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About 1 in 5 U.S. adults consume tobacco products, federal agencies say

However, the report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Food and Drug Administration also stirred again the public-health debate of what is a tobacco product, particularly when it comes to electronic cigarettes and vaporizers.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 14, 2017 03:44
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[Australia] Smokers should switch to vaping: experts

Health professionals gathered in Melbourne on Monday to hear how the smoke-free technology could help smokers move away from deadly cigarettes. "For those smokers who won't or can't quit, the next best thing would be to switch to vaping," Queen Mary Uni
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Nov 13, 2017 19:20
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[North Carolina] Additional expenses lead to larger quarterly loss for 22nd Century Group

primarily caused by increased production expenses. The loss was $3.32 million, compared with a loss of $2.68 million a year ago. Contributing to the increased loss was $259,000 in equity-based compensation expenses in the quarter. The plant biotechnolog
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 12, 2017 01:41
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Totally Wicked Rises Again - The FDA’s New Regulations

On July 28th, 2017 the newly appointed head of the FDA, Scott Gottlieb, announced a stay of execution....Totally Wicked will now no longer be closing in 2018. We will continue to sell vaping products to adult smokers who wish to make an educated, well-inf
Business Wire
added Nov 10, 2017 21:37
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] XU: MOH’s adverseness against alternative tobacco products is “religious” in nature against scientific fact and logic

The amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act which have been approved by Parliament on Tuesday will see an introduction of a ban for people from buying, using and owning imitation tobacco products, such as e-cigarettes, e-cigars
The Online Citizen (TOC) (sg)
added Nov 10, 2017 16:55
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[Africa, South Africa] Vaping draws fire in war on smoking

Anti-tobacco lobbyists want legislation amended to include the latest smoking craze, which some say also has harmful effects. Executive director of the National Council Against Smoking Savera Kalideen said vaping products should not be compared to cigar
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 10, 2017 16:49
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Big Tobacco urges Canada to ensure legal nicotine competitive with black market

If the price of legal marijuana must be competitive with the black market in order to discourage underground sales, then the same logic should apply to nicotine, the head of Imperial Tobacco Canada said Thursday. Governments across Canada are preparing fo
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 10, 2017 16:39
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Philip Morris Products S.A. Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

Due to the large size of these applications, the FDA is posting the application documents in installments on a rolling basis as they are redacted in accordance with applicable laws. The following modules are currently publicly available:
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Nov 9, 2017 20:00
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January 25, 2018: Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting Announcement

Seating for this meeting may be limited, so the public is encouraged to watch the free webcast instead of traveling to the meeting. The link for the webcast will be available approximately 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the meeting each day and ca
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 17, 2018 20:05
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January 24, 2018: Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting Announcement

On January 24-25, 2018, the Committee will discuss modified risk tobacco product applications (MRTPAs), submitted by Philip Morris Products S.A. for IQOS system with Marlboro Heatsticks, IQOS system with Marlboro Smooth Menthol Heatsticks, and IQOS syste
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 17, 2018 20:04
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