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[Canada] Analysis: Are e-cigarettes safe and do they help smokers quit?

"These are now becoming a mainstream product," Hammond says, adding that reality will soon pose significant challenges for tobacco control advocates, the public health community and government regulatory bodies. "It's something that whether public healt
Global Television (ca)
added Feb 6, 2013 21:01
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ROSS: Calling the FDA's bluff and saving smokers

some of the prospective measures the FDA aims to implement will actually be counterproductive. For example, Hamburg claims that FDA researchers are aiming to reduce the addictiveness of tobacco products. However, reducing the level of nicotine will actual
Washington DC Examiner
added Aug 8, 2012 18:32
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Tobacco giant asks the FDA to approve 'less risky' cigarette

Given the tobacco industry’s history of questionable scientific practices over the years, Dave Dobbins, chief operating officer at Truth Initiative, said the FDA should review the company’s toxicology tests and replicate them before approving this altern
The Hill
added Aug 23, 2017 15:28
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Industry Insiders Welcome FDA's New Tobacco Plan

Analysts at Wells Fargo Securities likewise believe that the "continuum of risk" approach will prove to be a positive for Big Tobacco. Altria Group will likely profit since its terminal value is now higher as it benefits from consumption shifting to redu
Convenience Store News
added Aug 1, 2017 00:40
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4 Takeaways From Zeller’s NATO Show Session

“I guess I’m past the expiration date of being able to say, ‘It’s close',” Zeller joked during his general session. “Obviously, the No. 1 thing we have to do at the FDA is finalize deeming. It will happen under [the Obama] administration.” Though Zeller
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Apr 26, 2016 19:14
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Three More Findings from the FDA’s Tobacco Study

(PATH)...presented for the first time during this month’s Society for Research on Nicotine...75% of Minors Get Cigarettes from Social Sources...43% of Minors Reported Using Two or More Tobacco Products...Only 3.1% of Non-Tobacco Consumers are Interested i
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 14, 2016 21:48
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Award-Winning Alternative to Risky Tobacco Citizen eCig Products Now Available Through Southern Wine & Spirits of Nevada

Citizen eCig exists to reduce the harm caused by tobacco smoking while allowing smokers to indulge their passion without the odorous, risky smoke that accompanies the rolled tobacco variety. It’s the only vapor product formulated by a cancer research bio
Business Wire
added May 1, 2015 06:45
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Tobacco harm reduction: The need for new products that can compete with cigarettes [Addictive Behaviors]

• The medical and regulatory consensus is that nicotine itself is relatively safe. • Snus use in Sweden provides strong evidence in support of harm reduction. • E-cigarettes are seen by many smokers as an attractive alternative to cigarettes. • Regulated,
Science Direct
added Dec 9, 2013 20:16
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KESSLER: E-cigarettes could reduce harm: Opposing view

Tobacco policy is at a critical juncture. It is time to seize the moment, align the interests of business and public health, and adopt a regulatory policy aimed at shifting tobacco users down the continuum from the most harmful to the less harmful produc
USA Today
added Sep 23, 2013 04:16
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Star Scientific leaving smokeless business

Star Scientific Inc. said Monday it is getting out of the smokeless tobacco business, discouraged by the regulatory environment for its Ariva and Stonewall Hard products. The company, based in Glen Allen, Va., said it will concentrate on its pharmaceuti
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 18, 2012 04:25
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