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[Africa, Ghana, UK] Tobacco companies turn to GMOs

they have turned to the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to get the toxins out of their raw material, tobacco, to make it less harmful for people who patronise their product. The Operations and Marketing Manager of the National Institute of Ag
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Apr 22, 2014 14:36
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[Canada] Vaping: The battle for acceptance is rising

The vapour electronic cigarettes produce is all but odourless and, many argue, far, far safer than tobacco smoke for users and anyone within second-hand range. While odourless, however, so called e-cigarettes are producing the stench of controversy as th
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Apr 21, 2014 17:27
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[UK] EDITORIAL: Follow the science over e-cigarettes ($$)

Regulators should not take narrow-minded decisions to occupy an invented moral high ground. Instead, they should follow the science. This provides overwhelming evidence that electronic cigarettes are a benefit.
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 21, 2014 15:50
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WEISS: E-cigarettes can help end smoking: Opposing view

E-cigarettes are capable of disrupting those trends, allowing our children to grow up in a world without combustion smoking. Providing 42 million U.S. smokers with a viable path to quit would transform our nation's health and economy. That lofty goal is
USA Today
added Apr 18, 2014 17:50
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Smokescreen: Are E-Cigarettes Safe?

Companies like to paint a black-and-white picture of a new era of safe smoking. “Cigarettes, you've met your match,” NJOY proudly proclaims in its Super Bowl ads. Whether e-cigs are genuinely safe is far hazier.
Scientific American
added Apr 16, 2014 11:24
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UPDATE: CDC report highlights poisoning risk from liquid nicotine in e-cigs

Brad Rodu, a professor of medicine at the University of Louisville and a smokeless-tobacco advocate, said he views the CDC report as “another example of a relentless, orchestrated campaign to demonize e-cigarettes.” He said the CDC report does not put th
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 16, 2014 11:18
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[Canada, USA] O'ROURKE: New cancer study says e-cigarettes are still bad for you

The moral of the story here is, while smoking e-cigarettes is harmful, it still hurts you less than smoking actual cigarettes. Also, many people claim e-cigs a great cigarette cessation tool, although some studies refute this.
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Apr 10, 2014 18:39
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[Maryland] SMITH: NIC FIT Puffing through the great “vape” debate over electronic cigarettes

Recently, I started huffing vapors produced by heating up compounds used in some types of antifreeze... No one yet knows what the long-term health effects of inhaling this stuff will be, yet it is cheap, widely available, glamorized in advertisements, and
Baltimore City Paper
added Apr 8, 2014 22:15
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AGENDA: EvidenceBased Science, Electronic Cigarettes & Tobacco Harm Reduction / May 19 22, 2014 Kingsmill Resort, Williamsburg, Virginia (PDF)

Dr. Michael Cummings of the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) will provide Roswell Park’s “Surgeon General Report Exhibition” and Dr. Alan Blum his video “Blowing Smoke” Monday, May 19th Deeming Regulations
Tobacco Merchants Association (TMA)
added Apr 4, 2014 13:10
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Estimating the Harms of Nicotine-Containing Products Using the MCDA Approach [FREE FULL TEXT]

Cigarettes are the nicotine product causing by far the most harm to users and others in the world today. Attempts to switch to non-combusted sources of nicotine should be encouraged as the harms from these products are much lower.
European Addiction Research
added Apr 4, 2014 12:22
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