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FDA says eying future regulation on e-cigarette flavors

Mitch Zeller...said the agency would review data on how many addicted smokers and tobacco users have actually been able to quit using e-cigarettes with flavors before making decisions on any flavor regulations. Critics contend that the flavors, such as
Reuters
added May 5, 2016 18:48
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TOBACCO HARM REDUCTION AS PUBLIC POLICY

Unfortunately, government health agencies and many tobacco control organizations have not endorsed tobacco harm reduction as a viable addition to existing abstinence policies, leaving the status quo in place. It is a Guiding Principle for RAI and its op
Reynolds American (RAI)
added May 5, 2016 01:02
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[Italy, Japan] Marlboro Kicks Some Ash / Philip Morris makes a device to heat—rather than burn—tobacco.

Since November 2014 the company has set up about 10 such outlets in Italy and Japan where visitors can sample Marlboro HeatSticks... the company has 300 scientists searching for proof that iQOS may reduce the risk of smoking-related diseases.
Bloomberg News
added Mar 25, 2016 14:27
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Smokescreen: Are E-Cigarettes Safe?

Companies like to paint a black-and-white picture of a new era of safe smoking. “Cigarettes, you've met your match,” NJOY proudly proclaims in its Super Bowl ads. Whether e-cigs are genuinely safe is far hazier.
Scientific American
added Apr 16, 2014 11:24
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[UK] Philip Morris to Begin Next Round of Studies for New Products

Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) is kicking off a round of clinical studies this year for new tobacco products, with plans to commercialize those products as soon as 2016. In June, the maker of Marlboro and L&M cigarettes sold in markets outside th
Dow Jones Newswires
added Mar 18, 2013 12:58
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Mary Bottari: "Can Tobacco Cure Smoking?" And Other Highlights Of ALEC's Meeting in Salt Lake

According to an agenda obtained by the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD), "Can Tobacco Cure Smoking?" is the title of a workshop yesterday morning led by the tobacco industry-backed Dr. Brad Rodu
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 27, 2012 15:26
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[Canada, USA] PICARD: A sea change in the war on smoking

Smoking low-nicotine cigarettes is better than smoking high-nicotine ones, and vaping is better than smoking. Those are the kind of plain language messages that regulators and public-health officials need to deliver in Canada, not just the U.S.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jul 31, 2017 13:34
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New FDA Head May Bring Mindset of Harm Reduction

“Certainly, it would be a great opportunity if Scott Gottlieb’s ascension at the FDA leads to Mitch Zeller leaving the agency,” says Gregory Conley, president of the American Vaping Association, Hoboken, N.J. In the past, Conley has called Zeller out for
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 14, 2017 23:37
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The Spark for a Big Tobacco Reunion

What is iQOS? ...the technology looks to be a real game-changer for the industry, and [PMI] has that first-mover advantage. The company says it's spent more than $2 billion on research and development of smoking alternatives, as conventional cigarette con
Bloomberg News
added Jul 20, 2016 10:17
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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
Law360
added May 28, 2016 01:58
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