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January 25, 2018: Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting Announcement

Seating for this meeting may be limited, so the public is encouraged to watch the free webcast instead of traveling to the meeting. The link for the webcast will be available approximately 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the meeting each day and ca
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 17, 2018 20:05
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January 24, 2018: Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting Announcement

On January 24-25, 2018, the Committee will discuss modified risk tobacco product applications (MRTPAs), submitted by Philip Morris Products S.A. for IQOS system with Marlboro Heatsticks, IQOS system with Marlboro Smooth Menthol Heatsticks, and IQOS syste
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 17, 2018 20:04
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[Oregon] WEBER: GUEST VIEWPOINT FDA rule lets Big Tobacco crush vape products

As the owner of Vape Crusaders, a vape shop and e-liquid manufacturer in Roseburg, and as a former smoker myself, I know about the damage caused by cigarettes. I smoked for 14 years and spent seven of those years trying anything that would help me quit —
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Jan 17, 2018 08:45
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[UK] "Heat-not-burn" tobacco products 'likely to pose less risk than cigarettes'

the products, which heat tobacco in a device to produce a vapour instead of burning it as in conventional cigarettes, still pose a risk to users, the independent Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT) annou
Birmingham Mail (uk)
added Jan 15, 2018 23:11
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E-Cigarettes: Use, Effects on Smoking, Risks, and Policy Implications

While e-cigarettes deliver lower levels of carcinogens than do conventional cigarettes, they still expose users to high levels of ultrafine particles and other toxins that may substantially increase cardiovascular and noncancer lung disease risks, which a
Annual Review of Public Health
added Jan 14, 2018 21:28
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RODU: Trials and tribulations of reduced risk tobacco products

In the 30 months it took the FDA to analyze and reject the first MRTP application, 1.2 million Americans died from smoking. The agency must move faster in its evaluation of obviously lower-risk smoke-free tobacco products and give them MRTP status.
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Jan 14, 2018 21:22
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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on FDA decision to seek additional time to reassess rule that would have changed longstanding practices for how the agency determined the 'intended use' of medical products

final rule notice that primarily addressed when tobacco products will be regulated as medical products, and more specifically which responsibilities for the regulation of tobacco products fall within our medical product centers versus our tobacco center.
PR Newswire
added Jan 14, 2018 21:21
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Origins of tobacco harm reduction in the UK: the ‘Product Modification Programme' (1972–1991)

1972 to 1991, the British government sought to investigate safer smoking...Current tobacco harm reduction premises and policies supported...and leading British public health organisations may reflect the historical influence of the tobacco industry.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 14, 2018 16:00
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Host–agent–vector–environment measures for electronic cigarette research used in NIH grants [FREE FULL TEXT]

This analysis revealed a heavy focus on Host measures (73%) and a lack of focus on Environment measures. The predominant focus on Host measures may have the unintended effect of limiting the evidence base for tobacco control and regulatory science. Furthe
Tobacco Control
added Jan 14, 2018 15:40
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[Kansas] EDITORIAL: Time to bump tobacco, vaping age to 21

’s time to start thinking seriously about bumping the legal age for obtaining tobacco and vaping supplies to 21, both locally and across the state. That would get it out of the hands of high school students, some of whom are in fact 18. Current state law
Manhattan (KS) Mercury
added Jan 14, 2018 03:17
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