Industry group offers additional clarity on resource
MINNEAPOLIS -- Feb. 15, 2007, is an important date in the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, the law that Congress passed to authorize the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to regulate tobacco products. That date is known as the “predicate date” or “grandfather date.” Every...
Congressmen regroup on Cole-Bishop Amendment to ease FDA rules
WASHINGTON -- A Republican and a Democratic congressmen have regrouped in their effort to ease FDA regulation around new tobacco products and vaping back on track. Congressmen Tom Cole (R-Okla.) and Sanford Bishop (D-Ga.) introduced legislation on Feb. 16 to amend the U.S. Food and Drug...
Researchers present more data on heat-not-burn products, e-cigs
LONDON & WASHINGTON -- The ongoing debate over the effectiveness of “heat-not-burn” devices and electronic cigarettes in reducing harm among users flared up recently, with two new research findings supporting potential health benefits. Even as the U.S. Surgeon General declared e-cigs a danger...
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