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SULLUM: Fixating on Adolescent Vaping Could Be Deadly for Adult Smokers

A critique of Murthy's report, published online yesterday by Harm Reduction Journal, shows how dangerously misguided his concerns were. "The majority of e-cigarette use among US youth is infrequent and experimental, and minimal among never-smoking youth
Reason Magazine
added Sep 12, 2017 03:09
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BIRR: ‘MISLEADING’ SURGEON GENERAL REPORT ON VAPING BATTERED AS ‘FICTION’

“One was lead to believe that e-cigarettes posed a grave danger to public health in that teenagers trying these products were getting hooked on nicotine and would likely transition to deadly cigarettes,” Dr. Cummings told The Daily Caller News Foundation
Daily Vaper (Daily Caller)
added Sep 7, 2017 17:06
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POLOSA/RUSSELL/NITZKIN/FARSALINOS: A critique of the US Surgeon General’s conclusions regarding e-cigarette use among youth and young adults in the United States of America [FREE FULL TEXT]

does not appear to be supported by the best available evidence on the health risks of nicotine use and population survey data on prevalence of frequent e-cigarette use. Nonetheless, patterns of e-cigarettes use in youth must be constantly monitored for ea
Harm Reduction Journal
added Sep 9, 2017 21:17
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New surgeon general sworn in by Vice President Pence

Jerome Adams was sworn in as the nation’s 20th surgeon general Tuesday, saying his motto will be “Better health through better partnerships.” That’s something Indiana’s former health commissioner said he learned from Vice President Pence, the man who adm
USA Today
added Sep 6, 2017 15:09
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Florida Appeals Panel Vacates $10 Million Engle Progeny Verdict ($$)

reversed a $10 million judgment awarded to the widow of a man who died from lung cancer because of his addiction to cigarettes after finding that the trial court erred by allowing the U.S. surgeon general’s report on cigarettes into evidence (Philip Morri
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 4, 2017 12:19
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., and R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellants, v. ROSE POLLARI Appellee (PDF)

Admitting the Reports at trial effectively presented the jury with the opinions and conclusions of numerous extra-judicial experts whom Defendants could not cross-examine.... “Because the battle of experts has become as much a part of a trial as the confl
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 1, 2017 01:25
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Reverses $13M Smoking Death Verdict

ruling that a lower court erred by allowing several surgeon general's reports on cigarettes into evidence at trial ...agreed with the tobacco companies that the reports were inadmissible hearsay and remanded the case for a new trial of the claims brought
Law360
added Sep 1, 2017 01:20
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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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KLEYKAMP: Objectivity and Evidence in the 2016 Surgeon General’s Report on E-cigarettes

The above concerns highlight serious methodological oversights that greatly restrict the ability of the 2016 SGR to offer an objective review of the best available evidence related to the health effects of nicotine, tobacco, and e-cigarettes. Incomplete o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 13, 2017 02:59
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LETTER: The surgeon general who raised the alarm on smoking

started this nation’s government — and the rest of the world — on the path to warning the public about the hazards of smoking, limiting advertising for cigarettes, increasing taxes on cigarettes and researching the effects of secondhand smoke. And by the
Washington Post
added Jul 7, 2017 22:05
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