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VIDEO: FDA wants e-cigarette makers to extinguish use by kids

For more on today’s action by the [FDA], I’m joined by...Dr. Scott Gottlieb: Well, what we have access to right now is data that demonstrates to us that there’s nothing short of an epidemic of use among teenagers. We knew use was rising among high scho
PBS
added Sep 14, 2018 03:27
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Indonesia faces numerous tobacco control challenges: Minister

"It is disappointing, as many Indonesian children smoke. We have to do something," Yembise remarked during the 12th Asia Pacific Conference on Tobacco or Health (12th APACT) in Nusa Dua, Bali, on Thursday.
Antara News (id)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:57
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Singaporeans, take notice of Japan’s respectful smoking manners

Japan Tobacco... launched a campaign called “Smoking Manners” about 30 years ago, which aimed to help smokers and non-smokers co-exist respectfully. The campaign has infographics on running themes, which include:
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:48
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Arkansas Supreme Court to decide fate of constitutional limit on lawsuits

In the 1980s, Big Tobacco and other corporations that faced class action lawsuits over dangerous products launched the tort reform movement... The Koch brothers, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and health care interests joined in the push for limiting lawsu
Facing South (The Institute for Southern Studies)
added Sep 13, 2018 14:06
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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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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new steps to address epidemic of youth e-cigarette use

And at the same time, we’re developing a path to properly regulate non-combustible forms of nicotine delivery, like electronic cigarettes, that may be an alternative for adults who still want to get access to satisfying levels of nicotine, without all th
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Sep 12, 2018 17:11
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The Health 202: Montana is voting on whether the tobacco industry should pay for Medicaid expansion

The tobacco industry has spent more than $9 million to date to persuade Montana voters to vote "no" on a ballot initiative to make Medicaid expansion permanent in the state, according to state campaign finance filings. The reason that tobacco companies
Washington Post
added Sep 12, 2018 13:59
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[Canada] WILL TOBACCO COMPANIES GET INVOLVED WITH LEGAL MARIJUANA?

we have not heard much from the one sector that was expected to get in on the ganja game before any other – the tobacco companies. But make no mistake about it Big Tobacco is searching for a way into the cannabis space. It is just a matter of time before
The Fresh Toast
added Sep 12, 2018 00:36
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[UK] Bristol will be the first British city to have ZERO smokers but other cities such as Derby won't be smoke-free until 2050, study finds

At current rates, the country will finally kick the smoking habit by 2050, according to the research by Frontier Economics, commissioned by cigarette firm Phillip Morris Ltd.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 11, 2018 21:17
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