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[Australia] ERIKSEN: Why lowering nicotine in cigarettes could change the course of health

There are many forces at work, but the good news is that scientists and the general public will get opportunities to offer their input as this process moves forward. And a growing number of state and local governments are adopting their own policies to p
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:56
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Reducing tobacco-related harm: FDA’s proposed product standard for smokeless tobacco

This Special Communication discusses the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) proposed rule that would limit N-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) levels in smokeless tobacco products. It argues that finalising and implementing this first 'product standard' would
Tobacco Control
added Aug 24, 2017 16:34
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Retailer Regulations and Guidance

To help retailers understand the regulations and different aspects of the law as well as their responsibilities for complying with the Tobacco Control Act, FDA issues guidance documents, which describe the Agency’s current thinking on regulatory issues.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 23, 2017 19:21
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Tobacco giant asks the FDA to approve 'less risky' cigarette

Given the tobacco industry’s history of questionable scientific practices over the years, Dave Dobbins, chief operating officer at Truth Initiative, said the FDA should review the company’s toxicology tests and replicate them before approving this altern
The Hill
added Aug 23, 2017 15:28
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PROCTOR: Editorial FDA’s new plan to reduce the nicotine in cigarettes to sub-addictive levels could be a game-changer [FREE FULL TEXT]

Overall, though, this new FDA plan is certainly a breath of fresh air. If carried through with courage and conviction, it could save more lives than any other act of a governmental agency in all of human history. The magnitude of the harms is that great.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 22, 2017 15:42
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US Wants to Make it Easier for Americans to Stop Smoking

did research on lowering nicotine levels. Their findings were published two years ago in The New England Journal of Medicine. In their study, over 800 smokers were given cigarettes with different levels of nicotine over a six-week period. Tidey said the
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Aug 21, 2017 00:46
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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: Take the Addiction Out of Smoking

FDA was unable to require lower levels until Congress passed the 2009[TCA]... FDA is expected to face legal resistance...lowering the nicotine in cigarettes is going to take a while. That's a shame, but all the more reason to get started right away. For
Bloomberg News
added Aug 18, 2017 03:20
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KATZ: No Smoke—Just Cancer-Causing Chemicals

They are bad for health because they release cancer-causing chemicals, and I hope the FDA will not approve them for that important reason. If the FDA does approve the sale of these products, existing smoking bans should be amended to include these product
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Aug 18, 2017 03:09
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GLANTZ: Philip Morris’ claims about IQOS safety are attracting scrutiny

They are bad for health because they release cancer-causing chemicals, and I hope the FDA will not approve them for that important reason. If the FDA does approve the sale of these products, existing smoking bans should be amended to include these produc
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 03:07
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