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How the FDA is trying to reinvent cigarettes to make them less addictive

Here are some questions we are able to answer: What tobacco products are affected? The FDA seeks to reduce nicotine levels specifically in “combustible cigarettes” and said it will also look at the impact of menthol and other flavor additives on smoking
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Jul 28, 2017 20:29
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GOTTLIEB: Protecting American Families: Comprehensive Approach to Nicotine and Tobacco

Unless we change course, 5.6 million children alive today will die prematurely later in life from tobacco use. A renewed focus on nicotine can help us to achieve a world where cigarettes no longer addict future generations of our kids; and where adults
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jul 28, 2017 17:52
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FDA's New Plan for Tobacco and Nicotine Regulation

Lowering Nicotine in Cigarettes to Non-Addictive Levels / Public Comment and other Opportunities to Communicate with FDA / Extending Timelines to Encourage Innovations / Applications to market newly-regulated combustible products, such as cigars, pipe t
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jul 28, 2017 17:47
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FDA announces comprehensive regulatory plan to shift trajectory of tobacco-related disease, death

To make certain that the FDA is striking an appropriate balance between regulation and encouraging development of innovative tobacco products that may be less dangerous than cigarettes, the agency is also providing targeted relief on some timelines descri
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jul 28, 2017 17:44
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US considers plan to cap nicotine levels in cigarettes

The US is considering capping the amount of nicotine allowed in cigarettes at a level that is not addictive, in a move that could strike a serious blow to the business model of big tobacco. Shares in tobacco stocks tumbled on Friday after the unexpected
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 28, 2017 17:42
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In-Flight E-Cigs Ruling Firms Up DOT Rulemaking Power ($$)

rejection of a petition challenging the DOT’s March 2016 final rule explicitly banning the use of e-cigarettes on commercial flights affirmed the deference given to administrative agencies’ rulemaking authority, experts say, and...
Law360
added Jul 30, 2017 11:39
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FDA to Target Addictive Levels of Nicotine in Cigarettes

Gottlieb also said the FDA is giving e-cigarette makers four more years to comply with a review of products already on the market. The agency needs to concentrate on nicotine regulation and not be distracted by the debate on whether e-cigarettes help smo
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 28, 2017 20:28
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D.C. Circuit Court Upholds Ban Of Using E-Cigarettes On Planes ($$)

upheld a U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) rule that prohibits the use of e-cigarettes and other vaping devices on airplanes because the law banning the devices from planes benefits the health of the passengers
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 27, 2017 06:46
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[North Carolina] Reynolds cigarette sales continue to outperform rivals; California tax increase having impact

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. again outperformed its manufacturing rivals in traditional and electronic cigarette performance during the latest four-week measuring period by Nielsen that ended July 15. However, it is becoming clearer that the $2-per-pack in
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 26, 2017 15:02
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[UK] How one mental health Trust in Leicestershire is using e-cigarettes as a tool to go smokefree

As part of their commitment to the health and wellbeing of their patients and staff, the Trust started working towards going smokefree in April 2015. A core part of their service is caring for people with mental health problems, a group who are much more
Gov.uk Blogs (uk)
added Jul 26, 2017 14:26
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