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[Delaware] Long-term effects of vaping are still unknown

Can e-cigarettes be used to quit smoking regular cigarettes? The FDA has not approved e-cigarettes as a method to quit smoking. There are a few people who are able to quit smoking using e-cigarettes, but in the real world most of the people using e-ciga
Cape Gazette Newspaper (Lewes, DE)
added Dec 4, 2016 21:30

[Indiana] FIDDIAN-GREEN: Vaping is not a proven way to stop smoking

In Indiana, current tobacco-control funding is one-tenth of the level recommended by national public health experts. We need to increase this funding so we can prevent Hoosiers from ever smoking and support those on the journey to quit. We don’t yet hav
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Dec 4, 2016 21:18

Understanding the risks / Why certain nicotine products are less risky than smoking

A 2015 report by Public Health England stated that Vapour Products (e-cigarettes) are estimated to be 95% less harmful to health than smoking. E-cigarettes: an evidence update, a report commissioned by Public Health England, August 2015. Nicotine is mo
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Dec 3, 2016 02:25

E-cigarettes and other Next Generation Products

We are passionate about our tobacco business...But we are also devoting significant time, funds and resources to extending that choice to include alternative tobacco and nicotine products which provide consumers with potentially less risky alternatives t
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Dec 3, 2016 02:23

re-thinking nicotine and its effects

“Although nicotine is addictive, its impact varies greatly depending on the product.” The most addictive form of nicotine is inhaled in tobacco smoke. In contrast, nicotine replacement therapies that help smokers quit, such as nicotine gum and the patch,
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 2, 2016 23:52

BAHR: Will the Public Housing Smoking Ban Include Electronic Cigarettes? Let's hope not.

HUD also allows that it could revise its prohibition to include e-cigarettes if evidence shows that doing so "will, for example, result in significant maintenance savings." This marks another opaque metric that, if applied broadly and strictly, could lea
Weekly Standard
added Dec 2, 2016 22:34

AVCA is now officially registered as Charity in New Zealand

Aotearoa Vapers Community Advocacy (AVCA) is pleased to announce that we have been approved and are now a registered New Zealand Charity (CC53899). This development will allow us to continue the work we are currently doing and expand upon it to deliver o
Scoop (nz)
added Dec 2, 2016 04:14

[UK] Tobacco giant launches new ‘healthy’ cigarette which heats rather than burns tobacco

It says its own trials found the new “healthier” cigarette had the same impact as quitting smoking – although these claims have not yet been independently checked. The Iqos is a £45 unit, which looks like a chunky mobile phone and charges a thin cigaret
The Sun (uk)
added Dec 1, 2016 05:13

[UK] Philip Morris CEO: Cigarette Production Could End Someday

“There will come a moment in time where I would say we have sufficient adoption of these alternative products…and sufficient awareness to start envisaging together with government a phaseout period for cigarettes, and I hope this time will come soon,” An
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Dec 1, 2016 05:11

[UK] Philip Morris just launched an electric cigarette that might be just as bad for you as a normal cigarette

But is the Iqos the silver bullet for smoking without the deadly side effects? And will it help Philip Morris with its goal to replace cigarettes with non-combustible alternatives? Probably not. Here's why.
Business Insider
added Dec 1, 2016 04:47
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