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Public Health Leaders Urge FDA to Issue Final Rule for Reducing Nicotine in Cigarettes by March 2019

22nd Century Group, Inc....announced today that 41 public health and medical organizations wrote an open letter to Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), urging the FDA to quickly implement its plan to reduce nico
Business Wire
added May 25, 2018 03:14
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de RUGY: FDA should allow for innovation, not push for vaping regulation

government alarmists should back off. The first step is for the FDA to stick to its plan to postpone regulation until 2022 and create a clear pathway for the permanent approval of these products. It would allow the vaping companies time to establish their
Tyler (TX) Morning Telegraph
added May 24, 2018 18:30
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Session D22 - CUTTING EDGE RESEARCH IN SMOKING CESSATION AND E-CIGARETTES

Due to the fact that the data is cross-sectional, it is unknown whether E-cigs could contribute to COPD development, or if people who have COPD are more likely to use E-cigs (possibly as a harm reduction method).
Abstracts Online
added May 30, 2018 19:36
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what would happen if new tobacco products ‘akin to iphones’ were sold in the u.s.?

[FDA] is expected to decide in coming months whether [PMI] can bring IQOS to the U.S., and if it can be marketed as a less harmful alternative to cigarettes...more interested in IQOS because of marketing efforts that portray the product as “akin to iPhone
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 24, 2018 15:49
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CULLIP: YouTube’s anti-vaping purge

reviewers of e-cigarette products have had their content ripped from the platform and – in some cases – their channels deleted with scant opportunity to appeal... Allowing hysterical single-issue groups to bypass the democratic process and force clampdown
spiked (uk)
added May 23, 2018 15:18
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[Canada] Big Tobacco’s ‘next gen’ evangelists may be just blowing smoke

A lot depends on how well convenience stores take to selling products developed by tobacco companies. Even then, “vaping companies now are developing these (prefilled, closed) systems that could go into convenience stores,” Howard said. “That, to me, wou
National Post (ca)
added Jul 4, 2018 14:15
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BEREZOW: JUUL And Vaping: Public Health Becomes A Partisan Issue

it's not going to stop all rebellious teens from drinking or vaping. Pretending otherwise is naive public health policy. Worse, our concern for "the children" is holding back a technology that can be used to get adult smokers to quit cigarettes.
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added May 20, 2018 18:11
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STROUD: COMMENT TO THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION REGARDING NONCOMMUNICABLE DISEASES AND THEIR RISK FACTORS

taxation and regulation has been remarkably ineffective in helping smokers quit. Growing evidence from the U.S. and other countries suggests the use of less-harmful alternatives to cigarettes—such as smokeless tobacco, heat-not-burn, and electronic cigare
Heartland Institute
added May 20, 2018 17:19
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BENTLEY: Chuck Schumer trades the war on drugs for a war on vaping

Schumer is the latest public figure to add his voice to the increasingly hysterical campaign being waged against the nation's largest e-cigarette company, Juul Labs. Schumer is demanding an immediate ban on so-called "kid-friendly" e-cigarette flavors, si
Washington (DC) Examiner
added May 16, 2018 15:53
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[Japan] Philip Morris device knows a lot about your smoking habit

In seeking regulatory approval for a new smoking device called iQOS, [PMI] is claiming the electronic gadget is less likely to cause disease than traditional cigarettes. But the iQOS holds another, less obvious advantage over regular smokes: the ability
Reuters
added May 27, 2018 20:28
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