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[Canada] Breakenridge: E-cigarettes do more good than harm

If we send the message that e-cigarettes are just as bad as the real thing, and we make it just as difficult and just as inconvenient to use them, we run the risk of discouraging smokers from making the transition, writes Rob Breakenridge.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jun 16, 2015 16:26
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[Europe, UK] E-cigarettes and the rise of the vapers: Can there really be smoke without fire?

With worldwide domination on the cards then, isn’t it about time we found out about any long-term effects? ‘Nothing in life is risk-free,’ said Robert West, professor of health psychology and director of tobacco studies at University College London. ‘I
Metro Café (uk)
added Jul 4, 2013 11:59
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[Germany] New Study Suggests E-Cigs Less Harmful Than Tobacco Cigarettes

Results show low emissions of volatile organic compounds from electronic cigarettes
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 10, 2012 14:34
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[UK] BATES: Bad science, poor insights and likely to do harm - rapid reaction to the Surgeon General's terrible e-cigarette report

It is truly terrible – a heady mix of emotive propaganda and a completely warped and one-sided account of the science built on a lack of insight into youth behaviors and no knowledge of the tobacco and nicotine market and its consumers.
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 13:13
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Tobacco lawsuit: Judge approves reimbursements in Arkansas case

Reimbursements for consumers who bought Marlboro Lights cigarettes in Arkansas over a 32-year period have been approved as part of a $45 million lawsuit settlement. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that a judge granted preliminary approval for those
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 19, 2016 10:39
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Beginning Monday, FDA will regulate e-cigs, other tobacco products as it does traditional cigarettes

“This action is a milestone in consumer protection. Going forward, the FDA will be able to review new tobacco products not yet on the market, help prevent misleading claims by tobacco product manufacturers, evaluate the ingredients of tobacco products an
WITI-TV Channel 6 / myFox Milwaukee
added Aug 7, 2016 23:15
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[Canada] FROM: Continuing Ontario's Campaign Against Vaping Will Cost Lives

The Making Healthier Choices Act -- true Orwellian doublespeak -- treats vaping as if it was as harmful as smoking...Vaping is an effective harm reduction tool. It is undeniably less dangerous to life and health than smoking. And because the province's n
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 18, 2016 22:44
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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
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[Canada] Toronto doctors seek investors for nicotine inhaler

They have developed a device, called Nico-Puff (www.nico-puff.ca), which is an inhaler that looks and feels like a cigarette. But they say it is much safer than even the e-cigarettes that are becoming more popular.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Aug 6, 2013 02:12
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[Canada] Analysis: Are e-cigarettes safe and do they help smokers quit?

"These are now becoming a mainstream product," Hammond says, adding that reality will soon pose significant challenges for tobacco control advocates, the public health community and government regulatory bodies. "It's something that whether public healt
Global Television (ca)
added Feb 6, 2013 21:01
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