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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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Tobacco Industry Research on Nicotine Replacement Therapy: “If Anyone Is Going to Take Away Our Business It Should Be Us” (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although the tobacco industry initially viewed NRT as a threat, it found that smokers often combined NRT with smoking rather than using it as a replacement and began marketing their own NRT products.
American Journal of Public Health
added Aug 18, 2017 02:31
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Tobacco Industry Research on Nicotine Replacement Therapy: “If Anyone Is Going to Take Away Our Business It Should Be Us”

Although the tobacco industry initially viewed NRT as a threat, it found that smokers often combined NRT with smoking rather than using it as a replacement and began marketing their own NRT products.
American Journal of Public Health
added Aug 18, 2017 02:28
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GLANTZ: What the tobacco companies know about NRT: Without counselling, it keeps people smoking

they were relieved when they figured out that most physicians did not use it properly and that, when used over the counter without counselling, they actually inhibited quitting. The companies developed their own NRT products as complements to cigarettes,
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 02:27
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From Threat to Opportunity: Study Shows Cigarette Makers Shifted Stance on Nicotine Patches, Gum

“It was surprising to discover the industry came to view NRT as just another product...companies want people to get nicotine..."by not regulating nicotine in all tobacco products, including NRT, the FDA could be walking into a trap.”
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 00:49
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