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ROSS: Calling the FDA's bluff and saving smokers

some of the prospective measures the FDA aims to implement will actually be counterproductive. For example, Hamburg claims that FDA researchers are aiming to reduce the addictiveness of tobacco products. However, reducing the level of nicotine will actual
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Aug 8, 2012 18:32
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[Australia] GLANTZ: Philip Morris hides data in plain sight on dangers of new heat-not-burn product

Because Philip Morris’s medical tests in humans failed to show that IQOS “as it is actually used by consumers, will significantly reduce harm and the risk of tobacco-related disease to individual users,” I believe the FDA must deny Philip Morris’s applic
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 29, 2017 03:36
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[Canada] DRESCHEL: To vape or not to vape

But in the absence of conclusive data, Ontario's Liberal government is already demonizing e-cigarettes and ignoring their potential to save lives and health-care dollars. The government claims its smoke-free strategy is to help smokers quit, protect othe
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Dec 3, 2014 13:30
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[Canada] GLOBE EDITORIAL E-cigarettes: A way out of addiction – or a way in?

Consumers deserve clarity from Health Canada. Are these devices banned or not? Safe or not? A good way to stop smoking – or a way to start? A lot has changed since 2009. Time for an update, Health Canada. Your smoke break is over.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 5, 2014 13:15
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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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22nd Century Group: Big Trouble For Big Tobacco - How The Big Are Falling Behind

The FDA tobacco advisory panel meeting is set and will be discussing a slew of information including modified risk tobacco products as well as new statutory regulations. 22nd Century Group Inc, (NYSEMKT:XXII) is uniquely positioned to be both small upst
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Feb 25, 2017 18:35
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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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[Canada] Waterloo study aims to better understand e-cigarette effects

Hammond launched a study — the first of its kind in Canada — to figure out whether there is any benefit to e-cigarettes, which are often touted as a great option for smokers who want to quit. "We're recruiting smokers and basically seeing what happens w
Kitchener-Waterloo (ONT) Record (ca)
added Sep 25, 2015 14:44
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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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