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FDA Lead Scientist Discusses 22nd Century’s SPECTRUM® Research Cigarettes in Public Webcast

“As evidenced by Dr. Hull’s October 11, 2018 webcast, the FDA is continuing to build systematically the regulatory framework necessary to implement a sweeping reduction of nicotine in combustible cigarettes”
Business Wire
added Oct 12, 2018 17:06
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Now you can vape VITAMINS - but should you? 'Absolutely not,' warns expert who says inhaling nutrients is pointless if not dangerous

a few brands are trying to jump on the wellness bandwagon. These companies sell $10-$30 devices that, they claim, have e-liquids loaded with vitamins like B-12 for you to vape instead of nicotine and flavoring. But experts caution that breathing reall
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 12, 2018 16:10
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Big Tobacco cries foul after hard-line UN treaty

Big tobacco companies moved Thursday to counter the hard line taken by a global tobacco control treaty, including its decision that new "vaping" products should face the same restrictions as cigarettes.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 12, 2018 15:55
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A blueprint for the primary prevention of cancer: Targeting established, modifiable risk factors [FREE FULL TEXT]

More than half of the 26% decline in cancer mortality rates in the U.S. since 1991 is due to reductions in tobacco smoking...The highest priority in a national cancer control plan must be expansion of tobacco control—the intervention with the largest pote
CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians
added Oct 12, 2018 14:21
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Comprehensive Report Says Tobacco Control Must Be Highest Priority in Cancer Control

More than half of the 26% decline in cancer mortality rates in the U.S. since 1991 is due to reductions in tobacco smoking. Despite this progress, tobacco smoking remains the most common cause of cancer and cancer death The highest priority in a national
American Cancer Society
added Oct 12, 2018 14:18
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[Canada] Report: No Surge in Illicit Cigarette Seizures after Menthol Ban

Contrary to the tobacco industry’s assertions, there was no surge in illicit cigarettes after a 2015 ban on menthol cigarette sales in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. The finding is included in a brief report appearing in Tobacco Control. In May 20
American Cancer Society
added Oct 12, 2018 14:15
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American Cancer Society report says higher tobacco taxes best way to prevent cancer deaths

Tobacco control efforts such as cigarette taxes must be expanded to prevent cancer deaths, as research shows it is the top cause of cancer deaths despite lower smoking rates, the American Cancer Society said. The cancer society released a report on Wedn
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Oct 12, 2018 14:12
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Study: Men Who Smoke Unaware of Erectile Dysfunction Risk

When clinicians at Bath's hospital asked over 100 men (current or former smokers) if they knew that smoking is a risk factor for erectile dysfunction, fewer than one in seven said they did. The finding, if confirmed in larger studies, suggests that anti
MedPage Today
added Oct 12, 2018 14:07
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FDA Says Vape Liquid Contains Erectile Dysfunction Drug

issued a warning letter to e-cigarette maker HelloCig Electronic Technology for violations that include selling two e-cigarette liquids that contain the prescription erectile dysfunction drugs sildenafil (Viagra) and tadalafil (Cialis). A press release i
MedPage Today
added Oct 12, 2018 14:06
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AAFP Changes Course on Low-Nicotine Products

AAFP's Illinois chapter introduced a resolution calling on the Academy to withdraw its support for the FDA's decision to force cigarette companies to keep nicotine levels below a certain threshold, arguing that there is no safe level of nicotine. In Mar
MedPage Today
added Oct 12, 2018 14:05
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