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Health Groups' Letter to the President on FDA Regulation (PDF)

Dear Mr. President: It has been more than a year since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed a regulation to extend its authority over all unregulated tobacco products. Given the health risks of these unregulated products, particularly to
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 28, 2015 12:37
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[2165.6] Trends in Youth Use of E-Cigarettes and Alternative Tobacco Products

use of alternative tobacco products and dual/poly use of tobacco products is evolving. The rapid rise in e-cigarettes is particularly concerning, as there is no evidence for their safety and they are heavily marketed to youth. Clinical interventions shoul
Pediatric Academic Societies
added Apr 26, 2015 16:32
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Electronic cigarettes gaining in popularity among teens

“Electronic cigarettes are of great concern. They are highly addictive nicotine delivery devices, and the vapor can and does cause harm to lungs,” said principal investigator Jonathan D. Klein, M.D., M.P.H., FAAP, director of the AAP Julius B. Richmond C
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Apr 26, 2015 16:31
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AUDIO: Tobacco firm asks FDA to designate snus as safer than cigarettes

Swedish Match wants FDA to let the company remove most of the health warnings on its tins of snus (including a warning that the product increases a user's risk for mouth cancer or other tooth and gum problems), and change the label to say that snus is sa
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Apr 1, 2015 12:03
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DrugFacts: Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products

the tar currently responsible for most lung cancer and other lung diseases, it has been shown to contain known carcinogens and toxic chemicals (such as formaldehyde and acetaldehyde), as well as potentially toxic metal nanoparticles from the vaporizing m
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
added Mar 27, 2015 12:16
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While FDA’s Proposed e-Cigarette Rule is Pending, FTC Mulls Enforcement Action

Ahead of finalizing FDA’s tobacco products “deeming” rule, the FTC considers taking enforcement action against e-cigarette firms for violative advertising, marketing, and sales practices.
National Law Review
added Mar 25, 2015 18:47
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GODSHALL: Testimony at FDA e-cigarette forum, 3/10/15

I presented the following testimony during the public comment period of FDA's e-cigarette workshop, where FDA invited more than two dozen DHHS funded FDA deeming regulation proponents, seven tobacco industry scientists, and only several tobacco harm redu
e-cigarette-forum.com
added Mar 24, 2015 11:16
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'Dizziness', the super-tobacco hooking UAE teens

teenagers in the United Arab Emirates are turning to a little-known tobacco product five times more potent than cigarettes and said to cause seizures.... Omar is not alone in smoking medwakh, which means "dizziness" in Arabic; the product is reportedly po
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 22, 2015 11:48
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Endgame or ENDs game?

The contentious issue of e-cigarettes or ENDs [electronic nicotine delivery systems] was tackled in several sessions at this week’s World Conference on Tobacco or Health. In a plenary chaired by WHO’s Dr Douglas Bettcher and Dr Vera Da Costa e Silva o
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:18
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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Global conference declares all tobacco products harmful

A global anti-tobacco conference that ended on Saturday (Mar 21) urged countries to take steps to reduce the consumption of tobacco, which it said was a leading cause of disease and death worldwide. In its final declaration, the 16th World Conference on
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 21, 2015 13:51
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