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Israel: Working To Increase The Minimum Age To Buy Cigarettes To 21

signed by about 20 Knesset members from all factions of the House, The Israeli Medical Association for Prevention and Termination of Smoking and the Israel Cancer Association, said that it is necessary to protect youth from early exposure to tobacco and n
Yeshiva World (blog)
added Nov 30, 2017 05:09
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Approach to Evaluating Nicotine Replacement Therapies: Public Hearing; Request for Comments

is announcing a public hearing on FDA's approach to evaluating the safety and efficacy of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products, including how they should be used and labeled. DATES: The public hearing will be held on Friday, January 26, 2018, from
Federal Register
added Nov 29, 2017 17:16
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Advancing Medicinal Nicotine Replacement Therapies as New Drugs – A new step in FDA’s comprehensive approach to tobacco and nicotine

We are announcing the formation of a new Nicotine Steering Committee that will be charged with re-evaluating and modernizing FDA’s approach to development and regulation of nicotine replacement therapy products that help smokers quit. These products are t
FDA Blogs
added Nov 29, 2017 17:14
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Tobacco industry admissions should strengthen global resolve on tobacco control

“But by being ordered by the courts to issue these corrective statements in American newspapers and on TV stations, the industry itself has been forced to come clean and acknowledge once and for all that its tobacco products kill.”
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Nov 29, 2017 17:12
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[Florida] Proposed vaping ban gets unanimous backing

A ban on vaping in workplaces is one step closer to appearing on the 2018 ballot after a panel of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission unanimously approved the proposal on Tuesday. Former state Sen. Lisa Carlton, a member of the commission, said
Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Nov 29, 2017 17:11
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Nicotine content in cigarettes sold in Kenya, Africa market higher than in Western countries

More worrying is the new trend where youngsters are smoking shisha, which is 10 times more harmful as compared to cigarettes. The nicotine found in cigarettes in African countries is 25 per cent more concentrated than the ones sold in Western countries,
The Standard (ke)
added Nov 28, 2017 21:46
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[Israel] There’s a link between teen smoking and adult drinking

It’s actually the memory of smoking tobacco as a teen that alters the brain’s reaction to alcohol as an adult. And it doesn’t matter if there’s been a prolonged period of nicotine withdrawal; the research indicates that these nicotine “memories” still lea
ISRAEL21c
added Nov 30, 2017 06:36
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Some E-Cigarette Flavors May Be More Harmful Than Others

There can be hundreds of flavor additives in any given vape juice, with concentrations that range from trace amounts to large fractions of the whole e-liquid. Their toxicity profiles vary widely as well. Many of these chemicals have never been tested on
The Atlantic Monthly
added Nov 30, 2017 06:35
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[Australia] GLANTZ: Philip Morris hides data in plain sight on dangers of new heat-not-burn product

Because Philip Morris’s medical tests in humans failed to show that IQOS “as it is actually used by consumers, will significantly reduce harm and the risk of tobacco-related disease to individual users,” I believe the FDA must deny Philip Morris’s applic
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 29, 2017 03:36
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[Florida] Proposed vaping ban gets unanimous backing

A ban on vaping in workplaces is one step closer to appearing on the 2018 ballot after a panel of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission unanimously approved the proposal on Tuesday. Former state Sen. Lisa Carlton, a member of the commission, said
Leesburg (FL) Daily Commercial
added Nov 29, 2017 02:35
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