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FDA tobacco chief says health community grappling with idea that some products are less risky

Changes in the marketplace have forced the public health community to wrestle with the idea that some tobacco products may pose less of a health risk than others, the new head of the Food and Drug Administration’s tobacco control efforts told an industry
AP - Associated Press
added May 16, 2013 14:23
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[Ireland] SWEANOR: Now is not the time to tax e-cigarette liquid

we should say yes to health-focused cigarette taxation. But yes, too, to giving smokers a viable alternative. Then, maybe, when vaping products have replaced cigarettes there will be a basis for taxing them. Especially if even less hazardous products are
Irish Times (ie)
added Aug 27, 2016 18:44
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[Florida] Tobacco company must pay lung cancer victim's family $37.5 million 'because they targeted teens with their advertising'

In a newspaper ad from the 1970s, the company states: 'The thing that makes Vantage so special is that its filter is based on an innovative design concept that gives smokers flavor like a full-flavor cigarette without anywhere near the "tar" or the nicot
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 3, 2013 13:00
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[Malaysia] E-ciggy is more dangerous than normal ones

BANGI: The Health Ministry has urged smokers who have switched to electronic cigarettes to refrain from using liquid nicotine as it was more hazardous. Its minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said liquid nicotine was a controlled drug under the Poisons Ac
New Straits Times (my)
added Jan 16, 2013 15:12
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Philip Morris to Introduce Lower-Risk Cigarettes by 2017

is developing three products that would be sold under existing brands such as Marlboro, and the most advanced is a cigarette that heats tobacco rather than burning it
Bloomberg News
added Jun 22, 2012 12:31
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[Canada] SWEANOR: We need pragmatic vision on nicotine

If passed, Bill S-5 will make it illegal for a company to tell smokers that lower-risk products are, well, lower risk... We can replace an approach based on punishing and shaming smokers into trying to quit with one that empowers them to succeed. With a
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:47
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[Canada] LETTERS: Two takes on e-cigarette ban

ban the use of e-cigarettes wherever smoking is prohibited is a sensible first step ... / Toronto Public Health should be handing out e-cigarettes for free, like they do with condoms, because they could form part of a very effective tobacco harm-reduction
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Aug 17, 2014 07:27
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[Canada] Jesse Kline: Can legislators please tell us why, exactly, new restrictions on e-cigarettes are necessary?

Ontario recently passed Bill 45, the (Forcing You Into) Making Healthier Choices Act, with all-party support. ... Arbitrarily placing draconian restrictions on a thing for no good reason is not something that governments should be doing in a free country
National Post (ca)
added Jun 12, 2015 22:52
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New Poll: Americans Strongly Back FDA Authority over Tobacco, Want FDA to Regulate Cigars, E-Cigarettes, Reject Efforts in Congress to Exempt Cigars from Regulation

American voters strongly support the law and want the FDA to extend its authority to all tobacco products, including cigars and electronic cigarettes, according to an online poll conducted by the Mellman Group for the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 27, 2013 14:26
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Study finds cigarette alternatives may not be safer than cigarettes

UC Davis pulmonary physicians recently published a study concluding these replacements can be addictive gateways to cigarette smoking. The assessment — which focused on cigars, hookah, e-cigarettes and a Swedish smokeless tobacco called snus — provides ne
The California Aggie (UC Davis)
added Oct 24, 2013 13:09
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