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[UK] MARKET REPORT: Tobacco company Imperial Brands stock is smoking hot as investors hope for strong e-cigarette sales

Imperial Brands had a smoking day yesterday, as the tobacco company was rewarded for its drive into cigarette alternatives. Broker Liberum named the business, which is currently in a recruiting push for staff to develop its 'next-generation' products, a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 21, 2018 14:41
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Tobacco aside, e-cigarette flavorings may harm blood vessels

Flavor additives used in electronic cigarettes and related tobacco products could impair blood vessel function and may be an early indicator of heart damage, according to new laboratory research in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, an Ame
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Jun 21, 2018 14:36
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[UK] Is prevalence of e-cigarette and nicotine replacement therapy use among smokers associated with average cigarette consumption in England? A time-series analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

In conclusion, the increased prevalence of e-cigarettes use among smokers in England has not been associated with a detectable change in cigarette consumption per day. The decline in the use of NRT has also not been associated with a change in mean cigar
British Medical Journal
added Jun 21, 2018 14:33
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Pro-smoking Japanese lawmaker apologizes for heckling cancer patient

Yoichi Anami, a ruling party MP, shouted “Enough already!” at a hearing last week when Kazuo Hasegawa, a 47-year-old non-smoker with stage four lung cancer, was testifying about the danger of secondhand smoke. Anami’s jeer sparked widespread criticism o
Reuters
added Jun 21, 2018 14:26
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FIRS: guidance offered for protecting youth from e-cigarettes

Youth should be protected from electronic cigarettes and other nicotine delivery devices, according to a position statement from the Forum of International Respiratory Societies published online May 31 in the European Respiratory Journal.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 21, 2018 14:20
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[UK] More Evidence That Vaping May Help Some Smokers Quit

The small British study of 40 people "found that vaping may support long-term smoking abstinence," lead researcher Dr. Caitlin Notley, of Norwich Medical School, at the University of East Anglia, said in a university news release. Still, anti-smoking ad
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 21, 2018 14:19
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[Europe] DAHLMANN: E-cigarettes: Harm reduction faces obstacles

At 6p.m. on July 10, 2018, a moderated e-cigarette discussion event will take place in the Members’ Lounge of the European Parliament in Brussels. Dr Renate Sommer, Professor Bernd Mayer and Dustin Dahlmann will take part in the debate, called: Can we ig
Politico
added Jun 21, 2018 14:18
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[UK-Scotland] Smoke-free Scotland? SNP plot to BAN council tenants from smoking in THEIR OWN HOMES

COUNCIL tenants face a ban on smoking in their own homes under plans being considered by SNP ministers. In a push for a "tobacco-free generation", the Scottish Government said it is looking to crackdown across the social housing sector.
Daily Express (uk)
added Jun 21, 2018 14:14
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The FDA Wrongly Blames E-Cig Companies for Teen Vaping

A renowned tobacco harm reduction expert, pointed out that while the FDA is blaming vaping businesses for an alleged rise in teen vaping, the agency is failing to take into account research indicating that most teens obtain their devices from social sour
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jun 21, 2018 14:12
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[Canada] Sask. Housing Corporation to ban all smoking and vaping, even for those with pot prescriptions

The policy will ban smoking of cigarettes and cannabis, as well as vaping. Tenants will have to smoke outside in designated smoking areas. Saskatchewan Housing Corporation announces blanket no-smoking policy "What we're trying to do is protect the other
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 21, 2018 14:05
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