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The FDA Wants to Take Nicotine Out of Tobacco. How Do You Do That?

What the FDA is proposing is called a low-nicotine-content cigarette, in which the actual amount of nicotine in the product is capped at a certain amount,..One way to do this is through genetic engineering. This means that scientists would modify genes in
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Mar 18, 2018 01:12
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Cigarettes in UK face SHOCK change – smoking will NEVER be the same

But now UK health experts are warning the move, if pulled off successfully, could spread across the pond and take root in Britain..."Cigarettes are available globally, and selling less addictive products in the USA could result in a black market in impor
Daily Star (uk)
added Mar 17, 2018 19:02
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The Health 202: Who knew? A top Trump conservative is aggressively taking on tobacco

Republicans reacted in surprisingly muted fashion yesterday after FDA chief Scott Gottlieb proposed a bold and striking change for a conservative member of President Trump’s administration, announcing that he’s setting in motion new regulations to make c
Washington Post
added Mar 16, 2018 22:04
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Potential Public Health Effects of Reducing Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes in the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

reducing the nicotine level in cigarettes has the potential to substantially reduce the enormous burden of smoking-related death and disease. We estimate that a nicotine product standard for cigarettes in the United States could save millions of lives and
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Mar 16, 2018 04:21
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less is more when it comes to the fda’s game-changing nicotine reduction plan

we strongly believe that any future regulation must apply the nicotine reduction plan to ALL combustible tobacco products including cigars, little cigars, cigarillos and loose tobacco...Attention to all nicotine use among youth is vital given the continue
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 15, 2018 23:22
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FDA to cut the amount of nicotine in cigarettes in biggest push ever against smoking addiction

But experts worry that Big Tobacco's influence, questions around how much nicotine is 'addictive' and the slow rule-making process could hinder the effort
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 15, 2018 23:11
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FDA Plan to Reduce Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes Would Save Millions of Lives – Agency Must Quickly Implement It

Given these enormous public health benefits and the millions of lives that would be saved, it is critical that the FDA move as quickly as possible to turn this plan into reality. There is no other single action our country can take that would prevent mor
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 15, 2018 23:08
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America’s unprecedented move to limit nicotine in cigarettes

America could become the first country in the world to force tobacco companies to reengineer their products so they’ll be less addictive. The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that it’s moving to put in a place a regulation that will set a
Vox Media
added Mar 15, 2018 23:05
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FDA Floats Plan To Cap Nicotine Levels In Cigarettes ($$)

The notice includes an analysis of one possible policy scenario for a lowered nicotine level that suggests that, within a year of implementation, five million more adult smokers could quit smoking. And by the end of the century, more than 8 million lives
Law360
added Mar 15, 2018 23:04
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Trump’s FDA weighs nicotine limits in cigarettes

“There is no other single action our country can take that would prevent more young people from smoking or save more lives," Matthew Myers, president of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, said in a statement. "This is truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportun
Politico
added Mar 15, 2018 23:04
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