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[Australia] E-cigarette ban has advocates fuming

A decision by Australia’s drug regulator to maintain a ban on e-cigarettes has created a curious alliance between harm minimisation advocates and big tobacco companies....the commercial supply of nicotine for use in e-cigarettes will remain prohibited in
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Apr 10, 2017 22:05
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VAPE WARNING Health Information and Quality Authority warn about risks of e-cigarettes becoming more socially acceptable in Ireland

The Health Information and Quality Authority said existing evidence on their success in helping smokers to quit is promising, but cautioned that they may encourage people who have never smoked to take up vaping.
Irish Sun (ie)
added Apr 10, 2017 16:28
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[Ireland] E-cigarettes are a cost-effective way to help smokers quit, HIQA claims

HIQA carried out the first study in the EU to examine the cost effectiveness of e-cigarettes in quit attempts. Their Health Technology Assessment (HTA), which was published today, found that not only do they work, but are good value for money. The hea
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Apr 10, 2017 16:22
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[Ireland] Smokers should not rely on e-cigarettes to quit, says health body

Smokers should not rely on e-cigarettes to give up the habit due to a lack of evidence that they effectively help people to quit, the Health and Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) has said. In its first analysis of the cost-effectiveness of using e
Irish Times (ie)
added Apr 10, 2017 16:21
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[Ireland] More evidence needed that e-cigarettes aid stopping smoking - HIQA study

A new study says there is not enough current evidence to show that e-cigarettes are an effective aid to help people stop smoking. The Health Information and Quality Authority has published the first analysis comparing the cost-effectiveness of various s
RTÉ Online [Radio Telefís Éireann] (ie)
added Apr 10, 2017 16:20
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[Ireland] More than 400,000 Irish people try to quit smoking every year

Half of people trying to quit smoking do so without any help, making them less likely to successfully kick the habit. That's according to a HIQA report which has made a number of recommendations to the Minister for Health. Every year more than 400,000
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Apr 10, 2017 16:20
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E-cigarette critics get research dollars from industry competitors

The prestigious Minnesota-based Mayo Clinic and its Nicotine Dependence Center, for one, has followed the FDA’s lead in calling e-cigarettes a method to avoid... But the fine print at the end of both lists the following “potential” conflicts of interest:
Town Hall
added Apr 10, 2017 15:52
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Editorial: How California should spend tobacco tax revenues

• Expand anti-smoking campaigns to further reduce the number of smokers. California spends about $9 billion a year on tobacco-related medical care. Every smoker who quits because of the higher tax or anti-smoking education efforts will reduce state taxpa
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Apr 10, 2017 15:48
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Greek doctor wants PH to regulate e-cigarettes

Farsalinos, a former smoker, says millions of Filipino smokers have an opportunity to quit the vice by switching to a less harmful product—electronic cigarette. He considers vaping or the use of e-cigarette as a harm reduction tool, because it is 95-per
Manila Standard (ph)
added Apr 10, 2017 15:24
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A Proactive Smoking Cessation Intervention for Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Smokers: The Role of Smoking-Related Stigma

interventions which utilize proactive outreach to stimulate interest in quitting and offer facilitated access to free cessation treatments are an effective treatment approach for these hard-to-reach smokers. These strategies may be particularly effective
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 9, 2017 19:51
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