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BENTLEY/FOJTIK: FDA embraces sanity with new approach to vaping

By explicitly recognizing that reduced risk nicotine products such as e-cigarettes (and potentially smokeless tobacco) are an important part of the mix in helping people quit smoking, Gottlieb rejected the flawed arguments made by anti-vaping crusaders th
Washington DC Examiner
added Aug 1, 2017 22:04
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FDA's New Plan for Tobacco and Nicotine Regulation

FDA plans to begin a public dialogue about lowering nicotine levels in combustible cigarettes to non-addictive levels through achievable product standards. FDA intends to issue an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) to seek input on the potenti
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 5, 2017 14:30
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BAULD: US plan to cut smoking with non-addictive cigarettes has flaws

Unfortunately, the announcements don’t include details of progress on some of the key measures needed to reduce smoking further, including banning tobacco advertising and making tobacco less available. These kinds of policy, which are largely outside the
New Scientist
added Aug 1, 2017 22:06
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Bears Blame In $4M Cancer Verdict, Jury Says

for a smoker’s cigarette addiction and resulting death from throat cancer...verdict in favor of plaintiff Bertie Thomas, who had sued on behalf of the estate of her late husband, Marvin. The jury found R.J. Reynolds had worked to conceal smoking’s true da
Law360
added Aug 1, 2017 17:01
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[Florida] Shook Hardy Prevails for Philip Morris on Nicotine Addiction Trial Question

A Tampa jury sides with the cigarette maker in the case of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer at 51.
Daily Report
added Aug 1, 2017 00:22
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Florida Jury Awards $4 Million To Widow Of Smoker In Engle Progeny Suit

After finding that a man who died from laryngeal cancer was addicted to cigarettes made by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., a Florida jury on July 28 awarded his widow $4 million in damages (Bertie Thomas v. R.J. Reynolds
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 1, 2017 00:03
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Trash ’em if you’ve got ’em: Trump's FDA steps up to curb nicotine in cigarettes

A Presidential administration that’s shown precious little penchant for using federal regulations to protect health and safety just took a strong swipe at a major killer. Stop and say thanks to the Food and Drug Administration under Commissioner Scott Go
New York Daily News
added Jul 29, 2017 13:13
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FDA Seeks the ‘Right Balance’ With New Tobacco Plan

Gottlieb...envisions “a world where cigarettes would no longer create or sustain addiction, and where adults who still need or want nicotine could get it from alternative and less harmful sources.” That, he said, is the “cornerstone” of the FDA’s new effo
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 30, 2017 12:41
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FDA Wants Nonaddictive Amounts Of Nicotine In Cigarettes ($$)

said it will be asking for public comments about decreasing nicotine levels in cigarettes and other tobacco products to a nonaddictive level and whether there will be negative effects of doing so. The FDA will release an advanced notice of proposed rulema
Law360
added Jul 30, 2017 11:37
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FDA Looks to Reduce Nicotine in Cigarettes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will focus on reducing nicotine levels in cigarettes to make them less addictive, while also making other nicotine products -- including patches and gum -- safer, agency officials said Friday. In addition, the FDA i
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 29, 2017 19:43
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