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New FDA Head May Bring Mindset of Harm Reduction

“Certainly, it would be a great opportunity if Scott Gottlieb’s ascension at the FDA leads to Mitch Zeller leaving the agency,” says Gregory Conley, president of the American Vaping Association, Hoboken, N.J. In the past, Conley has called Zeller out for
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jul 14, 2017 23:37
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Philip Morris Products S.A. Modified Risk Tobacco Product Applications (MRTPAs)

The FDA filed for scientific review three Modified Risk Tobacco Product Applications (MRTPAs) from Philip Morris Products S.A. (PMP S.A.) for its IQOS system and three types of Heatstick products on May 24, 2017. Due to the large size of these application
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jul 14, 2017 20:56
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[Poland] Furore over tobacco harm-reduction efforts

(PMI) in its presentation at the Forum noted: ...“The recognition that people will continue to smoke has led many public health authorities to the conclusion that developing tobacco products that have a reduced risk of causing disease is a crucial element
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jul 14, 2017 09:38
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[Australia] EDITORIAL: Take a stand against big tobacco's e-cigarette push

Phillip Morris stands accused of "astroturfing" – that is, trying to create the illusion of a grassroots movement...The health impacts of basting the lungs in nicotine, flavour chemicals and the liquid propylene glycol used to vapourise them are simply n
The Age (au)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:40
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Evaluation of strategies to communicate harmful and potentially harmful constituent (HPHC) information through cigarette package inserts: a discrete choice experiment

Numeric HPHC information on inserts appears to produce misunderstandings that some cigarettes are less harmful than others. Furthermore, brief narratives that link HPHCs to smoking-related disease may promote cessation versus communications that do not ex
Tobacco Control
added Jul 14, 2017 03:40
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Cigarette smoking risk-reducing beliefs: Findings from the United States Health Information National Trends Survey

Vulnerable populations who may be most at risk of smoking attributable morbidity and mortality were more likely to endorse risk-reducing beliefs. Future studies are needed to better understand how risk-reducing beliefs are formed and if modifying these be
Science Direct
added Jul 14, 2017 03:39
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[South Carolina] EDITORIAL: Tobacco use objectives can be met

Where the ASH and government, from the national level to local, should not be directing the fight is electronic cigarettes. Lindsey Stroud, government relations coordinator at The Heartland Institute, notes that not only is the Food and Drug Administrat
Orangeburg (SC) Times & Democrat
added Jul 18, 2017 01:53
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[UK] E-cigarette Australia: Health experts don’t want to ‘sacrifice’ smokers, want them to switch to a healthier alternative

Australian doctors and giant tobacco company British American Tobacco have told federal parliamentarians that the country must make e-cigarettes easily available to smokers as it is a safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes. Health experts, who are also
International Business Times (au)
added Jul 14, 2017 22:09
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[Australia] Doctors plead for e-cigarette reforms

Doctors campaigning for drug law reform say Australia must embrace e-cigarettes and stop making it hard for smokers to use a vastly safer product... Retired doctor Dr Alex Wodak, who now heads the Australian Drug Law Reform Foundation, has told a federal
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jul 13, 2017 01:08
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[Africa, South Africa, UK] No scientific credibility to claim that vaping is 95% safer than traditional cigarettes

South Africa’s advertising watchdog ordered electronic cigarette seller Twisp to pull a radio ad saying its products are “95% safer than smoking”. Yet the claim still appears on its website. It’s also on the website of a Twisp competitor, Vaperite. Both
Africa Check
added Jul 12, 2017 03:22
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