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http://www.natlawreview.com/article/tobacco-turmoil-and-fda-s-regulatory-authority Tobacco Turmoil and the FDA’s Regulatory Authority Friday, May 6, 2016 FDA’s regulatory authority extended to all tobacco products As covered previously, under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act), as amended by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009 (Tobacco Control Act), FDA …

Jayne O’Donnell and Laura Ungar, USAToday 9:10 a.m. EDT May 5, 2016 Electronic cigarettes and premium cigars will now be regulated the same way as tobacco cigarettes and regular cigars, according to a new federal rule issued on Thursday. Under the rule, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration would have to approve all …

National Law Review Wednesday, May 4, 2016 Royal College of Physicians encourages e-cigarette use as a substitute for smoking. Public health authorities worldwide have long known and publicized the health risks associated with smoking and tobacco use. Smoking still remains the leading cause of preventable death in the United States. …

By Kyle Smith of the New York Post  May 1, 2016 | 6:00am If a new delivery-room procedure reduced deaths of mothers during labor by 95%, CNN and “60 Minutes” would do special hour-long tributes and the new technique would quickly become mandatory. If a new safety gadget inside automobiles …