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[Canada] GLOBE EDITORIAL Are e-cigarettes about harm reduction, or greater harm?

National governments have been slow to react. Thankfully, the WHO and Toronto have taken steps that, at the very least, will get people to take a second look at what they are putting into their lungs.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:04
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Alternatives to cigarette smoking may still pose a risk to human health due to over-use

A recent literature review study by researchers at the University of Miami (UM) suggest that small dosages of nicotine found in cigarette substitutes could be harmful to human musculoskeletal system, due to overuse. The findings are reported in the Globa
News-Medical.net
added Aug 30, 2014 18:17
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KECSKES: Do Harm Reduction Cigarettes Work?

“Harm reduction” cigarettes seem low-tech when compared to their e-cigarette counterparts, but they employ some pretty sophisticated “smoke & mirrors” chemistry to reel in the average smoker. This involves the use of genetically modified tobacco to cut d
Care2.com
added Aug 27, 2014 18:06
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Tobacco's Continuing Health Threat

But health threats from tobacco products continue, with stagnant rates of cigar and smokeless tobacco use and rapidly increasing electronic cigarette use.
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
added Aug 27, 2014 02:07
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[Africa, Nigeria, UK] British America Tobacco urges anti-tobacco NGOs to fund alternative smoking products

“In recent times, stakeholders have asked NGOs involved in tobacco control to get more involved in consumer education and funding of research of alternative and healthier products for consumers, who insist on smoking as these areas are critically needed
Premium Times (ng)
added Aug 22, 2014 07:01
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CONLEY: Use Common Sense on E-Cigarettes

members of the American Vaping Association, which represents U.S.-based, family-owned-and-operated e-cigarette manufacturers, would be hard pressed to meet FDA’s requirements. The rules, in short, would needlessly drive these companies out of business and
U.S. News & World Report
added Jul 31, 2014 02:50
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FDA Should Clarify that Tobacco Products with Inadequate SE Applications Must be Removed from the Market

We just submitted this public comment to FDA on the FDA's proposed guideline tightening up the process for evaluating substantial equivalence claims. (The proposed guideline is available here.) While we think that this is a step in the right direction,
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 19, 2014 14:04
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PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL INC. (PMI) REPORTS 2014 SECOND-QUARTER RESULTS; REAFFIRMS 2014 FULL-YEAR REPORTED DILUTED EPS FORECAST (PDF)

“As we expected, we achieved strong fundamental results in the second quarter, driven by a lower volume decline, strong pricing and robust market share," said André Calantzopoulos, Chief Executive Officer. “For the second half of this year, we antici
Thomson Reuters
added Jul 17, 2014 09:32
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A Tobacco CEO Who 'Vapes' Could Alter the Industry ($$)

is a former smoker who these days puffs, or "vapes," on electronic cigarettes. That in itself is a hint as to the strategy behind her company's talks to acquire Lorillard Inc., LO +4.63% which makes Newport cigarettes and Blu e-cigarettes.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 14, 2014 09:07
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22nd Century Group Engages CRO for FDA Regulatory Activities of Company’s Modified Risk Cigarettes

it has engaged a major a contract research organization (“CRO”) with extensive experience in tobacco exposure studies to assist the Company in certain regulatory activities at the Center for Tobacco Products (“CTP”) of the U.S. Food and Drug Administratio
CBS MarketWatch
added Jul 11, 2014 18:49
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