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LETTER: MYERS: The Debate About Nicotine Regulation: Commentary on Zeller

Gottlieb has set in motion a discussion that has the potential to save millions of lives. The challenge is for his agency to put in place and rigorously enforce the rules that are needed to maximize the positive effect of what he has proposed and allay co
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2018 18:39
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LETTER: The Debate About Nicotine Addiction and the Role of Medicinal Products: Commentary on Zeller

A potential compromise is to allow nicotine products with high appeal and addiction liability similar to cigarettes to be approved as medicinal products which may limit the appeal among youth and require a different approach to marketing. Adults who are
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2018 18:36
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LETTER: The United States is not the World: Response to Zeller et al’s Call for Discussion on Nicotine Regulation

So my main suggestion as this enterprise evolves is to put in place mechanisms for overcoming the tendency for US-centric thinking and to place a large health warning on the proposals that these may well not be relevant in other jurisdictions.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2018 18:33
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[Florida] Jury Finds COPD-Related Claim Against RJR, Philip Morris Time-Barred

needed about six hours to conclude that Carlos Ortiz should have known by May 5, 1990 that he suffered from the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease his family contends was caused by years of smoking. That date is the cut-off for claims in Florida’s Eng
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 14, 2018 19:30
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[Massachusetts] BREAKING: Boston Jury Hits RJR With $43.1M Verdict in Cancer Trial, Clears Philip Morris & Auto Parts Co.

A Massachusetts state court jury Friday afternoon awarded the family of a former brake worker $43.1 million after finding R.J. Reynolds liable for his lung cancer death, but jurors cleared Philip Morris and an auto parts company of responsibility.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 14, 2018 19:30
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ND Lawmakers Propose Framework For Tribal Tax Cooperation ($$)

North Dakota could collect certain state taxes on Native American reservations and distribute the revenue to Native American tribes under proposed legislation recently discussed at an interim legislative committee meeting
Law360
added Oct 14, 2018 19:29
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FDA Seeks Marketing Info From More E-Cig Makers ($$)

Friday asked 21 e-cigarette companies, including the makers and importers of Vuse Alto and myblu, to cough up information about whether more than 40... T
Law360
added Oct 14, 2018 19:28
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FDA Takes Positive Step to Address Illegal Sales of Kid-Friendly E-Cigarettes – Agency Follow-Up Is Critical

the marketplace has been flooded with new e-cigarette products with no federal oversight. The FDA’s letters require companies to provide evidence within 30 days that their products were on the market as of August 8, 2016, and have not been modified since
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 14, 2018 19:26
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Smokefree Alaska Law Goes Into Effect

The Smokefree Alaska Law protects employees and the public from the dangerous health effects associated with secondhand smoke. Smokefree workplace laws have been proven to reduce the incidence of heart attacks and improve pulmonary function, encourage qui
Sitnews (Ketchikan, AK)
added Oct 14, 2018 15:31
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SHAH: Smoking vs. Vaping – The Environmental Impact

the environmental benefits of vaping should also be carefully considered as well as just the health benefits....Vaping increases the quality of life for humans, oceans, forests and the planet. Make the switch today.
ValueWalk
added Oct 14, 2018 15:28
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