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Trump’s FDA Chief Charts a Policy Shift Beyond Tobacco Products

Gottlieb, 45, has gained an early reputation for moving swiftly in an executive branch that has been bogged down by political drama and a relatively slow pace in filling key posts across many agencies. It’s not clear whether Gottlieb personally sought Pr
Bloomberg News
added Jul 31, 2017 13:38
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RODU: Experts to FDA: End the smokeless tobacco misinformation campaign

Two internationally renowned tobacco policy experts are urging... Kozlowski and Sweanor echo my criticism of the FDA’s war on smokeless, noting that “consumers and potential consumers have a fundamental right (based on the principles of autonomy, health
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Feb 3, 2017 03:40
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FDA Acknowledges Receipt of 22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine Modified Risk Tobacco Product Application

With more than 200 patents relating to the genes in the tobacco plant responsible for nicotine production, 22nd Century is the only company in the world capable of growing virtually nicotine-free tobacco. Though Very Low Nicotine cigarettes have the taste
Business Wire
added Mar 31, 2016 16:08
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Researchers call for retraction of NEJM paper showing dangers of e-cigarettes with 9 comments

Researchers and advocates are calling for the retraction of a 2015 letter in the New England Journal of Medicine that suggested that e-cigarettes are as harmful – if not more than – traditional cigarettes....that e-cigarettes expose smokers to significant
Retraction Watch (Adam Marcus blog)
added Sep 14, 2015 22:27
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E-cigarette decision a massive blow to big tobacco

A TOBACCO company that has been touting its electronic cigarettes as a healthier alternative to regular smokes has been banned from making the claim. Philip Morris International was told by an advisory panel to the US Food and Drug Administration that i
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Jan 26, 2018 12:57
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[North Carolina] Senator asks FDA for clarity on consequences of new e-cig rules

A Republican Senate committee chairman has sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration asking “for assistance in understanding the consequences” of its new rules on electronic cigarettes and vaporizers. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., and chairman of the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 27, 2016 11:41
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Report Endorsing e-Cigarettes Called Into Question

The analysis has stirred up a heated debate, with the online version of their article generating almost 20 rapid responses so far, including several from researchers cited in the analysis. The first response came from Dr McNeill and colleagues, who, in
Medical Tribune
added Sep 25, 2015 15:50
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New Poll: Americans Strongly Support FDA Regulation of Tobacco Products, Want Limits on E-Cigarettes

Voters strongly oppose efforts by the cigar industry to get Congress to exempt some cigars from FDA regulation and support FDA regulation of electronic cigarettes. ...Fully 81 percent favor the law that gave the FDA regulatory authority over tobacco produ
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 14, 2015 15:40
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LANE: Electronic Cigarettes -- Let's Think Before We Inhale

Let's pause and think before we inhale the hype of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes). As is the case with conventional cigarettes, e-cigarettes deliver nicotine, an addictive drug. Beyond their addictive quality, the health consequences of e-cigarette
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 26, 2013 21:56
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[New York] Who Made That Cigarette Filter?

Robert N. Proctor, a professor of the history of science at Stanford . . . Here he talks about the promises made for filters. Were filters used to obscure the dangers of cigarettes? Oh, yes. Filters are the deadliest fraud in the history of human civili
New York Times
added Jul 6, 2012 11:56
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