Comment NOW to FDA on Deeming Regs and Flavors

FDA Grants a 30-day Extension for Comments on Flavor Regulation The FDA is extending the comment period for the advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) regarding a product standard for flavored vapor and tobacco products to July 19, 2018. The unpublished version of the announcement is below. CASAA and many other groups submitted requests for a […]

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Tobacco Truth: Poison Control Centers’ Data Puts E-Cigarette Exposure Risk in Perspective

While the journal article acknowledged that e-cigarette exposures “decreased by about 20% from 2015 to 2016,” its senior author called for additional regulation.  If children’s exposure to products should guide regulatory priorities, the following chart from the American Association of Poison Control Centers (2016 report available here) may be instructive. Source: Tobacco Truth: Poison Control […]

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E-Cigarettes No Longer Considered Tobacco Products Under Alaska Law – ChurnMag

When the committee went back and looked at the evidence for themselves, they concluded that there is legitimate value to vaping as a smoking cessation tool. Representative Gabrielle LeDoux, the committee chairperson, primarily cited the recent comprehensive report published in the National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health. While she was still skeptical of […]

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