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[Florida, New Mexico] Class-action suit sought against makers of American Spirit cigarettes

The complaint seeks damages on behalf of Sproule and others who “smoke American Spirits because they have been deceived by claims, labels and advertising into regarding them as safer than other cigarettes.” Descriptions such as “additive-free,” “natural”
Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Oct 4, 2015 10:28

The Minefield Of E-Cigarette Labeling And Promotion ($$)

the U.S. Food and Drug Administration the authority to regulate the manufacture, distribution and marketing of tobacco products. In April 2014, the FDA issued a proposed rule (the...
added Oct 2, 2015 15:27
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Research letter: A cigar by any other name would taste as sweet

(FDA) banned cigarettes with ‘characterising flavours’ like candy, clove and fruit, with the exception of menthol. Importantly, these regulations do not currently apply to cigars, which remain a heavily flavoured market
Tobacco Control
added Oct 2, 2015 15:19

[UK] Could making cigarettes less addictive help people stop smoking?

what about making them less addictive? The idea was first proposed in 1994 by two American researchers, Benowitz and Henningfield, who were trying to convince the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that limiting the amount of nicotine in cigarettes to
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Oct 2, 2015 11:35

reduced-nicotine cigarettes — a promising regulatory pathway

The new evidence that low nicotine products can reduce addictiveness and lead to quitting, all without the unintended consequence of prompting more smoking to compensate for lower nicotine, could be a game changer. The FDA should be jumping on policy opti
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 1, 2015 23:22

Big Tobacco Sues FDA Again Over Revised Label Guidance ($$)

“Under FDA’s view, if a manufacturer makes a label change that renders the product ‘distinct’ from its predicates, the manufacturer cannot market the product without preauthorization — which requires waiting for 90 days in some cases and for an unlimited
added Oct 1, 2015 21:53

[Florida] Reynolds, Santa Fe faces organic tobacco lawsuit

The lawsuit, as expected, piggybacks on an Aug. 27 notice from the Food and Drug Administration that it has sent warning letters to Reynolds subsidiary Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. The letter says the manufacturers' advertising of their traditional cigar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 1, 2015 15:12

New Studies Show Need for FDA to Quickly Regulate All Tobacco Products and Ban All Flavored Tobacco Products

demonstrate the urgent need for the FDA to issue its long-overdue final rule regulating all tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes and cigars, and to expand the current ban on candy- and fruit-flavored cigarettes to include all flavored tobacco
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 1, 2015 13:48

New Study Provides Powerful Evidence that Lowering Nicotine Content of Cigarettes Would Reduce Smoking and Save Lives

This study should serve as a catalyst for the (FDA) to establish standards requiring the reduction of nicotine content in cigarettes. Under the 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, the FDA can establish standards for tobacco products t
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 1, 2015 13:46

VIDEO: Is a Reduced-Nicotine Cigarette Really Safer?

Will these results allow the FDA to finally exercise its authority to require cigarette manufacturers to take some of the nicotine out of their products? In this video analysis, MedPage Today clinical reviewer F. Perry Wilson, MD, discusses the study's me
MedPage Today
added Oct 1, 2015 09:16
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