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Industry Insiders Welcome FDA's New Tobacco Plan

Analysts at Wells Fargo Securities likewise believe that the "continuum of risk" approach will prove to be a positive for Big Tobacco. Altria Group will likely profit since its terminal value is now higher as it benefits from consumption shifting to redu
Convenience Store News
added Aug 1, 2017 00:40
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Trump’s FDA Chief Charts a Policy Shift Beyond Tobacco Products

Gottlieb, 45, has gained an early reputation for moving swiftly in an executive branch that has been bogged down by political drama and a relatively slow pace in filling key posts across many agencies. It’s not clear whether Gottlieb personally sought Pr
Bloomberg News
added Jul 31, 2017 13:38
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FDA's Plan to Lower Nicotine in Cigarettes to Non-Addictive Levels Shines Spotlight on 22nd Century Group

22nd Century is already capable of achieving the FDA’s ambitious new product standard. As previously reported, 22nd Century is the only company in the world capable of growing tobacco with non-addictive levels of nicotine. The Company’s proprietary Very
Business Wire
added Jul 31, 2017 13:37
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[Canada, USA] PICARD: A sea change in the war on smoking

Smoking low-nicotine cigarettes is better than smoking high-nicotine ones, and vaping is better than smoking. Those are the kind of plain language messages that regulators and public-health officials need to deliver in Canada, not just the U.S.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jul 31, 2017 13:34
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[UK-Scotland] SWITCH IT UP This is how swapping your fags for e-cigarettes could ‘prevent you and your kids getting MENINGITIS’

It’s thought that smoking is responsible for a third to half of all meningococcal cases, according to campaign group Action Against Smoking (ASH). But e-cigarettes are safer than cigarettes, and could lower the risk of meningococcal disease. Deborah Ar
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:42
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F.D.A. Delays Rules That Would Have Limited E-Cigarettes on Market

will redouble its efforts to protect children from products that contain nicotine, including e-cigarettes, and will pursue regulations of flavored tobacco products designed to appeal to them. E-cigarettes come in many fruit and alcohol flavorings to appea
New York Times
added Jul 29, 2017 13:41
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F.D.A. Delays Rules That Would Have Limited E-Cigarettes on Market

Dr. Gottlieb sounded notably more open to e-cigarettes than many other federal public health officials, who have opposed the devices as a gateway to nicotine addiction and eventually to the smoking of tobacco cigarettes. Although Dr. Gottlieb said he was
New York Times
added Jul 29, 2017 01:33
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FDA’s move to lower nicotine and examine flavoring a promising step, but Deeming Rule delay disappointing, says American Heart Association

We are also concerned that the FDA has raised the possibility of exempting premium cigars in the future. Tobacco in any form presents risk. That’s why we have advocated for – and will continue to insist – that FDA oversight of all tobacco products is abs
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Aug 1, 2017 00:42
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VIDEO: FDA Announces Regulatory Plan to Shift Trajectory of Tobacco-related Disease and Death

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., announced a comprehensive regulatory plan for tobacco and nicotine regulation that will serve as a multi-year roadmap to better protect kids and significantly reduce tobacco-related disease and death, including purs
You Tube
added Aug 1, 2017 00:39
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CASAA - FDA's New Vision for Nicotine and Tobacco Regulation is an Important Step Forward for Public Health

The FDA's announcement marks the beginning of a constructive national conversation about tobacco harm reduction. Commissioner Gottlieb highlighted the need for supporters of low-risk nicotine products and public health activists to find common ground. Ce
PR Newswire
added Jul 30, 2017 11:36
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