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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
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Special Issue "Electronic Cigarettes as a Tool in Tobacco Harm Reduction" / Published Papers (9 papers)

Are they effective in promoting smoking reduction or as a complete substitution, and why? Is there a potential to cause harm, and at what level compared to smoking? How should they be regulated? These are crucial issues that need to be addressed. Therefor
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Nov 11, 2014 15:57
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BAT pushes for tobacco harm reduction policy

British American Tobacco (BAT), has called on the World Health Organisation (WHO) and governments around the world to adopt a policy of tobacco harm reduction as a more progressive approach to tobacco regulation. The WHO’s own estimates suggest there ar
Daily Sun (ng)
added Jun 2, 2014 14:52
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About one in five U.S. adult cigarette smokers have tried an electronic cigarette

“E-cigarette use is growing rapidly,” said CDC Director Tom Frieden, MD, MPH. “There is still a lot we don’t know about these products, including whether they will decrease or increase use of traditional cigarettes.”
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Feb 28, 2013 18:45
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KOZLOWSKI/SWEANOR: ‘Not harmless’ messages without comparisons disserve consumers, potential consumers, and public health approaches to tobacco/nicotine products

Information on relative risks needs to be combined with measures that facilitate the ability to use that information. Arguably, one of the most significant casualties of the misinformation campaigns has been the limiting of choices for those using the mos
Addictive Behaviors
added Sep 27, 2017 06:56
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Philip Morris International Sustainability Report Outlines Fundamental Transformation to Shift Its Business to Smoke-Free Products

PMI’s efforts are squarely focused on replacing cigarettes with smoke-free products, offering the millions of men and women who continue to smoke a better alternative. This second United Nations Global Compact Communication on Progress includes expectatio
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 12, 2017 11:24
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[Japan] Latest clinical research confirms that IQOS reduces smoker exposure to select harmful chemicals as compared to cigarette smoke

Conducted in Japan over a three-month period by the well-known clinical research organization, the Osaki Hospital Tokyo Heart Center, the study showed that smokers who switched to IQOS: Reduced their exposure to 15 harmful chemicals to levels that approa
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 27, 2017 15:31
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[Asia, Qatar] e-cigarettes carry several health risks: expert

“Studies into the health risks posed by using electronic cigarettes, which are illegal in Qatar, are now beginning to be published,” said Dr Ziyad Mahfoud, associate professor, Healthcare Policy and Research at WCM-Q at the latest instalment of WCM-Q’s ‘
Gulf Times (qa)
added Nov 25, 2016 13:43
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[New Zealand] SWEANOR/BATES/LAUGESEN: E-cigarettes could help smokers

A widespread switch to e-cigarettes would cut exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke as they pose no material risk to bystanders.... • It is unethical to deny a smoker access to products that are much safer than the dominant product on the market, cigaret
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 12, 2016 15:34
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Unproven claims run rampant in e-cigarette business

Electronic cigarette makers and sellers are making all kinds of health claims, many of which likely won't stand up to scrutiny under recently announced FDA regulation, a new study has found.... On top of advertising the products as a good way to quit smok
ScienceDaily
added Jun 28, 2016 12:58
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