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Monthly Archives: July 2017

Dr Gottlieb Speech July 28

Dr Gottlieb was appointed Commissioner to the FDA under Director Mitch Zeller in May 2017. Here is the transcript of his speech outlining the FDA-CTP approach to tobacco harm reduction going forward. Rare is the usage of the phrase “tobacco harm reduction” and actual factual information in public health circles. […]

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FDA-CTP New deadline

A partial reprieve from the Nov 18th deadline- July 28th Statement from FDA 6th paragraph down: “…the agency intends to extend timelines to submit tobacco product review applications for newly regulated tobacco products that were on the market as of Aug. 8, 2016. This action will afford the agency time […]

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July 2017 CASAA update

07.21.17 – CASAA #Podcast Update || Judge Amy Berman Jackson rules against Nicopure Labs/RSF Coalition in FDA lawsuit. The 93-page decision is available here. || Court rules in favor of Dept. of Transportation overreaching rule prohibiting vaping on planes. The decision is available here. || New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signs Tobacco […]

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Summer 2017

Much has happened in NorCal with a new spate of anti-vaping ordinances, flavor bans (See: Adults Like Flavors for details). The new tax on e-liquid containing nicotine is now in effect in California. The US E-Cig Summit was held in DC in May Scott Gottlieb took over the reins at […]

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