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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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Scientific Publications by FDA Staff: Recent Scientific Publications: Tobacco

FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 9, 2018 20:17
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Every Try Counts Campaign

FDA’s newest public education campaign, “Every Try Counts” is aimed at encouraging cigarette smokers to quit through messages of support that underscore the health benefits of quitting. These messages will be displayed in and around gas stations or conve
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 9, 2018 19:38
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The Real Cost Campaign

“The Real Cost” CampaignFDA's award-winning youth tobacco prevention campaign, "The Real Cost," seeks to educate at-risk teens about the harmful effects of tobacco use. The goal is to prevent youth who are open to tobacco from trying it and to reduce the
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 9, 2018 19:37
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Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science (TCORS)

FDA and NIH, as part of an on-going interagency partnership, awarded 14 Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science (TCORS) in order to generate critical research that informs the regulation of tobacco products. The research centers will receive more than $273
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 9, 2018 19:36
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