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Upcoming Webinars: What’s the Hype?: JUUL Electronic Cigarette’s Popularity with Youth & Young Adults

This webinar will familiarize participants with JUUL, a relatively new, discreet, and best-selling e-cigarette brand that is very popular among youth and young adults. Policy, legal, and advocacy experts will describe JUUL and discuss concerns and emergi
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Mar 21, 2018 23:19
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Readers question Straits Times on article stating e-cigarettes creates more smokers than helping them quit

Many readers commented on the ST article. Some asked for the validation of the study, while some said that this is another piece of propaganda, saying that some other studies have stated that e-cigarettes have helped some people to actually quit smoking.
The Online Citizen (TOC) (sg)
added Mar 21, 2018 11:33
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[Virginia] Altria subsidiary asks FDA to review smokeless tobacco brand as a "modified risk" product

Barrington, Altria's chairman and chief executive officer, told investors and analysts last November...“We aspire to be the U.S. leader in authorized, non-combustible reduced-risk products,” Barrington said.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Mar 20, 2018 22:04
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U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company Submits Modified Risk Tobacco Product Application to FDA

Altria Group, Inc.’s (Altria) smokeless tobacco business, has submitted to [FDA] a Modified Risk Tobacco Product application for its Copenhagen® Snuff Fine Cut moist smokeless tobacco product. Altria aspires to be the U.S. leader in authorized, non-combu
Business Wire
added Mar 20, 2018 22:04
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FDA seeks data on role of flavors in tobacco addiction

said it would seek more information about the pros and cons of flavors in drawing youth towards tobacco and getting adult smokers to quit or transition to potentially less harmful products. The move by the regulator is part of a comprehensive plan, annou
Reuters
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40
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[New Zealand] One third of Kiwi smokers admit to sacrificing essentials

survey of smokers just released from the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, has found that 36% of New Zealand smokers admit to spending money on tobacco that they know ‘would be better spent on household essentials like food’.
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40
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[Mid-east] Can vapes stop Lebanon smoking?

The survey of more than 17,000 people from 13 countries was released Monday by Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, a group funded by an American multinational cigarette company currently marketing its brand of e-cigarettes.
Zawya.com (ae)
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40
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[South Africa] CASTRO / DAIN: Turning the tide on avoidable deaths in Africa

Nowhere are the battle lines between public health authorities and Big Tobacco... In September, the United Nations will hold a High-Level meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases as well as the first ever High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis, now the biggest i
Daily Maverick (za)
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40
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No menthol cigarettes? FDA begins review on flavorings in tobacco and nicotine products

The flavorings initiative is a key issue for the tobacco industry given that Newport, owned by British American Tobacco Plc, is the No. 2 selling U.S. traditional cigarette. Menthol styles, which are mint-flavored, have proven controversial for decades
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Mar 20, 2018 17:39
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[Arizona] Allhands: Can the FDA make cigarettes less addictive? 2 reasons to be skeptical

It seems dangerous to tell teens that one of the major consequences to smoking no longer exists. And it seems like a bad idea to move nicotine to the black market, where products could emerge that kill people even faster.
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Mar 20, 2018 01:36
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