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SIEGEL: What the FDA Gets Wrong About E-Cigarettes

Trump’s nomination of Scott Gottlieb to be the next commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration is a hopeful sign that the FDA’s illogical tobacco product regulations may soon end. The rules as they stand lump all nicotine-containing products in the
Bloomberg View
added Mar 16, 2017 19:13
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SIEGEL: Surgeon General Continues to Lie about Tobacco in E-Cigarettes

Even if the Surgeon General wrongly believes that consuming any product that contains nicotine is a form of tobacco use, then he is still lying to the public. Under that definition, e-cigarettes are not the most commonly used form of tobacco among youth.
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Mar 13, 2017 16:26
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MURTHY: E-Cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Major Public Health Concern

Despite their prevalence, there is significant public confusion about e-cigarettes with parents, teachers, clinicians, and policy makers unsure how to approach these relatively new tobacco products.
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Mar 13, 2017 16:25
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Believability of new diseases reported in the 2014 Surgeon General's Report on smoking: Experimental results from a national survey of US adults

Important differences exist in believability of disease messages about new tobacco-related information. Messages emphasizing the causal link between smoking and new diseases should be considered for use in mass media campaigns.
Science Direct
added Mar 4, 2017 16:01
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GLANTZ: Smokefree Laws Cut Heart Attacks (and other bad things): Look At All The Evidence

You would question that conclusion if you read the article in Slate by Jacob Grier... The important thing to do is look at all the evidence (not just the few studies Grier talked about). The US Surgeon General did just that, in his 2014 report The Heal
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 16, 2017 17:05
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[West Virginia] EDITORIAL: Action needed on smoking

grades ran the gamut...the dire state of West Virginians’ health and the heavy burden of paying the freight for the medical care smokers need when they fall victim to one or more of smoking’s consequences....we urge lawmakers to make smoking restrictions
Beckley (WV) Register Herald
added Feb 8, 2017 15:45
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Montana Youth E-Cigarette use is WAAAAY Higher Than the National Average

“In Montana, our current usage rates for high school students are 87.5 percent higher than the national rate.” Aune says the state of Montana is attempting to combat the use of nicotine products among youth, with some new advertising. “Right now we have
KGVO Newstalk 1290 AM & 101.5 FM (Missoula, MT)
added Jan 25, 2017 23:49
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[New Jersey, Pennsylvania] No butts about it: Cigarette smoking down, but not out since first warning

All the federal and state regulations and health programs initiated since Surgeon General Terry's warning was issued are useful, said Martinsen, from the county's health improvement partnership. People have stopped smoking in public buildings and restaur
Doylestown (PA) Intelligencer Record
added Jan 15, 2017 16:55
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BALL: Congratulations, Elizabeth Drew

my friend Elizabeth Drew was inducted into Hall of Fame of the Society of Professional Journalists...Elizabeth reported that while Congress was patting itself on the back and claiming to have acted on the Surgeon General's landmark report on the health ef
The Atlantic Monthly
added Jan 12, 2017 06:14
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ARCHIVE: The Quiet Victory of the Cigarette Lobby: How It Found the Best Filter Yet—Congress

Had it not been for Congress, the FTC, which is charged with preventing unfair and deceptive trade practices, would have required a warning both on cigarette packages and in cigarette advertising. The effect of the advertising regulation is what the cigar
The Atlantic Monthly
added Jan 12, 2017 06:12
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