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Tag: "regulations"

Cigar makers hope to snuff out FDA efforts

April 19, 2013 | Comments (0)

Cigar makers are trying to snuff out an effort by the Food and Drug  Administration to regulate their products for the first time. The FDA said in its regulatory agenda for the year that it would propose rules in April to expand federal oversight of tobacco products under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. The […]

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Manila FDA will not register e-cigarettes

April 12, 2013 | Comments (0)

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it will not register e-cigarettes, as health products as these devices are against the intent of the country’s tobacco regulation law, according to a story on, a Minilan news website. In an advisory, FDA acting Director General Kenneth Hartigan-Go said e-cigarettes are “contrary to the intent and […]

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