Last week, the FDA suspended increased regulation on the e-cigarette and cigar industry. These regulations will hold e-cigarette juice and cigar manufacturers responsible for listing ingredients that are in their products. Additionally, the use of “light”, “low”, or “mild” would be disallowed.

The public health community is concerned with the current direction of the FDA and current administration. Delaying regulation and research on these harmful products pushes the vapor and tobacco industry into a more powerful position. Certainly, the connection between administration officials to the tobacco industry is a troubling foresight of what could come down the regulatory pipeline in the next 4 years for tobacco control.

Read The Gazette story below for a more in-depth look into the suspended federal regulations.

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6 days ago

Tobacco21

San Antonio officials are holding a town hall to specifically discuss T21.

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San Antonio officials are holding a town hall to specifically discuss T21.

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"Finish it!" with immediate steeply higher tobacco taxes plus T21. Teenagers and twentysomethings on an allowance or in entry level jobs are easily priced out of the tobacco market and by the time their incomes increase later they are past the age when 90% of nicotine addicts start smoking. This will create a tobacco-free generation.

1 week ago

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The City Council of Topeka, Kansas will be discussing T21 on Thursday evening.

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The City Council of Topeka, Kansas will be discussing T21 on Thursday evening.

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That's going to put a dent in there tax collection

Doesn’t matter, they’ll still be able to get it.

What in the hell? Smdh

Gabe is right it’s a no-brainer

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