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CONLEY: Use Common Sense on E-Cigarettes

members of the American Vaping Association, which represents U.S.-based, family-owned-and-operated e-cigarette manufacturers, would be hard pressed to meet FDA’s requirements. The rules, in short, would needlessly drive these companies out of business and
U.S. News & World Report
added Jul 31, 2014 02:50

[UK] ARCHIVE: QM professor calls for rethink on e-cigarette regulation

Plans to regulate electronic cigarettes as medical devices could jeopardise enormous potential benefits to public health, warns a leading smoking cessation specialist from Queen Mary, University of London.
Queen Mary University of London (uk)
added Jul 31, 2014 02:47


More research on the effects of e-cigarettes, and nicotine addiction in general, which will require a stronger commitment from funding agencies, is sorely needed before we can make a truly informed effort to combat nicotine addiction in the US and worldwi
added Jul 31, 2014 02:39

[UK] E-cigarettes are 'less harmful than ordinary cigarettes': Healthcare professionals may recommend smokers use them instead of cigarettes

Although the long-term health effects are unknown, current evidence does not justify regulating them more strictly than conventional cigarettes – or even as strictly. The review, carried out by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), says
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 31, 2014 02:34

[UK] Benefits of E-Cigarettes May Outweigh Harms, Study Finds

allowing e-cigarettes to compete with regular cigarettes might cut tobacco-related deaths and illness, the researchers concluded after reviewing 81 prior studies on the use and safety of the nicotine-emitting devices. "Current evidence suggests that ther
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 31, 2014 02:33

[UK] New scientific review: Current evidence suggests benefits of e-cigarettes outweigh harms

A major scientific review of available research on the use, content, and safety of e-cigarettes has concluded that - although long-term health effects of e-cigarette use are unknown - compared with conventional cigarettes they are likely to be much less
added Jul 31, 2014 02:29
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Collaborative study of uninsured smokers finds benefit from pairing nicotine patches with quitline support

Uninsured smokers who used nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) patches in combination with NRT lozenges nearly doubled their quit rates when using the support of a quitline, according to a study published online ahead of print in the Journal of Smoking Ce
Medical Xpress (
added Jul 30, 2014 19:40

Extra Exercise Could Help Depressed Smokers Quit: Study

Depression can make it more difficult to ride out the anxiety, cravings or lack of sleep that come with trying to quit cold turkey, scientists found. But extra exercise -- even just a walk -- could help people quit faster, they said. "The review should
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 29, 2014 19:33


How do you keep selling a product that slaughters its customers? Easy. You give them the e-cigarette... Best of all: you promote the e-cigarette as a way to quit smoking. There is one tiny bug, though. As a smoking cessation aid there is no evidence tha
Sask News Now (ca)
added Jul 29, 2014 16:38

Nicotine patch preloading for smoking cessation (the preloading trial): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

The use of nicotine replacement therapy before quitting smoking is called nicotine preloading. ...The pragmatic study design means that results will give a realistic estimate of the success of the intervention if it were to be rolled out as part of stan
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Jul 29, 2014 14:09
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