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[UK] VIDEO: Nutt: E-cigs 'greatest health advance' since vaccines

Getting all smokers to switch to electronic cigarettes would be the "greatest health advance since vaccinations," Professor David Nutt claims. The former government drugs advisor said any side effects of using e-cigarettes would not be as harmful as smo
BBC Online
added Feb 24, 2018 00:01

Iowa urges appeals court to overturn FDA rule governing e-cigarettes

Iowa’s attorney general is urging a federal appeals court to strike down a rule that requires e-cigarette manufacturers to get U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval to market their products as less risky than conventional tobacco products. Democra
added Feb 24, 2018 00:01

[Australia] Ben Fordham fires up over vaping laws in NSW

Ben Fordham has had a fiery exchange with NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard on the merits of e-cigarettes in reducing smoking related deaths. Australia should follow the lead of other countries, and make it more accessible for smokers to access e-cigaret
Radio 2GB (Pyrmont) (au)
added Feb 24, 2018 00:00

[California] VIDEO: LA man suing after he says e-cig battery exploded, burned his genitals

Nearly a dozen new lawsuits are being filed that claim people were burned by exploding e-cigarette batteries, including one from a Los Angeles man who said he was seriously injured. "I suffered second- and third-degree burns to my legs, thighs, genitals
KABC-TV Channel 7 (Los Angeles, CA)
added Feb 23, 2018 19:28

[UK] MALONE: ‘Stop me before I kill again’: why Philip Morris International needs governments’ help to quit smoking, and why governments need more pressure to do so [FREE FULL TEXT]

Philip Morris’s advertisement — a virtual plea to ‘stop me before I kill again’ — ought to be taken seriously. There is no reason why a plan to phase out cigarette sales cannot be developed and pursued now. In some countries like the UK, such a plan may i
Tobacco Control
added Feb 23, 2018 18:45

ACS: E-Cigarettes OK for Smoking Cessation ... with Caveats

The statement emphasized that giving up combustible cigarettes is the single most important thing that a smoker can do to improve their health and sought to "strongly" discourage concurrent use of regular cigarettes and nicotine vapor devices. "Optimall
MedPage Today
added Feb 23, 2018 16:55

[UK-Scotland] Health chiefs could lift vaping ban at North-east hospitals

North-east health chiefs are considering lifting a ban on e-cigarettes and vaping on hospital grounds. Ahead of a policy review, NHS Grampian is asking the public if the use of the devices should be permitted across its facilities. The current NHS Gram
Aberdeen Evening Express (This is Aberdeen) (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 16:52

Potentially Toxic Levels Of Lead And Other Metals Found In E-Cigarette Vapor

While the study is small—evaluating devices in a random sample of 56 users—it revealed that a significant number of the devices produced aerosols with potentially dangerous levels of lead, as well as other important metals such as chromium, manganese and
added Feb 23, 2018 16:45

E-cigarettes less harmful than smoking, says American Cancer Society

The society’s new policy statement, adopted this month, could provide a middle ground between those who regard e-cigarettes as a dangerously attractive lure, and vaping advocates who say the practice has helped them quit the far more dangerous practice
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Feb 23, 2018 16:32

E-cigarette users at risk of brain and heart damage from inhaling LEAD

First, they tested the levels of 15 different metals in the e-liquid dispensers where the substance is contained on the device and in the tank where the liquid is filtered to be heated and vaporized. They also measured the amount of levels in the heate
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 01:31
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