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FDA’s Anti-Smoking Initiative Might Only End Up Benefiting Big Tobacco, Experts Warn

Critics of the FDA's plan are doubtful that tobacco companies will comply by drastically reducing nicotine levels, and concerned that they could also launch cigarette alternatives that still might carry substantial health risks.
Inquisitr
added Jan 22, 2018 22:34
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Philip Morris Products S.A. Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

The Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for January 24-25 will be held as planned, even if the current government shutdown continues. Please see the 2018 TPSAC meeting page for further details. To Comment on the Philip Morris
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 22, 2018 22:16
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Heat-not-burn cigarette alternative faces US scrutiny

The FDA review said some non-smokers, including young people, would likely experiment with iQOS. Reviewers also questioned if smokers would completely switch to iQOS from cigarettes. In company studies, less than 20 percent of U.S. users switched complet
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 22, 2018 21:49
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FDA's tobacco stance faces test with Philip Morris iQOS device

health advisers will vote this week on whether to allow Philip Morris International Inc (PM.N) to sell its novel iQOS tobacco device and claim it is less harmful than cigarettes....The sleekly packaged little tube would not look out of place in an Apple s
Reuters
added Jan 22, 2018 20:11
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[UK] E-cig smokers breathe easy as scientists declare 'vaping is safe'

Lead author Tanvir Walele, director of scientific affairs at Amsterdam based Fontem Ventures which makes e-cig brand blu, said: "This study shows after two years of continual e-cigarette use, there were no signs of serious health complications in smokers
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jan 19, 2018 10:10
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Public health study finds sexual minorities more likely to have used E-cigarettes

Lesbian, gay and bisexual adults are more likely than heterosexual adults to have tried e-cigarettes and other alternative tobacco products...are less likely than their heterosexual counterparts to perceive exposure to secondhand e-cigarette vapor as harm
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 18, 2018 19:14
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[Europe, Luxembourg] NNA joins the case against the EU snus ban

the New Nicotine Alliance (NNA), will be at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg, fighting the current EU snus ban alongside public health experts and consumers of reduced risk nicotine products.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jan 18, 2018 19:12
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[New Jersey] Editorial: Forget the vaping, take the cannoli

There is a lot about vaping that even the CDC admits it does not know. That lack of knowledge should not prevent the state from becoming more proactive in stemming its use among teens.
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Jan 18, 2018 18:25
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Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation

What you need to know Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) were originally designed as a smoking cessation aid, and the limited evidence available suggests e-cigarettes containing nicotine may help people stop smoking Evidence suggests e-cigarettes are co
British Medical Journal
added Jan 18, 2018 17:39
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[Asia, India] KAPOOR/KAKKAR: The price prescription: taxation and policy on tobacco

The revisions in the taxation policy...should ideally have a mix: of a removal of all excise and other tax exemptions irrespective of the size of the unit, restrictions on sales of loose sticks and raising taxes/duties on bidis and smokeless tobacco by a
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jan 18, 2018 01:58
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