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FDA Is Right to Reject Swedish Match’s Flawed Application to Remove Health Warnings on Its Smokeless Tobacco Products

The FDA had no choice but to reject this application based on the current record because Swedish Match failed to provide sufficient scientific evidence to support its claims and failed to meet the standard set by law for allowing modified risk claims. As
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2016 19:34
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How the FDA Helped Philip Morris Crush the E-Cig Competition

Despite the obvious benefits to the user from not inhaling the toxic chemicals associated with a cigarette's smoke, e-cig manufacturers aren't allowed to tout them as a healthier alternative without getting prior approval from the FDA. Philip Morris is s
Motley Fool
added Dec 14, 2016 20:04
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NEWCOMBE: The FDA's Unauthorized War on Pipes and Cigars

This will never stand. It is too stupid, too ridiculous and, frankly, too dangerous.... Let's hope the new Congress will pass a law reining in the FDA in their attempt to ban cigars and pipes from America, or the courts will side with small businesses an
Reason Magazine
added Dec 14, 2016 17:02
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Could FDA Rules Really Snuff Out Vaping?

the good news is that most c-store tobacco volume will be largely unaffected by the deeming regulations, said Don Burke, senior vice president of MSA. Unfortunately, 49% of cigar volume and 100% of vapor volume will fall under new FDA scrutiny.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 13, 2016 23:30
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[North Carolina] Study targets perception of Natural American Spirit as less harmful

An anti-tobacco advocacy group has released a study in which it tries to debunk the perception that Natural American Spirit super-premium cigarettes are a less harmful option for smokers. About 64 percent of smokers say they believe Natural American, ma
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 14, 2016 20:01
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Hold the date: Annual UCSF "It's About a Billion Lives" tobacco control symposium on February 24, 2017

It’s About a Billion Lives Celebrating Tobacco Research and Education at UCSF
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 13, 2016 23:25
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[Ohio] BERMAN: The continuing investigation into the world of e-cigarettes

The Surgeon General's report must be heeded as a call to action...My colleagues at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and numerous colleges across the broader university are working diligently to study e-cigarette use and its effects, s
The Hill
added Dec 13, 2016 19:38
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Trump urged to snuff out FDA rules threatening 15,000 e-cig makers

In a letter to Vice President-elect Pence, Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson and California Rep. Duncan Hunter said that the new regulations would eliminate the industry with fees of up to $1 million per product. Typically, vaping operations produce dozens of p
Washington DC Examiner
added Dec 13, 2016 19:30
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Anti-smoking images on cigarette packs are twice as effective than text-only, ‘smoking kills’ labels

The findings were unambiguous showing image-labels outperformed the text-only labels. Among the smokers who viewed the text-only labels, 7.4% of smokers attempted to quit in the subsequent five weeks. Those who viewed the testimonial photos from real sm
ZME Science
added Dec 13, 2016 02:33
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[Asia] Cigars, once banned, fire up troop morale in Afghanistan

military, civilian and contractor members of the Tali-banned Cigar Aficionado Club here say it’s more than a nicotine fix. It’s a bond of friendship, an escape from the drudgery of deployed life and a taste of home. The group takes its name from the fact
Stars & Stripes
added Dec 10, 2016 18:05
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