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Philip Morris Products S.A. Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

On Feb. 23, the FDA made public more amendments to Philip Morris Products S.A.’s modified risk tobacco product (MRTP) applications for its iQOS system and three types of Marlboro HeatSticks products. The amendments contain: Re-submission of data previousl
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Feb 23, 2018 16:41
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E-cigarettes less harmful than smoking, says American Cancer Society

The society’s new policy statement, adopted this month, could provide a middle ground between those who regard e-cigarettes as a dangerously attractive lure, and vaping advocates who say the practice has helped them quit the far more dangerous practice
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Feb 23, 2018 16:32
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[Maryland] U.S. Surgeon General talks tobacco and cigarette smoking in Baltimore

Surgeon General Dr. Jerome M. Adams gave the keynote speech Thursday to members of The Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco... He grew up working on his grandfather’s tobacco farm in St. Mary’s County...But his grandfather was also a life-long smo
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Feb 23, 2018 16:26
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MARCUS: Kids Should Be Told The Truth About E-Cigarettes. They’re Not As Dangerous As Smoking

Gottlieb seems to be suggesting the 17 percent of young people who believe e-cigs are a safer alternative to combustible cigarettes are wrong, but nothing could be further from the truth. There is no scientific doubt that e-cigs absolutely are a dramatic
The Federalist
added Feb 23, 2018 01:19
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[New Jersey] Menthol Cigarettes Could Be Even Worse Than Regular Cigarettes

Regular and menthol cigarettes are at least equal players when you’re talking about the negative impact on health, Flores says. That’s a big problem if people smoke menthols because they think they’re the lesser of two evils or only took up smoking becaus
Vice.com
added Feb 18, 2018 03:39
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Senate Dems push FDA to reject alternative cigarette health claims

A group of Senate Democrats is urging the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to reject an application from Big Tobacco to market a new "heat not burn" cigarette as less risky. Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) sent a letter Wed
The Hill
added Feb 18, 2018 02:19
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IQOS TPSAC Results: What You Need To Know ($$)

Tobacco Merchants Association (TMA)
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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‘Now is the time to act’

The National Tobacco Reform Initiative (NTRI) is urging US health care professionals to embrace the concept of relative risk. The NTRI said in a press note today that a recent report by the US’ National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (
Tobacco Reporter
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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Requests for Information: Nicotine Steering Committee

[FDA] is establishing a public docket to receive suggestions, recommendations, and comments...These comments will help the Agency identify and address priorities related to the use of therapeutic nicotine for combustible tobacco product cessation.
Federal Register
added Feb 16, 2018 17:53
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February 14, 2018: Two Indian Citizens and India-based Corporation Sentenced for Conspiring to Smuggle Counterfeit Cigarettes

Abhishek Shukla and Harish Shabhai Panchal, both citizens of India, along with the India-based company, Jubilee Tobacco Industries Corp., were sentenced in federal District Court in Miami, for conspiring to smuggle counterfeit cigarettes into the United
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Feb 16, 2018 17:17
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