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FDA panel votes to keep severe warning on Pfizer anti-smoking drug

Pfizer Inc failed to convince the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to remove a black box warning on its controversial quit-smoking drug Chantix, with an advisory panel to the agency voting against the removal on Thursday.
added Oct 16, 2014 23:39

'Lost pleasure' from smoking not a cost in economic analyses

"Lost pleasure" represented by consumer surplus should not be considered in economic impact analyses of tobacco regulation, according to an ideas and opinions piece published online Oct. 14 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 16, 2014 20:33

Accounting for “Lost Pleasure” in a Cost–Benefit Analysis of Government Regulation: The Case of the FDA's Proposed Cigarette Labeling Regulation ($$)

Annals of Internal Medicine
added Oct 16, 2014 20:35

3 Questions: Jonathan Gruber on the cost of smoking

A. Given this evidence, policymakers should not be applying the standard economics model [in which people are presumed to act rationally] to smoking policy, which would imply relatively little merit for features such as warning labels. Rather, it is impor
MIT News Office
added Nov 28, 2014 03:59

Senators Call on FDA to Protect Consumers by Adopting Stronger Warning Labels for E-Cigarettes

Highlighting Absence of Clear National Standards, Senators Urge FDA to Quickly Finalize and Strengthen Rule for E-Cigarettes that Includes Warning for Consumers on the Dangers of Nicotine Use
US Senator Barbara Boxer
added Oct 10, 2014 02:14

Up in Smoke? Consumer Groups Want Tougher Warnings for Pfizer’s Chantix - Pharmalot

In their petition, the groups cite fresh analyses of studies and side effect reports to argue the pill causes distinct psychiatric side effects – suicidal ideation and behavior, aggression and violence, psychosis, and depression – which should be more cl
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Oct 11, 2014 23:19

[Turkey] Ameliorative Effect of Chronic Moderate Exercise in Smoke Exposed or Nicotine Applied Rats From Acute Stress

Biochemical parameters and histological scoring indicated increased tissue injury due to nicotine application and cigarette smoke exposure and exercise training ameliorated these effects in most of the tissues of acute stress induced rats.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2014 20:55

[UK] Survey suggests number smoking on the increase in region as nationally figures fall - campaigners say recession to blame

Statistics from the Government’s Integrated Household Survey show that smoking rates in the North-East increased from 22.1 per cent of adults in 2012 to 22.3 per cent in 2013. This slight increase is against the background of falling adult smoking rates
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Oct 8, 2014 05:41

Alabama federal judge: Time to end nationwide litigation against Pfizer anti-smoking drug Chantix

psychological problems in patients have been settled - for about $300 million - so the nationwide litigation should now be dismissed, a federal judge in Alabama ruled Monday. Despite the end to those lawsuits, Pfizer next week will continue its fight wi
added Oct 7, 2014 16:54

The Contrarians on Stress: It Can Be Good for You

some of the initial research that helped provide a basis for those common-held beliefs about stress was largely funded by tobacco say “it was stress of modern living, not the 70 carcinogens in tobacco, that cause these diseases,”
New York Times
added Oct 7, 2014 10:54
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