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[UK] Should doctors recommend e-cigarettes to help smokers quit?

However, emerging evidence suggests that e-cigarettes as actually used, actually depress, not assist cigarette smoking cessation for most users, and are a gateway to youth smoking. So, should they be recommended? Experts debate the issue in The BMJ toda
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 26, 2018 16:59
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[UK] Steve Brine open-minded on using cigarette packets to promote vaping

Steve Brine, pharmacy minister, said he will keep an open mind on advertising e-cigarettes on tobacco packets Pharmacy minister Steve Brine has said he would consider suggestions to use cigarette packets as a vehicle for the promotion of e-cigarettes.
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Apr 26, 2018 16:57
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[UK] Recommending e-cigarettes to help smokers quit is irresponsible 'because they ENCOURAGE smoking and are linked to bronchitis and stillbirths'

Professor Kenneth Johnson, from the School of Epidemiology and Public Health at University of Ottawa, said the devices can have the opposite effect. The gadgets have been subject to huge controversy recently, due to worrying links between heart and lun
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 26, 2018 16:30
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[Asia, India] ‘Medical colleges should set up tobacco clinics’

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is planning to recommend cancellation of registration of those medical colleges that do not have tobacco cessation clinics...ICMR would set up three tobacco testing laboratories in Guwahati, Mumbai and Noida i
Times of India
added Apr 26, 2018 13:55
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SULLUM: FDA Investigation of Adolescent Juuling Could Endanger Adult Smokers

What if the e-cigarette features that appeal to teenagers also appeal to grownups?...Mandating less appealing e-cigarettes means discouraging smokers from making a switch that would dramatically reduce the health risks they face. The FDA should not sacrif
Reason Magazine
added Apr 26, 2018 14:01
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Head To Head / Should we recommend e-cigarettes to help smokers quit?

Smokers want to vape, it can help them quit, and it’s less harmful than smoking, say Paul Aveyard and Deborah Arnott. But Kenneth C Johnson argues that smokers who vape are generally less likely to quit and is concerned about youth vaping as a gateway to
British Medical Journal
added Apr 26, 2018 12:12
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JUUL Labs Announces Comprehensive Strategy to Combat Underage Use

JUUL Labs today announced it will take additional decisive action by actively supporting state and federal initiatives to raise the minimum age to 21+ to purchase tobacco products as part of an initial investment of $30 million over the next three years d
PR Newswire
added Apr 25, 2018 15:44
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[UK] E-cigarettes are being sold as 'edgy lifestyle devices which could keep people on them for too long'

Professor Gillian Leng, deputy chief executive of health watchdog NICE, said there are still doubts over the long-term health effects of electronic cigarettes. While they can help smokers quit tobacco, there is a question over whether they may become a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 25, 2018 14:10
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Lexaria Achieves Breakthrough in $21.8 Billion Smoking Cessation Industry -- CFN Media

Lexaria Bioscience Corp., developer of the DehyraTECH™ platform for improving the bioavailability of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). The company recently unveiled positive results from its trials involving nicotine, which could pave the way for
GlobeNewswire
added Apr 24, 2018 16:41
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BRIEF-Axsome Therapeutics Announces First Patient Enrolled In Phase 2 Clinical Trial Of AXS-05 In Smoking Cessation

Reuters
added Apr 24, 2018 00:16
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