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Interviews with smokers about smokeless tobacco products, risk messages and news articles

Though some exposed to favourable SLT/snus messages appeared to modify their beliefs about the products’ acceptability and risks, many were left unchanged given pre-existing SLT risk perceptions influenced by prior SLT warnings, observed effects in known
Tobacco Control
added Nov 18, 2015 15:10
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[UK] Unprotected oral sex ‘expected to overtake smoking’ as the main cause of mouth cancer

While smoking, excessive alcohol consumption and chewing tobacco were once the primary risk factors for mouth cancer, recent years have seen an increase in cases caused by HPV, or the human papillomavirus, according to online health clinic Euroclinix.
Metro Café (uk)
added Nov 16, 2015 22:28
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[Pennsylvania] Teen cigarette smoking is down (yay!), but teen smokeless tobacco is up (WHAT?)!

ST use among athletic youth is on the upswing. Current (past month) combustible tobacco use (cigarettes and cigars) among American high school students declined significantly from 32 percent in 2001 to 20 percent in 2013, according to recent data from th
Philly blogs
added Nov 12, 2015 14:42
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FDA approves snus innovations through new pathway

industry analysts were mixed Wednesday on whether the FDA’s approval of eight General snus styles is a signal that more approvals are forthcoming, or an example of how daunting the regulatory process remains for other applicants.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 12, 2015 12:45
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[North Carolina] Poly-Tobacco Use among High School Students

a high percentage of high school students in North Carolina report using more than one tobacco product (19.1%) and that this prevalence is significantly greater than single tobacco use (10.6%)...prevention efforts, such as communication campaigns are need
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Dec 30, 2015 17:31
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The Statesman Over 21% use tobacco in Himachal, says minister

More than 21 percent of the adults in Himachal Pradesh use some form of tobacco. These include over 880,000 smokers, far higher than tobacco chewers, says state Health Minister Kaul Singh. The state has stepped up efforts to sustain the smoke-free status
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Nov 11, 2015 21:19
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FDA’s Actions Show Pathway for Introducing New Tobacco Products is Feasible

the FDA’s action shows that the pathway established by the 2009 law for the introduction of new tobacco products is feasible and manufacturers can satisfy the public health standard set by the law. Some tobacco manufacturers, including e-cigarette manufac
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 11, 2015 20:22
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FDA Clears Smokeless Snus for Sale / But manufacturer fails to win softened label language -- yet

But for now, at least, they will sport the same warning labels stating that they are "not a safe alternative to cigarettes" currently required for other smokeless tobacco products. The eight snus products are the first to be cleared under the FDA's prem
MedPage Today
added Nov 10, 2015 23:12
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Review Swedish Match North America, Inc. MRTP Applications and Amendments

All publicly-releasable MRTP application and amendment files are available online. Summary of Applications (PDF, 848 pages, 50.7 MB) Swedish Match North America, Inc. MRTP Applications (originally filed), August 27, 2014 (ZIP*, 813 files, 1.7 GB)
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Nov 10, 2015 23:00
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New tobacco pouch from Swedish Match is first to go through FDA review

The milestone, while significant, is somewhat technical. Snus are already available in the U.S. from a number of companies, including Swedish Match and Altria Group Inc., parent company of Phillip Morris. But regulators say the revamped snus from Swedis
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 10, 2015 21:53
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