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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6236: CONSENT MOTION FOR SCHEDULING ORDER AND JOINT STATUS REPORT REGARDING CORRECTIVE STATEMENTS, Dec 15, 2017

the parties respectfully move the Court to enter the attached (proposed) scheduling order, requiring the parties to file by January 12, 2018, a (proposed) Consent Order for websites and onserts or a further status report.
Tobacco On Trial
added Dec 23, 2017 01:31
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[Pennsylvania] A mango-scented flash-drive-looking device lets kids smoke in class

It looks like a flash drive, but it’s really full of nicotine. And now, it’s taking the vape industry by storm — or up in smoke. The JUUL vaporizer has exploded in popularity this year, and as a result, has garnered the attention of school administrato
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Dec 15, 2017 03:17
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Toxicological evaluation of novel heat-not-burn tobacco products – non-technical summary (PDF)

The Committees conclude that there will be a risk to health from using heat- not-burn tobacco products. It is currently not possible to quantify this risk. Heat-not-burn tobacco products are new and there is insufficient data available to enable a full a
Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT) (UK)
added Dec 14, 2017 19:35
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Does Seeking e-Cigarette Information Lead to Vaping? Evidence from a National Longitudinal Survey of Youth and Young Adults [FREE FULL TEXT]

this study ... highlights the potential effects of regulating e-cigarette marketing information and correcting misinformation about vaping behavior available to young information seekers. Insofar as the FDA wishes to reduce initiation of use, it may need
Health Communication
added Dec 22, 2017 02:19
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[UK] Tobacco giant wants to stub out cigarettes for less harmful alternatives

For a tobacco firm to make that type of pledge might at first glance seem to be some sort of commercial suicide. However there is method in the apparent madness. Smoking rates are declining in the UK and inevitably trends in other countries will eventu
Daily Express (uk)
added Dec 14, 2017 16:48
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CALL FOR INPUT AND COLLABORATION ON RESEARCH PRIORITIES: COMMENTS PUBLISHED AS OF: December 12, 2017 (PDF)

K. Michael Cummings, Medical University of South Carolina, United States 1. What research question(s) should be a priority for FSFW to answer? Research on laws adopted in different countries that prevent cigarette manufacturers from being held liable for
Foundation for a Smoke-Free World
added Dec 19, 2017 04:01
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GLANTZ: Letter to FDA protesting public comment period for IQOS; says comment period should be 180 days after full application is posted

Lauren Lempert and I submitted this letter to Mitch Zeller... We are writing to complain about the public comment process for the above-referenced docket on Philip Morris’s modified risk tobacco product applications (MRTPA) for IQOS. The initial June 1
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 16, 2017 20:37
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[UK] 'Heat not burn' cigarettes still harmful to health, say government advisers

The independent Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT) has looked at the evidence on the “heat not burn” products currently available mainly online in the UK. They are less risky than conventional cigarett
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 13:50
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'Heat-not-burn' tobacco may be safer but still a risk: UK panel

A new wave of “heat-not-burn” tobacco products are probably safer than traditional cigarettes but the devices still produce a number of potentially harmful compounds, some of which are carcinogenic, a British panel of experts said on Tuesday. Cigarette m
Reuters
added Dec 13, 2017 06:13
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The Union’s Position on Heat-Not-Burn (HNB) Tobacco Products

The Union states that: 1.The potential benefits and risks from HNB tobacco products to the public health remain undetermined but early independent research indicates that the tobacco companies are understating the risks. The Union recommends that govern
Asian Tribune
added Dec 13, 2017 04:46
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