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Will Lowering Nicotine in Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit?

So far, FDA officials are just investigating the option and opening up a public dialogue on the issue of “nonaddictive” cigarettes. Additionally, FDA officials are examining the possibility of increasing access to medicinal nicotine products to help pe
Healthline Networks
added Aug 4, 2017 01:15
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[California] GLANTZ: FDA’s “new” nicotine policy: A mixed picture that highlights the importance of local and state action to maintain progress

the overall evidence still shows that e-cigarette use is associated with less not more quitting... The FDA’s action also highlights the importance of other local and state action to control ecigarettes, particularly including them in smokefree laws and to
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 3, 2017 01:10
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Judge Extends Deadlines In FDA Lawsuit By 30 Days

a judge has granted an extension in the cigar industry's lawsuit that challenges the agency's controversial Final Deeming Rule, which places severe limitations on how cigars are made and sold. Judge Amit Mehta, who sits on the U.S. District Court for th
Cigar Aficionado
added Aug 3, 2017 01:05
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A Model Risk Continuum for Tobacco and Nicotine Products

Studies conducted by BAT researchers on BAT’s glo™ tobacco heating product found that glo™ tobacco vapor contains significantly fewer and lower levels of toxicants compared to reference cigarette smoke (Forster et al 2017), though the numbers of tobacco-r
Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI)
added Sep 27, 2017 07:14
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Trends in utilization of smoking cessation agents before and after the passage of FDA boxed warning in the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

FDA issued a black box warning (BBW) on bupropion and varenicline in 2009... Conclusion The passage of the FDA boxed warning was associated with a significant decline in the use of varenicline, but not in the use of bupropion. Keywords
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 19, 2017 00:10
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Editorial: FDA brings a welcome light touch to cigarette regulation

Helping the public battle nicotine addiction is a worthy objective. But encouraging innovation about safer ways to satisfy the urge seems more promising than prohibitions on the amounts of nicotine allowed in traditional coffin nails. For now, the FDA ap
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Aug 7, 2017 19:57
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BELLUZ: We have an opioid overdose crisis, but cigarettes still kill 15 times more people

while the new nicotine limiting policy is truly significant — if it’s not also blocked by tobacco companies — the US still lags behind most other countries... “[this] raises questions about the industry's commitment to harm reduction. If they actively opp
Vox Media
added Aug 4, 2017 21:30
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BERMAN: The FDA’s Big (?) Announcement on Nicotine Regulation

In short, the FDA’s announcement is welcome, but no one should be lulled into expecting that action will come quickly or easily...Troublingly, some of the language in Commissioner’s speech suggests that the tobacco industry will have a prominent seat at t
Notice & Comment (Yale Journal on Regulation blog)
added Aug 4, 2017 21:25
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Advocates fear FDA blowing smoke on nicotine limits

Health advocates who want tougher action against cigarettes aren’t celebrating the announcement; they say the process mapped out by the FDA could take years and express doubts the agency will ultimately follow through. “We’re concerned about how long a
The Hill
added Aug 4, 2017 18:19
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FDA Tobacco Policy Shift Will Be Years In The Making ($$)

While the FDA has taken the novel step of targeting the amount of nicotine in cigarettes in its efforts to regulate tobacco, experts noted that there were no dates attached to its July 27 announcement that it... To view the full article, register now.
Law360
added Aug 4, 2017 01:35
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