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[Europe, UK] E-cigarettes and the rise of the vapers: Can there really be smoke without fire?

With worldwide domination on the cards then, isn’t it about time we found out about any long-term effects? ‘Nothing in life is risk-free,’ said Robert West, professor of health psychology and director of tobacco studies at University College London. ‘I
Metro Café (uk)
added Jul 4, 2013 11:59
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[Canada] FROM: Continuing Ontario's Campaign Against Vaping Will Cost Lives

The Making Healthier Choices Act -- true Orwellian doublespeak -- treats vaping as if it was as harmful as smoking...Vaping is an effective harm reduction tool. It is undeniably less dangerous to life and health than smoking. And because the province's n
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 18, 2016 22:44
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[Massachusetts] Tobacco debate will be relit Tuesday night

recently recommended a series of amendments to the ordinance that are mostly aimed at eliminating exposure to secondhand smoke at city-owned facilities and prohibiting the use of e-smoking devices in smoke-free workplaces. Those amendments will go before
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jun 15, 2015 21:29
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[Saudi Arabia] Smoking kills 23,000 every year

said Ahmed Albualli, chairman of the supervisory board at the Anti-Smoking Society (Naqaa), who expressed deep concern about the high incidence of smoking-related deaths in the Kingdom... Saudi Arabia is the largest market for tobacco in the Middle East a
Arab News (sa)
added Sep 19, 2014 15:05
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[Canada] LETTER: SHATENSTEIN: Downsides of e-cigarettes are not trivial

There may be a way to help smokers like Nathan Friedland’s wife with e-cigarettes, just as some people are helped by nicotine patches, gum, and inhalers, or medications like Zyban, but the current regulatory free-for-all poses grave public health risks t
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jan 31, 2014 15:32
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New Law Will Raise Cost of Cigarettes and Help Minnesotans Quit -- MINNEAPOLIS, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

tax on cigarettes will go up by $1.60. This tax increase will raise the average price of a pack of cigarettes in Minnesota from approximately $6 per pack to more than $7.50 per pack. It is the only increase of its kind across the nation this year, and it
PR Newswire
added Jun 27, 2013 14:27
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ROSS: Calling the FDA's bluff and saving smokers

some of the prospective measures the FDA aims to implement will actually be counterproductive. For example, Hamburg claims that FDA researchers are aiming to reduce the addictiveness of tobacco products. However, reducing the level of nicotine will actual
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Aug 8, 2012 18:32
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[Canada] Busting Myths About Smoking Cessation: A Synthesis of Population-Level Findings from the Ontario Tobacco Survey (PDF)

• Quit attempts occur more frequently than expected and we need to do better in measuring these attempts • Cessation medications can be effective at helping smokers succeed in quitting, especially in combination with advice from a health professional;
Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (ca)
added Oct 29, 2016 14:00
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[Canada] I vape, therefore I am: How vaping evolved from a smoking-cessation aid into a lifestyle

while public-health experts continue to debate the risks and benefits of such smoking-cessation aids – e-cigarettes, as most people know them – cultural critics have reached a decisive verdict: Vaping is incredibly uncool.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Feb 28, 2016 17:52
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Obeying Court Order, FDA Revamps Tobacco Panel / Four members ousted from agency's tobacco advisory committee.

The shake-up follows a July 2014 ruling by U.S. District Judge Richard Leon, who ordered the agency to overhaul the committee, as well as prohibiting use of its 2011 report that found menthol as a cigarette additive is harmful.
MedPage Today
added Mar 7, 2015 13:19
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