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Merkley Urges FDA: Shut Door on ‘Tobacco Candy’

WASHINGTON — A group of senators, led by Jeff Merkley of Oregon and Sherrod Brown of Ohio, called on the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products on Monday to reverse a recent decision that could potentially open the door to the possible sale of tobacco candy – addictive and dangerous dissolvable tobacco products.

Blumenthal Pushes for Removal of Menthol Tobacco Products

Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) wrote the Food and Drug Administration today expressing support for their continued work to protect public health through the “removal of menthol cigarettes from the marketplace.”

Lawmaker pushes for ban on flavored tobacco products

Some flavored tobacco products might not be around in Washington for much longer.flavored tobacco products

Proposed ban on flavored tobacco creates sparks in Seattle

Seattle - You wouldn’t think peach-flavored cigarillos would cause such a ruckus.Sweets cigarillos

World Health Organization to regulate flavored tobacco

Approximately 170 countries were willing to adopt legal measures last Friday in order to regulate flavored tobacco products, citing concerns that the youth is lured by World Health Organizationflavorings in tobacco and become addicted to smoking.

WHO seeks regulation of flavored tobacco

More than 170 countries were taking up measures Friday to regulate flavored tobacco products out of concern they seek to get flavored tobaccoyoung people addicted to nicotine.

Menthol Cigarette Ban Could Lead to Illicit Market

After the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was given authority over tobacco products by The Family Smoking Prevention and menthol cigarettesTobacco Act, which was signed into law on June 22, 2009, the FDA stretched its muscles and banned several cigarette flavorings exactly three months later, on Sept. 22, 2009.

Flavoured tobacco law already being flouted

MONTREAL — Tobacco companies are being accused of skirting highly publicized federal legislation — announced by Prime Minister flavored tobaccoStephen Harper — designed to keep kids from getting hooked on flavoured cigarettes.

Flavoured tobacco ban excludes menthol

GENEVA, - The United States rejected on Tuesday a call by Indonesia for a World Trade Organization panel to rule on their dispute over the U.S. ban on clove-flavoured cigarettes.