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GLANTZ: What the tobacco companies know about NRT: Without counselling, it keeps people smoking

they were relieved when they figured out that most physicians did not use it properly and that, when used over the counter without counselling, they actually inhibited quitting. The companies developed their own NRT products as complements to cigarettes,
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 02:27
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From Threat to Opportunity: Study Shows Cigarette Makers Shifted Stance on Nicotine Patches, Gum

“It was surprising to discover the industry came to view NRT as just another product...companies want people to get nicotine..."by not regulating nicotine in all tobacco products, including NRT, the FDA could be walking into a trap.”
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 00:49
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EDITORIAL: Take the Addiction Out of Smoking

FDA was unable to require lower levels until Congress passed the 2009[TCA]... FDA is expected to face legal resistance...lowering the nicotine in cigarettes is going to take a while. That's a shame, but all the more reason to get started right away. For
Bloomberg News
added Aug 18, 2017 03:20
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FDA Proposal Puts Spotlight on Big Tobacco and Industry Innovators

Where there's smoke, there's fire, and Big Tobacco's industry-wide commitment to developing pioneering devices in the face of increasingly stringent FDA regulations is impossible to overlook. Still, electronic cigarette alternatives and heat-not-burn tob
PR Newswire
added Aug 17, 2017 17:32
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CAGW Submits Public Comments to FDA Supporting Tobacco Harm Reduction

Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) President Tom Schatz submitted public comments to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) supporting the approval of efforts for tobacco harm reduction through e-cigarettes and similar non-combustible products.
Business Wire
added Aug 17, 2017 17:38
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[UK, USA] Director of RPS in Scotland calls for e-cigarette evidence review

MacKinnon said the RPS’s current policy on e-cigarettes, which opposes their ‘normalisation’ and calls for more longer-term research, was being reviewed. “We are still concerned that while e-cigarettes look as if they have a role in harm reduction, vapin
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Aug 16, 2017 15:36
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KLEIN: Why are opioids a national crisis, but smoking a personal choice?

President Donald Trump says he will declare that the opioid crisis is a national emergency... But opioids are far from the most lethal addiction in America. Smoking results in the deaths of 480,000 Americans a year, making it the top cause of premature
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Aug 15, 2017 17:08
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Cigarettes may have less nicotine in future

Cigarettes sold in Singapore may contain less nicotine in future, with the Ministry of Health (MOH) saying it is monitoring efforts in the United States to reduce the amount of the addictive drug allowed in each cigarette.
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 1, 2017 01:02
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[Illinois] Big tobacco's new cigarette is sleek, smokeless — but is it actually healthier?

Included in Philip Morris' FDA application are more than 2 million pages of scientific data. Health organizations - such as the American Lung Association and the American Cancer Society - are just beginning to sift through... Even if anti-tobacco groups
Chicago Tribune
added Aug 17, 2017 17:40
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FOJTIK: Trump’s FDA Commissioner Transforms the Government’s Policy on E-Cigarettes

Scott Gottlieb has shown that he understands the problems with the Obama administration’s treatment of the issue. Next, he must correct them. On July 28, new Food and Drug Administration commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced a bold shift in the way the F
National Review
added Aug 17, 2017 17:25
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