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Friday Feedback: What's Next for Reduced-Nicotine Cigarettes Are they safer? Less addictive? And how do e-cigarettes fit in?

We contacted tobacco and public health experts via email to ask: Are these data adequate for the FDA to require lower nicotine content? Should manufacturers be allowed to say these are safer than conventional cigarettes? One commentator suggested that e-
MedPage Today
added Oct 4, 2015 10:18
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Lung Screening May Not Push Smokers to Quit

“They engaged in magical thinking that now there’s this wonderful painless external test that can save lives.” But...“If we want to save lives from smoking, we should take all this money being spent on screening and double down on smoking cessation effort
New York Times Blogs
added Sep 7, 2015 11:52
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Electronic Cigarettes Efficacy and Safety at 12 Months: Cohort Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Adding e-cigarettes to tobacco smoking did not facilitate smoking cessation or reduction. If e-cigarette safety will be confirmed, however, the use of e-cigarettes alone may facilitate quitters remaining so.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Aug 28, 2015 20:16
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[Australia, UK, California] CHAPMAN: Are e-cigarettes a gateway to smoking in 14-year-olds? New US data

Los Angles cohort cannot prove nor disprove the gateway hypothesis. Indeed, it’s challenging to imagine any study design which could settle it. But it should provide major pause to those who blithely dismiss concerns about e-cigarette uptake as a minor is
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 21, 2015 12:43
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[UK] British Study Says Electronic Cigarettes Curb Smoking Risks

its findings may accelerate the use of electronic cigarettes in Britain. It also could affect a public debate in the United States over whether the devices represent a breakthrough in reducing the death toll exacted by cigarettes or a new vehicle to addic
New York Times
added Aug 19, 2015 22:14
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Are E-Cigarettes a Healthy Way to Quit Smoking?

Some former smokers say “vaping” e-cigs saved them, but critics argue e-cigarettes are just another way to get people hooked.
Healthline Networks
added Aug 10, 2015 21:12
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[Africa, South Africa] 'Quit smoking, start vaping and save your life'

BURNING QUESTION: The Electronic-Cigarette Association of SA has erected a billboard...overlooking the N1 highway in Johannesburg with the phrase: "E-Cigarettes Save Lives." The line is from an article in the UK's Spectator magazine by Dr Derek Yach, a
Times LIVE (za)
added Aug 4, 2015 11:45
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Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Fail to Sway Smokers

Smokers who successfully lowered their nicotine intake when they were switched to low-nicotine cigarettes were unable to curb their smoking habits in the long term, according to a study by researchers at UCSF and San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Jul 23, 2015 12:37
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How to convince workers to stop smoking

This was a study led my colleague Scott Halpern and funded by the National Cancer Institute, in which we involved CVS employees from around the country who were smokers. We put them into one of five different groups:
World Economic Forum
added Jul 21, 2015 05:30
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[Asia, India] Nicotine replacement therapy is the new hope for smokers

the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is promoting Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) to help people quit smoking. The therapy uses low nicotine (major constituent of cigarettes) products, thereby cutting down on the craving and easing the sympt
India Today Magazine (in)
added Jul 17, 2015 13:11
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