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HUFFORD/BALLIN: FDA will rule none too soon on e-cigarette regulations

If the FDA embraces harm reduction and enacts balanced regulations that encourage the efficient development of safer forms of nicotine delivery, then it can both protect public health and enable free market forces, driven by innovation, to help permanentl
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added May 20, 2013 09:51
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[Florida] CLASS ACTION COMPLAINT (PDF)

Plaintiffs...seek the following relief against all Defendants:
Capital New York
added Oct 4, 2015 22:54
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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 tech takes off as regulation looms

e-cigarettes come in many shapes and sizes and the technological changes only make regulating them more of a headache. At the same time, a rapidly growing market for e-cigarettes and the possibility that the devices could be safer than regular cigarettes
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 8, 2014 22:40
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[Florida] Philip Morris Must Pay $26.5M In Engle Case Over 'Light' Ads ($$)

denied Philip Morris' two motions for judgment as a matter of law seeking to reverse its loss at the trial, where a jury awarded roughly $6 million in compensatory damages and $20 million in punitive damages to decades-long smoker Judith Berger, who suffe
Law360
added Sep 19, 2014 17:54
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Tobacco is still America’s top health threat. But Washington doesn’t treat it that way.

Kenneth Warner ... I caught up with Warner last week for a conversation about the current challenge of tobacco control, and why the American public seems bored and jaded about our single largest public health problem.
Washington Post
added Jul 11, 2014 12:33
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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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POLITICO PULSE - EYE ON FDA: Scott Gottlieb drops hint about e-cigarettes.

"We need to have the science base to explore the potential to move current smokers — unable or unwilling to quit — to less harmful products, if they can’t quit altogether,” Gottlieb said on Monday. Gottlieb did not mention e-cigs directly, but his comme
Politico
added May 16, 2017 15:12
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Research letter: Which cigarettes do Americans think are safer? A population-based analysis with wave 1 of the PATH study

To aid the discovery and regulation of attributes that lead to harm misconceptions, we used a nationally representative survey to first identify cigarette sub-brands that smokers believed were less harmful.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 15, 2016 02:02
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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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