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US Attorneys General press FDA for tougher e-cigarette rules

"While we applaud the FDA's proposal to start regulating these tobacco products, it falls far short of what is needed to protect our youth," Schneiderman said. Electronic cigarettes contain no tobacco but do contain nicotine, giving them the addictive q
added Aug 9, 2014 15:27

Re: Docket No. FDA-2014-N-0189, RIN 0910-AG38, Proposed Rule on Deeming Tobacco Products to be Subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (PDF) (171pp)

should take all necessary steps, beginning immediately, to propose additional sales, marketing and product regulations to further protect the public, and particularly children, from the risks posed by the deemed products and should make those regulation
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 9, 2014 11:29

An Evaluation of FDA’s Analysis of the Costs and Benefits of the Graphic Warning Label Regulation

We describe in detail why the notion of consumer surplus, predicated on well-informed rational behavior, does not apply in this instance in which the vast majority of smokers begin smoking, and become addicted, before the age of majority. These smokers ha
Tobacconomics (Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago)
added Aug 7, 2014 11:16

AUDIO: Medical Marijuana 101: Doctors, Regulators Brace For ‘Big Marijuana’

Levy worries that marijuana addiction rates, now around 9 percent of users, could climb to those seen among tobacco users (32 percent) without strict controls on growers and manufacturers. Growers are already producing strains of marijuana with stronger a
WBUR-FM (Boston, MA)
added Aug 11, 2014 10:35

[Florida] BERMAN/HOKE: Op-Ed: The $23 Billion Resentment Against America's Tobacco Industry

depth of the tobacco industry's misconduct and its devastating engaged in a decades-long campaign of deceit in order to make a profit at the expense of millions of lives. Seen in its proper context, a $23 billion verdict does not seem excessi
National Law Journal
added Aug 5, 2014 07:30

Pickets against Western tobacco companies held in Russian regions

The picketers said multinational companies were controlling over 90% of the Russian tobacco market and the Russian budget was losing about 500 billion roubles annually from low excise duties on tobacco. Roman Plyuta, head of the Orthodox Union public org
TASS (ru)
added Aug 5, 2014 00:31

BAJAJ: Rules for the Marijuana Market

lessons from the country’s long battle with the tobacco industry is advertising’s outsize role in creating and sustaining an addiction to nicotine, particularly among teenagers and young adults. Though marijuana is far less addictive than tobacco, states
New York Times
added Aug 4, 2014 19:57

[Washington] WSU team studying hookah addiction

WSU is still seeking participants. Volunteers must have smoked a hookah three or more times a week for the last two years and be willing to visit the lab twice weekly for 20 minutes. It’s worked with cigarette smokers, drug addicts and children who stutt
The Spokesman-Review
added Aug 4, 2014 11:30

KOH: The Tobacco Fight Is Far From Over

As I conclude more than five years of service as the Assistant Secretary for Health, it is my fervent hope that we can someday relegate the tobacco epidemic to the history books. Let us stop this suffering once and for all and give our kids a fighting cha
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 4, 2014 11:35

[UK] E-Cig Benefits Outweigh Their Harms, New Research Says

Public health experts are split on what role e-cigarettes will play in the nation’s health, but more evidence and further research from both sides of the debate will hopefully keep policy members informed about where the current science stands.
TIME Magazine
added Jul 31, 2014 08:05
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