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[UK] Webinar – the use of e-cigarettes among people with a mental health condition

On 13 November 2017, the Mental Health & Smoking Partnership hosted a webinar on the use of e-cigarettes among people with a mental health condition. The webinar featured presentations from Dr Debbie Robson who gave an overview of harm reduction and the
ASH London (uk)
added Nov 17, 2017 15:10
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[California] SMOKE SCREEN Big Vape is copying Big Tobacco’s playbook

E-cigarette manufacturer NJOY and importer Smoking Everywhere have hired the same firms that previously helped the tobacco industry evade regulation... THE ATTACKS ON SONEJI ARE SIMILAR TO THOSE LOBBED AT ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO SPEAKS OUT ABOUT THE POSSIBLE H
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:54
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[South Carolina] EDITORIAL: Smoking has changed much over 40 years

With DHEC’s South Carolina numbers showing more than a third of South Carolina students have used what the agency defines as “a new and emerging tobacco product,” it’s clear that accurately portraying these products and determining their future are impor
Orangeburg (SC) Times & Democrat
added Nov 16, 2017 00:56
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New 'Heat-Not-Burn' Cigarettes Harm Blood Vessels: Study

But rats exposed to vapor from the device experienced the same decrease in blood vessel function as those exposed to cigarette smoke, said study senior researcher Matthew Springer. Impaired blood vessel function increases the risk of heart attack or str
Drugs.com
added Nov 15, 2017 03:20
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PHILLIPS: FDA RELEASES NEW NONSENSICAL ANTI-VAPING AD

FDA is expanding their “Real Cost” propaganda campaign to include attacks on vaping. That campaign, as described in the previous article, currently consists of anti-scientific attacks on smoking and smokeless tobacco use, targeting teenagers with gory ima
Daily Vaper (Daily Caller)
added Nov 15, 2017 03:11
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GLANTZ: PMI’s Own Data on Biomarkers of Potential Harm in Americans Show that IQOS is Not Detectably Different from Conventional Cigarettes, so FDA Must Deny PMI’s Modified Risk Claims

In its application PMI presents data that it represents as showing that IQOS produces lower levels of toxic chemicals than conventional cigarettes...there is no statistically detectable difference between IQOS and conventional cigarettes for 23 of thes
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:44
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WARNER/SCHROEDER: FDA’s Innovative Plan to Address the Enormous Toll of Smoking

The plan is predicated on recognition that “nicotine—while highly addictive—is delivered through products that represent a continuum of risk and is most harmful when delivered through smoke particles in combustible cigarettes.”1
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:31
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[UK] Leicester nurses take e-cigarette message to shoppers

Specialist nurses in Leicester will be promoting e-cigarettes to the public later this month, as part of efforts to boost smoking cessation. Lung cancer specialist nurses at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will run a stall at Beaumont Leys Sh
Nursing Times
added Nov 14, 2017 12:44
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About 1 in 5 U.S. adults consume tobacco products, federal agencies say

However, the report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Food and Drug Administration also stirred again the public-health debate of what is a tobacco product, particularly when it comes to electronic cigarettes and vaporizers.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 14, 2017 03:44
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[Australia] Smokers should switch to vaping: experts

Health professionals gathered in Melbourne on Monday to hear how the smoke-free technology could help smokers move away from deadly cigarettes. "For those smokers who won't or can't quit, the next best thing would be to switch to vaping," Queen Mary Uni
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Nov 13, 2017 19:20
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