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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates* for Lung Cancer,† by Urbanization of County of Residence§ — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2006 and 2016

In both years, the rate of lung cancer death was higher in nonmetropolitan areas than in metropolitan areas. In 2016, the lung cancer death rate in noncore counties was 48.6 per 100,000 compared with 33.0 in large central metropolitan counties.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Sep 17, 2018 18:32
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HHS Chief Azar: Regulators aren't going to to let e-cigarettes become a 'pathway to nicotine dependency'

Azar said he "completely supports" the FDA in its proposed crackdown Friday in an interview with CNBC's "Squawk on the Street." A father of teens himself, he said he sees the "pervasiveness" and "rapid spread" of teen e-cigarette use. FDA Commissioner S
CNBC
added Sep 17, 2018 15:24
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U.S. health secretary backs proposed FDA crackdown on e-cigarettes: CNBC

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar told CNBC on Friday he was “completely in support” of the [FDA]'s proposed crackdown on e-cigarettes. “We are not going to permit e-cigarettes to become a pathway to nicotine dependency” or the use of combust
Reuters
added Sep 17, 2018 11:27
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[Connecticut] Westport’s FDA Head Hopes To Snuff Out Juuls

Westporter Dr. Scott Gottlieb was in the news on Wednesday. The commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration took aim at e-cigarettes. Targeting both manufacturers and sellers, he gave Juul and 4 other major makers 60 days to prove they can keep th
06880 Where Westport Meets the World (Dan Woog)
added Sep 15, 2018 03:50
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[Wisconsin] MURPHY/JOHNSON: FDA crackdown on e-cigarettes is correct move

In May and June, the Common Council unanimously passed resolutions that prohibit use of e-cigarettes on City property and in public places where state law currently bans smoking and prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes to minors. It was helpful to have es
Milwaukee (WI) Community Journal
added Sep 15, 2018 03:36
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R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

Submit comments including data, research, and other related information to docket FDA-2017-N-4678-0001. There is currently no deadline for public comments. There may be conflicting deadlines added on regulations.gov and federalregister.gov. While we cann
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Sep 14, 2018 19:01
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U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Application

On September 14, 2018, FDA filed for substantive scientific review one Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Application from U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company for its Copenhagen Snuff Fine Cut, a moist snuff smokeless tobacco product.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Sep 14, 2018 19:00
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Modified Risk Tobacco Products

Camel Snus/ R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company TBD FDA-2017-N-4678 September 13-14, 2018 / FDA is making these applications available for public comment in accordance with applicable laws. FDA will post the application materials, including current and future
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Sep 14, 2018 18:58
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Utah vape shop owner sticks to helping smokers quit, says adults like flavors, too

"People want to get away from the taste of tobacco," said Lewie Lambros, director of the Utah Smoke Free Association and co-owner at Vapor Dreams, a popular vape shop in Bountiful. He said the industry offers thousands of flavor combinations and it is the
Deseret News
added Sep 14, 2018 01:38
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[Canada] Growing number of Canadian university and college campuses now smoke-free, report says

A growing number of university and college campuses across the country are now fully smoke-free – both indoors and out, says a report by the Canadian Cancer Society released Thursday. The report says there are now 65 post-secondary institutions that pro
Canadian Press
added Sep 14, 2018 17:08
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