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[North Carolina] Davie cigarette maker has role in low-nicotine study

A biotechnology company with a Mocksville operation, 22nd Century Group Inc., said Friday its low-nicotine traditional cigarettes were used in a high-profile research study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. 22nd Century, based in Clarence
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 2, 2015 21:29
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SIEGEL: FDA Completely Misinterprets Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act in Warning Letters to E-Cigarette Company

The first claim simply notes that many customers were successful in switching from tobacco cigarettes to e-cigarettes. It doesn't mention or imply the prevention or treatment of any disease. The second claim actually is an "anti-drug" claim. In other wo
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 30, 2015 10:49
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ORDER #59-REMAND, REINSTATING THE DESCRIPTOR BAN (Sept. 21, 2015)

Forbidden health descriptors include the words “low tar,” “light,” “ultra light,” “mild,” “natural,” and any other words which reasonably could be expected to result in a consumer believing that smoking the cigarette brand using that descriptor may result
Tobacco On Trial
added Sep 21, 2015 16:10
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SIEGEL: FDA Says Some Cigarettes are Safer than Others, But Not Electronic Cigarettes

The public is being told that slight differences in tobacco smoke constituents change the health risks of smoking, but that taking the tobacco out completely does not alter the health risks. The absurdity and irony of this story did not escape the notic
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 18, 2015 12:23
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GLANTZ: Ecigs likely to have negative population health effects if more than 20-30% as bad as cigs

under all the likely scenarios, if ecigs turn out to be 20-30% as dangerous as conventional cigarettes there will be net harm. No one know what the actual risks will be, but I would be surprised if the risks are not at least that high. In addition, wor
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 1, 2015 13:36
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With tobacco, what you don't know can kill you sooner

Half of U.S. adults believe e-cigarettes to be just as harmful as traditional cigarettes...For people who continue to smoke, there are better alternatives to cigarettes that, while still hazardous, aren’t as lethal. For nonsmokers considering taking up t
University of Buffalo
added Aug 31, 2015 20:42
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ITG Brands, LLC 8/27/15

FDA has determined that several of your cigarette products are adulterated under section 902(8) of the FD&C Act (21 U.S.C. § 387b(8)) because they are modified risk tobacco products sold or distributed with
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 27, 2015 12:41
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ARCHIVE: Tobacco Industry Efforts Undermining Evidence Linking Secondhand Smoke With Cardiovascular Disease [FREE FULL TEXT]

attempted to undermine the evidence that SHS causes CVD to fight smoke-free regulations while developing approaches to support new products that claim to reduce harm. The industry interest in preserving corporate viability has affected the design and inte
Circulation
added Aug 16, 2015 11:26
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Controversy in promoting e-cigs

Just one huge caveat, skeptics say: E-cigs could turn out to be a crutch that reinforces smoking, and also could be a gateway to regular cigarettes for youngsters who wouldn't otherwise get hooked. To some degree, this is a philosophical debate. Under t
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Aug 5, 2015 14:03
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Modified Risk Tobacco Product Applications: Applications for 10 Products Submitted by Swedish Match North America Inc.; Reopening of Comment Period

This document has a comment period that ends in 31 days (08/31/2015) ... FDA has received and accepted a number of amendments to Swedish Match North America Inc.'s 10 originally-filed MRTPAs and is making these amendments available for public comment. FD
Federal Register
added Jul 31, 2015 15:39
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