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[UK] Could e-cigarettes be MORE harmful than tobacco?

New research has found that even thought e-cigarette use is exploding, public perceptions indicate that many people think that vaping is as harmful if not more harmful than cigarette smoking -- a conclusion that is totally false, officials say.
National Monitor
added May 24, 2015 20:24
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[UK] E-Cigs Versus Traditional Tobacco-What's Worse?

many are choosing to continue smoking conventional cigarettes. Authorities think this may be because they mistakenly believe that e-cigarettes are as dangerous as their traditional counterparts. According to a recent report from Action on Smoking and He
Science Times
added May 24, 2015 17:57
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[UK] Half a million smokers have switched to e-cigarettes from tobacco

h (ASH) said there are now 2.6 million vapers in Britain, up from 2.1 million in 2014, with nearly all of this increase attributable to a rise in the number of ex-smokers using electronic cigarettes. The campaign group said the figures showed the “value”
The Mirror (uk)
added May 23, 2015 16:57
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[UK] Half a million smokers have switched to e-cigarettes in the last year - but more people believe they are as harmful as tobacco

Nearly half a million people have switched smoking tobacco for e-cigarettes in the last year as they try to kick the habit... (ASH) said there are now 2.6 million vapers in Britain, up from 2.1 million in 2014. Nearly all of this increase is attributable
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 21, 2015 23:59
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[UK] Use of e-cigarettes up by 500,000

(ASH) said there are now 2.6 million vapers in Britain, up from 2.1 million in 2014, with nearly all of this increase attributable to a rise in the number of ex-smokers using electronic cigarettes...showed the "value" of e-cigarettes in helping smokers gi
Press Association (uk)
added May 21, 2015 23:57
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[New York] John Oliver's 'Jeff The Diseased Lung' Hits Times Square For Anti-Smoking Awareness Flash Mob

Action on Smoking & Health, Narula organized the demonstration’s dance routine for The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids youth and Corporate Accountability International, who rallied at Big Tobacco’s annual shareholders’ meeting on Wednesday.
Medical Daily
added May 7, 2015 12:10
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[Thailand] Anti-smoking activists fear Philip Morris threat is delaying new law

ASH Thailand ...alleged that Philip Morris had submitted a letter to the Ministry of Public Health discouraging the new legislation. In the letter, Dr Prakit said, the company argued that Thailand need only educate citizens more about the harmful effect
Phuket News (th)
added May 4, 2015 17:49
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[UK] Union tarred by Imperial Tobacco sponsorship dealings

The Oxford Union has backed out of an offer by Imperial Tobacco to sponsor a debate on the morality of the tobacco industry following an investigation. This follows outrage and unhappiness from speakers invited to oppose the tobacco industry. They conta
Cherwell Online (Oxford Student Publication) (uk)
added Apr 25, 2015 12:49
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Hillary pressed to take on Big Tobacco

“From a national standpoint, we’d love to see Mrs. Clinton run on a public health platform and specifically a tobacco reform platform,” said Chris Bostic, deputy director for policy at the Action on Smoking & Health. “I’m not a skilled political analyst
The Hill
added Apr 20, 2015 09:47
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[UK] Tobacco display ban extended to all shops

A ban on showing tobacco products at the point of sale in small shops across the UK has come into force. The display of such goods has been illegal in large stores and supermarkets since 2012. Now small stores, and other outlets such as pubs and clubs, w
BBC Online
added Apr 6, 2015 13:54
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