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US drops bold warning from anti-smoking pills Chantix, Zyban

The FDA decision stems from an 8,000-patient study of smokers that found no elevated risk of psychiatric problems among Chantix users who had no prior history of mental illness. European regulators previously removed their own warning from the drug based
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 17, 2016 06:47
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Hookah tobacco labels are misleading, Roswell Park, UB researchers find

Label information on many hookah tobacco products is misleading and may be misinterpreted by consumers, according to new research on nicotine and pH levels...researchers examined the nicotine content and pH levels of 140 different packages of 12 brands of
EurekAlert
added Dec 17, 2016 06:47
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Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Application - Technical Project Lead (TPL) Review (PDF)

With respect to the request to remove the gum disease and tooth loss warning, based on the available scientific evidence, SMNA has not demonstrated that, as actually used by consumers, the products sold or distributed with the proposed modified risk info
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 16, 2016 22:30
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Perspective: Lessons Learned from the First Review of Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

we denied Swedish Match ...the scientific evidence was not sufficient to demonstrate that consumers would understand the modified risk information proposed by the applicant in the context of total health, particularly when this information is provided in
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 16, 2016 21:29
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FDA drops black box warning on Pfizer's anti-smoking drug

allowed Pfizer Inc to remove a serious warning from the label of its smoking cessation treatment, Chantix, giving a new lease of life to the controversial drug that was approved a decade ago. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration slapped a "black box" wa
Reuters
added Dec 16, 2016 19:39
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FDA Approves Removal Of Boxed Warning Regarding Serious Neuropsychiatric Events From CHANTIX® (varenicline) Labeling

Labeling Revisions Also Include Updates to Corresponding Warning and Addition of Clinical Data on Superior Efficacy of CHANTIX Compared to Bupropion or Nicotine Patch1
Business Wire
added Dec 16, 2016 19:37
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Teens May Not Heed Health Warnings on Cigars

"Many still believe that risks of cigars can be mitigated by not inhaling or inhaling less," he said in a university news release. "But we know that cigar smoking can cause serious harm, including cancer and heart disease." The researchers surveyed mor
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 16, 2016 18:22
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[Australia] Sneaky tobacco companies use mystery shoppers to exploit ciggie loophole

Tobacco companies are offering gift cards, flights and hotel stays to retailers to try and encourage them to push their brand onto customers.... Mystery shoppers hired by Imperial Tobacco are sent to retailers with a very specific script. "I normally sm
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Dec 16, 2016 16:33
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FDA denies Swedish Match request on tobacco warning label changes

The FDA said it denied the request to remove the gum disease and tooth loss warnings because, based on the scientific evidence, “the products can cause gum disease and tooth loss.” However, the agency deferred a final decision on the mouth cancer warning
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Dec 17, 2016 06:54
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[Australia, UK] Deloitte

Deloitte has a longstanding relationship with the tobacco industry...front group, 'the Alliance of Australian Retailers’ (AAR) commissioned Deloitte to produce two reports on plain packaging in 2011 titled ‘Potential impact on retailers from the introduc
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Dec 16, 2016 21:51
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