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FDA may ban flavored e-cigarettes if makers don't do enough to limit youth use

FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said the latest step in an overall process that began in April 2017 is necessary because “I now have good reason to believe that (youth e-cig smoking) has reached nothing short of an epidemic proportion of growth.”
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 14, 2018 01:34
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Indonesia faces numerous tobacco control challenges: Minister

"It is disappointing, as many Indonesian children smoke. We have to do something," Yembise remarked during the 12th Asia Pacific Conference on Tobacco or Health (12th APACT) in Nusa Dua, Bali, on Thursday.
Antara News (id)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:57
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[Europe] Bulgaria Has Some of the Cheapest Cigarettes Worldwide

According to Our World in Data study, in 2016 almost 720,000 people in India died because of smoking, 500,000 in the USA, in Russia – 282,072 people, and in Bulgaria - 14,910. Statistics show also that more and more people start smoking.
EU Scoop (bg)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:56
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[New Jersey] Seton Hall still not a smoke-free zone

Trunk, said via email that “[t]he campus store has been selling tobacco products for over 30 years.” When asked whether the university has ever faced negative backlash because it sells cigarettes, Trunk said, “Not in my experience.” When asked about the
The Setonian (Seton Hall University)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:37
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Arkansas Supreme Court to decide fate of constitutional limit on lawsuits

In the 1980s, Big Tobacco and other corporations that faced class action lawsuits over dangerous products launched the tort reform movement... The Koch brothers, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and health care interests joined in the push for limiting lawsu
Facing South (The Institute for Southern Studies)
added Sep 13, 2018 14:06
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Light and mild redux: heated tobacco products’ reduced exposure claims are likely to be misunderstood as reduced risk claims [FREE FULL TEXT]

The data in the PMI modified risk tobacco product IQOS application do not support reduced risk claims and the reduced exposure claims are perceived as reduced risk claims, which is explicitly prohibited by the FDA. Allowing PMI to promote IQOS as reduced
Tobacco Control
added Sep 12, 2018 22:31
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BIALOUS/GLANTZ: Heated tobacco products: another tobacco industry global strategy to slow progress in tobacco control [FREE FULL TEXT]

Under the moniker of ‘harm reduction’, the tobacco companies are attempting to rehabilitate their reputation so they can more effectively influence governments to roll back existing tobacco control policies or create exemptions for their HTP.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 12, 2018 22:25
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FDA chief calls youth use of Juul, other e-cigarettes an ‘epidemic’

The latest data, not yet published, show a 75 percent increase in e-cigarette use among high school students this year compared to 2017. The FDA declined to publicly release the numbers, but people familiar with them said they were preliminary data from
Washington Post
added Sep 12, 2018 19:52
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FDA threatens a ban on flavoured ecigarettes

Shares in tobacco companies jumped as investors calculated that big tobacco would weather the enforcement action better than Juul, which has shocked the industry by grabbing more than 70 per cent of the ecigarette market since it launched in 2015.
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 12, 2018 19:52
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FDA Action to Address “Epidemic” of Youth E-Cigarette Use Can Make Fundamental Difference, but Agency Follow-Up Is Key

will only have a major impact if the FDA quickly follows up and requires that flavored e-cigarettes that have not been reviewed by the agency be removed from the market because of their appeal to kids, forces changes in the marketing and sales practices o
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 12, 2018 19:52
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