CDC Advises on Enforcement of Mask-Wearing Rules

The goal is safety for both employees and customers By NACS Online // August 27, 2020 WASHINGTON—The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) advises that everyone wear a mask in public to slow the spread of COVID-19, but enforcing face mask policies has quickly become contentious. Many businesses have faced verbal confrontations and even violencefrom people refusing…

August 2020 BWC News from CareWorks Comp

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, please visit the BWC’s website at:  BWC COVID-19 Information . 2019 Rate…

COVID-19 Update: Child Care Ratios to be Lifted, Additional Restrictions Announced for Local Fairs

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation // July 28, 2020 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Governor Mike DeWine today provided the following updates related to Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. CHILD CARE RATIOS Governor DeWine announced that child care providers in Ohio may return to their normal, statutory ratios and class sizes beginning on August 9, 2020. Child care…

FDA Notifies Companies, Including Puff Bar, to Remove Flavored Disposable E-Cigarettes and Youth-Appealing E-Liquids from Market for Not Having Required Authorization

Companies Cited for Marketing Unauthorized Tobacco Products Based on Continued Internet Surveillance During COVID-19 Pandemic U.S. Food & Drug Administration // July 20, 2020 Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued warning letters notifying ten companies, including Cool Clouds Distribution Inc. (doing business as Puff Bar), to remove their flavored disposable e-cigarettes and youth-appealing e-liquid products…

FDA Cracks Down on Unauthorized ENDS

The agency warned 10 companies to remove flavored disposable e-cigs and e-liquid products from the market NACS Online // July 22, 2020 WASHINGTON—This week, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued warning letters notifying 10 companies, including Cool Clouds Distribution Inc. (doing business as Puff Bar), to remove their flavored disposable e-cigarettes and e-liquid products from…

FDA Orders Retailers to Stop Selling 13 Tobacco Products

Products from R.J. Reynolds, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco and Heritage Tobacco on the list By Hannah Prokop // Jul. 16, 2020 SILVER SPRING, Md. — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is ordering retailers to stop selling 13 tobacco products. The products—from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co. and Heritage Tobacco LLC—can no longer be distributed, imported, sold, marketed or…