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Smoking Rate Among U.S. Adults Remains at 15%

The smoking rate among adults has dropped precipitously during the last 5 decades, from a high of around 43% in the mid-1960s to the current rate of 15.5%. But for the first time in a decade in 2016, the rate at which adults smoked cigarettes inched upw
MedPage Today
added Jan 20, 2018 16:34
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Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes--and save Big Tobacco

Regulatory moves that could one day make smoking an obsolete habit get underway next week when U.S. regulators hold a public meeting on a closely watched cigarette alternative. The proposal from the Food and Drug Administration is two-fold: cut nicotine
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 19, 2018 10:15
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Millions of Americans still use tobacco products, despite risks

"These results make clear that more action is needed to reduce the disease and death caused by cigarette use — and the FDA has announced a comprehensive approach to do just that," said FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb. In hopes of combating the problem, t
Harvard Health Publications
added Jan 19, 2018 10:00
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Americas Tobacco: Expect regulation news to heat up in the coming months

We expect increased newsflow around tobacco regulation in the US in the coming months including (1) the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee (TPSAC) meeting to discuss PM's IQOS Modified Risk Tobacco Products Application (MRTPA) next week; and (
Goldman Sachs Research
added Jan 20, 2018 02:00
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The Real Cost Campaign

"The Real Cost," seeks to educate at-risk teens about the harmful effects of tobacco use. The goal is to prevent youth who are open to tobacco from trying it and to reduce the number of youth who move from experimenting with tobacco to regular use.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 23, 2018 00:47
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This is Our Watch

To give retailers all the tools they need to comply with tobacco regulations, the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products has developed a new education program called “This is Our Watch.” This program helps tobacco retailers better understand FDA tobacco regul
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 23, 2018 00:47
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[Oregon] WEBER: GUEST VIEWPOINT FDA rule lets Big Tobacco crush vape products

As the owner of Vape Crusaders, a vape shop and e-liquid manufacturer in Roseburg, and as a former smoker myself, I know about the damage caused by cigarettes. I smoked for 14 years and spent seven of those years trying anything that would help me quit —
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Jan 17, 2018 08:45
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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on FDA decision to seek additional time to reassess rule that would have changed longstanding practices for how the agency determined the 'intended use' of medical products

final rule notice that primarily addressed when tobacco products will be regulated as medical products, and more specifically which responsibilities for the regulation of tobacco products fall within our medical product centers versus our tobacco center.
PR Newswire
added Jan 14, 2018 21:21
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Philip Morris Products S.A. Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

Clarification: No Deadline Set for Public Comments on Philip Morris Products S.A. MRTP Applications
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 12, 2018 22:13
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RODU: Trials and tribulations of reduced risk tobacco products

In the 30 months it took the FDA to analyze and reject the first MRTP application, 1.2 million Americans died from smoking. The agency must move faster in its evaluation of obviously lower-risk smoke-free tobacco products and give them MRTP status.
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Jan 14, 2018 21:22
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