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MINTON: Overturning FDA's Vape Ban Could Save Millions of Lives

If Rep. Price wants to take a big first step as Secretary of Health and Human Services to improve public health, he should listen to the current Director of FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products, Mitch Zeller, who declared that “If we could get all those peo
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jan 20, 2017 21:53
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[Canada] Clearing the air around e-cigarettes

Fears that “vaping” is a gateway to tobacco smoking are unfounded, shows a comprehensive review... “The public has been misled about the risks of e-cigarettes,” concludes Tim Stockwell, CARBC director and co-principal investigator. “Many people think the
University of Victoria (ca)
added Jan 20, 2017 15:11
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A merger is the latest sign of Big Tobacco’s resilience

If enough would-be quitters switch to “safer” cigarettes instead, firms could slow or even reverse what had seemed a permanent downward trend. Far from fading away, Big Tobacco might be on the verge of a new boom. If so, the company formed by BAT and Re
The Economist
added Jan 20, 2017 14:39
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WATERS: There's Nothing Sexy About An E-Cigarette Exploding In Your Face

Of course, it’s not just the delivery device that is problematic. Many smokers think they’re substituting a harmless water vapor for tobacco smoke. But nicotine is a highly addictive substance, and e-cigarettes may also include formaldehyde and other can
Forbes
added Jan 19, 2017 23:46
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[Canada] To vape or not to vape: Alberta expert says research is lacking

“It took us 50 years to learn that conventional cigarettes cause lung cancer – 50 years… We can’t decide on the danger or lack of danger related to inhaling chemicals into our lungs until we have long-term data,” said Barry Finegan, a smoking cessation e
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jan 19, 2017 23:22
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[California] Vapers beware: 10 things to know about e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes are now so popular that more American youth vape than smoke cigarettes. In just a decade, e-cigarettes have become a multibillion-dollar business led by multinational tobacco companies with outlets not just online but everywhere from vape sh
University of California, Berkeley
added Jan 19, 2017 15:16
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Use of Electronic Cigarettes Among U.S. Adults With Medical Comorbidities

is substantial, especially among individuals with chronic lung or cardiovascular disease. Clinicians should routinely ask these patients about e-cigarette use, actively consider all pathways to help their patients quit combustible cigarettes, and recommen
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 18, 2017 19:14
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Escape the vape: Health hazards of the latest nicotine craze [FREE FULL TEXT]

Patients need evidence-based, reliable, and effective solutions....Nurses must make sure that, as healthcare professionals and key stakeholders in this debate, we have the loudest voice.
Nursing
added Jan 18, 2017 18:59
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[UK] Prevalence and Correlates of the Belief That Electronic Cigarettes are a Lot Less Harmful Than Conventional Cigarettes Under the Different Regulatory Environments of Australia and the United Kingdom [FREE FULL TEXT]

the belief that ECs are (a lot) less harmful than conventional cigarettes was considerably higher in the United Kingdom than in Australia in 2013. The finding is consistent with the less restrictive regulatory environment for ECs in the United Kingdom, su
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 18, 2017 18:13
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Reduced Exposure to Harmful and Potentially Harmful Smoke Constituents With the Tobacco Heating System 2.1 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Exposure markers to harmful and potentially harmful smoke constituents were lowered with the THS 2.1. Heating tobacco instead of burning can offer a potentially lower risk of delivering nicotine compared to CCs.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 18, 2017 18:11
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