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GLANTZ: After TPSAC: RJR failed to demonstrate that Camel Snus, as actually used by consumers, will significantly reduce harm to individuals or benefit population health

Lauren Lempert listened in to the presentations and scientific discussion of the RJR application to market Camel Snus as a modified (i.e., reduced) risk tobacco product on September 14, 2018. After that session, she and I prepared this public comment, wh
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 18, 2018 21:59
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WILLIAMSON: The Marlboro Man’s Best Friend

As a public-health tradeoff, vaping is a good deal. It is an obviously good deal. Ah, but a good deal for whom?
National Review
added Sep 18, 2018 21:25
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BENTLEY: The FDA's assault on vaping is a gift to Big Tobacco

The magnitude of the FDA's threat cannot be overstated. A ban on flavors would be a near-death blow to the e-cigarette industry and severely weaken the appeal of vaping as a safer alternative to smoking. But an even more insidious consequence of the thre
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Sep 18, 2018 03:14
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[North Carolina] FDA committee recommends moving forward with Camel Snus review

A scientific advisory committee of the [FDA] approved advancing the applications for six Camel Snus styles to the agency. The styles are Frost, Frost Large, Mellow, Mint, Robust and Winterchill. Snus, which became popular first in Sweden, are teabag-lik
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 17, 2018 17:09
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E-Cigarettes, Snus Get a Wary Reception as Alternatives to Smoking

The dilemma underscores the difficult balance the FDA is attempting to maintain as it weighs support for new types of cigarette alternatives. Even as the agency wants to help smokers quit, Gottlieb said he worries that e-cigarettes may be luring kids who
Bloomberg News
added Sep 17, 2018 16:59
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[UK] Vapers rise 'to more than three million' in Britain

The number of vapers in Great Britain has topped three million for the first time - four times the number in 2012, according to a survey by [ASH]. Most use e-cigarettes because they have quit smoking and 40% are smokers who are trying to give up. The e
BBC Online
added Sep 17, 2018 16:41
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[Massachusetts] Will the Government Ban E-Cigarettes?

Michael Siegel hopes the FDA can avoid an outright ban, calling it “a public health disaster” that would push ex-smoking adult vapers back to dangerous, traditional cigarettes. Siegel...outlined for BU Today the fine public health line regulators must wal
BU Bridge (Boston University)
added Sep 17, 2018 16:38
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Delay discounting and e-cigarette use: An investigation in current, former, and never cigarette smokers

The smaller effect size for the association between delay discounting and current EC use, relative to current cigarette use, suggests that public perception of ECs as a safer alternative to cigarettes attenuates the role of delay discounting in decisions
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Sep 16, 2018 19:02
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[New York] Affordable vaping for smokers in poor countries branded 'a human rights issue'

Addressing a 300-strong audience of tobacco and vaping industry representatives, Helen Redmond, an expert in substance use at [NYU]'s Silver School of Social Work, said people in poor countries should not be priced out of nicotine-based products that cou
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 15, 2018 20:49
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Calling vape an epidemic isn't enough to stop big tobacco

Here at The Daily Free Press, many of our Interrobang answers in our print issues riff on the fact that freshmen are addicted to “Juuling,”... Let’s do the same thing with Juuls that we did with cigarettes — make them less cool.
The Daily Free Press (Boston University)
added Sep 15, 2018 04:07
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