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WARNER/SCHROEDER: FDA’s Innovative Plan to Address the Enormous Toll of Smoking

The plan is predicated on recognition that “nicotine—while highly addictive—is delivered through products that represent a continuum of risk and is most harmful when delivered through smoke particles in combustible cigarettes.”1
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Nov 15, 2017 02:31
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[UK] Leicester nurses take e-cigarette message to shoppers

Specialist nurses in Leicester will be promoting e-cigarettes to the public later this month, as part of efforts to boost smoking cessation. Lung cancer specialist nurses at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will run a stall at Beaumont Leys Sh
Nursing Times
added Nov 14, 2017 12:44
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About 1 in 5 U.S. adults consume tobacco products, federal agencies say

However, the report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Food and Drug Administration also stirred again the public-health debate of what is a tobacco product, particularly when it comes to electronic cigarettes and vaporizers.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 14, 2017 03:44
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[Australia] Smokers should switch to vaping: experts

Health professionals gathered in Melbourne on Monday to hear how the smoke-free technology could help smokers move away from deadly cigarettes. "For those smokers who won't or can't quit, the next best thing would be to switch to vaping," Queen Mary Uni
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Nov 13, 2017 19:20
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[North Carolina] Additional expenses lead to larger quarterly loss for 22nd Century Group

primarily caused by increased production expenses. The loss was $3.32 million, compared with a loss of $2.68 million a year ago. Contributing to the increased loss was $259,000 in equity-based compensation expenses in the quarter. The plant biotechnolog
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 12, 2017 01:41
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Totally Wicked Rises Again - The FDA’s New Regulations

On July 28th, 2017 the newly appointed head of the FDA, Scott Gottlieb, announced a stay of execution....Totally Wicked will now no longer be closing in 2018. We will continue to sell vaping products to adult smokers who wish to make an educated, well-inf
Business Wire
added Nov 10, 2017 21:37
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] XU: MOH’s adverseness against alternative tobacco products is “religious” in nature against scientific fact and logic

The amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act which have been approved by Parliament on Tuesday will see an introduction of a ban for people from buying, using and owning imitation tobacco products, such as e-cigarettes, e-cigars
The Online Citizen (TOC) (sg)
added Nov 10, 2017 16:55
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[Africa, South Africa] Vaping draws fire in war on smoking

Anti-tobacco lobbyists want legislation amended to include the latest smoking craze, which some say also has harmful effects. Executive director of the National Council Against Smoking Savera Kalideen said vaping products should not be compared to cigar
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 10, 2017 16:49
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Big Tobacco urges Canada to ensure legal nicotine competitive with black market

If the price of legal marijuana must be competitive with the black market in order to discourage underground sales, then the same logic should apply to nicotine, the head of Imperial Tobacco Canada said Thursday. Governments across Canada are preparing fo
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 10, 2017 16:39
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[UK] VIDEO: NCSCT: E-cigarette safety: the facts explained

National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Treatment...In this extended (13 minute) film, experts take a deeper look...part-funded by Public Health England and produced in association with the New Nicotine Alliance.
You Tube
added Nov 10, 2017 15:25
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