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[Europe, UK] BATES: Stop demonising a potentially useful product for smokers

Regulation in moderation could assist, but this is a market-based revolution that should be led by consumers, innovative producers and engaged retailers. If regulators intervene too strongly, they will end up doing far more harm than good.
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Sep 13, 2014 21:12

MUHLBERG / BLUM: Overreach: How Congress and the FDA struck out on e-cigarettes

If the FDA had been willing to agree in 2009 that they were tobacco products and not medical products, the agency would have had vast authority over e-cigarettes. For the past five years, the FDA could have acted against adulterated or misbranded products
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Sep 8, 2014 12:02

KECSKES: Do Harm Reduction Cigarettes Work?

“Harm reduction” cigarettes seem low-tech when compared to their e-cigarette counterparts, but they employ some pretty sophisticated “smoke & mirrors” chemistry to reel in the average smoker. This involves the use of genetically modified tobacco to cut d
added Aug 27, 2014 18:06

CONLEY: Use Common Sense on E-Cigarettes

members of the American Vaping Association, which represents U.S.-based, family-owned-and-operated e-cigarette manufacturers, would be hard pressed to meet FDA’s requirements. The rules, in short, would needlessly drive these companies out of business and
U.S. News & World Report
added Jul 31, 2014 02:50

22nd Century Group Engages CRO for FDA Regulatory Activities of Company’s Modified Risk Cigarettes

it has engaged a major a contract research organization (“CRO”) with extensive experience in tobacco exposure studies to assist the Company in certain regulatory activities at the Center for Tobacco Products (“CTP”) of the U.S. Food and Drug Administratio
CBS MarketWatch
added Jul 11, 2014 18:49

GLATTER: E-Cigarettes: Turning Harm Reduction Into Harm Addiction?

While e-cigarettes may certainly have a role in promoting harm reduction—reducing the risk of lung cancer and heart disease and helping some chronic smokers eventually quit–the potential for nicotine addiction developing in teens deserves a spotlight in
added Jul 3, 2014 19:08

LETTER: E-cigarettes: What part of 'no danger' don't you understand?

It is classic that e-cigarettes has given public health everything they said they wanted, smoke with no odor or effects to bystanders and safer for smokers because they don't inhale anything burning to get nicotine. Are anti-smokers happy now? No. An e-c
Vallejo (CA) Times-Herald
added Jul 3, 2014 12:50

Thune E-Cigarette Youth Marketing Hearing Statement

delivered the following prepared remarks at today's "Aggressive E-Cigarette Marketing and Potential Consequences for Youth" full committee hearing: Mr. Chairman, I would like to thank today's witnesses for appearing before the Committee. According to th
U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
added Jun 19, 2014 11:59

[USA] E-cigarettes may promote tobacco use among young smokers, not proven as safe cessation aid, U.S. studies argue

The idea that e-cigarettes are a 100% safe and benign way to replace tobacco and help people reduce or quit smoking is largely unproven, two new studies contend, and the dangers of the substances in e-cigarette vapour are unknown.
National Post (ca)
added May 28, 2014 14:03

GLANTZ: RE: 2014 Surgeon General Report and Deeming Rule

I could not find a single citation to the 2014 Surgeon General's Report...This report contains important information that is directly relevant to the proposed deeming rule, including: ... 2014 SGR shows that changes to cigarettes that were thought to r
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 8, 2014 09:57
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