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[UK] Royal College of Physicians: E-Cigs Should be Promoted ‘as Widely as Possible’

“This is a game changer, just like the 1962 RCP report on the effects of smoking on health,” David Sweanor...told CSP Daily News. “Those with a vested interest against it will speak out against it, but the science has spoken.” Dr. Michael Siegel, a prof
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Apr 29, 2016 17:13

[UK, USA] E-Cigarettes Can Help Smokers Quit, U.K. Group Declares

In an interview with MedPage Today, American Lung Association public policy spokesperson Erika Sward noted that since e-cigarettes are regulated in Great Britain, but are not yet regulated in the U.S., comparing what is happening in the two countries is
MedPage Today
added Apr 29, 2016 12:10

what we can learn from uk experience with e-cigarette regulation

There's much to be learned from the U.K. experience and perspective if we are to arrive at a balanced approach to regulating e-cigarettes that both protects youth and offers the promise of meaningful harm reduction for current smokers who switch to e-ciga
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 28, 2016 17:34

U.S. House Appropriations Committee Adopts Amendment To Move FDA Predicate Date for Vapor Products / SFATA Says Congressional Action is 'Good for Public Health'

"Today is a good day for the vapor industry in the effort to help reduce the public harm caused by smoking, specifically because it helps protect the consumer-driven innovations made in the vapor industry over the past several years," said Cynthia Cabrer
PR Newswire
added Apr 19, 2016 21:54

E-Cigarettes: Clearing the Air

Safety claims of e-cigarettes have been circulating, with the majority of the published information, which can be misleading, coming from the manufacturers of e-cigarettes. This article discusses 5 myths about e-cigarettes and the facts behind each one.
Pharmacy Times
added Apr 10, 2016 16:49

[Australia] E-CIGS: A HELP OR A HARM?

Below, AMA member Dr Colin Mendelsohn, a tobacco treatment specialist, raises objections to the AMA’s current position on e-cigarettes, and the AMA responds.
Australian Medical Association (au)
added Apr 6, 2016 16:48

Professional disruption in health regulation: electronic cigarettes in the European Union

In the case of e-cigarette regulation in the EU, this resulted in a strong challenge to the central institution of abstinence in the organizational field of tobacco control. Professionals in this field are now more divided than previously, and professiona
Journal of Professions and Organization
added Mar 30, 2016 20:59

SULLUM: Equating Vaping With Smoking Is Medical Malpractice

Celebrity doctor Margaret Cuomo falsely claims e-cigarettes are "at least as harmful" as the real thing.
Reason Magazine
added Mar 28, 2016 23:20

Americans Say E-Cigs Should Be Regulated Like Tobacco Cigs

Most U.S. adults favor some type of regulation for e-cigarettes. A majority, 60%, say e-cigarettes should be regulated as much as tobacco cigarettes. An additional 19% say e-cigarettes should be regulated, but not as much as regular cigarettes. Seventeen (The FINANCIAL) (ge)
added Mar 4, 2016 14:05

[Australia, UK] CHAPMAN: How shaky are the twin pillars of the case for e-cigarettes?

vaping advocates valiantly insist that their mission of “saving a billion lives” this century from tobacco deaths is so important that e-cigarettes should be able to by-pass all of the regulatory oversights that sensibly apply to chemicals and pharmaceuti
The Conversation (au)
added Jan 14, 2016 21:12
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