the leading U.S. manufacturers of large scale and table top roll-your-own tobacco machines. These machines are currently being used by customers in over 40 states. In addition to this agreement, SAM has agreed to assist in any future legal costs in actions against state and federal regulators regarding the use...

2011-09-23 12:47:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: The Wisconsin Department of Revenue today has taken an important step to protect the state's kids and health by directing that roll-your-own cigarettes be taxed at the same rate as regular cigarettes. We applaud Governor Scott Walker and Department of Revenue Secretary Richard G. Chandler for their leadership in acting to protect health and...

2010-07-01 05:18:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Smokers have been searching for an alternative to traditional cigarettes for decades, but they may have finally found their answer in the form of the e cigarette. The products are made of a battery, an atomizer, and a refill cartridge that contains a mixture of nicotine, water, and flavorings and since they came onto the market in the United States back in 2006, smokers have been switching to them in droves. "You wouldn't believe the number of...

2008-10-02 15:00:41

ON the face of it, you might think there had been a fine win by the anti-smoking lobby. The three big tobacco companies at present poisoning New Zealanders have agreed to stop labelling some of their products "light" and "mild" . This after two years of research from the Commerce Commission into a Smokefree Coalition complaint that the terms misled smokers to believe such tobacco was somehow less harmful. Not so as you'd notice on your deathbed, it isn't. The commission's...