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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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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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[Canada] Marni Soupcoff: Smokers already understand the risks of cigarettes. Regulators should be cautious about trying to make them ‘safer’

one of the author’s knocks against the ventilated filter cigarettes is that their apparent “lightness” makes smokers think they’re smoking something safer. But the fact is: the message that cigarettes kill has already been delivered loud and clear. (Can a
National Post (ca)
added May 27, 2017 15:37
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What Investors Need to Know From Philip Morris' New Tobacco Study

Rather than being an exciting new growth opportunity for investors to mull over, new reduced risk products are starting to look like a way for Big Tobacco to hold on to what it already has.
Motley Fool
added Sep 25, 2016 23:28
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[Canada] Breakenridge: Questions cloud city's celebration of e-cigarette bylaw

The city's seven-month-old bylaw essentially adds e-cigarettes to the existing smoking regulations, thus drawing an equivalence between smoking tobacco and vaping liquid containing nicotine, writes Rob Breakenridge.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Feb 3, 2016 01:23
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[Canada] SWEANOR/HOUSTON: Rethinking Nicotine: The Role of Public Health Law in Ending an Epidemic

It has the potential to lead to one of the greatest public health breakthroughs in human history by fundamentally changing the forecast of a billion cigarette-caused deaths this century.
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
added Oct 7, 2016 11:29
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[Canada] HOUSTON/SWEANOR: How unsubstantiated fears over aspartame and e-cigarettes are having a detrimental effect on public health

rumours and alarmist quasi-science of the kind that have long plagued aspartame now fuel regulations not grounded in evidence or good public-health practices, and threaten both consumer acceptance of, and access to, products that are demonstrably less har
National Post (ca)
added Aug 25, 2016 14:31
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[North Carolina] Reynolds executives express optimism, rather than gloom, with new FDA rules

During a London presentation... Cameron said she was pleased with the FDA’s tone and language with the new rules, particularly the FDA’s recognition “that vapor products can play an important role in reducing the harm caused by smoking.”
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 29, 2016 14:31
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New Research Underscores FDA's Need to Take Action on American Spirit Cigarettes' Misleading Packaging

Descriptors and other aspects of American Spirit cigarette packs lead 50-60 percent of U.S. adults to incorrectly believe that American Spirit cigarettes are less harmful than a comparison cigarette pack, according to a new research released by Nicotine a
PR Newswire
added May 11, 2016 13:43
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