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40% of smokers incorrectly think nicotine causes cancer

Over 58% of smokers still try to quit without using an aid and going “cold turkey”,2 despite this being the least effective way. A PHE report highlights that public misunderstanding of the harmfulness of nicotine containing products, such as NRT and e-ci
The Phoenix Newspaper (uk)
added Mar 20, 2018 15:29
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FDA Publishes Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) on Lowering Nicotine in Cigarettes

Henry Sicignano III, President and Chief Executive Officer of 22nd Century Group, will meet this week with institutional investors in New York, Chicago and Boston to discuss the industry-wide implications of the FDA’s sweeping new plan.
Business Wire
added Mar 20, 2018 01:41
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[Italy] European Parliament - E-Cig: a Potential Step Forward for European Health According to LIAF – Lega Italiana Anti Fumo

is bringing experts and policymakers to the European Parliament to discuss the benefits of electronic cigarettes. The event takes place on 20 March 2018 at 12.30 p.m. and will allow experts to exchange views on the potential of e-cigarettes to help reshap
Business Wire
added Mar 19, 2018 21:48
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[Australia] Teens unaware of 'social' smoking dangers

Research has found two in three teenagers wrongly believe 'social' or occasional smoking is harmless, prompting concern from public health experts. Analysis of the Victorian Secondary Students' Alcohol and Drug survey of 4500 12 to 17-year-olds conducte
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Mar 19, 2018 20:21
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the 3 main reasons youth use e-cigarettes

consumers can’t determine differences between products and their relative harms. That’s why Truth Initiative® is pushing the FDA to reconsider its decision to delay fully regulating e-cigarettes until 2022 and calling on the administration to fully regula
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 19, 2018 20:14
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FDA initiative includes tightening innovative product standards

Part of FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s road map, introduced July 28, involves supporting a continuum of risk strategy to tobacco products that may have a role for electronic cigarettes, heat-not-burn traditional cigarettes and other innovative product
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 19, 2018 20:17
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Tobacco Product Standard for Nicotine Level of Combusted Cigarettes: A Proposed Rule by the Food and Drug Administration on 03/16/2018

(FDA) is issuing this advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) to obtain information for consideration in developing a tobacco product standard to set the maximum nicotine level for cigarettes. Because tobacco-related harms ultimately result from add
Federal Register
added Mar 18, 2018 01:13
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E-Cig Harms Outweigh Benefits, Study Finds

found that in a single year, 2,070 adult smokers would successfully kick the habit using e-cigarettes (albeit with a wide 95% confidence interval). But the model also estimated that e-cigarette use among non-smoking teens and young adults would lead to 1
MedPage Today
added Mar 17, 2018 21:29
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[UK] Pledge to tackle smoking

(NHS HMR CCG)...signed up to the NHS Smokefree Pledge, which is also supported by Rochdale Borough Council, to help smokers in Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale to quit and provide smokefree environments which support them. The pledge also supports Greater
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Mar 16, 2018 14:38
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How Could Lowering Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes Change the Future of Public Health?

What if a federal regulation could help to create a future in which cigarettes were no longer responsible for lifetimes of addiction and disease? FDA is working toward that future. In July 2017, Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb announced a new comprehensi
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 15, 2018 19:19
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