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Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA) Comments on American Heart Association (AHA) Policy Statement on Vapor Products, Including E-Cigarettes

"We are particularly pleased that AHA's report recognizes the magnitude of benefits that vaporizers such as electronic cigarettes offer to smokers as tools that can help reduce cigarette-induced diseases," says Phil Daman, SFATA's president and chairman.
CBS MarketWatch
added Aug 27, 2014 12:53
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HALL/MacKENZIE: Should Australia lift its ban on e-cigarettes?

World Health Organisation has just released a report on electronic nicotine delivery systems that calls for their global regulation... In this Viewpoints, Wayne Hall calls for the ban to be lifted, while Ross MacKenzie presents the case for retaining it.
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 27, 2014 12:13
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[UK] Terminally ill mother's emotional video plea for North-East smokers to quit

A 47-YEAR-OLD mother terminally ill with cigarette-related lung cancer has made an emotional video plea ... After completing six months of gruelling chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment, the mum-of-one is now sharing her story as part of the Don’t be
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Aug 27, 2014 10:32
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[UK] SUTHERLAND: Why the World Health Organisation’s fears about e-cigarettes are based on prejudice, not science

people with a distaste for vaping eagerly seize on arguments like the gateway effect. This is the idea that non-smokers will take up e-cigarettes, and so migrate to real cigarettes. The gateway effect makes sense, too. Or it would, were it not that the ev
The Spectator (uk)
added Aug 26, 2014 22:09
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[UK] VIDEO: E-Lites: WHO e-cigarette advice 'troubling'

director of corporate affairs at manufacturer E-Lites, said he felt a ban on indoor use was "troubling". He said such a move might have a negative impact in the campaign to get smokers to quit.
BBC Online
added Aug 26, 2014 21:49
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The American Heart Association Says Vaping Is Safer Than Smoking

The move puts the AHA in the company of the FDA, which, earlier this year, suggested that it's certainly not a good thing to encourage people to take up vaping—but admitted that the habit is most likely much safer than smoking.
Vice.com
added Aug 26, 2014 21:42
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E-cigarettes: The lingering questions

In the haze of incomplete data, scientists are divided over the risks and benefits of electronic cigarettes....There is one thing that all researchers agree on: while they debate, e-cigarette use grows and grows...“The public is clearly voting with their
Nature
added Aug 26, 2014 20:16
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[Canada] Reduced Nicotine Cigarettes: Smoking Behavior and Biomarkers of Exposure among Smokers Not Intending to Quit

Conclusions: The study adds to the evidence that cigarettes with markedly reduced nicotine content are not associated with increased smoking intensity or exposure to smoke toxicants.
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
added Aug 26, 2014 13:37
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[Canada] Cigarettes with lower levels of nicotine 'do NOT lead to increased smoking intensity' to satisfy cravings

He said: 'Our study suggests that smokers are unable or unwilling to compensate when there is markedly less nicotine in the cigarette and when the experience of smoking is far less rewarding. 'Our study may help regulators anticipate the possible conseq
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 26, 2014 13:36
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Ecigarettes backed as a last resort by the American Heart Association

Ecigarettes should be a last resort solution to quitting smoking, according to the American Heart Association (AHA). In the group's first policy statement on the devices, AHA said established quitting methods like nicotine patches should be the first p
City A.M. (uk)
added Aug 26, 2014 13:34
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