E-CIG and VAPE PRODUCT UPDATE

September 17, 2020 MIRA Members, This update is to provide MIRA members guidance as to what e-cig and vape products retailers can sell. As many of you know the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has required that all manufacturers of tobacco products submit their Premarket Tobacco Applications (PMTA) by September 9, 2020 for any…

COVID-19 Update:

Flu Shots, Updated County Risk Levels, Suicide Prevention, New ODH Director Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation // September 10, 2021 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. UPDATED COUNTY RISK LEVELS Governor DeWine today released Ohio’s updated Public Health Advisory…

Reynolds Completes 2020 PMTA Submissions

FDA to determine if various e-cigarette products can remain on the market By NACS Online // September 08, 2020 WINSTON-SALEM—Reynolds has completed the submission of a group of Premarket Tobacco Product Applications (PMTAs) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration through R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company, the tobacco company announced Friday. As NACS Daily reported last month, the FDA will soon start…

FDA to Make PMTA List Public

Information could hint at what tobacco products retailers may have to pull By Hannah Prokop  //  Sep. 01, 2020   SILVER SPRING, Md. — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will make public a list of the tobacco products subject to the premarket tobacco application (PMTA) deadline of Sept. 9—something NACS and other retail associations had urged the agency…

September 2020 BWC News from CareWorks Comp

“You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” ~Jon Kabat-Zinn We all know that the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) is an escalating global health concern.  CareWorks Comp will continue to support our clients’ workers’ compensation and unemployment compensation needs.  For the most current and up-to-date information from the Ohio BWC regarding COVID-19 topics,…

BWC delivers billions of dollars, millions of masks for Ohio employers and workforce to mitigate COVID-19 impact

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Latest: Governor Mike DeWine proposes $1.5 billion dividend for Ohio employers Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is asking the board for the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) to send up to $1.5 billion to Ohio employers this fall to ease the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on Ohio’s economy and…

Update: Labor Day Precautions, New Traffic Safety Efforts, Broadband Connectivity

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation  // September 1, 2020   (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. LABOR DAY PRECAUTIONS In advance of the upcoming Labor Day holiday, Governor DeWine today reminded citizens to take safety precautions when celebrating with…

COVID-19 Update

Reopening of Adult Day Care/Senior Centers, New Testing Initiative, BWC Dividend and Mask Distribution, PPE for Boards of Election Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation // August 20, 2020 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. UPDATED COUNTY RISK LEVELS Governor…