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Trump’s FDA Chief Charts a Policy Shift Beyond Tobacco Products

Gottlieb, 45, has gained an early reputation for moving swiftly in an executive branch that has been bogged down by political drama and a relatively slow pace in filling key posts across many agencies. It’s not clear whether Gottlieb personally sought Pr
Bloomberg News
added Jul 31, 2017 13:38
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FDA's Plan to Lower Nicotine in Cigarettes to Non-Addictive Levels Shines Spotlight on 22nd Century Group

22nd Century is already capable of achieving the FDA’s ambitious new product standard. As previously reported, 22nd Century is the only company in the world capable of growing tobacco with non-addictive levels of nicotine. The Company’s proprietary Very
Business Wire
added Jul 31, 2017 13:37
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[Canada, USA] PICARD: A sea change in the war on smoking

Smoking low-nicotine cigarettes is better than smoking high-nicotine ones, and vaping is better than smoking. Those are the kind of plain language messages that regulators and public-health officials need to deliver in Canada, not just the U.S.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jul 31, 2017 13:34
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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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