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[Australia] How big tobacco hopes to get you hooked on e-cigarettes

In an exclusive interview with The New Daily, the managing director of Philip Morris International, Tammy Chan, insisted the tobacco giant has consumers’ best interests at heart. But our investigation leaves little doubt that big tobacco, in the face of
The New Daily (au)
added Oct 12, 2018 19:20
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[Greece] The effects of vaping could be as harmful as conventional smoking, research reveals

Researchers from the University of Athens found that flavourings in e-cigarettes harm the lungs by causing inflammation. Smokers looking to quit often turn to vaping in the belief that it is better for their health, but analysis, conducted on mice, show
Yahoo! Sports
added Oct 12, 2018 18:14
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[New York] LETTER: Quitline website revamped

The North Country Healthy Heart Network...One of our favorite tobacco-cessation resources is the New York State Smokers’ Quitline, which recently introduced a revamped, enhanced website: www.nysmokefree.com. The new website includes an online newsroom fo
Plattsburgh (NY) Press-Republican
added Oct 12, 2018 15:39
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[India, UK, USA] AGGARWAL: How safe are E-Cigarettes?

the Heart Care Found­ation of India (HCFI) feels that based on available evidence, using e-cigarettes is less harmful than smoking cigarettes though the health effects of its long-term use are not known. It has always supported any smoker who is consider
India Legal (in)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:36
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[UK] E-cigarettes should be used more actively to help smokers quit, experts recommend

"Ongoing nervousness" about the use of e-cigarettes in stop-smoking services can be a "significant" barrier to people finding support, research revealed during "Stoptober" shows. New research by the University of Exeter and University of Melbourne, funde
EurekAlert
added Oct 12, 2018 00:36
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[UK] E-cigarettes research shows clear benefits of switching from tobacco

Stoptober is timely for Senior Lecturer Alexis Bailey who has presented preliminary results from his research on e-cigarettes at SRNT, the top nicotine and tobacco research conference, in Munich last month. There has been a meteoric rise of electric cig
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:36
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CHAN: I used e-cigarettes to quit smoking after 10 years trying in vain to stop. Hong Kong’s ban is wrong

Peyton Chan was a smoker for 20 years. For 10 of those years he tried in vain to quit, and only succeeded when he switched to e-cigarettes. He thinks other smokers should have the chance to do the same
South China Morning Post
added Oct 12, 2018 00:36
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[UK] E-cigarettes should be used more actively to help smokers quit, researchers say

And there is an nervousness about the use of e-cigarettes in stop-smoking services, which can be a barrier to people finding support.... The research shows strong leadership from organisations such as Public Health England has made a difference in changi
Press Association (uk)
added Oct 11, 2018 17:34
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E-Cigs Continue to Spark Debate Over Health Risks/Benefits

Americans remain divided on whether the devices are a boon or a threat to public health. That's the main finding of a new HealthDay/Harris Poll that surveyed over 2,000 adults on their e-cigarette views. Vaping has long been promoted as a way to help sm
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 11, 2018 16:58
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[California] Study: Tobacco laws cited for 28% lower lung cancer rate in Calif.

Lung cancer deaths are 28 percent lower in California compared with the rest of the country -- with strong tobacco control in the Golden State cited as the primary reason, according to a study. R
UPI
added Oct 11, 2018 13:24
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