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Phase III Clinical Trial with 22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine Cigarettes Names Ten Major Research Institutions as Study Locations

an update has been issued on the pivotal Phase III study entitled “Strategies for Reducing Nicotine Content in Cigarettes.” Funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and led by Eric C. Donny, Ph.D. of the University of Pittsburgh, this highly sign
Business Wire
added Oct 6, 2016 17:02

Hookah Smoking: A Rapidly Emerging Threat To The Health Of The Nation's Young Adults

Weitzman and his co-authors... published important new research on the growing epidemic of hookah use among America's youth and young adults. As reported in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research, the study found that current waterpipe use has doubled am
PR Newswire
added Oct 6, 2016 16:56

[UK, USA] FAIRCHILD: The Real Reason Why E-Cigarettes Can't Help More American Smokers

the UK organizations have focused on populations in immediate, certain danger: smokers themselves. In the US, in sharp contrast, federal agencies have remained staunchly opposed, not only because of precaution, but also because of a focus on a different
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 5, 2016 20:14

[Asia] ‘E-cigarettes can reduce burden of smoking-related deaths in India’

Farsalinos, who is a research fellow at Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre, is on a visit to India to interact with Indian medical fraternity and government authorities to share his latest findings on how e-cigarettes have helped millions of Europeans to qui
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Oct 5, 2016 16:39

[UK] E-cigarettes: An unnecessary evil or a golden opportunity?

The University of Bristol is collecting data from GPs across the UK to identify what doctors know about e-cigarettes and add to understanding of advice given by healthcare professionals to their patients when asked about e-cigarettes and smoking cessatio
GP Magazine (uk)
added Oct 5, 2016 14:53

[Utah] State says e-cigarette company changed its name, kept deceptive marketing

In 2014, the Division of Consumer Protection threatened to hit the e-cigarette company, Vapex LLC, and its owners with more than $822,000 in fines, alleging the company made unsubstantiated claims about the health benefits of its products and because it
Salt Lake Tribune
added Oct 3, 2016 22:53

MEYER: Government Puts Tobacco Interests Above A Billion Lives

the film’s director Aaron Biebert exposes the special interests that will stop at nothing to ban the best hope for smokers who want to quit their deadly habit. Jared Meyer: Earlier this year, the Food and Drug Administration finalized rules that it estim
added Oct 3, 2016 15:51

LEHRER: The Opposition to Vaping is Vapid

Although evidence for harm reduction as a public-health approach is pretty good, it's difficult to find anybody, on the left or right, who is consistent in advocating attempts to reduce harm. That's a shame. Wider implementation of harm-reduction approa
Weekly Standard
added Oct 3, 2016 15:38

[Canada] Federal Liberals plan to regulate vaping as a potentially less harmful alternative to tobacco

Health Canada offered few other details Tuesday beyond saying it would both protect young people from nicotine and allow adult smokers to use vaping as a quit-smoking aid or as a potentially less harmful alternative to tobacco.
Canadian Press
added Oct 1, 2016 14:51

FDA rule on tobacco products under final review

The White House is reviewing a final rule from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on tobacco products. The rule aims to clarify when the FDA can regulate a product like nicotine gum as a drug or device versus a tobacco product like electronic cigare
The Hill
added Sep 30, 2016 22:12
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