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Authoritarian groups seeking bans on devices like Juul, which as Sally Satel, M.D., notes are just pods containing propylene glycol, glycerol, flavoring, and nicotine salts, isn’t going to prevent smoking. It will encourage it. And it is causing young peo
Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center will release a series of reports summarizing internal tobacco industry documents that tell the story — in the words of tobacco company executives and their lobbyists — of a highly successful 50-year campaign to influence O
The “nicotine notice” is just the beginning of the FDA’s effort to regulate tobacco products and protect citizens from the harmful effects of nicotine, and the planned rollout will most certainly take time. The FDA is encouraging public comment for 90 da
New York Times published an opinion column on “The Formaldehyde in Your E-Cigs.” … Formaldehyde shows up in foods as well. The American Council on Science and Health cites European research showing that apples contain as much as 6.8 milligrams per kilog
found at the end of the 12-month period, those using varenicline (sold in Australia as Champix), bupropion (Zyban), or nicotine-replacement therapy (gums, mints or patches) were no more likely to have quit smoking for 30 days or more than those who didn’t
My UCSF colleagues and I submitted this public comment to the FDA Nicotine Steering Committee. ..FDA should not base its tobacco regulation and nicotine strategy on the premise that moving cigarette smokers to e-cigarettes or other non-combusted tobacco
No. “Juuling” is a brand of e-cigarettes/vaping products… Our youth are also powerful voices themselves. Please join these youth of our community and help raise awareness that e-cigarettes/vaping and “Juuling” are not healthy forms of smoking. For help
It may (or may not) be a simple coincidence that the panicky coverage coincides with a recent lawsuit demanding that the [FDA] speed up regulation of vaping products. But, orchestrated or not, rushing the FDA to regulate puts smokers at risk.
In the previous post I described fatal flaws in a study by University of California San Francisco’s Benjamin W. Chaffee, Shannon Lea Watkins and Stanton A. Glantz in the journal Pediatrics (here). Their published response (here) validates my criticism.
The policy implication of this work is that tax increases (to increase price and reduce consumption) is good public health policy for nonsmoked tobacco products, too.
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