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Section 911 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act - Modified Risk Tobacco Products

In General. No person may introduce or deliver for introduction into interstate commerce any modified risk tobacco product unless an order issued pursuant to subsection (g) is effective with respect to such product.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 24, 2017 17:43

Chest physicians split on pros and cons of e-cigarettes

Patients are asking their chest physicians about using e-cigarettes to quit smoking, but those physicians are divided about whether the products do more harm than good, according to a Yale-led study. The finding demonstrates the need for more research on
Medical Xpress (
added May 3, 2017 23:11

MAHOOD/ILER: The Monitor › “I foresee serious criminal liability problems.”

It’s time to name and shame the corporate bosses responsible for tobacco-related diseases and deaths. And to legislate...bosses like the late Purdy Crawford, Senator William Kelly and Bob Bexon, and the former heads of the Canadian Tobacco Manufacturers’
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) (ca)
added May 2, 2017 15:55

WEGMANN: After extinguishing e-cigarettes with regulation, Democrats brag about keeping Big Tobacco the Marlboro Man in business

Lowey, D-N.Y., recently released a white paper trumpeting the fact that a coming spending bill "does not include a House provision allowing thousands of unregulated tobacco products to escape full FDA review." No doubt, Big Tobacco is breathing a bit eas
Washington (DC) Examiner
added May 1, 2017 17:29

BRIEF-FDA authorizes clinical trial for 22nd Century's Brand B cigarettes

Brand B cigarettes will be a modified-risk-tobacco-product candidate * 22nd Century Group Inc - intends to submit a modified risk tobacco product (MRTP) application to FDA for Brand B
added May 1, 2017 13:41

FDA Authorizes Clinical Trial for 22nd Century’s BRAND B Low Tar-to-Nicotine Ratio Cigarettes

22nd Century’s Proprietary Brand B Cigarettes Will be a Modified-Risk-Tobacco-Product Candidate
Business Wire
added May 1, 2017 13:36

[New Jersey] LETTER: Don’t be fooled, e-cigarettes a health hazard

As a pediatrician at a busy Newark clinic, I ask my teenage patients whether they drink alcohol, take drugs or smoke cigarettes. This question doesn’t always elicit an honest response, but lately, my teen patients don’t hesitate to volunteer information
Parsippany (NJ) Daily Record
added Apr 29, 2017 02:41

E-cigarettes do not promote cancer growth in lab tests

"It is one of a series of tests being developed and refined by British American Tobacco to compare the relative biological effects of e-cigarettes and tobacco-heating products with conventional cigarettes."
added May 1, 2017 22:15

FDA Nominee Goes One Step Further

In a 14-9 vote, the Senate committee moved Gottlieb’s confirmation to its final stage... During his Senate hearings, Gottlieb chimed in on the electronic-cigarette debate but held off judgment on one of the product’s most disputed elements: flavor bans.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 1, 2017 16:55

Nicotine and e-cigarettes: Rethinking addiction in the context of reduced harm

Substance abuse (recreational or dependence related) also creates a multi-billion-pound public health bill, and this, added to the fact it is often deemed an act of ‘self-harm’ or ‘self-destruction’, incites little in the way of public sympathy. The idea
International Journal of Drug Policy
added Apr 27, 2017 15:03
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