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[UK-Scotland] SWITCH IT UP This is how swapping your fags for e-cigarettes could ‘prevent you and your kids getting MENINGITIS’

It’s thought that smoking is responsible for a third to half of all meningococcal cases, according to campaign group Action Against Smoking (ASH). But e-cigarettes are safer than cigarettes, and could lower the risk of meningococcal disease. Deborah Ar
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:42
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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
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[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
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F.D.A. Delays Rules That Would Have Limited E-Cigarettes on Market

will redouble its efforts to protect children from products that contain nicotine, including e-cigarettes, and will pursue regulations of flavored tobacco products designed to appeal to them. E-cigarettes come in many fruit and alcohol flavorings to appea
New York Times
added Jul 29, 2017 13:41
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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
CNBC
added Jul 29, 2017 13:32
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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
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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
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F.D.A. Delays Rules That Would Have Limited E-Cigarettes on Market

Dr. Gottlieb sounded notably more open to e-cigarettes than many other federal public health officials, who have opposed the devices as a gateway to nicotine addiction and eventually to the smoking of tobacco cigarettes. Although Dr. Gottlieb said he was
New York Times
added Jul 29, 2017 01:33
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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
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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
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