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[Canada] GLOBE EDITORIAL Are e-cigarettes about harm reduction, or greater harm?

National governments have been slow to react. Thankfully, the WHO and Toronto have taken steps that, at the very least, will get people to take a second look at what they are putting into their lungs.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:04
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[Africa, South Africa] LETTER: E-cigarettes are safer

The regulations suggested by the WHO will prevent more people from being aware of e-cigarettes, and using them as an alternative to smoking. Twisp is certainly not shying away from any potential unintended consequences from the use of e-cigarettes: unde
Business Day (za)
added Sep 1, 2014 14:22
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[UK] Inside Out investigation reveals the truth of what's in e-cigarettes

Inside Out’s investigation, which returns for a new series on BBC1 tomorrow night, will make disturbing viewing for the vast numbers of smokers who have swapped cigarettes for the new trend of “vaping”.
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Aug 31, 2014 20:54
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Alternatives to cigarette smoking may still pose a risk to human health due to over-use

A recent literature review study by researchers at the University of Miami (UM) suggest that small dosages of nicotine found in cigarette substitutes could be harmful to human musculoskeletal system, due to overuse. The findings are reported in the Globa
News-Medical.net
added Aug 30, 2014 18:17
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Feds seek comment on lower-risk tobacco bid

Federal regulators are seeking public comment on smokeless tobacco maker Swedish Match's request to certify its General-branded tobacco products as less harmful than cigarettes. It is the first time the Food and Drug Administration
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 28, 2014 19:40
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KECSKES: Do Harm Reduction Cigarettes Work?

“Harm reduction” cigarettes seem low-tech when compared to their e-cigarette counterparts, but they employ some pretty sophisticated “smoke & mirrors” chemistry to reel in the average smoker. This involves the use of genetically modified tobacco to cut d
Care2.com
added Aug 27, 2014 18:06
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22nd Century Group Comments on Misleading and Inaccurate Article

Contrary to the author’s assertions, 22nd Century has never abandoned any of its products. The Company is continuing its efforts to develop X-22, a cigarette intended for use as a prescription smoking cessation aid, and has an active investigational new
Business Wire
added Aug 27, 2014 18:00
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[Taiwan] Call to change laws regulating e-cigarettes

“Electronic cigarettes are a type of cigarette, but some manufacturers market the devices as a healthier alternative to conventional tobacco, which has misled young people into thinking that it is okay to use the product,” Lin Ching-li (林清麗), director of
Taipei Times (tw)
added Aug 27, 2014 17:53
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HALL/MacKENZIE: Should Australia lift its ban on e-cigarettes?

World Health Organisation has just released a report on electronic nicotine delivery systems that calls for their global regulation... In this Viewpoints, Wayne Hall calls for the ban to be lifted, while Ross MacKenzie presents the case for retaining it.
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 27, 2014 12:13
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The American Heart Association Says Vaping Is Safer Than Smoking

The move puts the AHA in the company of the FDA, which, earlier this year, suggested that it's certainly not a good thing to encourage people to take up vaping—but admitted that the habit is most likely much safer than smoking.
Vice.com
added Aug 26, 2014 21:42
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