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FDA plans to reduce nicotine in cigarettes to non-addictive levels

aim to tackle ‘devastating addiction crisis’ and reduce deaths... Due to issues relating to the first amendment and freedom of speech, bans on advertising and the introduction of standardised packaging are not possible in the US.
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:52
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Big Tobacco told to read FDA smoke signals on ecigarettes

“Never underestimate the lobbying power of the mighty tobacco industry,” said Mike van Dulken from Accendo Markets, adding that “the fine print suggests balancing regulation of existing products with encouraging innovation for future, less harmful option
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:50
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FDA Seeks the ‘Right Balance’ With New Tobacco Plan

Gottlieb...envisions “a world where cigarettes would no longer create or sustain addiction, and where adults who still need or want nicotine could get it from alternative and less harmful sources.” That, he said, is the “cornerstone” of the FDA’s new effo
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 30, 2017 12:41
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[Europe] Tobacco shares nosedive on FDA regulation warning

Neil Wilson of ETX Capital said it was "hard to overstate" what falling numbers of addicts and less frequent smoking could mean for corporate revenues. "This will blow a hole in their earnings and forces a fundamental re-evaluation of earnings," he said
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 30, 2017 12:41
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Feds give big tobacco new headache as California taxes proving hazardous to cigarette sales

Big Tobacco is feeling the sting not only from federal action but also from California tripling cigarette taxes in April, with some retailers indicating cigarette purchases are down as much as 50 percent. On the federal front, the U.S. Food and Drug Admi
CNBC
added Jul 30, 2017 12:04
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FDA Wants Nonaddictive Amounts Of Nicotine In Cigarettes ($$)

said it will be asking for public comments about decreasing nicotine levels in cigarettes and other tobacco products to a nonaddictive level and whether there will be negative effects of doing so. The FDA will release an advanced notice of proposed rulema
Law360
added Jul 30, 2017 11:37
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CASAA - FDA's New Vision for Nicotine and Tobacco Regulation is an Important Step Forward for Public Health

The FDA's announcement marks the beginning of a constructive national conversation about tobacco harm reduction. Commissioner Gottlieb highlighted the need for supporters of low-risk nicotine products and public health activists to find common ground. Ce
PR Newswire
added Jul 30, 2017 11:36
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[North Carolina] FDA focus on menthol flavoring, low nicotine levels rattles investors

Menthol’s popularity with smokers led Reynolds American Inc. to spend $29.25 billion in June 2015 to acquire Newport from Lorillard Inc. Reynolds, now fully owned by British American Tobacco PLC, holds 56 percent of the U.S. menthol cigarette market shar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 29, 2017 19:47
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fda nicotine reduction plan announced today has promise, but timeline puts young lives at risk

The four-year delay in fully regulating newly deemed combustible products will leave tens of millions of youth and young adults subject to the enticing flavors and marketing of little cigars, cigarillos and hookah. The five-year delay in regulating e-cig
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 29, 2017 19:45
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FDA Looks to Reduce Nicotine in Cigarettes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will focus on reducing nicotine levels in cigarettes to make them less addictive, while also making other nicotine products -- including patches and gum -- safer, agency officials said Friday. In addition, the FDA i
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 29, 2017 19:43
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