The US Food and Drug Administration will work to cut the amount of nicotine in cigarettes to non-addictive levels, with the goal of preventing thousands of tobacco-related deaths a year. "But the nicotine in cigarettes is not directly responsible for the cancer, lung disease, and heart disease that kill hundreds of thousands of Americans each year".
The agency says "a key piece of the FDA's approach is demonstrating a greater awareness that nicotine-while highly addictive-is delivered through products that represent a continuum of risk and is most harmful when delivered through smoke particles in combustible cigarettes".
The agency also announced plans to delay a policy that requires makers of e-cigarettes, or electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), to get agency approval for their products. "Envisioning a world where cigarettes would no longer create or sustain addiction, and where adults who still need or want nicotine could get it from alternative and less harmful sources, needs to be the cornerstone of our efforts - and we believe it's vital that we pursue this common ground".
The FDA's decision also extends the timeline for applications for new e-cigarette clearance by the FDA to August 8, 2022, giving e-cigarette companies more time to keep their products on the market before the agency tackles the process of final review.
Neil Wilson of ETX Capital said it was "hard to overstate" what falling numbers of addicts and less frequent smoking could mean for corporate revenues. This costly process would, in practice, have resulted in the near complete elimination of harm-reduction tools like e-cigarettes from the market.
British American Tobacco's USA subsidiary, Reynolds American Inc., said it was encouraged by Mr. Gottlieb's comments on the relative risks of different tobacco products. Nearly 90% of adult smokers started smoking before the age of 18 and 2,500 youths have their first cigarette every day, the agency said.
He announced the new press secretary to take over from Spicer, who resigned earlier on Friday, would be Sarah Sanders. From there, Trump promoted Huckabee Sanders, Spicer's deputy, to the role of press secretary.
Muslim leaders signaled earlier Sunday that they would reject any new proposal that leaves additional security measures in place. Israel made a decision to install the metal detectors after Arab-Israeli gunmen had shot two police officers dead.
Jio is also giving a cable to connect with the TV as a special accessory to display the phone content on a bigger screen. Reliance Jio JioPhone will be available to users who pre-book it on a first-come, first-serve basis.
According to the recent leaked price of Nokia 8 also leaked and it was with a price tag of Euro 589 (approximately Rs.43,400). The next two releases from the company are expected to be that of the budget Nokia 2 and the flagship Nokia 8 smartphone.
The number of unemployed, defined as workers without a job who actively sought one in the past month, dropped to 67,200 in June. Gedney speculates the department's numbers for mining and logging employment are likely being underestimated.
Meg Lanning's side thumped India by eight wickets earlier in the competition in their most impressive display of the tournament. Harmanpreet Kaur mauled 171 off 115 balls - she was 41 off 60 before going on a brutal onslaught that would yield 131 off 55.
Tiger Woods had a vicious lip-out in his bid for 62 in the second round of the 2007 PGA Championship at Southern Hills. Saturday was a historic day at Birkdale, and Grace will be remembered as the first to ever shoot a 62 in a major.
There was no formal announcement of the launch, but Amazon has confirmed the integration and is rolling out the service this week. So it looks like Alexa will be coming to the Amazon shopping app on Android some time this week.
She was arrested on charges of vehicular manslaughter while under the influence and DUI and is now at the Merced County Jail. I f****** killed my sister, OK? Sanchez says she knows she is going to jail for life and apologizes for what she has done.
SNI is already driving a 1.81% rally over the course of the past year and is now down -6.1% since this point in 2017. A report that two major media companies are discussing a merger sparked an upturn in both companies' stock prices.
As for the third-party front, the situation is slowly improving even though a few developers still seem hesitant to get on board. That means it's easy to squeeze in a round or two when you otherwise probably wouldn't have time to play another game .
Health agency says child managing HIV without meds
A long-acting injectable antiretroviral therapy may be just as effective as a daily oral dose in treating HIV, a trial has shown. The child from MS was given treatment just a day after they were born and HIV remained undetectable until 27 months afterwards.
Sensex, Nifty at record high; RIL, HDFC Bank stocks fuel rally
The Monday green was a direct result of International Monetary Fund's predictions of India's GDP growth at 7.2 per cent in 2017. At the close, the benchmark 30-share index, BSE Sensex added 216.98 or 0.68% at 32,245.87 with 18 components posting rise.
Cavaliers talking contract with Derrick Rose
The Cavaliers are reportedly offering Rose a minimum contract for $2.1 million to join the defending Eastern Conference champions. The move gives the Cavs a decent player off the bench, but it could still not be enough for them to beat the Warriors .
Chicago White Sox Trade Phase all but completed
Even though Frazier is a third baseman by trade, he has played some first base and likely will land there once he goes to NY . Robertson , 32, is in the third year of a four year contract that pays him $12 million this season and $13 million next.
Google launches the feed inside its main iOS search app
Google is updating its Google app on Android and iOS to incorporate more machine learning-based personalization features . Instead, Google combines the most important news stories of the day with ones about topics you've previously searched.