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Public Health England Shares ‘Stakeholder Conversation On Use of E-Cigarettes in Enclosed Public Places and Workplaces’ Report

In December 2014, Public Health England (PHE) initiated an engagement exercise with stakeholders on use of e-cigarettes in enclosed public places and workplaces, designed to encourage debate and build an evidence-based consensus around the issue. In consultation with public health partners, PHE developed five evidence-based…
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‘FCTC Followed by Accelerated Implementation of Tobacco Advertising Bans’ Published in Tobacco Control

Researchers recently published “FCTC followed by accelerated implementation of tobacco advertising bans” in Tobacco Control. This paper, according to the Center for Tobacco Control and Research and Education, “shows a statistically demonstrable positive effect on implementation of national advertising bans but, as with similar positive effects on smokefree…
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Right to be Smoke-Free Coalition and E-Vapor Industry Trade Associations file Motion for Summary Judgment in Lawsuit Challenging FDA’s Deeming Regulation and the Tobacco Control Act

Today, Agent VAPE received this client alert e-mail from Keller and Heckman: On July 25, 2016, Keller and Heckman LLP, on behalf of the Right to be Smoke Free Coalition and ten national and state e-vapor industry trade associations (the “E-Vapor Coalition”), filed a Motion for Summary…
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SFATA’s Clearing the Haze Episode 7: Former American Cancer Society Director Outlines Areas of Agreement

In this episode of Clearing the Haze, Dr. Thomas Glynn, former director of cancer science and trends for the American Cancer Society, discusses potential areas of agreement between the vaping industry and its opponents, as well as ethics in research, FDA regulations, Royal College of Physicians,…
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Child Resistant Cap Deadline Quickly Approaching

Starting July 26, 2016, nicotine-containing e-liquids will need to have child-resistant caps.  SFATA released guidance for retailers and manufacturers on what paperwork they should have at their locations should the US Consumer Protection Safety Commission ask. As the federal agency with regulatory authority over these child-resistant caps, CPSC has…
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Keller and Heckman Explain New Liquid Nicotine Container Law

On July 26, 2016, the Children’s Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act (CNPPA) will become effective and will require manufacturers of nicotine-containing e-liquids to comply with the child-resistant packaging and testing requirements set forth in the Poison Packaging Prevention Act of 1970 (PPPA). Specifically, the law applies to “liquid nicotine…