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New Hampshire Bill Seeks To Change Definition of Tobacco Products

A new bill in my home state of New Hampshire has been proposed by Representative John Hunt (R-Cheshire) that seeks to redefine “tobacco products”. The bill, HB 1159 would change the definition of tobacco. The new definition would read as follows: 1 Definitions; Tobacco Products. Amend RSA 175:1, LXIV-d to read as follows: LXIV-d. “Tobacco products” means any product containing tobacco including, but not limited to, cigarettes, [loose] smoking tobacco, [and] cigars, chewing tobacco, snuff, pipe tobacco, […]

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Agriculture Appropriation Bill Could Help vs FDA

According to a report at CQ Roll Call, the House Appropriations Committee’s fiscal 2016 Agriculture spending bill includes a provision that would limit the FDA’s ability to regulate products. The provision is in Section 747, and would change the date introduced in a 2009 law that said commercial tobacco products introduced after February 15th, 2007 would be subject to pre-market review. The provision would change that date by defining new tobacco products as those that enter […]

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