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Cigarettes, Cigars and Vaping: Which Habit Puts You Most at Risk?

A Q&A on the comparative dangers of smoking and vaping . . . A: Some cigar smokers don’t inhale and/or don’t smoke as frequently as cigarette smokers. This may suggest that cigar smoking is somehow safer. But that is not true. “Cigar smoking carries sim
The Cleveland Clinic
added Mar 30, 2017 16:27
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IQOS One Step Closer to FDA Consideration

While Philip Morris’ recent “research report” is more marketing than an actual independent “clinical study,” as many market leaders across industries pay for this type of report to be done, findings could help boost its high-growth IQOS product.
Investopedia.com
added Mar 30, 2017 16:27
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LETTER: SIEGEL: Why is FDA favoring real cigarettes over fake ones?

Myers...argues that the current FDA regulations regarding electronic cigarettes do not impede the ability of companies to put truly safer products on the market...But the opposite is true. By requiring every new product to submit burdensome and expensive
The Hill
added Mar 30, 2017 16:26
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McELRATH: From Bad To Worse: Big Tobacco is On Its Way to Cornering the E-Cigarette Industry

The fact is that neither they, nor medical science knows anything for certain about the long term effects of vaping. And, if history is any indication, even if e-cigarette use does prove to be as deadly as tobacco, the companies profiting from sales of th
Ring Of Fire Network
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[Greece] Philip Morris (PM) Invests in Reduced Risk Tobacco Category

the company has announced that it will invest approximately €300 million in order to convert one of its cigarette factory at Papastratos into a manufacturing plant for tobacco sticks for reduced-risk product - iQOS (Heatsticks that heat tobacco instead of
NASDAQ
added Mar 29, 2017 20:41
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Can tobacco clean up its act?

Emerging tobacco products have cleaner chemistry than cigarettes but regulators remain leery of their benefit—and the companies developing them... But PMI’s data are meant to do more than build trust with the public. They may also help PMI secure FDA app
American Chemical Society
added Mar 29, 2017 19:31
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[New Zealand] Nicotine e-cigarettes to be made legal

Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner said scientific evidence on the safety of e-cigarettes was still developing but there was a general consensus that vaping was much less harmful than smoking. She said the government was taking a cautious approach b
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:17
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[New Zealand] Nicotine e-cigarettes to be legalised in NZ

"This is an opportunity to see if restricted access for e-cigarettes and e-liquid can help lower our smoking rates, reduce harm and save lives," Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner said on Wednesday. "The government is taking a cautious approach by a
NewsRoom (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:15
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[Maryland] Baltimore beckons BAT scientists for key international tox conference

Top scientists from BAT headed to Maryland, USA to present new research at the Society of Toxicology (SOT) Annual Meeting. The SOT Opens new window is a US-based professional association “dedicated to creating a safer and healthier world by advancing t
BAT Science.com
added Mar 29, 2017 15:59
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[New Zealand] E-cigarettes to be regulated as consumer products

The Government is planning to change the law regulating e-cigarettes. These changes need to go through Parliament before they can take effect. This will likely happen from the middle of 2018 at the earliest. The proposed changes are to: legalise the sale
New Zealand Ministry of Health (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 15:19
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