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BRILL: Happy birthday, FDA tobacco plan!

if reduced-risk products are not on the market, they are not able to reduce risks. Less obvious is the way that regulatory barriers serve to discourage innovation by increasing costs and delaying the potential return on investment. The applications pendi
American Enterprise Institute
added Aug 8, 2018 19:18
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BENTLEY: The FDA must resist the irrational fear of vaping

The FDA must recognize that while industry regulation is vital, control is deadly, and regulating too much can be just as lethal as regulating too little.
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Aug 8, 2018 15:52
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AMA calls for greater electronic cigarette regulation

AMA is urging the federal government to move quickly to regulate e-cigarettes and require manufacturers to list the ingredients and nicotine content clearly on product labels, as well as a warning of the addictive quality of nicotine. In addition, the ass
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 8, 2018 12:55
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FDA to support development of nicotine replacement therapies

(FDA) has revealed plans to support the development of new nicotine replacement therapies (NRTs) to help eliminate addiction to combustible cigarettes. The public health agency aims to also create policies that will regulate the use of nicotine and toba
Pharmaceutical Technology (uk)
added Aug 8, 2018 12:52
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BLAIR: Trump's FDA may finally end Obama's war on vaping

the announcement that the FDA is working towards “increased flexibility and efficiencies within the application review process” is important. Only a select few tobacco companies can afford the millions of dollars required to subject products to a process
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Aug 7, 2018 21:36
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[Europe, Sweden] #GFN Michael Russell Award 2018 – Dr Lars Ramström

Ramström has undertaken meticulous analysis of the epidemiology of snus use in Sweden, and its impact on reducing smoking related mortality. He started publishing and working in tobacco control in the 1960s. In 1998 he was given the World Health Organizat
Global Forum on Nicotine
added Aug 6, 2018 18:25
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FDA Releases Draft Guidance on Inhaled Nicotine Replacement Therapies

FDA is "developing policies that support the possibility of a world where combustible cigarettes could no longer create or sustain addiction. A key part of this framework are steps to pave the way for products that help currently addicted smokers move awa
Occupational Health and Safety Magazine
added Aug 6, 2018 18:20
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Study finds hookahs to be more harmful than traditional cigarettes

Researchers measured heart rate, blood pressure, arterial stiffness, blood nicotine and exhaled carbon monoxide levels in 48 healthy, young hookah smokers before and after 30 minutes of hookah smoking. The study showed that a single session of hookah s
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Aug 8, 2018 01:18
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[New York] LETTER: E-cigarettes are really not better

Our efforts should include educating youth about the harms of products like electronic delivery systems, and how the tobacco industry uses manipulative marketing tactics to get people to use them. Public Health Solutions has programs like NYC Smoke-Free
Riverdale (NY) Press
added Aug 7, 2018 17:59
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Spain to host THR summit

What is being billed as Spain’s first tobacco harm reduction scientific congress is due to be held in Barcelona, on September 19...organized by ANESVAP (the Spanish Association of Users of Personal Vaporisers) and MOVE (the Medical Organization Supporti
Tobacco Reporter
added Aug 8, 2018 12:39
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