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The tobacco endgame: a qualitative review and synthesis [FREE FULL TEXT]

The tobacco control endgame discourse is relatively new; the term ‘endgame’ can include models first proposed before the term itself was widely adopted. We identified and synthesised the literature on tobacco control endgames from multiple nations. The
Tobacco Control
added Aug 29, 2015 16:51

Electronic Cigarettes Efficacy and Safety at 12 Months: Cohort Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Adding e-cigarettes to tobacco smoking did not facilitate smoking cessation or reduction. If e-cigarette safety will be confirmed, however, the use of e-cigarettes alone may facilitate quitters remaining so.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Aug 28, 2015 20:16

What Should Public Health Officials Be Doing About E-Cigarettes?

e-cigarettes will likely be proven to be a smoking cessation aid for some. But this benefit must be balanced with the fact that other adults and children who never previously smoked will be first introduced to nicotine via an e-cigarette rather than a tr
Health Affairs (ca)
added Aug 28, 2015 10:51

[UK] U.K. Government Agency’s E-Cigarettes Report Based on ‘Flimsy’ Evidence, the Lancet Says

However, Public Health England failed to disclose that this study used no “hard evidence” to reach its conclusion... Public Health England has defended its report. Kevin Fenton, director of health and well-being at the agency, said the expert panel had l
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Aug 28, 2015 10:03

[UK] Your Body Immediately After Vaping an E-Cigarette

So here’s what we know so far about how e-cigarettes may affect your body: Mouth Users have complained of cotton mouth, scratchy throat, and coughing. It’s unclear why this happens to some people other than due to hydration issues.
added Aug 28, 2015 10:01

[UK] VIDEO: The great vape debate

Today we meet Deborah Arnott from ASH (Action on Smoking & Health) who is pro vaping, and journalist Kelly Rose Bradford who in contrast strongly believes that e-cigarettes should be banned in public places. Dr Dawn is also on hand with her medical opin
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Aug 28, 2015 09:57

[UK, UK-Wales] VIDEO: E-Cigarettes: Another Puff / The Report

In Wales, the principality's government plans to ban their use in public places and hopes that a new law will be passed within the next 12 months. Wesley Stephenson asks why the two governments have such different approaches, and who's right?
BBC Online
added Aug 28, 2015 09:56

[UK] ASH comment on Lancet editorial on e-cigarettes

Whether the reduction in risk is 95% or slightly less (or slightly more) is not the key point. What is of much greater concern to ASH (as shown by the YouGov smokefree Britain polls for ASH) is that a growing number of smokers are failing to understand th
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 28, 2015 09:54

[UK] E-cigarette ‘safety’ study was written by industry funded scientists, Lancet warns

Public Health England claimed e-cigarettes were safe but relied on evidence provided by scientists funded by the vaping industry
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 28, 2015 09:53

[UK] E-cigarette industry funded experts who ruled vaping is safe: Official advice is based on research scientists in the pay of manufacturers

Three of the 11 authors of that study disclosed their role advising the e-cigarette industry in the original text of their paper. The editors of the journal went even further, issuing the article with a warning of ‘potential conflict of interest’. But P
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 28, 2015 09:50
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