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[UK-Scotland] NHS report lays bare Scotland´s health inequalities

People living in Scotland’s poorest areas have double the rate of illness or early death than those in the wealthiest parts, an NHS study has found... Chief executive Sheila Duffy said: “We know that you’re nearly three times more likely to smoke if you
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 26, 2018 16:47
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[Washington] Wash. Liquor, Cannabis Official Tossed From Cig Sale Suit

A federal judge has let a Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board lieutenant escape a suit from Native American tribe members over confiscated commercial cigarettes, finding that there was a legal warrant for the seizure, among other things. U.S. Dist
Law360
added Aug 26, 2018 16:47
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GLANTZ: RJR's consumer perceptions studies are poorly designed and fail to provide sufficient evidence for FDA to allow RJR to market Camel Snus as less dangerous; likely to make readers thing they are safe

Lucy Popova from GSU, Lauren Lempert, Pam Ling, and I submitted this comment to FDA on RJR's application to see Camel Snus as a reduced risk product. The regulations.gov tracking number is 1k2-9510-dtqo. A PDF of the comment is available here.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 26, 2018 14:52
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FELSHER: R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company’s Application for Six Camel SNUS Smokeless Tobacco Minimizes its Appeal to Adolescents and the Likelihood that Youth and Adolescents Will Initiate Smokeless Tobacco or Smokeless Tobacco with Other Products

Bonnie Halpern Felsher from Stanford, in collaboration with colleagues at UCSF submitted this comment to FDA on RJR's application to market Camel Snus as a less dangerous product. The tracking number on regulations.gov is 1k2-9510-ujes. A PDF of the co
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 26, 2018 14:50
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GLANTZ: Reynolds’ own data do not support their claim that because exclusive users of Camel Snus experience lower levels of exposure to some toxicants, they will reduce their risk of harm from lung cancer, oral cancer, respiratory disease, and heart dise

My colleagues at UCSF have submitted this public comment to FDA regarding RJR's application to sell Camel Snus as a reduced risk product. The tracking number at regulations.gov is 1k2-9510-3zjn. A PDF of the comment is here.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 26, 2018 14:48
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GLANTZ: Clinical Trials and Observational Epidemiology Indicate that Allowing Snus to be Marketed with Modified Risk

My colleagues and I at UCSF have submitted this public comment to FDA on RJR's application to market Camel Snus as less dangerous. The tracking number on regulations.gov is 1k2-9510-3515. A PDF of the comment is here.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 26, 2018 14:43
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GLANTZ: Two new peer reviewed papers discuss how PMI's own data shows they are as dangerous, maybe worse, than cigarettes

As the title " PMI’s own in vivo clinical data on biomarkers of potential harm in Americans show that IQOS is not detectably different from conventional cigarettes" indicates, PMI's own data shows that the measures of health impact that IQOS has are not
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 26, 2018 14:39
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[Virgin Islands] RJ Reynolds Hit With $113M Verdicts In Simultaneous Trials ($$)

Two U.S. Virgin Islands juries have hit R.J. Reynolds with a pair of verdicts totaling $113.3 million in two cases alleging Newport cigarettes' marketing was responsible for a smoker's addiction and later death from smoking-related illness, following a co
Law360
added Aug 25, 2018 14:45
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Daily Vaping Tied to Doubling of Heart Attack Risk

People who puff electronic cigarettes every day have twice the risk of heart attack, and the odds increase almost fivefold for those who use them along with traditional cigarettes, a new study suggests. "Using both products at the same time is worse than
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 25, 2018 14:44
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[Asia] Manufacturers of Juul e-cigarette to sue over Israel ban

The manufacturers of the recently banned Juul e-cigarettes petitioned Israel’s High Court on Thursday asking it to force the government to reconsider its decision. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday signed a warrant barring the import and sale
Times of Israel (is)
added Aug 25, 2018 14:35
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