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[UK, USA] E-cigarettes a ‘major public health concern’ in U.S.

Experts in Britain, however, questioned the United States’ take on e-cigarettes as a threat. “The position in the U.K. is very different,” said Kevin Fenton, national director of health and wellbeing at Public Health England.
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Dec 18, 2016 19:12

Perspective: Lessons Learned from the First Review of Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

we denied Swedish Match ...the scientific evidence was not sufficient to demonstrate that consumers would understand the modified risk information proposed by the applicant in the context of total health, particularly when this information is provided in
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 16, 2016 21:29

Who Wins if California Voters Tax E-Cigarettes?

But taxes will not affect just big tobacco companies. A number of small vape shops have closed since Pennsylvania’s new 40 percent tax on the wholesale price of e-cigarettes, also called vape pens, went into effect on Oct. 1. At Vegas Vapes in Bryn Mawr
New York Times
added Nov 6, 2016 23:32

Understanding the role of genes in smoking addiction, nicotine withdrawal

While there isn't one explanation for why it is so difficult to quit smoking or why some people are successful and others are not, understanding genetics may be one piece of the puzzle, Gould said. "I realized in addition to studying the effects of nicot
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 18, 2016 19:03

Colin Farrell can't kick smoking habit for good

The Total Recall star has admitted it didn't take him long to get hooked again and he was surprised it only took a few hit to get him puffing. "I thought I'd just have the odd cigarette like everyone and I thought I'd heard so many people say that and s
TV3 (ie)
added Oct 14, 2016 20:06

MEYER: Government Puts Tobacco Interests Above A Billion Lives

the film’s director Aaron Biebert exposes the special interests that will stop at nothing to ban the best hope for smokers who want to quit their deadly habit. Jared Meyer: Earlier this year, the Food and Drug Administration finalized rules that it estim
added Oct 3, 2016 15:51

Educated people more likely to use e-cigs, Georgia State study finds

surveyed 1,200 smokers who either smoked cigarettes, used electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) , or both, in hopes of finding any discrepancies on how it may affect an individual’s intent to quit...Dr. Michael Eriksen, who helped put the study toge
Georgia State University Signal
added Sep 23, 2016 16:50

FDA staff flags concerns about Pfizer's quit-smoking drug study

Pfizer Inc's trial data on Chantix, a drug to help people quit smoking, failed to impress U.S. Food and Drug Administration scientists, in a blow to the company's attempts to have a serious warning removed from the drug's label. The FDA staff, in a preli
added Sep 12, 2016 16:07

BAULD: Electronic Cigarettes and Smoking Cessation

However, they point out that the quality of studies was low or very low and thus the evidence was inconclusive. What are the implications of this for future research? In 2014, a Cochrane review of e-cigarettes for cessation was published which identified
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 2, 2016 01:24

About six million Europeans have quit smoking with e-cigarette use: Study

"These are probably the highest rates of smoking cessation and reduction ever observed in such a large population study," said principal investigator of the study Konstantinos Farsalinos from University of Patras, Rio, Greece. Representational image. Reut
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 19, 2016 20:01
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