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DoSomething.org and truth® Partner With Actor Dexter Darden for #MyBigRegret

In 2011, the FDA had an opportunity to ban menthols, but due to a "lack of research," they never did. Despite the FDA's own scientific review concluding that menthol cigarettes pose a public health risk above that seen with non-menthol cigarettes, mentho
PR Newswire
added Dec 5, 2017 17:45
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FDA Ties E-Cigs to Nicotine Replacement Therapies

While not saying directly that it is considering e-cigarettes be deemed an NRT, officials did say that the review process will involve input from multiple stakeholders, including researchers, people from the medical field, tobacco manufacturers and profe
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:27
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The Clock is Delayed but Still Ticking for E-Cigarettes

Tucked away in the Fiscal Year 2018 House of Representatives Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill is Section 753, also called the Cole-Bishop provision, which would change the predicate date for newly deemed tobacc
Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:55
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SATEL/BENTLEY: Feds owe the public ‘corrective statements’ on vaping

If the government demands that tobacco companies make corrective statements about the dangers of cigarettes, it should allow those same companies to provide accurate information about alternatives that may save lives.
American Enterprise Institute
added Dec 5, 2017 02:56
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GLANTZ: IQOS emissions create risks of immunosuppression and pulmonary toxicity, so FDA should not accept PMI reduced risk claim

My colleagues at the UCSF TCORS just submitted this public comment to the FDA and PMI's application to market IQOS as a modified (less) risk tobacco product.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 5, 2017 17:50
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22nd Century Ships 2.4 Million SPECTRUM® Cigarettes for the National Institute on Drug Abuse

XXII’s Proprietary Very Low Nicotine research cigarettes demonstrate the feasibility of FDA’s plan to dramatically reduce nicotine in cigarettes
Business Wire
added Dec 5, 2017 17:48
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MCKEGANEY: E-cigarettes should be marketed as smoking cessation products

Given the varying and at times conflicting research on the potential merits of e-cigarette flavors, policymakers should avoid the false dilemma of supporting the proliferation of ever more flavors or massively restricting flavors. Instead, regulators cou
The Hill
added Dec 4, 2017 15:51
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[North Carolina] FDA creates committee to focus on smoking-cessation prodcuts

creating a nicotine steering committee to “re-evaluate and modernize” its regulatory approach. The committee is the latest symbol of how the agency plans to regulate innovative nicotine and tobacco products in terms of a continuum of usage risk.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 4, 2017 15:45
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FDA Wants New Nicotine Replacement Products

Gottlieb, MD, and two other agency officials announced the formation of a Nicotine Steering Committee charged with "re-evaluating and modernizing" FDA's approach to NRTs. The post noted that a primary focus of the committee will be existing nicotine deliv
MedPage Today
added Dec 1, 2017 16:47
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BLUMENTHAL: Big Tobacco Is Still In The Business Of Deceiving Americans

began nearly 25 years ago when a handful of state Attorneys General sued cigarette manufacturers in state court. I was one of them...States must commit to using a significant amount of the millions of dollars they receive each year from the state tobacc
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 1, 2017 02:20
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