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How a Big FDA Decision Could Change Tobacco Control

On Thursday and Friday, an advisory committee to the FDA is meeting to review an application from the smokeless tobacco company Swedish Match. The Stockholm-based company wants to be permitted to legally claim that their tobacco product, called snus (pro
TIME Magazine
added Apr 10, 2015 14:52
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AUDIO: Tobacco firm asks FDA to designate snus as safer than cigarettes

Swedish Match wants FDA to let the company remove most of the health warnings on its tins of snus (including a warning that the product increases a user's risk for mouth cancer or other tooth and gum problems), and change the label to say that snus is sa
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Apr 1, 2015 12:03
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New FDA official inherits raft of projects, challenges

The agency faces an April deadline to submit reports to Congress on the public heath impact of raising the minimum tobacco purchase age to over 18, and how well the public understands the health consequences of using tobacco products. It's also in the mi
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 2, 2015 22:38
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[Europe] Understanding the emergence of the tobacco industry's use of the term tobacco harm reduction in order to inform public health policy [FREE FULL TEXT]

Transnational tobacco companies’ harm reduction discourse should be seen as opportunistic tactical adaptation to policy change rather than a genuine commitment to harm reduction. Care should be taken that this does not undermine gains hitherto secured in
Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2015 04:42
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[Europe, USA] Studying Snus, a Smokeless Tobacco From Sweden

has petitioned the Food and Drug Administration to soften its warning label. How accurate is the current warning? How dangerous is Swedish snus? The short answer is that snus appears to increase the risk of mouth cancer and some other cancers, but modest
New York Times
added Nov 30, 2014 15:35
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[USA] Summary of UCSF public comments to FDA on Swedish Match MRTP application

Swedish Match’s claim that perceptions of health risks of snus are exaggerated is likely incorrect
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 25, 2014 19:32
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[Belgium, Europe, UK] Lobbyists puff and blow over new EU tobacco rules

Tobacco firms "directly lobby MEPs, trying to meet with him or her to talk them into tabling amendments, but also [organise] social events, like dinner parties for MEPs' assistants," Mr Hoedeman says. "We have already seen in several of the votes of com
BBC Online
added Jul 16, 2013 22:53
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[Europe] SANCO Director's OLAF interrogation leaked

On Monday, New Europe published emails from high in the European Commission that detailed the Commission's secret rewriting of the Tobacco Directive, transforming it from an instrument to contain the harm that tobacco causes into an instrument that played
New Europe
added May 28, 2013 12:08
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[Europe] Mysterious thefts scupper EU tobacco crackdown

But campaigners have been left stunned after the enforced resignation of the Maltese Commissioner, John Dalli - the driving force behind the directive - and a suspicious robbery in which laptops and documents containing the evidence to support the tough
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 31, 2012 12:32
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[Europe] The invisible hand of big tobacco?

Matthias Groote, chairman of the European Parliament's environment committee, fears a revision of the tobacco products directive (TPD) will not be proposed before the end of the year as planned. “This important legislation has been postponed time and tim
European Voice (be)
added Nov 13, 2012 02:41
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