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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
added Jul 30, 2017 11:37

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

[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

FDA unveils plan for major changes to tobacco product regulations

The FDA's proposed changes include an element that could have a major impact on 22nd Century Group Inc., which makes very-low nicotine traditional cigarette products at a plant in Mocksville. The agency said it will conduct a public dialogue about lower
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 28, 2017 20:52

Cerebellar gray matter reductions associate with decreased functional connectivity in nicotine-dependent individuals

we investigated the structural and functional alterations in the cerebellum in a large sample of smokers using the spatially unbiased infratentorial template (SUIT).
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 28, 2017 01:07

[Florida] JONES V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 07/31/17 –

Phyllis Jones claims R.J. Reynolds concealed the dangers of smoking while fueling the nicotine addiction of Demos Jones, leading to his smoking-related illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 27, 2017 19:59

[Florida] Philip Morris Not Liable For Smoker's Death, Jury Finds ($$)

not liable for a longtime smoker’s lung cancer and death, finding that the man was not addicted to Philip Morris’ cigarettes, hours after the company had argued the smoker knew the risks and never wanted to quit.
added Jul 26, 2017 19:42

Florida Jury Awards $1.6 Million To Plaintiff In Retrial Of Engle Progeny Lawsuit ($$)

a woman’s lung cancer and death were caused by her addiction to cigarettes and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.’s failure to warn her about the dangers of smoking and awarded her husband $1.65 million (John Maloney v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., 07-CA-015578, Fl
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 22, 2017 21:17

PATH study indicates that e-cigs are less addictive than regular cigarettes

health experts and government regulators had been sitting on the edge of their seats awaiting the first results of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study, which were published in Preventive Medicine... “No doubt about it, e-cigarette
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jul 22, 2017 21:00

[UK] LETTER: Estimating the population impact of e-cigarettes on smoking cessation in England [FREE FULL TEXT]

Evidence from RCTs and from surveys in England indicate that using an e-cigarette in a quit attempt increases the probability of success on average by approximately 50% compared with using no aid or LNP bought from a shop—similar to use of a licensed medi
added Jul 20, 2017 19:53
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