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Reynolds CEO Embraces FDA Challenge / Innovation a critical focus for reducing harm, executive says

Debra Crew, CEO of Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Reynolds, said technology provides an important opportunity to give smokers their desired nicotine in a less harmful way, according to a CNBC report. “If we can put a man on the moon, we can deliver tobacco t
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 20, 2017 22:20
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[North Carolina] Are e-cigarettes safer than regular smokes? Here’s what UNC researchers say.

UNC researchers and colleagues from other schools looked at data ...Researchers found that patients who had quit regular cigarettes, or combustibles, for electronic cigarettes (also called e-cigarettes) did not have a decrease in symptoms. The same findi
Durham (NC) Herald Sun
added Sep 18, 2017 22:57
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Scientists on why banning e-cigarettes in India is an epic mistake

As the Indian government is considering implementing a ban on electronic cigarettes, Indian scientists are appealing to local authorities to conduct “India centric research before deciding on any hasty move”.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Sep 18, 2017 22:46
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BRIEF-FDA issues revised final guidance on tobacco manufacturer registration, product listing requirements‍​

* Says guidance outlines how a registrant could provide information and labeling for a selected line of products as a single submission‍​ * Says updated guidance on tobacco manufacturer registration includes compliance policy to reduce product labeling
Reuters
added Sep 18, 2017 05:18
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FDA IN BRIEF: FDA issues revised final guidance on tobacco manufacturer registration and product listing requirements as part of the agency’s efforts to provide continued, effective oversight of the newly-regulated tobacco products, including e-cigarette

goal is to ensure that the FDA has the proper scientific and regulatory foundation to efficiently and effectively implement the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. This includes making certain that the FDA is striking an appropriate balance
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Sep 18, 2017 05:16
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Notice of Appeal Filed in Deeming Rule Challenge by Right to be Smoke-Free Coalition and Nicopure Labs

The lawsuit challenges aspects of FDA's Deeming Regulation and the Tobacco Control Act as they are being applied to the vapor industry. The RSF Coalition respectfully disagrees with the conclusions reached by the lower court and believes that both the la
National Law Review
added Sep 17, 2017 19:51
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EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes and youth smoking: be alert but not alarmed

we need to consider the whole population (youth and adults) and longer term goals, such as a cigarette endgame. The goal of policy making should be to achieve the optimal regulatory balance that reduces any potential risks that vaping products may pose to
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2017 19:48
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[Australia] MENDELSOHN: AMA gets in a tangle on harm reduction

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) is to be commended for its recent position statement on substance use....this enlightened approach does not apply to its policy statement on the most harmful substance use of all, tobacco smoking.
Medical Republic (au)
added Sep 15, 2017 17:39
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[Canada] Canadian health groups respond to Philip Morris International’s $1 billion research fund

“We risk repeating the tragedy of past decades unless the government moves quickly to ensure that the new challenges of e-cigarettes and so-called reduced risk products are addressed by reliable and uncontaminated research.”
Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada
added Oct 14, 2017 16:10
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[New York] Winners announced

Tobacco Reporter handed out its annual Golden Leaf Awards during a ceremony at the Intercontinental New York Barclay Hotel in New York City yesterday night. Sponsored exclusively by BMJ, the Golden Leaf Awards recognize excellence in the tobacco and vapo
Tobacco Reporter
added Sep 18, 2017 22:59
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