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AAFP Responds to FDA Nicotine Steering Committee

On April 10, the AAFP wrote a letter to the FDA in response to the agency's request for comments on the use of nicotine for tobacco product cessation. The letter stated the AAFP's support of over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy, calling it a "sa
American Family Physician
added Apr 19, 2018 23:36
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FDA Update on Provisional Substantial Equivalence (SE) Review Process

Since the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (TCA) was signed in 2009, FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) has been responsible for using the tools of product regulation to help reduce the disease and death associated with tobacco use
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Apr 19, 2018 23:33
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Crackdown on e-cigarettes coming, FDA chief says

Lawmakers on a House Appropriations subcommittee grilled FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb about excessive use of e-cigarettes among youths... “I am concerned that FDA’s silence on e-cigarettes could open the door to the next public health emergency,” sai
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Apr 19, 2018 19:00
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E-Cigs Like JUUL Are ‘Undermining’ Efforts to Keep Kids Away From Tobacco, Senators Say

A cohort of 11 lawmakers, led by Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin, on Wednesday sent letters to both JUUL CEO Kevin Burns and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb regarding the youth appeal of the company’s vaping devices, which resemb
Fortune Magazine
added Apr 19, 2018 18:47
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[North Carolina] U.S. senators put pressure on Juul, FDA to tighten marketing regulations

A group of 11 Democratic U.S. senators is applying pressure to the top-selling electronic cigarette maker and the Food and Drug Administration to tighten marketing of the products. In particular, the senators want the FDA “to take immediate steps to ban
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 19, 2018 17:59
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Factual text and emotional pictures: overcoming a false dichotomy of cigarette warning labels [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our findings contradict courts’ conclusions that pictorial messages are emotional and not factual. Pictorial labels are rated as informative and factual, textual labels evoke emotion, and emotionality and informativeness are strongly correlated. These fin
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2018 17:11
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FDA Head Vows to Keep E-Cigs Away from Kids ... or Else

"We're going to have to step in ... We can't just addict a whole generation of young people on nicotine with e-cigarettes and consider that a public health advance," Gottlieb said Tuesday to a subcommittee of the House Committee on Appropriations. "We'll
MedPage Today
added Apr 19, 2018 16:37
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Leading Health and Medical Groups Urge Immediate FDA Action to Address Rising Youth Use of Juul E-Cigarettes

Six leading public health and medical organizations today urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to take strong and immediate action to address the dramatic rise in teen use of Juul electronic cigarettes, which has been widely reported by media and e
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 19, 2018 16:36
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Leading Health and Medical Groups Urge Immediate FDA Action to Address Rising Youth Use of Juul E-Cigarettes

Extensive media reports and educators have documented the skyrocketing popularity of Juul among middle and high school students across the U.S., as well as on college campuses. Educators report widespread use of Juul in school bathrooms, hallways and eve
American Lung Association
added Apr 19, 2018 16:36
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Health Groups, Lawmakers Sound Alarm on JUUL E-Cigarettes

On Wednesday, six leading public health and medical organizations including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Lung Association, and the American Heart Association sent a letter to the FDA urging the agency to take action against JUUL. Als
MedPage Today
added Apr 19, 2018 16:34
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