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[Canada] CALANTZOPOULOS: This product can help millions quit smoking ...if we’re allowed to talk about it

Rather than keeping people in the dark for their own good, the law should enable informed choice based on thorough scientific evaluation. We urge Parliament to consider revising S-5 to propel innovations that will lead to drastically lower smoking rates
Financial Post (ca)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:47
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KOZLOWSKI/SWEANOR: ‘Not harmless’ messages without comparisons disserve consumers, potential consumers, and public health approaches to tobacco/nicotine products

Information on relative risks needs to be combined with measures that facilitate the ability to use that information. Arguably, one of the most significant casualties of the misinformation campaigns has been the limiting of choices for those using the mos
Addictive Behaviors
added Sep 27, 2017 06:56
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] RAKSANAGARA: Regulate alternative tobacco products ($$)

Health problems caused by cigarette smoking remains a major unresolved issue in Indonesia. However, new technological advances are offering unprecedented opportunities. Research conducted in 2017 placed Indonesia as the country with the fifth highest num
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 27, 2017 21:15
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RIGGS: House Call: Nicotine is still nicotine, no matter the delivery system, and it’s still bad for you

If you smoke cigarettes and want to stop, don’t use e-cigarettes as a way to wean yourself off of nicotine. Talk with your doctor about trying one of several proven methods of smoking cessation and give one a try.
The Spokesman-Review
added Sep 27, 2017 07:11
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Assessing modified risk tobacco and nicotine products: Description of the scientific framework and assessment of a closed modular electronic cigarette

Highlights • Description of a scientific framework to assess the risk profile of next generation products relative to cigarettes. • Multi-disciplinary studies comparing a commercial e-cigarette (Vype ePen) with a scientific reference cigarette (3R4F). •
Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
added Sep 28, 2017 22:28
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[Canada] Big Tobacco looks for its fix with new technology shift

Andre Calantzopoulos is out to convince you he hates smoking. A former pack-a-day smoker for years, he preaches a harm-reduction approach to ridding the world of cigarettes. And he believes that new electronic alternatives can play a big role in getting
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 23, 2017 20:20
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[Cyprus] House slaps tax on e-cigarettes

The law introduces a new category called ‘liquid for electronic cigarette use’ with a consumption tax of €0.12 per ml of liquid. Additionally, the bill provides for heat-not-burn tobacco products that are expected to soon be imported to Cyprus and be ch
Cyprus Mail (cy)
added Oct 1, 2017 00:34
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Big Tobacco Has a Death Wish

More worrying for the industry is how profitable the new products are when compared to traditional smokes... One reason for industry hope is that the vaping market is still fragmented and far less regulated than cigarettes. Big Tobacco is expecting to se
Bloomberg News
added Sep 20, 2017 17:48
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NZ study compares the effectivity of e-cigs and patches for smoking cessation

The study titled Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation: a randomised controlled trial, was published on The Lancet earlier this month. The research was conducted between Sept 6, 2011, and July 5, 2013 by recruiting 657 adult smokers who wanted to
Vaping Post (ch)
added Sep 20, 2017 17:30
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[Minnesota] City regulators throw out new vape age limit ban

The local council of a Minnesota city have blocked the latest attempt to raise the purchase age for vapour products, as well as tobacco, to 21. Lawmakers in Detroit Lakes dismissed a bill that would have enacted the spreading “Tobacco 21” rules in the ci
Vaping Post (ch)
added Sep 20, 2017 03:39
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