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We killed the cigarette. What we got in return is mango-flavored nicotine in ‘party mode.’

It’s almost as if it’s the cigarette industry come full circle, no? “I think the history of this tells me, don’t trust these industries,” said Brandt, the smoking historian. “Juul can say, ‘We’re not interested in kids; we’re going to fight the use of t
Washington Post
added Aug 9, 2018 17:02
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Are e-cigarettes really the seatbelts and condoms of tobacco-caused disease prevention?

Dr Joe Kosterich...repeated the factoid that e-cigarettes reduce harm by 95%, said there was “absolutely no evidence” of e-cigarettes being gateways to later uptake of smoking in teenagers and boldly claimed that “dual use [smoking as well as vaping) is
Simon Chapman AO (blog)
added Aug 10, 2018 17:33
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FORSTER: Bots Are Dominating The Discussion About E-Cigarettes On Twitter

"We do not know the source, or if they are being paid by commercial interests. Are these robot accounts evading regulations? I do not know the answer to that. But that is something consumers deserve to know. To what extent is the public health discourse
Forbes
added Aug 8, 2018 19:20
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BRILL: Happy birthday, FDA tobacco plan!

if reduced-risk products are not on the market, they are not able to reduce risks. Less obvious is the way that regulatory barriers serve to discourage innovation by increasing costs and delaying the potential return on investment. The applications pendi
American Enterprise Institute
added Aug 8, 2018 19:18
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BENTLEY: The FDA must resist the irrational fear of vaping

The FDA must recognize that while industry regulation is vital, control is deadly, and regulating too much can be just as lethal as regulating too little.
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Aug 8, 2018 15:52
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California Consortium for Thirdhand Smoke > Frequently Asked Questions

What is THS? Thirdhand smoke (THS) is the contamination that persists in the air and on surfaces after smoking has stopped. Smoking a cigarette generates two kinds of tobacco smoke: mainstream smoke that is inhaled by the smoker and sidestream smoke fro
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 7, 2018 18:12
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BLAIR: Trump's FDA may finally end Obama's war on vaping

the announcement that the FDA is working towards “increased flexibility and efficiencies within the application review process” is important. Only a select few tobacco companies can afford the millions of dollars required to subject products to a process
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Aug 7, 2018 21:36
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BANZHAF: Right-To-Smoke Myth Shattered by HUD's National Smoking Ban -- Public Interest Law Professor John Banzhaf

Not surprisingly, smokers groups - this time even joined by Reason Magazine - continue to insist that such bans are unconstitutional or otherwise illegal, and that there is some kind of right to smoke. For example, in a so far unsuccessful law suit again
MENAFN.com
added Aug 7, 2018 18:23
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[Florida] DANIEL: Sanctions Law: A Litigation Frontier

The four-judge panel overseeing the Florida tobacco litigation imposed sua sponte a $9.2 million penalty (later cut in half) against two firms that had filed claims the panel considered baseless. Because the underlying litigation already had settled, the
Law.com
added Aug 6, 2018 22:14
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POLYAKOVA/GONZALEZ: The U.S. anti-smoking campaign is a great model for fighting disinformation

In the case of smoking, American corporations were selling cigarettes to turn a profit. Today, however, foreign actors are deploying misleading content to actively undermine our democracy. For this reason, the FBI and other U.S. intelligence agencies shou
Washington Post
added Aug 4, 2018 18:54
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