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[Sweden] Swedish Match’s claim that perceptions of health risks of snus are exaggerated is likely incorrect

FDA should recognize that data from studies, including those cited by Swedish Match, that use a single question to measure comparative harm are likely to underestimate the proportion of people who consider smokeless tobacco to be less harmful than cigaret
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 26, 2014 10:47
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[USA] Summary of UCSF public comments to FDA on Swedish Match MRTP application

Swedish Match’s claim that perceptions of health risks of snus are exaggerated is likely incorrect
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 25, 2014 19:32
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[USA] FDA should deny Swedish Match request to change snus warning label: US is not Sweden

We submitted this public comment to FDA in response to Swedish Match's request to change the warning labels on snus. The tracking number is 1jy-8fp2-j9pp. “Swedish Experience” extolled in this MRTP application is not transferrable to the US because of
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 25, 2014 19:25
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[Kentucky] STAMFORD: E-cigarette: Helpful aid or harmful sub?

Smart money says wait until more is known before deciding what is best for you. Smarter money says, quitting smoking altogether is clearly the superior approach. Now that the FDA is proposing rules around e-cigarettes, it's time to look at how they diff
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Nov 24, 2014 15:20
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KERSHAW: Don't let Big Tobacco crush e-cigarettes

* Kershaw: FDA should let e-cigarette industry innovate to save tobacco smokers' lives Editor's note: Oliver Kershaw is the founder and CEO of E-cigarette Forum. He is also a co-founder of Vaping.com and the E-Cigarette Summit, which aims to promote ope
CNN
added Nov 22, 2014 13:27
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Tobacco industry use of flavours to recruit new users of little cigars and cigarillos

Ganna Kostygina, Pam Ling, and I recently published "Tobacco industry use of flavours to recruit new users of little cigars and cigarillos" in Tobacco Control showing how the tobacco companies use flavors to attrach new smokers and keep current ones smok
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 19, 2014 15:59
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Tobacco industry use of flavours to recruit new users of little cigars and cigarillos

Tobacco companies engaged in a calculated effort to blur the line between LCCs to increase the appeal to cigarette smokers, and the use of flavours facilitated these efforts. Bans on flavoured cigarettes should be expanded to include flavoured LCCs, and
Tobacco Control
added Nov 19, 2014 15:59
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Swift FDA Action Urged to Regulate E-Cigs

Action Points In 2014, Americans will spend about $2.2 billion on e-cigarettes -- numbers that exceed those for nicotine-replacement therapy. In a Perspective in the NEJM the authors encourage the FDA to accelerate their regulations to eliminate uncertai
MedPage Today
added Nov 19, 2014 15:52
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E-Cigarette Use Jumps 60 Percent in One Year; No Progress in Reducing Cigarette and Cigar Use

American Lung Association Urges FDA to Move Quickly to Finalize FDA Authority over All Tobacco Products
American Lung Association
added Nov 16, 2014 18:02
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[Utah] Clearing the vapor about regulating e-cigarettes

But despite claims made by supporters of electronic cigarettes and “vaping,” many government organizations are concerned the latest thing isn’t regulated closely enough... The UCHD is pursuing a requirement that vapor providers must be licensed. Madigan
Provo (UT) Daily Herald
added Nov 16, 2014 16:46
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