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Big Tobacco Won’t Let the FDA Cut Nicotine Without a Fight

FDA Commissioner Gottlieb’s plan to cut the nicotine in cigarettes to nonaddictive levels will likely spark a lobbying fight from the tobacco industry.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 4, 2017 01:43
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Industry Insiders Welcome FDA's New Tobacco Plan

Analysts at Wells Fargo Securities likewise believe that the "continuum of risk" approach will prove to be a positive for Big Tobacco. Altria Group will likely profit since its terminal value is now higher as it benefits from consumption shifting to redu
Convenience Store News
added Aug 1, 2017 00:40
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[Canada, USA] PICARD: A sea change in the war on smoking

Smoking low-nicotine cigarettes is better than smoking high-nicotine ones, and vaping is better than smoking. Those are the kind of plain language messages that regulators and public-health officials need to deliver in Canada, not just the U.S.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jul 31, 2017 13:34
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[Canada] Manulife removes need for nicotine testing for some life insurance applicants

Manulife is removing the need for nicotine testing for some of its life insurance applicants as part of its efforts to streamline the process. The company says nicotine tests will no longer be required for individual policies for eligible applicants aged
Melita (MB) New Era (ca)
added Feb 8, 2017 00:51
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[Canada] I vape, therefore I am: How vaping evolved from a smoking-cessation aid into a lifestyle

while public-health experts continue to debate the risks and benefits of such smoking-cessation aids – e-cigarettes, as most people know them – cultural critics have reached a decisive verdict: Vaping is incredibly uncool.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Feb 28, 2016 17:52
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PROPOSED WEST VIRGINIA TOBACCO TAX NOW IN LEGISLATURE

Kessler, D-Marshall, has introduced SB 420, a bill that would increase the tax on other tobacco products, as well as ad a 45 cent tax on cigarettes and a 7.5 cent per milliliter tax on e-cigarette liquid.
HalfWheel
added Feb 20, 2016 16:18
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22nd Century Group Files First Quarter 2015 Financial Results And Announces Conference Call to Provide Business Update

While not currently at full production capacity, in the first quarter 2015 the Company’s factory began contract manufacturing a third-party MSA cigarette brand, continued contract manufacturing filtered cigars, and began producing RED SUN, our own proprie
Business Wire
added May 12, 2015 12:12
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[Canada] Day 239: The many forks in the road.

Oh, but it was a dramatic day at Montreal's Palais de Justice! The media had surrounded the building with their trucks and camera crews - ready to broadcast every detail of the opening of the criminal trial against Luka Magnotta, charged with premeditat
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Sep 30, 2014 11:32
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GOTTLIEB: Overcautious FDA has lost its way

The solid regulatory framework itself, built around a public health standard, is extremely powerful and should result in potentially transformative actions, such as (1) eliminating menthol; (2) regulating nicotine levels to reduce dramatically abuse liabi
Tobacco Control
added Apr 12, 2014 14:46
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Tobacco harm reduction: The need for new products that can compete with cigarettes [Addictive Behaviors]

• The medical and regulatory consensus is that nicotine itself is relatively safe. • Snus use in Sweden provides strong evidence in support of harm reduction. • E-cigarettes are seen by many smokers as an attractive alternative to cigarettes. • Regulated,
Science Direct
added Dec 9, 2013 20:16
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