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FDA denies Swedish Match request on tobacco warning label changes

The FDA said it denied the request to remove the gum disease and tooth loss warnings because, based on the scientific evidence, “the products can cause gum disease and tooth loss.” However, the agency deferred a final decision on the mouth cancer warning
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Dec 17, 2016 06:54
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RODU: The Surgeon General’s Misguided Report on E-Cigarettes

Tobacco products should not be ignored, but Dr. Murthy’s report wrongly damns a safer and satisfying product that is currently helping 2.5 million former smokers (here) become or remain smoke-free.
Heartland Institute
added Dec 17, 2016 03:15
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Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Application - Technical Project Lead (TPL) Review (PDF)

With respect to the request to remove the gum disease and tooth loss warning, based on the available scientific evidence, SMNA has not demonstrated that, as actually used by consumers, the products sold or distributed with the proposed modified risk info
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 16, 2016 22:30
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MRTP Application Actions (Orders, Denials, and Responses)

FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 16, 2016 21:30
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Perspective: Lessons Learned from the First Review of Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

we denied Swedish Match ...the scientific evidence was not sufficient to demonstrate that consumers would understand the modified risk information proposed by the applicant in the context of total health, particularly when this information is provided in
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 16, 2016 21:29
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researchers reviewed nearly 700 e-cigarette studies. what did they find?

“Only by understanding the total impact of these products—including patterns of use and long-term health effects—can we design policies that strike the appropriate balance between potential benefits and harms to public health,” Glasser said.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 16, 2016 18:25
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FDA opens door to reduced risk claim for Swedish Match snus tobacco

The agency said the company could not remove a warning that the products may cause gum disease and tooth loss. But it deferred a decision on whether to allow the company to claim the products cause less harm than cigarettes. It also deferred a decision
Reuters
added Dec 14, 2016 20:51
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THE BIG REVEAL 10 Surprising Facts About E-Cigarettes

If you're a long-term cigarette smoker and haven’t been able to cut back or stop smoking using approved cessation methods, e-cigarettes and other vaping devices products appear to be a safer alternative than continuing cigarette smoking, even if they do
National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA)
added Dec 14, 2016 20:38
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The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse Launches "Expert Views: E-Cigarettes," a New Online Resource for Parents

The Center hired global public relations agency Porter Novelli to conduct an online audit..."E-cigarette use among young people and the prevailing perception that vaping is harmless highlight the tobacco industry's ability to dominate public impressions
PR Newswire
added Dec 14, 2016 20:30
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FDA Issues a Response to Application From Swedish Match

Swedish Match was informed earlier today by the FDA that General Snus will not, for the time being, be designated as a Modified Risk Tobacco Product - MRTP. The FDA did, however, outline the process forward and encouraged Swedish Match to continue its ef
PR Newswire
added Dec 14, 2016 20:25
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