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FDA seeks data on role of flavors in tobacco addiction

said it would seek more information about the pros and cons of flavors in drawing youth towards tobacco and getting adult smokers to quit or transition to potentially less harmful products. The move by the regulator is part of a comprehensive plan, annou
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40

FDA Considers Restricting Tobacco Flavors, Including Menthol

The Food and Drug Administration will consider restricting the use of menthol flavoring in cigarettes, the second move in a week by the agency to make smoking less enjoyable as part of an ambitious anti-tobacco push. Along with menthol, the FDA is consi
Bloomberg News
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40

[Mid-east] Can vapes stop Lebanon smoking?

The survey of more than 17,000 people from 13 countries was released Monday by Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, a group funded by an American multinational cigarette company currently marketing its brand of e-cigarettes. (ae)
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40

[South Africa] CASTRO / DAIN: Turning the tide on avoidable deaths in Africa

Nowhere are the battle lines between public health authorities and Big Tobacco... In September, the United Nations will hold a High-Level meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases as well as the first ever High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis, now the biggest i
Daily Maverick (za)
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40
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Youth Across New Mexico Join National Day of Action by Advocating for Tobacco-Free Schools

youth leaders at nine schools across New Mexico are hosting "Kick Butts Day" events to raise awareness about their schools' tobacco- and e-cigarette-free policies. Increased awareness of tobacco-free school policies helps students, staff, and visitors com
PR Newswire
added Mar 20, 2018 19:39

No menthol cigarettes? FDA begins review on flavorings in tobacco and nicotine products

The flavorings initiative is a key issue for the tobacco industry given that Newport, owned by British American Tobacco Plc, is the No. 2 selling U.S. traditional cigarette. Menthol styles, which are mint-flavored, have proven controversial for decades
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Mar 20, 2018 17:39

FDA Should Ban All Flavored Tobacco Products, Including Menthol Cigarettes – Evidence Is Clear that Flavored Products Lure Kids

The FDA also has more than enough evidence to ban the sale of menthol cigarettes. As today’s filing noted, youth and young adult smokers are much more likely to smoke menthol than non-menthol cigarettes, as compared to older adult smokers. A comprehensiv
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 20, 2018 17:34

FDA Takes Aim at Flavored Tobacco

In an effort to discourage teens from lighting up, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that it's considering regulating flavors in tobacco products more closely. "The concerns around flavors in tobacco are not new. For years, we have reco
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 20, 2018 16:21

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on efforts to reduce tobacco use, especially among youth, by exploring options to address the role of flavors ‒ including menthol ‒ in tobacco products

We are issuing an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) and calling upon all stakeholders to share data, research and information that can inform our process for examining the role that flavors – including menthol – play in initiation, use and ces
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 20, 2018 15:50

Ivanka Trump participated in an experiment with high schoolers to test the nicotine content of 'vape juice'

During one of the tests, Ivanka tested the nicotine content of "vape juice" used in electronic cigarettes while donning a lab coat and safety goggles. "I can't promise that I'll get this right, but at least we'll look the part, right?" she said.
Business Insider
added Mar 21, 2018 04:08
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