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[Asia, India] Vapers fume over government advisory banning e-cigarettes

But doctors involved in tobacco control programmes in India feel the nicotine content in e-cigarettes is equally or more harmful. According to S.K. Arora, the tobacco control officer of the Delhi government, the average nicotine content of a cigarette is
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:50
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Philip Morris Products S.A. Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

To Comment on the Philip Morris Products S.A. MRTP Applications You may submit comments including data, research, and other related information to docket FDA-2017-D-3001. There is currently no deadline for public comments. There may be conflicting deadli
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Nov 12, 2018 21:21
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RODU: Not All Teen Smokers & Vapers Are Lawbreakers

Sixteen percent of high school exclusive vapers in the 2017 National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS), or 184,000 out of 1.15 million, were 18 years of age or older, meaning that they could buy tobacco products legally. Legal-age students also constituted
Tobacco Truth (Brad Rodu blog)
added Nov 12, 2018 20:06
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] When reducing harm is an option

what has happened is a burgeoning number of producers who have come up with alternatives such as vaping, heated tobacco products and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) like gum and patches. Studies and research, however, are still ongoing in this deba
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 10, 2018 19:38
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[UK] Claims about health in e-cigarette ads / Advertising guidance 08 Nov 2018

Following an extensive consulation, the Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP and BCAP) have amended the ad rules so that health claims are no longer banned from ads for e-cigarettes. This document sets out that decision, and should be read alongside th
Advertising Standards Authority (uk)
added Nov 9, 2018 17:09
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Cigarette Smoking Among U.S. Adults Lowest Ever Recorded: 14% in 2017

Scott Gottlieb, M.D. “We’ve taken new steps to ultimately render combustible cigarettes minimally or non-addictive and to advance a framework to encourage innovation of potentially less harmful products such as e-cigarettes for adults who still seek acces
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Nov 8, 2018 21:07
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[Australia] To vape or not to vape? What does the evidence say?

Vaping is an effective quitting aid, is safer than smoking and is unlikely to be a significant 'gateway' into smoking for young people, according to leading researcher Professor Chris Bullen. See the full presentation here.
ATHRA - Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association (au)
added Nov 7, 2018 19:13
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[UK] E-cigarettes as a Smoking Cessation aid in Cancer Patients: Health Professionals knowledge, attitude and current practice

While UK health policy promotes e-cigarettes as a smoking cessation aid, this has not yet been adopted by local health organisations, causing barriers to and uncertainty around promoting use of e-cigarettes in cancer patients that smoke. Training of heal
NCRI -- National Cancer Research Institute (uk)
added Nov 6, 2018 16:58
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[UK] Doctors don't know whether they should encourage smokers to switch to e-cigarettes

One in three medics would not recommend e-cigarettes to smokers, with quarter unsure if they are any safer than smoking, polling suggests. The survey of more than 500 cancer specialists, GPs and nurses found more than half said they did not know enough
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 6, 2018 16:57
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Doctors and nurses reluctant to recommend e-cigarettes to cancer patients

Twenty-nine per cent of health professionals would not recommend e-cigarettes to cancer patients who already smoke, according to research presented at the 2018 NCRI Cancer Conference. While e-cigarettes may pose some health risks, evidence suggests the
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 6, 2018 12:37
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