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Letter to FDA TPSAC urging them to delay action on IQOS until the record is closed and they can consider public comments

As someone who has served and does serve on committees similar to TPSAC, I do not see how the schedule that the FDA has established for TPSAC’s consideration of this application can permit a responsible assessment of the applications and associated publi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 22, 2017 02:39
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GLANTZ: Good news for Big Tobacco: E-cigs are a strong gateway for young adults to start smoking cigarettes

47.7% of never-smoking young adults who used e-cigarettes at baseline were smoking cigarettes a year later...The tobacco companies have worked for decades to crack the young adult market and e-cigarettes are the path.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 22, 2017 02:34
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Effectiveness of Pharmaceutical Smoking Cessation Aids in a Nationally Representative Cohort of American Smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

The lack of effectiveness of pharmaceutical aids in increasing long-term cessation in population samples is not an artifact caused by confounded analyses. A possible explanation is that counseling and support interventions provided in efficacy trials are
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Dec 22, 2017 02:33
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GLANTZ: More evidence that NRT without counseling does not work

This is, of course, something that the tobacco industry has known for a long time, ever since shortly after NRT was introduced.... It also points to the folly of the FDA adopting the tobacco industry’s “harm reduction” approach of simply seeking alternati
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 22, 2017 02:32
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Standardised cigarette packaging may reduce the implied safety of Natural American Spirit cigarettes

Conclusion The results suggest that NAS cigarette packaging conveys that its cigarettes are ‘safer’ and that such perceptions are lower with standardised packaging, both with and without warning images.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 22, 2017 02:25
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World No Tobacco Day: Tobacco and heart disease / Date: 31 May 2018

The campaign will increase awareness on the: link between tobacco and heart and other cardiovascular diseases (CVD), including stroke, which combined are the world’s leading causes of death; feasible actions and measures that key audiences, including gov
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 22, 2017 02:01
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LUKOWSKI: Big Tobacco continues to target the poor

If you look at a map of where tobacco use is highest, the states with the most smokers tend to be those with the fewest laws to keep tobacco marketing and other challenges in check. Laws work.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 22, 2017 01:58
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$1 million grant expands efforts to fight tobacco addiction in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation, in conjunction with the UW Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, is pleased to announce a $1 million grant award from the Wisconsin Partnership Program. The grant will be provided over five years to First
Wisconsin Gazette
added Dec 22, 2017 01:37
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Critics Accuse New Foundation of Acting as Smoke-Screen for Big Tobacco

Controversy is swirling around the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World. This new non-profit organization has come under intense criticism from health agencies and anti-tobacco campaigners who accuse it of acting as a smoke-screen for Big Tobacco, a charge
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Dec 20, 2017 22:39
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Tired of waiting for the feds, local groups target menthol cigarettes

In recent months, cities ranging from Oakland and Los Gatos, Calif., to Minneapolis and St. Paul have passed laws limiting the availability of menthol cigarettes, which health advocates say have a particular appeal to beginning smokers. St. Paul is the l
Salon Magazine
added Dec 20, 2017 22:37
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