Oral nicotine pouches and lozenges are a new category of tobacco product that includes brands such as Zyn, On! and Velo that are gaining popularity. The risk of nicotine use during adolescence remains a concern for public health officials and an article from Truth Initiative outlines some important things to know about these products.
A commentary, published in the Food and Drug Law Institute describes the role of independent scientists in the presentation of evidence relating to premarket and modified risk applications to Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The FDA Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) recently launched a virtual exhibit booth, which provides visitors an opportunity to explore resources on the Exchange Lab. The virtual platform offers a landing page for each of CTP’s target audiences–public health practitioners, healthcare providers, school nurses, educators and tobacco retailers.
According to a study published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine, between 2012 and 2018 the Tips® campaign was associated with an estimated 129,100 premature deaths avoided, 803,800 life years gained, 1.38 million quality-adjusted life years gained, and $7.3 billion in healthcare sector cost savings. An infographic to highlight the impact is also available.
The CDC National Center for Health Statistics and Office on Smoking and Health recently released a QuickStats feature in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). The report showed that the percentage of nonsmoking adults exposed to SHS is declining.
An article published on HCP Live suggests that pharmacists play an important role in enhancing the tobacco quit rates. It also suggests that pharmacies could provide more cost-effective access to smoking cessation therapy.
A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, suggests that cumulative exposure to cigarette smoke is an independent risk factor for hospital admission and death from COVID-19.
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