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LETTER: A New Tobacco Product

We have applied to the F.D.A. to market an innovative product ...We need to envision a world where less harmful alternatives, efficiently delivering satisfying levels of nicotine, are available for those adults who need or want them. The F.D.A.’s bold vi
New York Times
added Aug 7, 2017 18:55
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SENATE DEMS BLAST FDA FOR “STEP BACKWARDS” ON TOBACCO OVERSIGHT; CALL ON AGENCY TO GET SERIOUS ABOUT PLAN TO CURB NICOTINE IN CIGARETTES

today 13 Senate Democrats sent a letter to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb denouncing the agency’s recent move to delay oversight of newly-regulated tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes and cigars. Senate Democrats are deeply concerned this d
US Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
added Aug 5, 2017 22:45
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[New York] Tiny Biotech's Tobacco Tinkering Makes It a Rare Winner

tiny 22nd Century Group Inc. has something that’s suddenly in high demand -- it grows tobacco plants with just 3 percent of the nicotine in typical tobacco plans. As stocks of cigarette giants plunged over the past week, 22nd Century’s shares are up 70 pe
Bloomberg News
added Aug 5, 2017 21:32
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FDA's New Plan for Tobacco and Nicotine Regulation

FDA plans to begin a public dialogue about lowering nicotine levels in combustible cigarettes to non-addictive levels through achievable product standards. FDA intends to issue an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) to seek input on the potenti
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 5, 2017 14:30
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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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Tobacco Industry Faces Bifurcation Following FDA Proposed Regulation

FDA’s attempt to curb smoking could simply result in nicotine consumers getting their buzz from vaping...may cause a bifurcation of the tobacco industry whereby companies that have embraced “new tobacco” survive while the others get vaped out of business.
Hedge Connection
added Aug 4, 2017 12:39
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Big Tobacco Won’t Let the FDA Cut Nicotine Without a Fight

FDA Commissioner Gottlieb’s plan to cut the nicotine in cigarettes to nonaddictive levels will likely spark a lobbying fight from the tobacco industry.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 4, 2017 01:43
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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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