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FDA urged to kill Obama's e-cigarette regs, $1M tax on vape shops

Sen. Ron Johnson urged new Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to take the next step and junk the regs. "As you begin your tenure as commissioner of the FDA, I respectfully urge you to review the FDA's e-cigarette regulation so that the industry can continue to
Washington (DC) Examiner
added May 20, 2017 15:51
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Johnson urges FDA commissioner to review new rules for e-cigarettes

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) is urging Scott Gottlieb, the newly minted commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, to consider repealing first-ever rules for electronic cigarettes finalized under former President Barack Obama.
The Hill
added May 19, 2017 05:30
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[Sweden] Snus Cleared of Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Use of the moist oral snuff product known as snus was not associated with a greater risk for pancreatic cancer in a pooled analysis of nine prospective studies involving more than 400,000 men. The lack of association was seen for all durations and intens
MedPage Today
added May 18, 2017 12:42
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LETTER from 51 Health Groups to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price (PDF)

As to e-cigarettes and related products, the record cited by the FDA in the May 2016 final rule, and the record cited by the government in the DOJ brief in support of its summary judgment motion in the Nicopure Labs case, make a compelling case for regu
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 17, 2017 17:24
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51 Health Groups Urge Administration to Defend and Enforce FDA Rule for E-Cigarettes, Cigars

In a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price (PDF), the groups expressed concern that the administration is taking steps to reconsider the rule, putting kids and public health at risk. Twice in recent months, on March 1 and May 1, 2
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 17, 2017 17:19
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Effect of message congruency on attention and recall in pictorial health warning labels

Our results suggest that message congruency between visual and textual information is beneficial to recall of label content. Moreover, images captured and held smokers’ attention better than the text.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 6, 2017 15:53
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STIER/MILLER: Promote Health by Not Defending the E-Cigarette Ban

The Trump administration should no longer defend FDA’s indefensible vaping ban. Harm reduction — opting for a product or activity that is not harmless but is better than the existing alternative — is a common and obvious strategy that we employ almost u
National Review
added May 17, 2017 23:43
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Effect of message congruency on attention and recall in pictorial health warning labels

The nine pictorial health warning labels (PWLs) proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration vary ....Our results suggest that message congruency between visual and textual information is beneficial to recall of label content. Moreover, images captured
Tobacco Control
added May 17, 2017 02:54
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POLITICO PULSE - EYE ON FDA: Scott Gottlieb drops hint about e-cigarettes.

"We need to have the science base to explore the potential to move current smokers — unable or unwilling to quit — to less harmful products, if they can’t quit altogether,” Gottlieb said on Monday. Gottlieb did not mention e-cigs directly, but his comme
Politico
added May 16, 2017 15:12
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Perceptions of Menthol Cigarettes Among Twitter Users: Content and Sentiment Analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Examinations of public opinions toward menthol cigarettes through social media can help to inform the framing of public communication about menthol cigarettes, particularly in light of potential regulation by the European Union, US Food and Drug Administr
Journal of Medical Internet Research (ca)
added May 16, 2017 14:26
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