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[Canada] A burning need for visionary pragmatism on nicotine

Nicotine is both the problem and the solution to smoking and the epidemic can be stopped by using non-combustion alternatives...Canadian regulation has not only failed to adapt to and facilitate the transition to these massively lower-risk products, but
Troy Media (ca)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:59
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[UK] REDUCING NICOTINE IN CIGARETTES COULD CURB SMOKING ADDICTION, FINDS STUDY

Nicotine reduction in cigarettes makes them less addictive and could help curb smoking rates, new study has found. A team of scientists looked at how reducing nicotine levels affected smokers’ habits, focusing on vulnerable smokers, poverty-stricken wom
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:47
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FDA commissioner: Safer tobacco products can provide 'satisfying levels of nicotine' to people who want it

The Food and Drug Administration has provided options for companies to offer safer alternatives to cigarettes, so people can still enjoy "satisfying levels of nicotine" without the risks of tobacco smoke, the agency's commissioner told CNBC on Thursday.
CNBC
added Aug 25, 2017 18:44
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Electronic cigarettes—A review of the physiological health effects

We concluded that EC use causes acute effects on health but not as severe as those of conventional cigarettes (CCs). These devices could, therefore, be of use for smokers of CCs wishing to quit. However, as EC aerosol introduces new toxicants not found in
FACETS (ca)
added Aug 24, 2017 20:15
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22nd Century Technology is a “Game Changer”

announced today that a growing number of independent scientists specializing in tobacco harm reduction are publicly proclaiming that the FDA’s recently announced plan to reduce nicotine to non-addictive levels in cigarettes will drastically improve public
Business Wire
added Aug 24, 2017 19:03
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Reducing tobacco-related harm: FDA’s proposed product standard for smokeless tobacco

This Special Communication discusses the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) proposed rule that would limit N-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) levels in smokeless tobacco products. It argues that finalising and implementing this first 'product standard' would
Tobacco Control
added Aug 24, 2017 16:34
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Tobacco giant asks the FDA to approve 'less risky' cigarette

Given the tobacco industry’s history of questionable scientific practices over the years, Dave Dobbins, chief operating officer at Truth Initiative, said the FDA should review the company’s toxicology tests and replicate them before approving this altern
The Hill
added Aug 23, 2017 15:28
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ARCHIVE: LERNER: Pure Poison

For some, such cultural appropriations have turned a little smoke into a social statement. “Natural American Spirits are good, cool and awesome tasting,” writes CR from California in the testimonial section of the American Spirit Web site, www.nascigs.co
Village Voice
added Aug 23, 2017 14:38
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Perceptions of health risks of cigarette smoking: A new measure reveals widespread misunderstanding [FREE FULL TEXT]

while Americans have overestimated the absolute risk and risk difference of lung cancer associated with cigarette smoking, Americans have generally underestimated the relative risk. Furthermore, this evidence suggests that people may think more about smok
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Aug 22, 2017 15:07
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[Europe] UK : Complaint against ads promoting vaping for harm reduction

The UK's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), received and upheld an anonymous complaint, saying that adverts encouraging smokers to switch to e-cigarettes as safer alternatives are against EU law.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Aug 22, 2017 02:31
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