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Leading Health Groups Urge FDA to Stop Sales of New, Juul-Like E-Cigarettes Illegally Introduced Without Agency Review

Six leading public health and medical organizations today urged the [FDA] to stop the sale of new electronic cigarette products that have been illegally introduced in recent months without the agency’s prior review and authorization. These include numero
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 7, 2018 21:37
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[UK] Smoking, Vaping and Tobacco Position Statements September 2017 (PDF)

In March 2016 it was reported that there were 113 fires caused by e-cigarettes in three years. IRS data shows that there have been over 16,000 smoking related fires over the same period. These figures indicate the higher risks associated with smoking.
National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) (uk)
added Aug 7, 2018 17:32
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[California] Vaping, other tobacco products tied to higher risk that teens will try marijuana

Adolescents who have smoked e-cigarettes are more than three times more likely to move on to marijuana than teens who have never tried vaping, a U.S. study suggests. At 10 high schools in Los Angeles, a total of 2,668 students participated in two surveys
Reuters
added Aug 7, 2018 16:52
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AMA, 10 Other Medical Nonprofits Tell Court FDA Is Abdicating Its Obligations ($$)

by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and others, 11 nonprofit medical and research organizations — including the American Medical Association (AMA) — accused the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of unduly delaying its premarket review of newly de
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 7, 2018 03:06
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[UK] PRYOR: A tax on vaping would lead to more smoking deaths

Our smoking rate is the second lowest in Europe because we’ve embraced a liberal, evidence-based approach to e-cigarettes. An unlikely coalition of public health bodies, anti-smoking campaigners and free marketeers is united in recognising that vaping ha
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:40
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[UK] WALLACE: A vaping tax would kill people

A couple of months ago, I warned that the enthusiasm of some Conservative politicians (Sarah Wollaston, I’m looking at you) for dour, miseryguts policies – taxing puddings and sweets, bringing the weight of the state to bear as a tool to bully people for
ConservativeHome (blog) (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:39
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[UK] VAPE TAX 'ILLOGICAL' Taxing e-cigarettes makes ‘no sense’ as they help people quit smoking, experts warn

TAXING vapers makes “no sense” experts said yesterday - after it emerged Treasury beancounters were drawing up plans to slap a tax on e-cigs to pay for the NHS’s £20billion birthday bounty. Whitehall sources are looking at so called “sin taxes” to raise
The Sun (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:38
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[UK] Vaping industry hits back at reports of new tax on e-cigs

The UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA) has written to the Treasury in response to reports suggesting that the government is considering introducing a new ‘sin tax’ on vaping products, which would reportedly raise additional tax revenue of £40m. A re
Talking Retail (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:37
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[UK] Chancellor warned off duty on vaping

Britain’s 2.8 million vapers could be taxed in the autumn budget as Philip Hammond seeks funds to pay for a cash injection into the NHS. The Treasury is looking at a range of possible tax rises to pay for the £83 billion extra needed for the health serv
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:37
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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new steps the agency is taking to support the development of novel nicotine replacement drug therapies to help smokers quit cigarettes

we're developing policies that support the possibility of a world where combustible cigarettes could no longer create or sustain addiction. A key part of this framework are steps to pave the way for products that help currently addicted smokers move away
PR Newswire
added Aug 6, 2018 21:15
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