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[Massachusetts] US Sens. Ed Markey, Elizabeth Warren look to ban menthol cigarettes

Contending that research has shown menthol cigarettes pose a greater public health risk than other types of cigarettes, U.S. Sens. Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, called on federal officials to ban them Tuesday. The Massachusetts Democr
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Aug 25, 2017 18:41
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22nd Century Technology is a “Game Changer”

announced today that a growing number of independent scientists specializing in tobacco harm reduction are publicly proclaiming that the FDA’s recently announced plan to reduce nicotine to non-addictive levels in cigarettes will drastically improve public
Business Wire
added Aug 24, 2017 19:03
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Retailer Regulations and Guidance

To help retailers understand the regulations and different aspects of the law as well as their responsibilities for complying with the Tobacco Control Act, FDA issues guidance documents, which describe the Agency’s current thinking on regulatory issues.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 23, 2017 19:21
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Tobacco giant asks the FDA to approve 'less risky' cigarette

Given the tobacco industry’s history of questionable scientific practices over the years, Dave Dobbins, chief operating officer at Truth Initiative, said the FDA should review the company’s toxicology tests and replicate them before approving this altern
The Hill
added Aug 23, 2017 15:28
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SENATORS' LETTER TO FDA ON MENTHOL (PDF)

Although the Tobacco Control Act did not expressly ban menthol from cigarettes, it did require the [TPSAC] to review the scientific literature around menthol's impact on public health and report to the FDA. That report concluded in 2011 that "removal of
US Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:54
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Challenging The FDA On 'Natural' Cigarettes ($$)

case challenges a settlement agreement between the [FDA] and a cigarette company, which agreement allows the use of the word “Natural” in Natural American Spirit cigarettes’ product packaging and labeling. The case is Sproule v. U.S. Food & Drug Administ
Law360
added Aug 24, 2017 18:28
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PROCTOR: Editorial FDA’s new plan to reduce the nicotine in cigarettes to sub-addictive levels could be a game-changer [FREE FULL TEXT]

Overall, though, this new FDA plan is certainly a breath of fresh air. If carried through with courage and conviction, it could save more lives than any other act of a governmental agency in all of human history. The magnitude of the harms is that great.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 22, 2017 15:42
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[Australia] ERIKSEN: Why lowering nicotine in cigarettes could change the course of health

There are many forces at work, but the good news is that scientists and the general public will get opportunities to offer their input as this process moves forward. And a growing number of state and local governments are adopting their own policies to p
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:56
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US Wants to Make it Easier for Americans to Stop Smoking

did research on lowering nicotine levels. Their findings were published two years ago in The New England Journal of Medicine. In their study, over 800 smokers were given cigarettes with different levels of nicotine over a six-week period. Tidey said the
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Aug 21, 2017 00:46
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Tobacco Industry Research on Nicotine Replacement Therapy: “If Anyone Is Going to Take Away Our Business It Should Be Us” (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although the tobacco industry initially viewed NRT as a threat, it found that smokers often combined NRT with smoking rather than using it as a replacement and began marketing their own NRT products.
American Journal of Public Health
added Aug 18, 2017 02:31
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