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[Asia, India] MORRIS: Harm reduction should be included in the FCTC: Julian Morris

Julian Morris, Vice President of Research, Reason Foundation... One important example is the e-cigarette or vape product. These products provide many of the same benefits to users as conventional cigarettes. They provide nicotine in many cases, they fight
Times of India
added Dec 9, 2016 23:56
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PRESENTATION: Dosimetry tools, approaches and applications for tobacco and next generation product testing

Generation of nicotine at source: cigarette vs. e-cigarette on two machines •Are product aerosols the same in these systems? •Are there differences in aerosol generation on dissimilar machines?
BAT Science.com
added Dec 9, 2016 23:47
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Application of dosimetry tools for the assessment of e-cigarette aerosol and cigarette smoke generated on two different in vitro exposure systems

•e-cigarette aerosol is delivered to and detected at the exposure interface •at a common dilution, e-cigarette (Vype ePen) aerosol deposited mass is greater than cigarette smoke...for the first time we have demonstrated puff-by-puff nicotine concentration
Chemistry Central Journal
added Dec 9, 2016 23:42
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[Europe, UK] Vaping products under new classification in Belgium

the European Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) – but with a very important change in the classification of vaping products in Belgium. From 17th January 2017, when the law comes into force, e-cigarettes and e-liquids containing nicotine will be considered
ECigIntelligence (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 15:51
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Surgeon General: Youth e-Cig Use 'Major Public Health Concern'

Murthy, MD, said that while more research into the health impact of e-cigarettes is needed, it is already known that nicotine exposure can harm the developing adolescent brain. "The message from the report is clear. Nicotine-containing products, including
MedPage Today
added Dec 9, 2016 14:09
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[UK] BAT's vaping robots find e-cigarettes don't deliver as much nicotine as traditional smokes

Dr James Murphy, head of risk substantiation at BAT, said the company had to be sure that other tests weren’t just saying e-cigarette vapour had a reduced impact because it was lost in the air. The latest tests used new methods to checked whether the da
City A.M. (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 13:44
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[UK] ASH comment on US Surgeon General’s Report on e-cigarette use among youth

Deborah Arnott..."While nicotine is not completely harmless, it is smoking that is lethal. In the UK we have a regulatory system that restricts advertising and controls sales to young people. There is no evidence of significant regular use by non-smoking
ASH London (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 13:17
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SULLUM: Surgeon General Launches E-Cigarette Scare Campaign That Will Harm Public Health

Murthy recommends policies, such as higher taxes, vaping bans, limits on advertising, and possibly flavor restrictions, that will undermine public health by making e-cigarettes less appealing to people who currently get their nicotine from conventional ci
Reason Magazine
added Dec 9, 2016 13:15
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[UK] BATES: Bad science, poor insights and likely to do harm - rapid reaction to the Surgeon General's terrible e-cigarette report

It is truly terrible – a heady mix of emotive propaganda and a completely warped and one-sided account of the science built on a lack of insight into youth behaviors and no knowledge of the tobacco and nicotine market and its consumers.
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 13:13
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US Surgeon General’s #NoEcigs4Kids report ignores data and misleads public

Although we agree that youth use of nicotine should be discouraged, interventions should be balanced by the need to honestly inform adult smokers of safer alternatives to cigarettes. CASAA is disappointed that Dr. Murthy has chosen politics over achieving
Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association (CASAA)
added Dec 9, 2016 13:12
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