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  • 2016
  • All products which do not comply with the 2016 Regulations must be removed from sale. (hse.ie)
  • Those sections were also commenced on the 20th May 2016 by means of The Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Act 2015) Commencement Order 2016 (S.I. No. 270 of 2016) . (hse.ie)
  • Obama
  • WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Obama signed landmark legislation Monday giving the Food and Drug Administration new power to regulate the manufacturing, marketing and sale of tobacco. (cnn.com)
  • Obama and other supporters said that the law was a victory over the deceit and power of tobacco companies' lobby on Capitol Hill. (mcclatchydc.com)
  • FDA's
  • FDA is issuing this draft guidance to provide information regarding FDA's enforcement policy for certain marketed tobacco products that become the subject of a not substantially equivalent (NSE) order. (fda.gov)
  • The revised draft guidance, when finalized, will describe FDA's current thinking regarding the definition of "investigational tobacco product" and will discuss the kind of information FDA intends to consider in making enforcement decisions regarding the use of investigational tobacco products until regulations governing the use of investigational tobacco products become effective or FDA provides written notice of its intent to change its enforcement policy. (fda.gov)
  • FDA's traditional 'safe and effective' standard for evaluating medical products does not apply to tobacco. (fda.gov)
  • The bill, introduced in April by Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., 'would entirely undermine the FDA's ability to review tobacco products, such as cigars and e-cigarettes,' said the groups in a Dec. 2 letter (3 page PDF) to House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis. (aafp.org)
  • and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. 'As organizations representing family physicians across the nation, we ask you to consider the impacts that FDA's review of these products have on public health. (aafp.org)
  • According to that earlier letter, 'FDA's proposed deeming rule provides that newly regulated tobacco products would not have to be pulled from the market while FDA is conducting its review. (aafp.org)
  • Lorillard
  • A group of tobacco companies led by R.J. Reynolds and Lorillard had sued, saying the warnings would be cost-prohibitive, and would dominate and damage the packaging and promotion of their particular brands. (cnn.com)
  • Hagan, whose hometown of Greensboro is home to the Lorillard tobacco company, was the only Democrat in the Senate who voted against the bill. (mcclatchydc.com)
  • Jackler
  • We were surprised by the large number of brands of alcohol-flavored tobacco products on the market and the wide variety of alcoholic flavors," said lead author Dr. Robert Jackler of Stanford University in California. (reuters.com)
  • We found it disturbing that major international tobacco companies, which claim to be socially responsible and who profess they would never target underage youth, produce a wide spectrum of flavored mini-cigars and e-cigarettes, including quite a few with alcohol-themed names," Jackler said. (reuters.com)
  • Jackler and colleagues are now studying how flavored products are advertised to appeal to teens. (reuters.com)
  • packets
  • In addition, the labelling of unit packets of tobacco products is strictly regulated. (valvira.fi)
  • Hazel Nunn, Cancer Research UK's head of health information, said: "In a week when the Australian High Court has backed its government's decision to remove branding on tobacco packets, these figures provide a stark reminder as to the global scale of the tobacco problem. (cancerresearchuk.org)
  • Distributors
  • It notes a majority of cans were not affected, but the products are being pulled and returned to distributors anyway. (kgw.com)
  • oversight
  • FDA oversight over tobacco products will fundamentally change the entire tobacco industry and will save countless lives in the decades to come," said Stephen J. Nolan, the chairman of the American Lung Association's board of directors. (mcclatchydc.com)
  • Enforcement Policy
  • The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the availability of a draft guidance for industry entitled "Enforcement Policy for Certain Marketed Tobacco Products. (fda.gov)
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a draft guidance Thursday on its enforcement policy for tobacco products, saying retailers have 30 days to sell off products that are not similar to FDA-approved products. (law.com)
  • additives
  • containing additives in quantities that increase the toxic or addictive effect, or the CMR properties of a tobacco product at the stage of consumption to a significant or measurable degree. (valvira.fi)
  • Furthermore, it is prohibited to sell or otherwise supply to consumers tobacco products intended for smoking that contain additives which facilitate nicotine uptake or the inhalation of smoke. (valvira.fi)
  • Studies of primary additives must take account of the intended use of the product concerned and, in particular, examine the emissions resulting from the combustion process involving the additive concerned. (valvira.fi)
  • 12-16 For example, PMI 17-20 and British American Tobacco 21-23 (BAT) conducted and published studies arguing that additives did not increase cigarettes' toxicities. (bmj.com)
  • guidance
  • The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the availability of a draft guidance for industry entitled 'Modifications to Compliance Policy for Certain Deemed Tobacco Products. (fda.gov)
  • The draft guidance discusses changes to the compliance policies for premarket review requirements for certain deemed tobacco products and describes how FDA intends to prioritize its enforcement resources with regard to the marketing of certain deemed tobacco products that do not have premarket authorization. (fda.gov)
  • 400,000
  • Despite a significant decrease in the percentage of Americans who smoke in recent decades, more than 400,000 Americans still die from tobacco-related illnesses every year, the president noted. (cnn.com)
  • Tobacco-related diseases cost an estimated $100 billion a year to treat and kill nearly 400,000 Americans annually. (mcclatchydc.com)
  • control
  • We solicit information and comments, announced in the Federal Register and posted in dockets on Regulations.gov , from concerned citizens, industry, and organizations on a wide range of issues related to implementation of the Tobacco Control Act . (fda.gov)
  • FDA is seeking this information to inform regulatory actions FDA might take with respect to tobacco products with flavors, under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act), as amended by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (Tobacco Control Act). (federalregister.gov)
  • The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act gives the FDA power to ban candy-flavored and fruit-flavored cigarettes, widely considered appealing to first-time smokers, including youths. (cnn.com)
  • The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act passed in 2009 would have required nine written warnings such as "Cigarettes are addictive" and "Tobacco smoke causes harm to children. (cnn.com)
  • bit.ly/2fcHpyA Tobacco Control, August 23, 2017. (reuters.com)
  • The AAFP has again sounded off about legislation that would exempt many tobacco products from the requirements of FDA review laid out by the 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (TCA). (aafp.org)
  • The AAFP has again protested legislation that would exempt many tobacco products from FDA review as laid out in the 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. (aafp.org)
  • Despite efforts to control the use of tobacco, it is still consumed by 852 million people worldwide, according to US researchers. (cancerresearchuk.org)
  • Commenting on the findings, Mr Giovino said: "Although 1.1 billion people have been covered by the adoption of the most effective tobacco control policies since 2008, 83 per cent of the world's population are not covered by two or more of these policies. (cancerresearchuk.org)
  • This fact sheet summarises tobacco control policy formulated by the European Union. (ash.org.uk)
  • This supplement to Tobacco Control includes eight papers that present analyses of PMI's application by researchers independent of the tobacco industry and 12 papers that provide independent assessments of HTP effects, including their political and policy implications. (bmj.com)
  • market
  • To legally market a new tobacco product in the United States, you must receive a written order from FDA. (fda.gov)
  • Monitoring of the market with tobacco products has always been included in the schedule of actions of the Czech Trade Inspection Authority. (coi.cz)
  • There's not a good scientific reason to leave these products on the market. (reuters.com)
  • Experts fear that, as was the case when alcohol sales were made illegal in the early twentieth century, a black market for tobacco products would quickly come into existence. (encyclopedia.com)
  • A black market is a system of illegal sales of prohibited products. (encyclopedia.com)
  • One would be to evaluate the safety of new ingredients before they can be added to a tobacco product already on the market. (encyclopedia.com)
  • This would set a concerning precedent for the quality and safety of these products, as well as future products that may enter the market,' said the organizations in their letter. (aafp.org)
  • Rather, the agency's proposed rule would permit all such currently unregulated products to remain on the market (www.federalregister.gov) as long as the product manufacturers file an application with the FDA within two years after the final rule is issued. (aafp.org)
  • cigars
  • The cigars and cigarillos were marketed by large, multinational tobacco companies such as Philip Morris, Imperial Tobacco, Swisher International, Swedish Match and Scandinavian Tobacco Group, and the e-cigarette flavors were nearly all offered by minor brands, the study team notes. (reuters.com)
  • industry
  • The tobacco industry also covertly and overtly supports the illegal trade. (unric.org)
  • Success in reducing smoking rates in countries like Australia and the UK means the tobacco industry needs to look elsewhere to maintain customer levels and their profits. (cancerresearchuk.org)
  • As of November 2017, there were 31 studies of HTP published in the peer reviewed literature, 20 of which were affiliated with the tobacco industry. (bmj.com)
  • The fact that the literature has been dominated by industry is particularly concerning because tobacco companies have a record of publishing incomplete or manipulated information and presenting it to governments. (bmj.com)
  • evaluate
  • The goals of this project are to quantify and evaluate the cardiovascular toxicity of the major aldehydes in tobacco products and to validate the association between exposure to these aldehydes and cardiovascular toxicity in humans. (fda.gov)
  • Reuters says that shortly after the CVS announcement, Walgreens issued a statement saying "we will continue to evaluate the choice of products our customers want. (npr.org)
  • Health
  • Health warnings not as prescribed i.e. products offered for sale in the Republic of Ireland must carry the health warning as prescribed in the Irish and English language on the unit packet (refill container/bottle) and on the outside packaging. (hse.ie)
  • Tobacco-related health care costs exceed $100 billion annually. (cnn.com)
  • He said the ruling "shows a complete lack of sensitivity to the public health dimensions of the smoking epidemic, for the fact that it's been elaborately demonstrated over and over again that tobacco marketing encourages kids to start smoking. (cnn.com)
  • Several other lawsuits over the labels are pending in federal court, part a two-decade federal and state effort to force tobacco companies to limit their advertising, and settle billions of dollars in state and private class-action claims over the health dangers of smoking. (cnn.com)
  • We're going to see vociferous conversations about tobacco flavors in coming months (in San Francisco)," she told Reuters Health in a phone interview. (reuters.com)
  • Saying it is "the right thing for us to do for our customers and our company to help people on their path to better health," the CEO of CVS Caremark announced Wednesday that the company's 7,600 pharmacies will stop selling cigarettes and tobacco products by Oct. 1. (npr.org)
  • As one of the largest retailers and pharmacies in America, CVS Caremark sets a powerful example, and today's decision will help advance my administration's efforts to reduce tobacco-related deaths, cancer, and heart disease, as well as bring down health care costs - ultimately saving lives and protecting untold numbers of families from pain and heartbreak for years to come. (npr.org)
  • Merlo said that as the company transitioned into a health care provider - hiring nurses and opening clinics, for example - it became clear to them that selling tobacco products was an "absolute contradiction [to] delivering healthcare in a retail environment. (npr.org)
  • We have been evaluating this product category for some time to balance the choices our customers expect from us, with their ongoing health needs,' Mr. Polzin said. (npr.org)
  • As pointed out in a previous letter (3 page PDF) from the AAFP, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and numerous other health professional and advocacy groups to House members, many stakeholders appear unaware of the allowances the FDA has already made for currently unregulated tobacco products. (aafp.org)
  • That leniency alone stands to have negative effects on public health, said the AAFP and its chapters in their letter -- let alone a blanket exemption from review for these newer products. (aafp.org)
  • traditional cigarettes
  • Citing the skyrocketing popularity (www.cdc.gov) of e-cigarettes -- particularly among youth -- the groups noted that 'a recent study (jama.jamanetwork.com) in JAMA: the Journal of the American Medical Association found that students who used e-cigarettes before starting ninth grade were more likely than their nonuser peers to start smoking traditional cigarettes and other combustible tobacco products within the next year. (aafp.org)
  • composition
  • A melt spun tobacco composition, e.g., in flake or particle form, for oral use in a mammal made by melt spinning comprising tobacco and/or a tobacco extract and at least one material which is solid at room temperature, which melts at or below 500 F., and carries from 1% to 70% of tobacco when processed. (google.es)
  • 2 . The melt spun tobacco composition according to claim 1 , wherein at least one material comprises hydroxypropyl cellulose (HPC). (google.es)
  • 3 . The melt spun tobacco composition according to claim 2 , wherein the HPC comprises HPCLF, HPCELF or HPCEF. (google.es)
  • 5 . The melt spun tobacco composition according to claim 1 , wherein the tobacco is in the form of small granules under 500 microns. (google.es)
  • 6 . The melt spun tobacco composition according to claim 1 , further comprising a mucosal absorbing enhancer. (google.es)
  • 7 . The melt spun tobacco composition according to claim 6 , wherein the mucosal absorbing enhancer is polyethylene glycol. (google.es)
  • 8 . The melt spun tobacco composition according to claim 1 , further comprising a buffering agent for controlling a pH of the composition. (google.es)
  • 9 . The melt spun tobacco composition according to claim 8 , wherein the buffering agent is present in an amount to provide the composition with a pH of 6.5 to 9.5 when the composition is present in a user's mouth. (google.es)
  • 11 . The melt spun tobacco composition according to claim 1 , wherein the composition includes less than 20 wt % water. (google.es)
  • 12 . The melt spun tobacco composition according to claim 1 , wherein the tobacco comprises a tobacco extract. (google.es)
  • 13 . The melt spun tobacco composition according to claim 1 , wherein an ion exchange resin is combined with the tobacco extract. (google.es)
  • 16 . The melt spun tobacco composition according to claim 15 , wherein the plasticizer is at least one of polypropylene glycol, polyethylene glycol, glycerin, glycerol and a water soluble edible polyol. (google.es)
  • 17 . The melt spun tobacco composition according to claim 16 , wherein the plasticizer is present in an amount up to 30% based on the weight of the at least one material. (google.es)
  • adult
  • At the same time, however, it also expressed 'First Amendment reservations about certain provisions, including those that could restrict a manufacturer's ability to communicate truthful information to adult consumers about tobacco products. (cnn.com)
  • The situation is particularly acute in developing nations, where roughly half of adult men use tobacco. (cancerresearchuk.org)
  • After reviewing Global Adult Tobacco Surveys conducted between 2008 and 2010, the research team compared tobacco usage trends in developed nations like the US and UK, along with 14 less affluent regions. (cancerresearchuk.org)
  • Sale
  • The aim of last year's inspection action was to check whether sellers breach obligations stipulated in the Act on Excise Duties as regards offer, sale and storage of tobacco products as well as to inspect fulfilment of other obligations. (coi.cz)
  • Aside from the new age restriction,‚Äč it's also working on discontinuing the sale of fruit- and dessert-flavored nicotine products. (msn.com)
  • The tar, nicotine and carbon monoxide emissions from cigarettes must be measured and the accuracy of the measurements must be verified before the product in question is released for retail sale. (valvira.fi)
  • Larry Merlo, the CEO of CVS Caremark, tells All Things Considered's Audie Cornish that the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products account for three percent of the company's profit. (npr.org)
  • companies
  • It also prohibits tobacco companies from using terms such as 'low tar,' 'light' or 'mild,' requires larger warning labels on packages, and restricts advertising of tobacco products. (cnn.com)
  • A federal mandate requiring tobacco companies to place graphic images on their products warning of the dangers of smoking was tossed out Wednesday by a judge in Washington, with the judge saying the requirements were a violation of free speech. (cnn.com)
  • Companies could also introduce new products during this two-year period. (aafp.org)
  • Heated tobacco products (HTP) represent the latest in a long line of products tobacco companies have developed and marketed as less dangerous than conventional cigarettes, beginning with so-called 'safer cigarettes' in the 1960s. (bmj.com)