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More evidence why FDA should prohibit of use of flavors in deemed tobacco products as part of the current rulemaking

My UCSF colleagues just submitted this comment to FDA:...FDA’s decision to not take the necessary steps to adopt tobacco product standards prohibiting the use of flavoring of all covered products under the current rulemaking, as well as other products cur
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 29, 2014 19:42
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E-cigarettes and vaping 'may cause lung cancer like normal cigarettes'

research by Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, NY, suggests the way particles are broken down in e-cigarettes may irritate lung tissue and cause disease. Particles in tobacco-based cigarettes have a median size of 0.3 to 0.5 microns, but in e-ciga
Metro Café (uk)
added Jul 29, 2014 10:53
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Judge: FDA can’t use menthol report

The involvement of DHHS in the lawsuit comes in part from a recommendation of an ethics official who concluded a menthol ban would have no “direct and predictable effect” on the financial interests of drug companies that make smoking-cessation products.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 29, 2014 01:22
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[Florida] HARTZ-SEELEY: E-cigarettes: Colorful, cherry-flavored and carcinogenic?

Although these regulations as well as classroom programs and public service campaigns are helping educate children from the dangers of smoking, parents need to get involved. If you smoke and you want to help your child avoid the habit, the first thing y
Miami (FL) Herald
added Jul 28, 2014 05:20
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[Wisconsin] Menthol cigarettes harder to quit, UW-Madison study says

Menthol flavoring may make it harder to quit smoking cigarettes, especially for black women, a UW-Madison study found. In a study of people trying to quit smoking, 38 percent of non-menthol smokers quit after six months, compared to 31 percent of mentho
Wisconsin State Journal
added Jul 23, 2014 14:20
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Judge Calls FDA Report on Menthol Cigarettes “Tainted”

A federal judge has ruled in favor of two tobacco companies that challenged a 2011 U.S. Food and Drug Administration committee report on menthol cigarettes, finding that three of the panel's members had conflicts of interests. U.S. District Court Judge R
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 23, 2014 14:03
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LORILLARD, et. al. v. FDA, et. al.: MEMORANDUM OPINION (PDF)

the presence of conflicted members on the Committee irrevocably tainted its very composition and its work product. In turn, the Committee's findings and recommendations, including reports such as the Menthol Report, are, at a minimum, suspect, and, at wo
United States District Court for the District of Columbia
added Jul 22, 2014 15:16
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Court Ruling on FDA’s Tobacco Advisory Committee Is Misguided and Must Be Appealed

Justice Department should immediately appeal today’s misguided ruling by a federal judge that concluded three members of the FDA’s Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee (TPSAC) had conflicts of interest – or just the appearance of conflicts of in
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 22, 2014 14:55
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[Europe] Poland to challenge EU menthol cigarette ban

Poland is appealing to the European Court of Justice this week against EU legislation that will see menthol and other flavoured tobacco products banned by 2016.
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:30
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[Australia] Cigarettes: roll your own vs factory-made

Unfortunately for the (usually poorer) people who tend to smoke rollies, they are both less natural and more harmful. In factory-made cigarettes, the additives make up about half-a-per cent of the dry weight of the tobacco. But in the rollies, the additi
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 22, 2014 12:45
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