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[UK] E-cigarettes: Is a smoking alternative being choked by regulation?

While e-cigarettes can be used as a stepping stone to ending nicotine addiction, some vapers see them as a way to continue a hobby they enjoy without the attendant fear of death. That's because although nicotine is the addictive ingredient in cigarettes
BBC Online
added Jul 7, 2013 19:41

[UK] Seeking out ‘easy targets’? Tobacco companies, health inequalities and public policy

tobacco companies are misappropriating a powerful public health discourse in an attempt to create a false dichotomy between reducing inequalities and regulating of the tobacco market. Such tactics highlight the need for ongoing monitoring of industry atte
Tobacco Control
added Jul 6, 2013 18:43

[UK-Scotland] Electronic cigarette ad is banned

"We told Nicocigs to ensure they did not claim products were not harmful, or were 'safer' or 'healthier' than smoking, in future in the absence of adequate evidence," the Advertising Standards Authority ruled.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added May 15, 2013 09:12

Smoking from Hookah Not a Harmless Alternative to Cigarettes

Smoking tobacco through a hookah is a pastime gaining popularity among the college crowd ... In a new study at UC San Francisco, researchers measuring chemicals in the blood and urine concluded that hookah smoke contains a different – but still harmful –
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Apr 18, 2013 16:39

British American Tobacco - Our research

Our current research focuses both on developing potentially less harmful tobacco products – whether combustible (such as cigarettes) or smokeless – and the science required to assess them.
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Mar 25, 2013 20:44

[Europe] DEVLIN: Growth in electronic cigarette use a 'real opportunity'

Special report: These life-saving products should be as widely available as possible, with the correct regulations robustly enforced, so that as many smokers as possible make the switch and reduce the harm caused by smoking, writes the president of ECITA (uk)
added Mar 25, 2013 16:53

Third Party Governance of Industry-Sponsored Tobacco Product Research - A Public Workshop

to discuss the recommendation in the Institute of Medicine’s report, “Scientific Standards for Studies on Modified Risk Tobacco Products,” that sponsors of Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) applications use independent third parties to undertake one or
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 25, 2013 17:38

[India] Are mild cigarettes better than regular cigarettes?

But have you ever stopped to consider what the actual impact of mild, ultra mild or light cigarettes is? Do the mild cigarettes really help you quit smoking? There are lots of myths out there; we filter the facts from the fiction with the help of a speci
Times of India
added Nov 13, 2012 05:30

Big tobacco push for cigarette alternatives ($$)

Big tobacco companies are investing in a new generation of smokeless alternatives to cigarettes as the industry faces growing regulatory threats across the globe.
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 12, 2012 16:33

Heartland Institute, R-Street Issue Report on Tobacco Use, Insurance Rates

The report, released jointly by Heartland and the Washington, DC-based R Street Institute, “How Should Insurers Treat Tobacco Use? A Review of the Research,” was written by R Street President Eli Lehrer.
Heartland Institute
added Aug 11, 2012 00:44
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