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[Australia] Cigarettes: roll your own vs factory-made

Unfortunately for the (usually poorer) people who tend to smoke rollies, they are both less natural and more harmful. In factory-made cigarettes, the additives make up about half-a-per cent of the dry weight of the tobacco. But in the rollies, the additi
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 22, 2014 12:45

SIEGEL: Disgrace of the Year: Leading Lung Health Groups Call for Ban on Fake Cigarettes, But Want Real Ones to Remain on the Market

Apparently, the American College of Chest Physicians would rather that smokers die from the known risks of tobacco cigarettes than greatly improve their health by switching to electronic cigarettes, which has unknown long-term risks - although they are c
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jul 15, 2014 14:45

22nd Century Group Engages CRO for FDA Regulatory Activities of Company’s Modified Risk Cigarettes

it has engaged a major a contract research organization (“CRO”) with extensive experience in tobacco exposure studies to assist the Company in certain regulatory activities at the Center for Tobacco Products (“CTP”) of the U.S. Food and Drug Administratio
CBS MarketWatch
added Jul 11, 2014 18:49

Tobacco is still America’s top health threat. But Washington doesn’t treat it that way.

Kenneth Warner ... I caught up with Warner last week for a conversation about the current challenge of tobacco control, and why the American public seems bored and jaded about our single largest public health problem.
The Washington Post
added Jul 11, 2014 12:33

LEHRER: Re: The Gay War on Smoking

I’m a bit doubtful that many of the programs from the American Legacy Foundation, CDC and others will do that much good. Most them involve “doubling down” on efforts that don’t seem to be working now for gay Americans or anyone else.
National Review
added Jul 11, 2014 07:27

[New York] NEWMAN: We Should Cheer E-Cigs and Vaping, Not Equate it With Smoking

Anti-smoking advocates have become so used to demonizing smoking and so afraid of giving an inch that they are waging a war against a practice that is actually accomplishing the goal of reducing or eliminating people's smoking. They should know better th
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 7, 2014 15:17

LUNDBERG: Three Cheers for the FDA and e-Cig Regulations!

I have known Peggy Hamburg personally for decades. ... The end game should be to ban all tobacco products intended for smoking as fatally dangerous. But many tightly hooked addicts need replacement drugs. E-cigarettes provide that replacement nicotine on
Medical Tribune
added Jul 6, 2014 17:09

[UK] Electronic cigarettes and history

A key outcome of these decades of failed attempts at harm reduction was a growing and emphatic hostility from public health interests to taking them further. The previous desire for cooperation with industry was replaced by an implacable hostility. This
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 5, 2014 19:15

GLATTER: E-Cigarettes: Turning Harm Reduction Into Harm Addiction?

While e-cigarettes may certainly have a role in promoting harm reduction—reducing the risk of lung cancer and heart disease and helping some chronic smokers eventually quit–the potential for nicotine addiction developing in teens deserves a spotlight in
added Jul 3, 2014 19:08

LETTER: E-cigarettes: What part of 'no danger' don't you understand?

It is classic that e-cigarettes has given public health everything they said they wanted, smoke with no odor or effects to bystanders and safer for smokers because they don't inhale anything burning to get nicotine. Are anti-smokers happy now? No. An e-c
Vallejo (CA) Times-Herald
added Jul 3, 2014 12:50
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