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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

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

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

[North Carolina] FDA focus on menthol flavoring, low nicotine levels rattles investors

Menthol’s popularity with smokers led Reynolds American Inc. to spend $29.25 billion in June 2015 to acquire Newport from Lorillard Inc. Reynolds, now fully owned by British American Tobacco PLC, holds 56 percent of the U.S. menthol cigarette market shar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 29, 2017 19:47

VIDEO: Altria shares plunge after FDA releases road map to curb tobacco-related deaths

In an email, a British American Tobacco spokesperson told CNBC that the company's Reynolds American unit was "encouraged" by Gottlieb's comments. "Dr. Gottlieb's comments regarding nicotine and menthol do not come as a surprise to us," the spokesperson
added Jul 29, 2017 13:32

Vaping advocates cheer FDA's change of heart

“We all did it!! The FDA has backed down!” read a tweet from the e-cigarette advocacy group A Billion Lives. “Congrats to all who will now live longer & keep their jobs/businesses.” Gregory Conley, president of the American Vaping Association, said the
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Jul 29, 2017 13:24

Can Big Tobacco Really Quit Cigarettes?

“This was a big surprise and will make it imperative that domestic tobacco companies strive to develop innovative, safer products,” said Jack Russo, an analyst at Edward Jones & Co. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration dropped the bombshell on Friday,
Bloomberg News
added Jul 29, 2017 13:22

SULLUM: Embracing Harm Reduction, FDA Gives E-Cigarette Industry a Regulatory Reprieve

Instead of wrecking an industry that seems to be accelerating the downward trend in smoking, the agency may actually embrace market-driven harm reduction.
Reason Magazine
added Jul 28, 2017 22:17

FDA unveils plan for major changes to tobacco product regulations

The FDA's proposed changes include an element that could have a major impact on 22nd Century Group Inc., which makes very-low nicotine traditional cigarette products at a plant in Mocksville. The agency said it will conduct a public dialogue about lower
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 28, 2017 20:52

Tobacco Stocks Go Up in Smoke After FDA Issues Plan to Curb Tobacco-Related Deaths

By Friday's close, Altria Group Inc (MO) stock sank 9.6%, British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) 7.2% and Vector Group Ltd (VGR) 4.7%. An outlier in its industry Friday, Philip Morris Int'l (PM) stock gained just slightly to close up 0.27%, a move Wells Far
added Jul 28, 2017 20:37
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