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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

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

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

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
added Mar 24, 2015 11:16

'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 (
added Mar 22, 2015 11:48

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

[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

[Africa, South Africa] Call for phasing out of tobacco products by 2040

VITALITY Institute head Derek Yach has joined global public health experts in calling for the sale of tobacco products to be phased out by 2040, in an article published on Friday in the UK medical journal The Lancet. The US-based institute was establish
Business Day (za)
added Mar 16, 2015 23:55

[California] ROBERTS: No Vape Zone: SF Hasn’t Waited for Science to Declare War Against E-Cigarettes and Vaporizers.

a San Francisco firm is "at the front" of this culture disruption... There's probably something unhealthy about e-cigarettes. There's something unhealthy about almost everything we do. Surely nobody can say with a straight face that puffing a Pax is iden
San Francisco Weekly
added Mar 14, 2015 15:58

[Asia, Singapore] Ban on cigarette displays at cashiers among anti-smoking measures in the pipeline

Health Ministry is looking at various new initiatives to control smoking, including the banning of point of display of tobacco products, according to Associate Professor Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim, Parliamentary Secretary for Health, in Parliament on Thursd
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Mar 12, 2015 11:23
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