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GLANTZ: After TPSAC: RJR failed to demonstrate that Camel Snus, as actually used by consumers, will significantly reduce harm to individuals or benefit population health

Lauren Lempert listened in to the presentations and scientific discussion of the RJR application to market Camel Snus as a modified (i.e., reduced) risk tobacco product on September 14, 2018. After that session, she and I prepared this public comment, wh
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 18, 2018 21:59
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Your teen is underestimating the health risks of vaping

Teens today are more reluctant to smoke cigarettes than their counterparts nearly three decades ago, according to a study released this summer. But parents should hold their collective sigh of relief. The study, carried out by the Centers for Disease Con
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 22, 2018 15:55
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UA physiology researcher continues studies on nicotine exposure during pregnancy

some obstetricians have been prescribing nicotine-replacement therapy (NRT), such as e-cigarettes...However, a growing body of evidence is beginning to show that nicotine exposure in the womb leads to a number of serious developmental abnormalities in ra
EurekAlert
added Sep 19, 2018 18:39
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[Massachusetts] Will the Government Ban E-Cigarettes?

Michael Siegel hopes the FDA can avoid an outright ban, calling it “a public health disaster” that would push ex-smoking adult vapers back to dangerous, traditional cigarettes. Siegel...outlined for BU Today the fine public health line regulators must wal
BU Bridge (Boston University)
added Sep 17, 2018 16:38
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Delay discounting and e-cigarette use: An investigation in current, former, and never cigarette smokers

The smaller effect size for the association between delay discounting and current EC use, relative to current cigarette use, suggests that public perception of ECs as a safer alternative to cigarettes attenuates the role of delay discounting in decisions
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Sep 16, 2018 19:02
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FDA Accepts and Files U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company’s Modified Risk Tobacco Product Application

The application requests FDA authorization to make one claim: “IF YOU SMOKE CONSIDER THIS: Switching completely to this product from cigarettes reduces risk of lung cancer.” “It’s critical that smokers have accurate, non-misleading health information ab
Business Wire
added Sep 19, 2018 18:20
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[North Carolina] FDA committee recommends moving forward with Camel Snus review

A scientific advisory committee of the [FDA] approved advancing the applications for six Camel Snus styles to the agency. The styles are Frost, Frost Large, Mellow, Mint, Robust and Winterchill. Snus, which became popular first in Sweden, are teabag-lik
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 17, 2018 17:09
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E-Cigarettes, Snus Get a Wary Reception as Alternatives to Smoking

The dilemma underscores the difficult balance the FDA is attempting to maintain as it weighs support for new types of cigarette alternatives. Even as the agency wants to help smokers quit, Gottlieb said he worries that e-cigarettes may be luring kids who
Bloomberg News
added Sep 17, 2018 16:59
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[UK] Vapers rise 'to more than three million' in Britain

The number of vapers in Great Britain has topped three million for the first time - four times the number in 2012, according to a survey by [ASH]. Most use e-cigarettes because they have quit smoking and 40% are smokers who are trying to give up. The e
BBC Online
added Sep 17, 2018 16:41
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[New York] Affordable vaping for smokers in poor countries branded 'a human rights issue'

Addressing a 300-strong audience of tobacco and vaping industry representatives, Helen Redmond, an expert in substance use at [NYU]'s Silver School of Social Work, said people in poor countries should not be priced out of nicotine-based products that cou
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 15, 2018 20:49
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