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Differential trends in cigarette smoking in the USA: is menthol slowing progress? [FREE FULL TEXT]

Progress in reducing youth smoking has likely been attenuated by the sale and marketing of mentholated cigarettes, including emerging varieties of established youth brands. This study should inform the Food and Drug Administration regarding the potential
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2014 03:00
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BITTMAN: You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet

But there’s a bigger question: How can intelligent, thoughtful, science-based legislation survive attacks by well-funded lobbyists — many of whom have worked in the very agencies they besiege — who now seem to be able to include sneaky “fixes” that might
New York Times
added Dec 17, 2014 05:08
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E-cigarette tech takes off as regulation looms

e-cigarettes come in many shapes and sizes and the technological changes only make regulating them more of a headache. At the same time, a rapidly growing market for e-cigarettes and the possibility that the devices could be safer than regular cigarettes
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 8, 2014 22:40
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EDITORIAL: Risk Warnings on Smokeless Tobacco

The danger is that snus might lead some nonsmokers and former smokers to take up the tobacco habit, and perhaps progress on to cigarette smoking, when abstention would be the safest approach.
New York Times
added Dec 4, 2014 21:37
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House Leaders Rush to Defend E-Cigarettes From Possible FDA Bans

Boehner, R-Ohio, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., and House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton, R-Mich., wrote to Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell last week requesting a change to proposed Food and Drug Admi
U.S. News & World Report
added Dec 4, 2014 13:06
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Harmful and Potentially Harmful Constituents in Tobacco Products and Tobacco Smoke: Established List

FDA has established a list of harmful and potentially harmful constituents (HPHCs) in tobacco products and tobacco smoke (the established HPHC list) as required by the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the FD&C Act). The established list of 93 HPHC
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Dec 4, 2014 06:34
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Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request: Experimental Studies on Consumer Perceptions of Modified Risk Tobacco Products

FDA will be evaluating information submitted to the Agency about how consumers understand and perceive tobacco products marketed as MRTPs. Section 911 of the FD&C Act authorizes FDA to grant orders to persons to allow the marketing of MRTPs. The term “mod
Regulations.gov
added Dec 4, 2014 06:27
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Swedish Match’s Consumer Perception Study Provides No Evidence for the Population-Level Effects of Modified Snus Labels

Their “Consumer Perception Study” evaluated the effects of the proposed labels compared to existing labels on adults’ perceptions of harm and willingness to purchase or use the product. Contrary to Swedish Match’s the claims, this study does not evaluate
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 4, 2014 06:24
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Summary of UCSF public comments to FDA on Swedish Match MRTP application

FDA should require that all communications from tobacco manufacturers on MRTPs be done in a way that narrowly target smokers / Swedish Match’s Consumer Perception Study Provides No Evidence for the Population-Level Effects of Modified Snus Labels
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 4, 2014 06:21
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[UK] BATES: Misleading the public for their own good? Changing the warnings on snus

Modern snus use is probably around 98% less risky than smoking – but do the regulatory ‘risk communications’ in the form of these warnings really reflect that? Do they give the consumer useful information that helps them make decisions about which risks
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Dec 4, 2014 06:20
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