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[Vermont] Half of $28M Tobacco Settlement Will Go to Fight Opioids

Vermont will receive $28 million to settle a long-running dispute with tobacco companies and will spend half that money to combat opioid addiction.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 17, 2018 14:38

[Florida] Tobacco Company Appeals $806,000 Verdict In Tobacco Suit ($$)

the trial court denied its motion to set aside the verdict in a suit where a woman claimed that her husband was addicted to cigarettes and that the addiction caused his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and death, according to the online docket
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 16, 2018 21:33

FDA to cut the amount of nicotine in cigarettes in biggest push ever against smoking addiction

But experts worry that Big Tobacco's influence, questions around how much nicotine is 'addictive' and the slow rule-making process could hinder the effort
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 15, 2018 23:11

FDA Floats Plan To Cap Nicotine Levels In Cigarettes ($$)

The notice includes an analysis of one possible policy scenario for a lowered nicotine level that suggests that, within a year of implementation, five million more adult smokers could quit smoking. And by the end of the century, more than 8 million lives
added Mar 15, 2018 23:04
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Trump’s FDA weighs nicotine limits in cigarettes

“There is no other single action our country can take that would prevent more young people from smoking or save more lives," Matthew Myers, president of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, said in a statement. "This is truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportun
added Mar 15, 2018 23:04

FDA seeks research, public input in fresh move to curb nicotine addiction

is seeking public opinion as well as scientific research on the role nicotine plays in cigarette addiction, the agency said on Thursday, as it aims to lower tobacco-related deaths across the country.
added Mar 15, 2018 22:58
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FDA unveils new tobacco regulation that would drive down cigarettes' addictive power

Breaking ranks with an administration bent on scrapping federal regulations, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced Thursday he was launching an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking — the first steps in the creation of a new regulation — on tobacco
Los Angeles Times
added Mar 15, 2018 22:58

FDA Moves To Cut Nicotine In Cigarettes, Helping Smokers Kick Habit

Stripping cigarettes of all or most of their addictive power could lead 5 million adults to quit smoking within a year of the plan going into place and another 8 million to quit within five years, according to an analysis published Thursday in The New En
Kaiser Health News
added Mar 15, 2018 22:58

FDA Seeks Public Comment on a Potential Product Standard to Lower Nicotine in Cigarettes to a Minimally or Non-Addictive Level

(FDA) issued Tobacco Product Standard for Nicotine Level of Combusted Cigarettes, an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) seeking public comment for consideration in developing a potential nicotine product standard. Lowering nicotine to a minima
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 15, 2018 20:56

Tobacco Product Standard for Nicotine Level of Combusted Cigarettes (PDF) (99pp)

Because tobacco-related harms ultimately result from addiction to the nicotine in such products, causing repeated use and exposure to toxicants, FDA is considering taking this action to reduce the level of nicotine in these products so they are minimal
Amazon Web Services / Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
added Mar 15, 2018 18:59
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