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[UK] Let e-cigarette users vape in offices and buses, say MPs in controversial report

The Science and Technology Committee said that forcing vapers into the smoking shelters could undermine their efforts to quit and called for a ‘liberalisation on restrictions’ which would necessitate ‘non-vapers having to accommodate vapers.’ MPs also s
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 21:45
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[UK] Outcry as MPs back call to relax rules around smoking e-cigarettes in public while making the devices easier to get on prescription

Scientists last night claimed the committee had been swayed by the vaping industry. Simon Capewell, professor in public health and policy at Liverpool University said: ‘The committee has concentrated solely on “experts” who are e-cig champions. More bala
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:28
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[UK] Government missing opportunity with e-cigarettes

The Science and Technology Committee publishes its Report, E-cigarettes. The Report reviews the current evidence base on the harmfulness of e-cigarettes compared to conventional cigarettes and looks at the current policies on e-cigarettes, including in N
UK Parliament (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:15
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As Alcohol Mixes With Pot, Tobacco May Be the Next to Invest

The race is on for big business to get into the pot industry. Pharmaceutical, tobacco, and packaged-goods companies are likely to move in... “There’s increasing evidence that people are using cannabis in legal markets to cut down on their use of tobacco
Bloomberg News
added Aug 17, 2018 21:37
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[Oklahoma] State Tobacco Helpline sees increase in calls after tax

"What has been shown, and can be predicted, is that when tobacco is taxed, it encourages adults to quit smoking and encourages kids to not ever begin using tobacco," said Lora Buechele, assistant coordinator for the Cherokee County TSET Healthy Living Pr
Tahlequah (OK) Daily Press
added Aug 17, 2018 12:12
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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on significant public health value and cost savings resulting from the agency’s youth smoking prevention campaign

“The Real Cost” has resulted in savings of more than $31 billion for youth, their families and society at large by reducing smoking-related costs like early loss of life, costly medical care, lost wages, lower productivity and increased disability – that
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 16, 2018 16:24
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Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of The Real Cost Campaign's Effect on Smoking Prevention [FREE FULL TEXT]

Campaign expenditures were cost efficient. The cost savings resulting from The Real Cost represent a large reduction in the financial burden to individuals, their families, and society as a result of tobacco. Public health campaigns, like The Real Cost,
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Aug 16, 2018 16:23
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Smoking Cessation, Weight Change, Type 2 Diabetes, and Mortality

Smoking cessation that was accompanied by substantial weight gain was associated with an increased short-term risk of type 2 diabetes but did not mitigate the benefits of quitting smoking on reducing cardiovascular and all-cause mortality. (Funded by the
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Aug 16, 2018 16:06
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Weight Gain After Smoking Cessation Hikes Diabetes Risk -- But Not to Worry

Although weight gain associated with smoking cessation is a genuine risk factor for developing diabetes, the increase is temporary and the benefits of quitting far outweigh the metabolic risks, researchers said. Diabetes risk peaked 5 to 7 years after q
MedPage Today
added Aug 17, 2018 20:18
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STUDY DOESN’T FIND THAT VAPING WILL CAUSE LUNG DAMAGE

his is preliminary research, and any speculation on e-cigarettes causing lung damage is a matter of conjecture. There is potentially no way to accurately ‘dose’ cells in the way people vape in the real world, and this is always the problem with this type
Totally Wicked
added Aug 17, 2018 13:00
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