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Assessing modified risk tobacco and nicotine products: Description of the scientific framework and assessment of a closed modular electronic cigarette

Highlights • Description of a scientific framework to assess the risk profile of next generation products relative to cigarettes. • Multi-disciplinary studies comparing a commercial e-cigarette (Vype ePen) with a scientific reference cigarette (3R4F). •
Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
added Sep 28, 2017 22:28
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STROUD: RESEARCH & COMMENTARY: PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICIALS URGE USE OF ELECTRONIC NICOTINE DELIVERY SYSTEMS

In this Research & Commentary, Lindsey Stroud examines multiple public health groups' opinions on electronic nicotine delivery systems and how their use can benefit public health.
Heartland Institute
added Sep 28, 2017 20:44
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FDA Opens Dialogue on E-Cigarettes, Harm Reduction

The agency’s most unexpected announcement is a focus on nicotine levels for cigarettes, proposing that a strong alternative to traditional combustible cigarettes was to engineer low-nicotine options. The agency said it intends to issue an Advance Notice
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Sep 28, 2017 20:44
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[Europe, Sweden] Swedish snus wants place in EU tobacco directive

Swedish Match said that "a pragmatic tobacco legislation should contain a mix between strong smoking control and tobacco harm reduction measures".
EurActiv
added Sep 28, 2017 18:26
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Philip Morris Reorganizes as It Shifts Focus to 'Smoke-Free' Products

is reorganizing its geographic regions and executive ranks -- including naming a new chief financial officer -- in efforts to propel the company's shift away from cigarettes. The tobacco company has previously announced plans to focus on what it calls "
Morningstar
added Sep 28, 2017 18:16
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[Canada] CALANTZOPOULOS: This product can help millions quit smoking ...if we’re allowed to talk about it

Rather than keeping people in the dark for their own good, the law should enable informed choice based on thorough scientific evaluation. We urge Parliament to consider revising S-5 to propel innovations that will lead to drastically lower smoking rates
Financial Post (ca)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:47
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Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Announces Senior Management Changes

“There is no doubt that the greatest contribution PMI can make to society is to replace cigarettes with less harmful alternatives. The changes we are announcing today reflect our desire to best equip, empower and support our organization as we transform
Business Wire
added Sep 28, 2017 15:24
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WADE: Proposed St. Paul ordinance puts Minnesotan lives in danger

With its proposed ordinance to menthol and fruit flavors for tobacco and tobacco-related products, the St. Paul City Council is going down a dangerous road that will do nothing to stem the 5,000 deaths that occur from smoking each year in Minnesota.
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Sep 28, 2017 14:56
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KAME: Vaping a Blessing in Disguise for Smokers

Vaping might be having a lot of negative thoughts, but the positives are way more than the ladder. Hence, it is important for the officials to understand the plus points of vaping and to make use of vaping in order to control the use of tobacco in US. Th
Huffington Post (blog)
added Sep 28, 2017 14:56
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CHAPMAN: Tobacco giant wants to eliminate smoking. . . and pigs might fly [FREE FULL TEXT]

the breathtaking arrogance of Philip Morris and Yach shunning WHO’s article 5.3 on industry interference in the [FCTC] supported by 180 nations will surely steel the resolve of thousands of researchers to continue to shun money obtained from tobacco sales
British Medical Journal
added Sep 27, 2017 22:54
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