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GODSHALL: Testimony at FDA e-cigarette forum, 3/10/15

I presented the following testimony during the public comment period of FDA's e-cigarette workshop, where FDA invited more than two dozen DHHS funded FDA deeming regulation proponents, seven tobacco industry scientists, and only several tobacco harm redu
added Mar 24, 2015 11:16

Special Report: When it comes to e-cigs, Big Tobacco is concerned for your health

The health warning on a MarkTen electronic cigarette package is 116 words long...Big tobacco companies have pushed for a range of controls on e-cigarettes. ... Big tobacco companies say their goal in pushing for firm control is not to hurt smaller competi
added Mar 24, 2015 03:32

[Massachusetts] McKIERNAN: E-cigarettes: Are they safe?

But the jury is out on whether they are safe. “E-cigarettes are not regulated at all by anyone” said Cheryl Sbarra, senior staff attorney at the Massachusetts Association of Health Boards. “In Massachusetts, there is no state law that regulates e-cigare
Greenfield (MA) Recorder
added Mar 18, 2015 17:06

GLANTZ: A sensible plan for effective FDA regulation of e-cigarette marketing (almost) now

This paper is the an amazingly creative and incisive analysis of how to get out-of-control e-cigarette marketing under control as soon as the FDA achieves authority to regulate e-cigarettes. Lindbloom notes that there are two possible justifications fo
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:57

UAE doctors warn against e-cigarettes

Doctors have backed a ban on e-cigarettes, saying it was still not proven that the devices were a safe alternative to smoking tobacco. But some former smokers say e-cigarettes, which deliver nicotine into the lungs through a battery-powered vaporiser, ha
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:26

[Italy] POLOSA: Electronic cigarette use and harm reversal: emerging evidence in the lung [FREE FULL TEXT]

The emerging evidence that EC use can reverse harm from tobacco smoking should be taken into consideration by regulatory authorities seeking to adopt proportional measures for the e-vapor category.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Mar 18, 2015 15:43

[Europe, UK] 'Vapers in Power' political party to field two general election candidates in protest against EU e-cigarette laws

A "one issue" political party has been set up to campaign against EU rules on the sale of electronic cigarettes. The "Vapers in Power" group plans to field two candidates in the General Election, using money raised from a crowdfunding drive. Liam Bryan,
The Mirror (uk)
added Mar 18, 2015 08:39

[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Now, here’s a golden chance to kick that cigarette butt!

Results of the largest survey on e-cigarettes — conducted by Dr Konstantinos Farsalinos, principal investigator and researcher from Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre in Athens, and his associates — has revealed that switching to an electronic cigarette from
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Mar 16, 2015 23:23

E-cigarettes can be regulated now without more research, expert says e-cigarette

A legal scholar and tobacco control expert says he has developed a research-based roadmap...Lindberg suggests ...1) make e-cigarettes less harmful to users and non-users; 2) increase their use as a cessation aid and as a less harmful alternative for smok
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 16, 2015 23:16

[Asia, Israel, USA] Clearing the air

ISRAEL’S FIRST Lady Nechama Rivlin, a former chronic smoker, disclosed last year in an interview that she suffers from pulmonary fibrosis...Buadana, who is involved in the pulmonary diseases institute’s clinic for smoking cessation, explained that learni
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 14, 2015 17:54
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