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FOJTIK: Trump’s FDA Commissioner Transforms the Government’s Policy on E-Cigarettes

Scott Gottlieb has shown that he understands the problems with the Obama administration’s treatment of the issue. Next, he must correct them. On July 28, new Food and Drug Administration commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced a bold shift in the way the F
National Review
added Aug 17, 2017 17:25
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[USA] New cigarettes to hit UK? 'Desperate' plan would make working Brits 'suffer most'

officials from the UK’s Department of Health have confirmed that they have met with regulators [FDA]... Theresa May’s Tory government proposed a “Tobacco Control Plan” last month to achieve a “smoke-free” Britain. In the report, it stated: "Stopping smok
Daily Star (uk)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:23
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[UK, USA] Director of RPS in Scotland calls for e-cigarette evidence review

MacKinnon said the RPS’s current policy on e-cigarettes, which opposes their ‘normalisation’ and calls for more longer-term research, was being reviewed. “We are still concerned that while e-cigarettes look as if they have a role in harm reduction, vapin
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Aug 16, 2017 15:36
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KLEIN: Why are opioids a national crisis, but smoking a personal choice?

President Donald Trump says he will declare that the opioid crisis is a national emergency... But opioids are far from the most lethal addiction in America. Smoking results in the deaths of 480,000 Americans a year, making it the top cause of premature
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Aug 15, 2017 17:08
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[North Carolina] E-cig risk campaign for youths draws praise, criticism to FDA

will roll out an online extension of its “The Real Cost” ...anti-smoking advocates question whether the FDA campaign could cause more harm than good, especially if it attempts to tell youths — as some anti-tobacco public-health advocates claim — that e-ci
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 14, 2017 15:11
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SPANO: There's Smoke Coming From This Dividend Champion And It's Time To Evacuate

While I don't see Armageddon for Altria, I do see a major retrenchment...might eventually become a "weed titan"...look at Philip Morris International. The company does not suffer from near the demographic, regulatory or fundamental challenges that Altria
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Aug 12, 2017 12:59
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[Europe, USA] Achieve Announces FDA Acceptance of the Investigational New Drug Application (IND) for Cytisine as a Smoking Cessation Treatment

has accepted the Investigational New Drug (IND) application for cytisine, an established smoking cessation treatment that has been approved and marketed in Central and Eastern Europe for more than 15 years. The company is now authorized to proceed with cl
PR Newswire
added Aug 11, 2017 16:27
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[New York] SULLUM: Uncle Sam calls truce in the war on e-cigs

the FDA also signaled a new receptiveness to vaping as a harm-reducing alternative to smoking, which suggests this reprieve could turn into a commutation. That would be good news for smokers who want to quit and for anyone sincerely interested in helping
New York Post
added Aug 10, 2017 03:57
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LETTER: The FDA’s new plans could just switch one form of nicotine addiction with another

As a physician who treats patients devastated by tobacco-caused lung disease, I was concerned ... Mr. Gottlieb appears willing to risk future generations of young people to nicotine addiction by granting Big Tobacco free rein to hook children on e-cigare
Washington Post
added Aug 10, 2017 03:50
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E-cigarettes: A legislative update

Health organizations are concerned that laws enacted to protect the public, especially children, from the dangers of tobacco and nicotine delivery systems might be unraveling.
Contemporary Pediatrics
added Aug 10, 2017 03:48
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