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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

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

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

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

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

[Canada, UK, USA] Smoke and mirrors: The tobacco industry pursuit of the cancer-free cigarette

“We’ve got consumers getting sick because they use our products.” It’s a statement that previous BAT executives wouldn’t have dreamed of making. Incredibly, tobacco companies in North America were still denying the link between smoking, addiction and di
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Oct 8, 2012 14:29

6 Retail Tobacco Insights From Wells Fargo’s ‘Tobacco Talk’ Survey

Reynolds is the biggest winner in shelf-space allocations; ITG loses ground. / Retailers anticipate negative impact from stricter minimum-age laws / Overarching sentiment on the e-cig category remains largely negative, with the exception of major playe
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 27, 2016 21:44

Altria Sues FDA Over 'Black & Mild' Cigar Ban ($$)

accused the FDA of flouting the plain text of the Tobacco Control Act this month when it extended limits on cigarette marketing to cigars and pipe tobacco, among other products. Those limits include a ban on using words like "mild," but Altria argued that
added May 28, 2016 01:58

FDA Denies R.J. Reynolds Request to Weaken Smokeless Tobacco Warning

The AAFP and other anti-tobacco stakeholders scored a big win last week when the FDA denied an industry request to weaken the language in one of the agency's four smokeless tobacco warning statements. More than 2 1/2 years ago, the AAFP joined about 30 o
American Family Physician
added May 24, 2015 21:13

EDITORIAL: Duelling letters: which one would you sign?

we are dismayed at the eagerness with which some on both sides have fanned the flames of division—and baffled at how the e-cigarette issue has consumed attention that should be directed to the real killer products: conventional cigarettes, the manufacture
Tobacco Control
added Aug 14, 2014 10:29
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