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Nicotine Steering Committee; Establishment of a Public Docket; Request for Comments

docket to receive suggestions, recommendations, and comments on topics or policy issues for consideration by FDA's Nicotine Steering Committee (NSC). FDA would like to receive feedback from interested parties, including academic institutions, regulated in
Federal Register
added Mar 15, 2018 22:57
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FDA Seeks Public Comment on a Potential Product Standard to Lower Nicotine in Cigarettes to a Minimally or Non-Addictive Level

(FDA) issued Tobacco Product Standard for Nicotine Level of Combusted Cigarettes, an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) seeking public comment for consideration in developing a potential nicotine product standard. Lowering nicotine to a minima
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 15, 2018 20:56
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Tobacco Product Standard for Nicotine Level of Combusted Cigarettes

(FDA) is issuing this advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) to obtain information for consideration in developing a tobacco product standard to set the maximum nicotine level for cigarettes. Because tobacco-related harms ultimately result from add
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 15, 2018 19:29
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Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products after Implementation of an FDA Product Standard (PDF) (25pp)

there might remain strong, legal demand for components that, while intended for legal products outside the scope of the standard, could be used to make an illicit product. If diverted into an illicit channel, such components would represent a means by
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 15, 2018 19:28
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How Could Lowering Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes Change the Future of Public Health?

What if a federal regulation could help to create a future in which cigarettes were no longer responsible for lifetimes of addiction and disease? FDA is working toward that future. In July 2017, Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb announced a new comprehensi
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 15, 2018 19:19
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Tobacco Product Standard for Nicotine Level of Combusted Cigarettes (PDF) (99pp)

Because tobacco-related harms ultimately result from addiction to the nicotine in such products, causing repeated use and exposure to toxicants, FDA is considering taking this action to reduce the level of nicotine in these products so they are minimal
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added Mar 15, 2018 18:59
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FDA Seeks Public Comment on a Potential Product Standard to Lower Nicotine in Cigarettes to a Minimally or Non-Addictive Level

FDA is seeking comments, research and data on many topics related to a potential product standard for nicotine in cigarettes including, but not limited to: What potential maximum nicotine level would be appropriate for the protection of public health; H
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 15, 2018 18:55
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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on pivotal public health step to dramatically reduce smoking rates by lowering nicotine in combustible cigarettes to minimally or non-addictive levels

The ANPRM being issued today provides a wide-ranging review of the current scientific understanding about the role nicotine plays in creating or sustaining addiction to cigarettes and seeks comments on key areas, as well as additional research and data f
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 15, 2018 17:01
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[UK] Four in 10 smokers incorrectly think nicotine causes cancer

Four in 10 smokers and ex-smokers incorrectly think that nicotine in cigarettes is the cause of most of the smoking-related cancer. Understanding of the harms of nicotine among the general population is similarly poor. In 2017:
GOV.UK
added Mar 14, 2018 20:13
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[UK] Tax treatment of heated tobacco products: response to the consultation (PDF)

3.2 The government has therefore decided to introduce a new category for heated tobacco products. This will maintain the efficiency and effectiveness of the duty regime and give certainty to manufacturers and consumers about the duty treatment of heated t
GOV.UK
added Mar 14, 2018 15:15
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