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Nicopure Labs Releases Statement on the U.S. Surgeon General's Report on E-Cigarettes

"We are extremely disappointed that the US Surgeon General Report makes no mention of the UK Royal College of Physicians comprehensive report published earlier this year, which arrived at different conclusions about the vaping products' potential to redu
PR Newswire
added Dec 9, 2016 23:06

Medicaid Expansion Extends Smoking Cessation Coverage to Millions

The increase in Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act has expanded smoking cessation treatment coverage to approximately 2.3 million previously uncovered smokers in 31 states and the District of Columbia, according to the CDC and the America
MedPage Today
added Dec 9, 2016 14:10

SULLUM: Surgeon General Launches E-Cigarette Scare Campaign That Will Harm Public Health

Murthy recommends policies, such as higher taxes, vaping bans, limits on advertising, and possibly flavor restrictions, that will undermine public health by making e-cigarettes less appealing to people who currently get their nicotine from conventional ci
Reason Magazine
added Dec 9, 2016 13:15

US Surgeon General’s #NoEcigs4Kids report ignores data and misleads public

Although we agree that youth use of nicotine should be discouraged, interventions should be balanced by the need to honestly inform adult smokers of safer alternatives to cigarettes. CASAA is disappointed that Dr. Murthy has chosen politics over achieving
Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association (CASAA)
added Dec 9, 2016 13:12

Report draws mixed reactions

who promote a “quit or die” approach to tobacco products, touted Dr. Vivek Murthy’s report as a catalyst for raising public awareness of the potential harm caused by e-cigs and vaporizers....anti-smoking advocates said the report is too dismissive of the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 9, 2016 03:41

KOVAL: surgeon general's report confirms youth should not use e-cigarettes

This report underscores the importance of FDA regulation of ALL tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to limit the marketing and appeal of these products to young people.... We are hopeful that in the future, the Surgeon General will clarify the conf
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 9, 2016 03:35
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[UK] Helping patients to stop smoking?

There are three main types of medicine available on the NHS for people who want to stop smoking: nicotine replacement therapy (via gum, patches and lozenges), bupropion and varenicline While it’s better to stop smoking altogether, the NHS can also suppo
Nursing in practice (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 03:31

State Medicaid Expansion Tobacco Cessation Coverage and Number of Adult Smokers Enrolled in Expansion Coverage — United States, 2016

States that have expanded Medicaid can take further steps to help smokers quit by covering proven cessation treatments more fully, removing barriers to accessing covered treatments, making Medicaid enrollees and their health care providers aware of these
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 8, 2016 21:07

[Asia] GUO: Can China’s Smoking Ban Stick?

With China’s smoking culture and state interests so intertwined, the new smoking ban will probably not achieve its objective...Many are taking matters into their own hands (and lungs) by opting for a local invention: e-cigarettes...every method that reduc
The Diplomat (jp)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:55

[Canada] Study to explore e-cigarettes as smoking cessation tool

“Ultimately, multiple trials in multiple populations will be necessary to establish the efficacy of e-cigarettes,” said Dr. Eisenberg, “but ours is a significant first step.” At the moment, neither Health Canada, nor the US Food and Drug Administration h
McGill Reporter (ca)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:04
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