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Vaping on the verge: With Prop. 56, California could start taxing e-cigs like tobacco

the argument that e-cigarettes and vaping are a safer alternative to tobacco is being voiced at the grassroots level, as wholesalers talk to vape store owners, who then encourage their customers to vote against the measure. The stakes for this nascent ind
added Oct 21, 2016 04:26

22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine Cigarettes Significantly Reduce Withdrawal and Craving Symptoms in Vulnerable Population Groups

a new independent clinical study which concluded that, even among vulnerable populations, 22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine tobacco cigarettes significantly reduce nicotine withdrawal and craving symptoms. Dr. Stephen T. Higgins, et al., conducted the stu
Business Wire
added Oct 20, 2016 17:24

[Australia] CHAPMAN: Big Tobacco sees its future in cigarettes, not vaping

Instead, the business model is dual use... There is now a small group of experts in public health who are now openly or covertly collaborating with the tobacco industry over e-cigarettes. They are being comprehensively played. In mouthing its newfound con
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 20, 2016 17:21

Qualitative exploration of young adult RYO smokers' practices

Young adults imbue RYO tobacco with positive attributes, many of which centre on rolling rituals or draw on widely held misperceptions of RYO tobacco as less harmful. Excise tax increases could counter perceptions of RYO as more cost-effective while manda
Tobacco Control
added Oct 19, 2016 23:50

[Australia] New research seeks to discover how vaping can help smokers quit

The rapid emergence of vaping (e-cigarette use) has led a University of Queensland researcher to seek Australian participants for a large-scale international study. School of Public Health Senior Research Fellow, Dr Coral Gartner, said there is a need fo
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 19, 2016 18:31

22nd Century Group Announces Closing of $11.4 Million Above-Market Registered Direct Offering

the Company closed today a registered direct stock offering with one existing institutional investor and one new institutional investor and received approximately $11.4 million in gross proceeds through the sale of units priced at $1.3425 per unit, which
Business Wire
added Oct 19, 2016 18:30

[Massachusetts] E-Cigarettes: Good Idea? Bad Idea? To vape or not to vape subject of SPH Bicknell Lecture tomorrow

The School of Public Health will wade into the debate tomorrow, Wednesday, October 19, when two of the world’s leading experts on electronic cigarettes share the stage at the 2016 William J. Bicknell Lecture. Headlined E-cigarettes: Good Idea? Bad Idea?
BU Bridge (Boston University)
added Oct 18, 2016 19:02

Divided perception of e-cigarettes among chest medicine clinicians

At the CHEST Annual Meeting 2016 in Los Angeles, results from an online questionnaire sent to members of the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) earlier this year revealed that perceptions of e-cigarette harms and benefits among lung health prof
added Oct 18, 2016 19:02

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] MOVE: Time to dispel myths over vaping & nicotine dangers

Malaysian Organisation of Vape Entities (MOVE) has been and will continue to defend the rights of consumers to vape. Our position on the right to vape is corroborated by various independent studies by medical professionals and scientific bodies that have
Rakyat Post (my)
added Oct 18, 2016 15:09

[Asia, Asia-pacific, India, Malaysia] BAHAROM: Have guidelines on e-ciggies, vaping gone up in smoke?

those who move to e-cigarettes or other novel tobacco products with reduced harm, which can be by means of heating e-liquids or tobacco, are generating vapour rather than harmful cigarette smoke. This is a debate for the Conference of Parties (CoP) in Nov (my)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:17
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