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[Canada] A burning need for visionary pragmatism on nicotine

Nicotine is both the problem and the solution to smoking and the epidemic can be stopped by using non-combustion alternatives...Canadian regulation has not only failed to adapt to and facilitate the transition to these massively lower-risk products, but
Troy Media (ca)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:59
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SENATORS' LETTER TO FDA ON MENTHOL (PDF)

Although the Tobacco Control Act did not expressly ban menthol from cigarettes, it did require the [TPSAC] to review the scientific literature around menthol's impact on public health and report to the FDA. That report concluded in 2011 that "removal of
US Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:54
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[UK] REDUCING NICOTINE IN CIGARETTES COULD CURB SMOKING ADDICTION, FINDS STUDY

Nicotine reduction in cigarettes makes them less addictive and could help curb smoking rates, new study has found. A team of scientists looked at how reducing nicotine levels affected smokers’ habits, focusing on vulnerable smokers, poverty-stricken wom
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:47
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FDA commissioner: Safer tobacco products can provide 'satisfying levels of nicotine' to people who want it

The Food and Drug Administration has provided options for companies to offer safer alternatives to cigarettes, so people can still enjoy "satisfying levels of nicotine" without the risks of tobacco smoke, the agency's commissioner told CNBC on Thursday.
CNBC
added Aug 25, 2017 18:44
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[Massachusetts] US Sens. Ed Markey, Elizabeth Warren look to ban menthol cigarettes

Contending that research has shown menthol cigarettes pose a greater public health risk than other types of cigarettes, U.S. Sens. Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, called on federal officials to ban them Tuesday. The Massachusetts Democr
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Aug 25, 2017 18:41
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Is the FDA Coming After Menthol Cigarettes?

Senators Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren, (D-Mass) appealed to the [FDA] in a letter to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb earlier this week, asking the FDA to “act on the substantial scientific data” and use its authority under the Tobacco Control Act to end
Convenience Store Decisions
added Aug 25, 2017 18:39
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22nd Century Technology is a “Game Changer”

announced today that a growing number of independent scientists specializing in tobacco harm reduction are publicly proclaiming that the FDA’s recently announced plan to reduce nicotine to non-addictive levels in cigarettes will drastically improve public
Business Wire
added Aug 24, 2017 19:03
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Challenging The FDA On 'Natural' Cigarettes ($$)

case challenges a settlement agreement between the [FDA] and a cigarette company, which agreement allows the use of the word “Natural” in Natural American Spirit cigarettes’ product packaging and labeling. The case is Sproule v. U.S. Food & Drug Administ
Law360
added Aug 24, 2017 18:28
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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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