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Light and mild redux: heated tobacco products’ reduced exposure claims are likely to be misunderstood as reduced risk claims [FREE FULL TEXT]

The data in the PMI modified risk tobacco product IQOS application do not support reduced risk claims and the reduced exposure claims are perceived as reduced risk claims, which is explicitly prohibited by the FDA. Allowing PMI to promote IQOS as reduced
Tobacco Control
added Sep 12, 2018 22:31
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BIALOUS/GLANTZ: Heated tobacco products: another tobacco industry global strategy to slow progress in tobacco control [FREE FULL TEXT]

Under the moniker of ‘harm reduction’, the tobacco companies are attempting to rehabilitate their reputation so they can more effectively influence governments to roll back existing tobacco control policies or create exemptions for their HTP.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 12, 2018 22:25
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FDA chief calls youth use of Juul, other e-cigarettes an ‘epidemic’

The latest data, not yet published, show a 75 percent increase in e-cigarette use among high school students this year compared to 2017. The FDA declined to publicly release the numbers, but people familiar with them said they were preliminary data from
Washington Post
added Sep 12, 2018 19:52
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Extended Nicotine Patch Treatment among Smokers With and Without Comorbid Psychopathology

Targeted smoking cessation treatment, rather than extending treatment duration, may be especially warranted to optimize treatment for smokers with comorbid mood, anxiety, and substance use disorders.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 12, 2018 19:50
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The application of commercially available mobile cigarette topography devices for e-cigarette vaping behavior measurements

Results of this study provide researchers with valuable information about the capability of commercially available cigarette topography devices to measure real-world vaping behaviors.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 12, 2018 19:50
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FDA Vows to Battle Teen E-Cig Use

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, declared teen use of electronic cigarettes an "epidemic" and said the agency would be addressing the issue with "the largest coordinated tobacco compliance effort in FDA's history." Actions being considered -- but no
MedPage Today
added Sep 12, 2018 19:49
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FDA ‘Considers’ Meaningful Action Against E-Cigarette Manufacturers – But Will It Act?

“For years, the American Lung Association has been sounding the alarm that FDA has been extremely slow to use its authority to protect children from e-cigarettes and cigars, and as a result, our children are quickly becoming hooked on the nicotine found
American Lung Association
added Sep 12, 2018 19:29
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Cancer deaths rise to 9.6 million as populations grow and age

Lung cancer - mainly caused by smoking - is the leading cause of cancer death worldwide... IARC’s report said prevention efforts - such as stop-smoking campaigns, screenings, and human papillomavirus vaccinations - may have helped reduce incidence rates
Reuters
added Sep 12, 2018 17:05
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Electronic cigarette vapour enhances pneumococcal adherence to airway epithelial cells under abnormal conditions of exposure

led authors to conclude that e-cigarette use has the potential to increase susceptibility to pneumococcal infection. Unfortunately, the evidence presented in the paper is inadequate to provide much confidence in this conclusion.
European Respiratory Journal
added Sep 12, 2018 16:33
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[UK] Shisha smoke warning campaign

THE dangers of smoking Shisha are to be highlighted in a new public health campaign in Liverpool...is becoming increasingly popular in cities such as Liverpool, particularly among young people aged 18-25. We have had huge success in reducing the smoking
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Sep 12, 2018 13:55
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