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MINTON: Overturning FDA's Vape Ban Could Save Millions of Lives

If Rep. Price wants to take a big first step as Secretary of Health and Human Services to improve public health, he should listen to the current Director of FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products, Mitch Zeller, who declared that “If we could get all those peo
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jan 20, 2017 21:53
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Criterion validity of measures of perceived relative harm of e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco compared to cigarettes

Highlights • In tobacco research and regulation, measures of perceived relative harm of products vary....• Direct measures had higher validity than indirect measures, based on product use associations. • Tobacco research and regulation would benefit from
Addictive Behaviors
added Jan 14, 2017 19:35
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More Americans Questioning Safety of E-Cigarettes

Public perception about these battery-operated devices is changing, even though studies investigating their health effects have had mixed results, the researchers said. "It's a good thing that information about e-cigarettes' possible adverse health effe
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 9, 2017 17:30
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FDA Provides Positive and Encouraging Feedback for 22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine MRTPA Filings

(FDA) has provided the Company with helpful and positive feedback on the Company’s combined Modified Risk Tobacco Product Applications (MRTPAs) and Premarket Tobacco Product Applications (PMTAs) for 22nd Century’s “BRAND A” Very Low Nicotine tobacco cigar
Business Wire
added Jan 5, 2017 16:39
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GFN 2017 Abstract Submissions

The theme of GFN 2017 is ‘Reducing Harm, Saving Lives’. The programme will include plenary sessions, symposia, panel discussions and poster presentations – including video posters. When submitting an abstract, please indicate the category of presentation
Global Forum on Nicotine
added Dec 21, 2016 22:50
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[Africa, Tanzania] KANANI: MONEY MATTERS IN HEALTH&TECH: E-cigarettes have become a health dilemma

E-cigarette market in Africa is projected to grow as well. South Africa is one of the African countries where e-cigarette is gaining popularity. All over the continent, e-cigarette technology is penetrating the market. In Tanzania, they are being vapore
The Citizen (tz)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17
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researchers reviewed nearly 700 e-cigarette studies. what did they find?

“Only by understanding the total impact of these products—including patterns of use and long-term health effects—can we design policies that strike the appropriate balance between potential benefits and harms to public health,” Glasser said.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 16, 2016 18:25
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FDA opens door to reduced risk claim for Swedish Match snus tobacco

The agency said the company could not remove a warning that the products may cause gum disease and tooth loss. But it deferred a decision on whether to allow the company to claim the products cause less harm than cigarettes. It also deferred a decision
Reuters
added Dec 14, 2016 20:51
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E-cigarettes and other Next Generation Products

We are passionate about our tobacco business...But we are also devoting significant time, funds and resources to extending that choice to include alternative tobacco and nicotine products which provide consumers with potentially less risky alternatives t
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Dec 3, 2016 02:23
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] CSC chair chided over stand vs e-cigarettes

The Vapers Philippines and the PRO Vape consumer groups questioned the presence of Bala at the recent Conference of Parties 7 (COP 7) for the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in New Delhi, India from Nov.7-12.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Nov 21, 2016 21:59
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