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Recently released estimates by the US Food and Drug Administration say reducing the amount of nicotine present in cigarettes could prevent as many as eight million tobacco-related deaths. more

Dec 1, 2017 5:00 PM News

Although FDA’s just-extended deadlines for cigars buoyed spirits, attendance and smoke clouds in the hall were definitely lighter than previous years. more

Sep 13, 2017 7:30 AM Features

Recognizing unfair and possibly unwise regulatory processes, FDA extended the products review application process for “newly regulated” combustible tobacco products and for non-combustible products such as e-cigarettes. more

Sep 12, 2017 12:00 PM Features

The tobacco-based vaccine has benefits over traditional vaccines, the researcher says. more

Sep 12, 2017 6:00 AM News

Sep 12, 2017 12:00 AM

The US Food and Drug Administration says it will pursue lowering the nicotine content of cigarettes to non-addictive levels as part of an overall plan to protect youth and reduce tobacco-related disease and death. more

Sep 11, 2017 8:00 PM News

Following an executive order by President Duterte banning smoking in public places, the Philippines Department of Health (DOH) is considering regulating the use of e-cigarettes and vaporizers. more

Jul 10, 2017 12:00 AM Products

Researchers have asked the US Food and Drug Administration to review and potentially prohibit filtered cigarettes, after recently published results of a review saying they may lead to a specific type of lung cancer. more

Jul 10, 2017 12:00 AM News


From the Associate editor


Is anyone accountable for their own life anymore?

Alcohol and sugar are found to be a health risk but the tobacco industry faces harshest criticism.

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