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Turning Point Brands shares fall on FDA denial order

Market Watch 17 Sep 2021
The company said the application "established that the products' continued marketing would be 'appropriate for the protection of public health', the standard established by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009.
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Some Vaping Companies Are Turning to Synthetic Nicotine to Outsmart the FDA

Time 17 Sep 2021
The FDA has had the power to regulate tobacco products since 2009, when then-President Barack Obama signed into law the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. defines a tobacco product as “any product made or derived from tobacco that is intended for human consumption.”.
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Savage Enterprises Leading Cannabinoid, Alternative Product and E-Liquid Manufacturer PMTA is Still One of the ...

Eagle-Tribune 14 Sep 2021
Under the 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, the FDA must approve PMTA's for "newly deemed tobacco products," including electronic nicotine delivery systems ("ENDS") such as e-cigarettes and e-liquids derived from tobacco, in order for the products to remain on the market.
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Protocol to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco awaits assent - Dr Boateng

Ghana Web 11 Sep 2021
Dr Olivia Boateng, the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Focal Person, Ghana, says the Protocol to eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco products is awaiting Presidential assent ... She said Ghana continued to make significant strides in tobacco control in line with the Public Health Act, 2012 and the Tobacco Control Regulations, 2016 (L.I.
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Illicit Trade in Tobacco: Presidential assent last step to activate protocol - FDA

Ghana Web 11 Sep 2021
Dr Olivia Boateng, the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Focal Person, Ghana, says the Protocol to eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco products is awaiting Presidential assent ... She said Ghana continued to make significant strides in tobacco control in line with the Public Health Act, 2012 and the Tobacco Control Regulations, 2016 (L.I.
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VALD calls for support for tobacco control initiatives

Ghana News Agency 03 Sep 2021
Dr Olivia Boateng, the Head of Tobacco and Substances Abuse of the FDA and the Focal Person for Tobacco ControlGhana, said as a country, Ghana had made significant strides in tobacco control through the various smoke free policies outlined in the Part Six of the Public Health Act 2012, (ACT 851).
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The Vaping Industry As We Know It May Soon Disappear

Time 03 Sep 2021
“Juul fueled the youth e-cigarette epidemic and is still the #1 brand among youth,” the anti-smoking group Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids tweeted on Aug ... The agency gained the power to regulate tobacco products in 2009, when then-President Obama signed into law the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act.
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Increased illicit Trade in Tobacco looms – Business Botswana

The Botswana Gazette 02 Sep 2021
Says MoH did not consult before presenting bill to Parliament GAZETTE ...
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Increased taxation on vape products, new rules regarding sales start Sept. 1

Moosejaw Today 29 Aug 2021
On Wednesday, Sept. 1, The Tobacco and Vapour Products Control Amendment Regulations, 2021 will come into force, limiting the sale ... Saskatchewan made several changes to vaping regulations by passing The Tobacco and Vapour Products Control Act in February of 2020.
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Tobacco manufacturers gain more time on graphic warning labels mandate; enforcement now set to begin ...

Winston-Salem Journal 25 Aug 2021
“These expenditures of resources for the purpose of meeting the rule’s requirements constitute irreparable harm because plaintiffs cannot recover money damages should the rule and/or the graphic-warning requirement in the Tobacco Control Act be invalidated,” the companies said in a legal filing.
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Up in smoke

The Voice Botswana 24 Aug 2021
Tobacco Bill threatens informal traders livelihoods ... The anti-tobacco bill, which among others seeks to repeal and re-enact the Control of Smoking Act to align it with the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco, prohibits the trading of tobacco products without a licence.
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Will Snuffing Out Fine Latin Cigars Strike the Match of Illegal Immigration?

Black Hills Pioneer 24 Aug 2021
Since the Food and Drug Administration took the reins of tobacco regulation from the states under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009, it has imposed rules on a wide range of nicotine products, from cigarettes and smokeless tobacco to vaping products.
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Digital advertising spend is better bang for buck

Mail Guardian South Africa 23 Aug 2021
Years ago, I met one of South Africa’sMad Men” — an ad-world genius who created the iconic tobacco ads we loved in the 1980s ... Tobacco companies made a fortune from those ads ... In fact CINEmark estimated that they would lose in excess of R20-million a year in 1998 with the introduction of the Tobacco Products Control Amendment Act. But that was then.
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PIMS’ joint executive director retires after 33-year service

The News International 22 Aug 2021
He drafted important policies and legislations such as the Human Organ Transplant Ordinance/Act, WHO protocols on illicit tobacco trade, and the National Policy for Polio Control (Injectable/ Trivalent Polio Vaccines), to name a few.
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Lienchiang County declares ‘laojiu’ cultural heritage

Taipei Times 22 Aug 2021
By Jonathan Chin / Staff reporter, with CNA ... 5 ... A person holds a jar of laojiu liquor on the Matsu Islands on Aug. 5 ... Even today, distilleries jealously keep their laojiu production a secret out of fear that they could run afoul of the Tobacco and Alcohol Administration Act (菸酒管理法) or lose control of secret recipes, she said. .
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