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[Europe, UK] Big Tobacco fights back: how the cigarette kings bought the vaping industry

Big Tobacco began to realise that, rather than just a temporary fad, e-cigarettes represented a new threat to their established markets. And that wasn't all – they might be the prototype of a product the industry had long searched for in vain: the safer
added May 27, 2015 17:35

[Canada] GUPTA: Exploring the pros and cons of e-cigarettes

So how do we reconcile public health concerns with the needs of our individual patients, especially as we wait for further evidence? Patients ask me about e-cigarettes almost every week in the clinic, and many of these are patients who have severe lung d
GlobalTV (ca)
added May 27, 2015 16:41


Prof. Dr. Gerry Stimson, a public health sociologist and advocate of e-cigarettes, shares his views on the debate.
BFM (The Business Channel) (uk)
added May 27, 2015 16:18

22nd Century Launches Powerful Consumer Marketing Initiative / “Brand Ambassador Program” is a Direct Investment in RED SUN Smokers

Brand Ambassadors will offer special in-store gift certificates to smokers of Marlboro®, Camel® and Natural American Spirit® to afford them the opportunity to try RED SUN’s extraordinary bold taste. RED SUN Brand Ambassadors will work closely with owners
Business Wire
added May 27, 2015 15:15

[UK-Scotland] It’s hard to juggle with e-cigarettes

The question of how we should respond to electronic cigarettes has divided the public health community. Passionate advocates on either side use the same information to conclude either that these devices could significantly reduce the smoking rate, or cou
The Scotsman (uk)
added May 27, 2015 09:56

ValueSustainability Summary 2014 / Investing in a sustainable future shared for our business and society (PDF)

As a result, we have achieved inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the last 13 years, 12 of them as industry leader. Given the serious health risks associated with smoking, I am particularly proud of the progress we have made in harm
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added May 27, 2015 09:38

VIDEO: Harm reduction / The opportunity: It's simple; we want to reduce the public health impact of our products.

But many adults choose to smoke, so our top priority continues to be working towards reducing these risks and making available a range of less risky tobacco and nicotine-based alternatives.
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added May 27, 2015 09:35

NOCERA: Smoking, Vaping and Nicotine

“We need a national debate on nicotine,”...Zeller told me....he thinks there should be a recognition that different ways of delivering nicotine also come with different risks...“This issue isn’t e-cigarettes,” said Mitch Zeller. “It’s nicotine.”
New York Times
added May 26, 2015 09:40

Are the Ads Right? The Battle Against Tobacco Rages On Against a New Threat

While the ads might say that e-cigarettes are a much safer alternative to traditional cigarettes, recent studies are beginning to show that they contain chemicals that can be just as harmful to your health as smoking. One of the latest studies, publishe
Science Times
added May 26, 2015 08:38

[Europe, USA, Massachusetts] The E-Cig Quandary

or the best chance to get smokers to quit? Without the research needed to answer that question conclusively, public health officials and regulators are in a fix....STEEPEST RISE IN E-CIG USE IS AMONG INDIVIDUALS WITH THE LEAST INCOME AND EDUCATION.
Harvard School of Public Health
added May 25, 2015 15:44
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