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FDA unveils plan for major changes to tobacco product regulations

The FDA's proposed changes include an element that could have a major impact on 22nd Century Group Inc., which makes very-low nicotine traditional cigarette products at a plant in Mocksville. The agency said it will conduct a public dialogue about lower
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 28, 2017 20:52
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FDA looks to cut cigarette nicotine in blow to tobacco industry

plans to explore regulating the level of nicotine in conventional cigarettes, a radical step that would reshape the $130 billion American tobacco industry and, potentially, encourage millions of people quit smoking. The move, announced Friday, would repr
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Jul 28, 2017 20:39
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Tobacco Stocks Go Up in Smoke After FDA Issues Plan to Curb Tobacco-Related Deaths

By Friday's close, Altria Group Inc (MO) stock sank 9.6%, British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) 7.2% and Vector Group Ltd (VGR) 4.7%. An outlier in its industry Friday, Philip Morris Int'l (PM) stock gained just slightly to close up 0.27%, a move Wells Far
thestreet.com
added Jul 28, 2017 20:37
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The new FDA plan for regulating cigarettes echoes a tobacco industry idea from the 1950s

A British American Tobacco company report stated in 1959 that “to reduce the nicotine per cigarette as much as possible and thus satisfy the trend of consumer demand…might end in destroying the nicotine habit in a large number of consumers and prevent it
Quartz
added Jul 28, 2017 20:33
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FDA DELAYS SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR CIGAR APPROVAL TO 2021

It’s a three-year delay only to the approval deadline for substantial equivalence, a process by which manufacturers would submit for product approval based on reports that the cigar in question is substantially equivalent in its threat to public health,
HalfWheel
added Jul 28, 2017 20:30
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How the FDA is trying to reinvent cigarettes to make them less addictive

Here are some questions we are able to answer: What tobacco products are affected? The FDA seeks to reduce nicotine levels specifically in “combustible cigarettes” and said it will also look at the impact of menthol and other flavor additives on smoking
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Jul 28, 2017 20:29
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FDA to Target Addictive Levels of Nicotine in Cigarettes

Gottlieb also said the FDA is giving e-cigarette makers four more years to comply with a review of products already on the market. The agency needs to concentrate on nicotine regulation and not be distracted by the debate on whether e-cigarettes help smo
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 28, 2017 20:28
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FDA aims to cut nicotine in cigarettes, ease e-cigarette rules

The move means FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has thrown his regulatory weight on the side of those advocating for e-cigarettes in the debate over whether they potentially hold some public health benefits. Shares of major tobacco companies in the Unit
Reuters
added Jul 28, 2017 18:26
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British American Tobacco not surprised by FDA move to cut nicotine

"Our American subsidiary, Reynolds American Inc. and its operating companies are encouraged by FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb’s comments today recognizing tobacco harm reduction policies and the continuum of risk for tobacco products," a British Ame
Reuters
added Jul 28, 2017 18:26
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Tobacco Shares Plunge After FDA Proposes Cut to Cigarette Nicotine

The FDA’s move is likely to set off a lobbying fight in Washington over the proposal... “This was a big surprise and will make it imperative that domestic tobacco companies strive to develop innovative, safer products,” said Jack Russo, an analyst with E
Bloomberg News
added Jul 28, 2017 18:13
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