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Smokefree Skies Memory Book

Do you remember smoking on airplanes? Feel free to read the amazing stories in our Smokefree Skies Memory Book and to submit your own! "For those non-smoking flight attendants who flew before the smoking ban, the cabin conditions were horrific. Indelib
Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights (ANR)
added Feb 25, 2015 09:41

[Pennsylvania] Meet Our Scientists at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 2015 Annual Meeting

Speak one-on-one with FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products’ (CTP) resident experts in disciplines ranging from epidemiology to engineering at the CTP booth. CTP experts will also be featured in a number of workshops...Speakers include: Mitchell Zeller, J.D.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Feb 24, 2015 14:37

Understanding Smoking’s Impact on Your Heart

Did you know: Smoking is a major cause of cardiovascular disease (CVD), which includes coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke, and heart-related chest pain. CVD is the leading cause of all deaths in the United States, killing
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Feb 24, 2015 14:35

Electronic Cigarettes and the Public Health: Second Public Workshop

March 9 and March 10, 2015 ... The purpose of this workshop is to gather scientific information and stimulate discussion among scientists about electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes). This is the second in a series of three workshops intended to obtain inf
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Feb 24, 2015 14:34

Available Evidence Suggests That Possible Regulation of Cigarettes Not Likely to Significantly Change U.S. Illicit Tobacco Market

As the U.S. Food and Drug Administration considers possible regulations for tobacco products, the agency asked the National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine to examine the U.S. and international markets for illicit cigarettes and the eviden
added Feb 24, 2015 14:22

BRODY: Need to Curtail Smoking Becomes More Acute as Its Known Dangers Widen

F.D.A. now has the authority to regulate tobacco more strenuously, and should be using it to counter the industry’s efforts to make its product more palatable and seemingly less dangerous.
New York Times Blogs
added Feb 23, 2015 12:22

In Regulating E-Cigarettes, No Easy Fix For The FDA

In the ideal world, the solution would be for Congress to amend the TCA to permit the FDA to exercise greater discretion as to which regulations should apply to e-cigarettes....that’s not likely to happen. Congressional gridlock thus joins scientific unc
Health Affairs (ca)
added Feb 21, 2015 21:58

An evaluation of the FDA's analysis of the costs and benefits of the graphic warning label regulation [FREE FULL TEXT]

We concluded that the analysis of the impact of GWLs on smoking substantially underestimated the benefits and overestimated the costs, leading the FDA to substantially underestimate the net benefits of the GWLs. We hope that the FDA will find our evaluati
Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2015 04:38

New Report Finds Tobacco Industry Exaggerates Extent of Illicit Tobacco Trade and Proven Strategies

There is no need to speculate. Despite any illicit trade that occurs, the evidence is crystal clear that higher tobacco taxes are highly effective both at reducing smoking and other tobacco use and raising revenue. Based on actual experience, every state
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 20, 2015 04:07

Smokers’ attitudes and support for e-cigarette policies and regulation in the USA

Support for many e-cigarette regulatory policies is strong among smokers, including for policies that the FDA has recently proposed and potential future regulations. States considering indoor e-cigarette restrictions should know that a substantial number
Tobacco Control
added Feb 19, 2015 21:29
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